Hartley URLs

As one who has been involved with the web since the early 90s, I’ve always tried to collect Hartley related domain names. I missed out on Hartley.com in the beginning and almost had Hartley.org at one point, but was outbid when the auction got a little too rich for my blood. But yesterday, I was able to snag hartley.co thanks to a domain backorder service that catches expiring domains. Spending all that time trying to grab one of these domains that I never really put … Read Full Post

Why I switched to Fathom Analytics

About a month ago, while on vacation in San Diego, I made the switch from Google Analytics to Fathom Analytics. This was one of my vacation mini projects I had set up for my self. Things I needed to get done, but just haven’t found the time. My History of Web Analytics Usage sh2.com has been online in some fashion since December of 1996. You can say it has been around the block a time or two. In the early days of the web, tracking … Read Full Post

Cleaning House

My dearest web visitor – If you found your way here via a Google Search, Tweet, link on a random website or you are a return visitor, thank you for your visit. Unfortunately, whatever was here that you were looking for is gone. My blog posts which were relevant to friends and family have been moved to a new, private website. I’ve left my yearly recap of travels because they make me happy and let me relive those memories. The rest of my blog posts, … Read Full Post

20 Years

Today is an anniversary of sorts. 20 years ago today, I agreed to terms on my first freelance web development project. Two days later I was laid off from a seasonal sales job, so you could say the timing was fortunate. It is crazy to think that 20 years ago I embarked on a career path ┬áthat didn’t really yet exist. Domain names were expensive, and in fact it would be almost another two years before I purchased this domain, sh2.com, and even then I … Read Full Post