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Published on July 23, 2020

What tech stack does Fathom Analytics use?

When developers use a product like Fathom Analytics, the first question that comes to mind is “What tech stack is this company using?”. I personally love reading through company tech blog posts where they talk about their stacks.

Jack Ellis
Published on July 22, 2020

Let’s talk about Friday and the Cloudflare outage

On Friday 17th July, the internet collapsed for 27 minutes due to a Cloudflare outage.

Jack Ellis
Published on July 20, 2020

SaaS lessons shared on the Framework podcast

Last month I joined Tom Creighton and Robert Hayes on the Framework show to chat about how Fathom Analytics works as a privacy-focused and fully self-funded software company.

Paul Jarvis
Published on July 17, 2020

A 1 year review of Laravel Vapor

As one Laravel Vapor’s first customers, we wanted to walk you through a review of costs, scaling, reliability and more. Here’s what we’ve found after using Vapor for almost a year.

Jack Ellis
Published on June 22, 2020

Fathom Analytics vs the competition

Fathom Analytics is simple to use, and fully respects the privacy of your website visitors. Let’s compare it to the competition (and Google Analytics).

Paul Jarvis
Published on June 18, 2020

20 years to overnight success

A detailed look at how to create a lasting and successful product.

Paul Jarvis
Published on June 5, 2020

Don’t be the last person to know when your site is offline

Today Fathom is introducing simple website uptime monitoring for all our customers, available on every plan.

Paul Jarvis
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Published on May 8, 2020

Custom domains, V2 and new embed code options

Custom domains and our tracking code are both now faster, easier and more redundant.

Paul Jarvis
Written by Paul Jarvis
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Published on May 4, 2020

Does removing Google Analytics hurt your search engine/SEO ranking?

The short answer is no, using Fathom instead of Google Analytics will not hurt your SEO ranking.

Paul Jarvis
Published on April 28, 2020

What we’ve learned about digital privacy through a 1,500+ person survey

1,515 people participated and shared their fears and behaviours around digital privacy.

Paul Jarvis

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EU DPA declares Google Analytics illegal because it runs on US cloud providers. Fathom is a Canadian company, and all of your EU traffic never leaves German-owned servers.