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Schrems II Judgement (Privacy Shield invalidation)

(Rie Aleksandra Walle) The Court of Justice of the European Union (EUCJ) has ruled on the Privacy Shield certification for US businesses, effectively making it invalid as of July 16, 2020.

Jul 24, 2020

What tech stack does Fathom Analytics use?

(Jack Ellis) 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.

Jul 23, 2020

Let’s talk about Friday and the Cloudflare outage

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

Jul 22, 2020

SaaS lessons shared on the Framework podcast

(Paul Jarvis) 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.

Jul 20, 2020

A 1 year review of Laravel Vapor

(Jack Ellis) 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.

Jul 17, 2020

Fathom Analytics vs the competition

(Paul Jarvis) 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).

Jun 22, 2020

20 years to overnight success

(Paul Jarvis) A detailed look at how to create a lasting and successful product.

Jun 18, 2020

Does removing Google Analytics hurt SEO rankings?

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

May 4, 2020

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

(Paul Jarvis) 1,515 people participated and shared their fears and behaviours around digital privacy.

Apr 28, 2020

I quit my job to work on Fathom Analytics full time

(Jack Ellis) As 2020 came around, it was becoming clear to me that I couldn’t handle my full time job and run Fathom, so I had to leave.

Apr 27, 2020
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