Went on the Sustain Open Source podcast to talk about Plausible's journey to date in becoming a sustainable open source project.
Don't think we're the most popular one (Matomo has more than a decade headstart) but we're not doing too bad either!
It's much worse on mobile phones. 5 paid links in a row all misrepresenting themselves as Plausible!
When people say "Google Analytics is installed on 57% of all websites", they get it from the W3Techs table. It's something that's referenced a lot everywhere so making it into the list is a great first step. Here is the full table: https://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/traffic_analysis
"Why there will be new software winners in ten years time, and how the giants will fall"
I admire how good VCs are at building hype. And it's nice that sometimes we get included in that hype too!
A company that takes a very strong stance is @mullvadnet Love their product, ideals, the way they communicate and how they reject the growth tricks other players use.
This post is a great response to the recent industry news too https://mullvad.net/en/blog/2021/9/16/ownership-and-future-mullvad-vpn/
"Hustle Culture vs. Chill Work"
No hustling here either. Chill work for the win.
One great book I can recommend on the topic of effective marketing is "This Is Marketing" by the legendary Seth Godin.
Escaping the adtech machine and making the web a bit more human friendly
Co-Founder Plausible Analytics, simple and privacy focused web analytics
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