We’ve finally freakinlutely unveiled our redesigned website. The graphics have changed (a lot), the functionality largely hasn’t. Go on, check it out. Let us know what you think. Some things that might trip you up a bit at first: there’s no more static homepage describing the mission of the site, we’re just dropping you straight [...]
Okay, thanks for bearing with all the construction debris. The new face for the blog – at least phase 1 of the new face – is now complete. Time for the site to catch up, and then I’ll go back and polish off the blog to match… This blog is now using the WordPress framework [...]
Pardon our new look. Or, rather our un-look. Going to begin to css-ify this blog.
We’re exceedingly happy to announce our new logo direction… to be followed shortly by a new webpage design for both the Parents Guild site and this blog. As you may recall, we’ve been working with Todd Linkner on design. We iterated with your feedback. And iterated again. And <drumroll please> here… we… go: Thoughts? (If [...]
Last week we mentioned that we’re working with a visual designer to refine the Guild’s look and feel, beginning with logos. Round 1 was here (thanks for the comments & offline feedback!) Todd has since iterated on a narrower set (click to see larger): Again, your thoughts and feedback welcome!
Happy to say we’re working on an aesthetic refresh of the Parents Guild site, blog and logo. We selected Todd Linkner to lead the daunting effort, and we’re happy we did, he’s amazing. We have no plans to change key functionality but lots of plans to refresh and “upgrade” the look and feel. And we [...]
Today is quite the milestone. We decided to greet March with our first experiment in advertising. We’re giving Google Adsense a test drive first, though we also opened an account with Amazon Associates. So far, we’ve learned: It takes a day or two to get approved for an Adsense account, but after that it’s about [...]
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As of today, Parents Guild (still in beta) has: 50 registered users! 53 questions 211 posts (questions + answers + comments) 94 votes Since our “soft” launch on Facebook a little more than a week ago, the site’s gotten: 502 visits 3,886 page views 7.74 pages/visit 7:34 average time on site About half the traffic [...]
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know that parentsguild.com is now live and has a new, working (we think!) registration system to manage signups. There’s a lot of basic stuff left to do, but if you’d like to kick the tires and start trying to use the thing, by all means, have at it! In addition to the new registration system [...]