Sunday, September 14, 2008
We've been using SiteMeter for some time. Since December, 2004, in fact. And, I've like it. It's had hiccups from time to time, but overall, it's been dependable. And a bargain.
Sure, they have a free service. But I use their Premier service: $60.00/year. And I like it. To me, it's worth it.
Anyway, SiteMeter "upgraded" their service this weekend.
But it's more like a Windows XP to Windows Vista upgrade.
In other words, I didn't care for it. It was a little flashier -- actually, it was Flash-based -- but not better, in my opinion. Stats took longer to load -- that's normal for a Flash-based site, in my experience -- and didn't allow me to see everything I wanted to see easily.
Well, I'm not the only one that didn't like the change.
And SiteMeter listened.
I like that.
It's renewed my faith in SiteMeter.
If only Microsoft had learned from that. But then, if they had, I wouldn't have bought a MacBook.