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Foreground = internet access. First time I've tried satellite. Beats ADSL here. Always useful to see what site performance is like in real life for some visitors. 
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Looks idillic! Have you tried using the pony to carry the data packet? Sorry to miss you at #measurecamp
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How many bears could Scotland support?

Not the kind of numbers I normally work with, but fascinating stuff based on data from Slovenia. And not as weird as it may seem!
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Wow. The Baymard team continue to deliver with a remarkably good article about #ecommerce  home page design.

There are some surprising examples of how not to do it from prominent brands, such as Zappos. And also some more positive examples of how to do it right.

Very impressive. As with Conversion XL, I wonder how they have the time to put out such high quality material for free.
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One of those dawns for Daniel. Aerial we were looking at right of centre. 
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I'd don't think YouTube will let me post a link, but my friends who made the scarf have now got the go-ahead to make more of them. So it's not just Emma and William now: http://www.studioroam.co.uk/store/official-peter-rabbit/
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Really happy to see these appear, even if it's a bit late for Christmas now. My friends have got the go-ahead to make more of  the scarf worn by Emma Thompson in the video. They don't do a goose-sized one, though. That remains unique! #peterrabbit  
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Here's the video. I wonder if this will embed. Need to watch on to the post-credit part.

http://youtu.be/THSEWtET5cQ
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This reminds me of the state of Britain's rail network after the Beeching cuts in the sixties.

I dream about what we would be able to do now in the way of automatically-routed freight if that infrastructure had survived just a bit longer.
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Dilemma: what should you do if you are setting up a raw/unprocessed view to go with an existing view containing historical unprocessed data. You want to be able to work with filters and make historical comparisons.

Which view to you filter? The one with historical data, or the new one?

Someone's just asked about that on an old blog post I wrote. I normally advocate keeping the historical data unfiltered if that's how it is at the moment and applying filters to the new view. But maybe I've got that the wrong way round. 
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Same approach.
For each property, I always have a default view called MASTER View - which contains raw data.
Then I always create additional FILTERED views to share report with other people.
This had helped us a lot. Especially, when one guy accidentally updated a filter incorrectly - causing loss of data for some time and nobody noticed, we were lucky to be able to retrieve lost data from the Master View.
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Intense blue and sun: great start to this day. 
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Yes, indeed. I've thrown the occasional penny into that well over the years. The chalked message made me smile.
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Consultant. I help small and medium-sized retailers make their ecommerce sites better, using a combination of analytics, user surveys, testing and years of hands-on experience.
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  • CxFocus
    Consultant, specialising in web analytics for e-commerce, present
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I help make ecommerce sites better for people who use them & people who own them.
Introduction
I'm really interested in how people use web sites and other on-line channels. I like working out how to make things work better for everyone involved.

I specialise in ecommerce. Further down I explain why.

I spend a lot of time learning about new ideas, a lot of time actually putting some of them into use, and quite a lot of time sharing those ideas.

I use different channels to write about slightly different things:
  • I share items mostly about analytics and ecommerce on Twitter
  • My CxFocus blog contains longer help, advice and tips for ecommerce merchants who want to use analytics, surveys and tests to make their sites better. There's loads of stuff like video tutorials and Google Analytics Custom Reports to download.
  • I'm using my Google+ page for a mixture of sharing other items of interest to people working in ecommerce as well as some of my own ecommerce advice (longer than Twitter, shorter than my blog posts)
  • My Facebook page is where I share short links to ecommerce-only advice and tips which I think are useful to retailers
And here's the history explaining "why ecommerce":

I've been fascinated by the way people use the web ever since I first started exploring what we now call 'web analytics' and 'usability' back in the mid-nineties.

In those days I was working on experimental content sites, but these days I specialise in e-commerce because: 
  1. I have a background in mail order dating back to the seventies
  2. We're all shoppers and if I can do anything to make that less-bad then I've done something vaguely useful!
In a parallel universe I was also associated with skateboarding and photography...



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Beware: the cafe is quite small, so when I went for Sunday brunch we were lucky to get a table. Too cold to sit outside in winter. You can book, I believe. It might be wise to do so.
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Been going here for years. Very friendly, very good. Great traditional barber.
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reviewed a month ago
Very friendly shop. But the prices are high. It seems strange that a shop which is owned by its customers sets prices at the "distress purchase" level of convenience stores.
Quality: GoodAppeal: Poor to fairService: Very good
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reviewed a year ago
Great croissants -- loads of different types -- and work your way through the desserts in the chiller cabinet. Those small chocolate things are almost too much for one person. Favourite cheese: ossau iraty.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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My order arrived quicker than other stuff I ordered on the same day, and I really liked the service, particularly the leaflet in the box about their charity hike up Kilimanjaro. That gave it a personal touch -- not just a box and nothing more. I'll use them again. And the analyst in me also liked the use of the MA-C code.
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reviewed 11 months ago
Just had a great routine service on our boiler. The engineer was really friendly and extremely thorough. He went round bleeding the radiators and then checking them again and took a lot of time running everything up to full temperature, off and on again. This was not just a quick poke around and a bit of a hoover, as some previous services from other suppliers have been. Engineer also set our minds at rest about a new noise and advised against replacing the part as unnecessary. So pleased with the service that I felt I should track them down here and write a review.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
I really liked the friendly approach of here. Nobody likes to hear that they've got an unexpected problem with their car, but the attitude here softened the blow.
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