It’s out. Live. My new website is finally ready for prime time.
A couple of months back, I set out to redefine my online identity. Looking at the websites of some of the coolest developers online, I felt low. Kinda left-out. For a software developer, their website is a key ingredient of their ‘brand.’ My brand was an oldish blog with a home page cluttered with unorganized posts. Don’t get me wrong. I am an organizing freak. My WordPress blog was in pretty good shape before. But it did not represent my brand. It just looked like a random collection of blog posts by a guy who does not care too much about keeping it up-to-date. So, I changed all that.
I am happy that I was finally able to find time in my busy schedule to complete all changes I had planned to make. These were:
- A static home page that briefly talks about me, and acts as a doorway to the rest of the website.
- Better organized blog posts. I’ve successfully reduced the number of categories to just 8 (from 55!).
- An about me page that is the frankest and the most open description of myself.
- Dedicated pages for things I am proud of — books I’ve written (I’m an author, yay) and tweets I’ve blabbered.
- A new, simple, uncluttered theme.
- A focus on what I am and love the most — computers & software.
So far I’ve received rave reviews for my
new revamped website. Though I should probably disclose that I had only two reviewers: my sister and my wife.
Talk to you in the next one.