turns out it was a busy weekend! I scanned 71 new photos for the site.
51 Gorn Photos - 43 North America and 8 Europe 1996 photos are added to
the collection. I also added some pictures for some of my earlier
birthday parties. It was fun going back through the archives. I will
probably tweak the galleries here and there, but it is a major
accomplishment to get all this stuff up.
a makeover for the homepage of the Gorn section. First major re-do
since 4-28-98 (v. 13.2). I also added a separate gallery for the
celebrity pictures. I left them in the North America section, just in
case someone who is used to them being there went to look. Eventually,
I will spread the redesign to the sub-pages, but they still work with
the homepage and I ran out of time. This weekend will mark the first
time I will have a chance to re-scan some old photos so with any luck,
Monday will see the launch of many, many more photos. (I'd launch on
Sunday, but with no DSL, no way.) So on my list to scan is the stuff
from the previous update and the current one. Hmm. Might be a busy
added gallery for 1999 Europe pics from Sweden. I noticed that the
sizes of the photos are painfully small compared to the ones from WDW
and other places. Looking back, it was the first time I used the
Photoshop gallery function. I think I will go back and resize all the
photos. the good part is that I do not have to update any of the HTML
since Photoshop does not include the height and width tags (a mixed
blessing really). I also added a Yellow 26 index page with the t-shirt
logo from that party. I am hoping to scan some photos from that party
and the 1999 AV Days to fill in the gaps. I also think I am going to
launch a redesign of the Gorn page and also the addition of tons of new
photos. Of course with no DSL, it could be a lengthy process!
a pic of the Gorn with the Swedish music group The A*Teens on Wed.
2-28-01. They were kind enough to pose for a picture at their autograph
session at the Glendale Galleria. Also, I finally created a separate
photo gallery for the Gorn pictures from Walt Disney World. I have been
meaning to do it for awhile, but finally did it. I also have
implemented a log referral program to track the traffic to a few key
pages. I want to compare it with the data from the Web Side Story
tracker to see how accurate it is. According to them, Club Josh
received 5,000 hits for the month of February - a new record! We also
measured an average of 103 unique visitors a day. Pretty amazing. In an
effort to boost traffic more, I am working on optimizing my site a bit
more and adding more text to the Charo and Gorn index pages. Today on
Google I searched for "gorn" and my site came up #3 - AND the number 1
site has a link to my Gorn page.