I Am Martin - New Logo

A New Logo

Nearly 10 months ago I launched my blog here on iam.martinhaynes.me. In my first post, I set out the aims and topics that I wanted to cover. One such goal was to build a custom theme been creative and a web developer I wanted to stamp my personality on here. Obviously so far this hasn’t happened and as of today 5th Oct I am still using the first theme I installed. There are a few reasons behind this, one I wasn’t sure what visual style I wanted to take with the blog and, two been simply time in order to work on the theme. I have however been working on the visual style and theme in the background and today I wanted to share the new logo. I also thought I would share some of the process of getting it to here.

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So I am back, and although not much has changed on the surface, I have made some big changes to the blog. Originally when I first started posting, I was using Media Temple for all my blogging technical requirements. Within the last week however I have moved the blog from Media Temple to Flywheel hosting. The reason, well there was a number. The biggest reason is that I want to start doing some more freelance web work, based on WordPress mainly and other technologies. I therefore need a host that supports this kind of business and although Media Temple do, the features I got with Flywheel were certainly more suited to this kind of idea. For one Flywheel supports organisations that allow you to host blogs, and give your entire team access, it also allows you to setup a blog so that you can manage it and look after it but at the same time Flywheel will charge your client for the hosting, which fits the freelance business model perfectly.

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