Here is why I Switched from Google Analytics to Plausible

I’m an IT guy who happens to value privacy protection. I always liked statistics in my job. When managing or auditing a datacenter, for example, I depend on performance statistics and efficiency statistics for many tasks. At home, I use iStats Menu on my Mac and I love seeing what is going once inside. It is the same for my numeric life with my blogging workflow. I like to see what is going on.

I’ve been using Google Analytics since 2010 when I started with Google’s Blogger (you can see a sample in the web archive). At that time, I…