Visit to Salt Lake City: Omniture Summit 2010

Last week I got to go to my first Omniture Summit.  For those that don’t know, we use Omniture at work to measure everything about what people do on our site.  The summit is a gathering of all the vendors, clients and Omniture employees to figure out what is going on in the web analytics world and what the trends in the industry are.  Yeah, it sounds pretty nerdy, but it’s what I do!  I gotta say, I enjoyed being immersed in learning and thinking about the different ways real companies are out there solving problems – and how we can do it better.  On top of all that I won a business card drawing from one of the sessions (more on that one later).

As you can imagine, the conference costs a decent amount of money, which allows them to bring in great speakers, and entertainment for the week.  This year, the big speakers were John Battelle, marketing guru Seth Godin, and The Killers!  They were awesome.  I hope to go again next year.  But enough of that talk – I just wanted to share a few pictures that I took…

Omniture Summit on Flickr

Seth Godin
Seth Godin speaking at Omniture Summit 2010
Mountains in Salt Lake City
View of the mountains from my hotel room
SLC Mountains
I woke up to this in the morning!
Killers playing at The Rail in SLC

Trip to Sonoma and San Francisco

I’ve been meaning to post about my (somewhat) recent trip to Sonoma/San Francisco – and if you follow my Flickr photostream, you’ve already seen the pictures.  If not, check out the pictures from our trip here.

I’ve been wanting to go on this trip ever since we saw Sideways.  The idea was to go to Napa and Sonoma and check out a ton of wineries, but once we got over there we found that there was so much to do just in Sonoma.  There wasn’t any need to spread ourselves too thin.  We flew into San Francisco on a Thursday morning and stopped by Sausalito for a quick lunch at a great taco place called the Salsalito Taco Shop.

Salsas at the Salsalito Taco Shop
Salsas at the Salsalito Taco Shop

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