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Unlocking the Power of Custom URL Parameters with Scarf: A Comprehensive Guide
October 11, 2023

Unlocking the Power of Custom URL Parameters with Scarf: A Comprehensive Guide

A recent release of Scarf added the ability to track and report on custom URL parameters. If you are looking to gain more intelligence around how you open source users interact with your project and download your software using link parameters in key situations can reveal interesting and helpful trends that can help you grow your user base and unlock open source qualified leads.
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
Mastering Telemetry in Open Source: A Simple Guide to Building Lightweight Call Home Functionality
August 3, 2023

Mastering Telemetry in Open Source: A Simple Guide to Building Lightweight Call Home Functionality

This guidebook shows you how to implement a call-home functionality or telemetry within your open-source software while at the same time being transparent and respectful of your users data. Let's explore how to build a minimal, privacy-focused call home functionality using a simple version check and Scarf.
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
How to: Using anonymous downloads, website traffic, and documentation views to generate leads
June 23, 2023

How to: Using anonymous downloads, website traffic, and documentation views to generate leads

Learn how to overcome the challenges of open source software marketing and turn anonymous data into qualified leads. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to use download data, web traffic, and documentation views to identify potential customers and grow your sales pipeline. Discover how to track downloads, website traffic and documentation views with Scarf Gateway and the Scarf Tracking Pixel.
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
Harnessing Software Download Patterns: Using Open Source Download Metrics to Uncover New Users and Potential Customers
May 12, 2023

Harnessing Software Download Patterns: Using Open Source Download Metrics to Uncover New Users and Potential Customers

Here at Scarf, we've developed a solution to help open source projects and businesses gain more insight into their users and their download traffic - Scarf Gateway. Here's how it works.
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
3 Keys to Growing the Adoption of an Open Source Project
April 19, 2023

3 Keys to Growing the Adoption of an Open Source Project

Successful open source projects don't always translate into successful open source businesses. However, by focusing on building a kick-ass product, raising awareness, making the product easier to use, and fostering a strong open source community, you can set the stage for converting users into paying customers.
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
Switching Container Registries With Zero Downtime
March 16, 2023

Switching Container Registries With Zero Downtime

You can use the open source Scarf Gateway to switch hosting providers, container registries, or repositories without impacting end users in the future.
Scarf Team
Scarf Team
The Open Source Business Metrics Guide
January 4, 2023

The Open Source Business Metrics Guide

How to Build, Grow, and Measure the Success of an Open Source Business
Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit
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