What does LinkPeek mean?


Posted 2 years ago
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What does LinkPeek mean?

LinkPeek is the combination of the work "link" and "peek".

Link is short for "hyperlink" a piece of text that may be clicked on to travel to another web page. Peek is the act of sneaking a look at something. Put them together you have LinkPeek.

Originally the usecase for LinkPeek was to be a Link previewing service. Allow users to peek at a …

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Peeker the LinkPeek Mascot


Posted 3 years ago
by Russell to announcement


On Thanksgiving I learned how to use Inkscape to create vector graphics and I produced an icon-logo-mascot for LinkPeek. I'm proud to introduce Peeker!

Here is the SVG version of Peeker which may be further manipulated in Inkscape.

peeker the linkpeek icon logo mascot

The whole LinkPeek site had a make-over


Posted 3 years ago
by Russell to announcement


We have finished moving the rest of the LinkPeek site to the new theme.

The new theme does not appear to have altered the conversion frequency of new customers. I would have thought a more professional looking site would cause the conversions frequency to increase.

We have a new look


Posted 4 years ago
by Russell to announcement


Yay, we are sporting a new look! We finally got around to creating a custom theme and web design for LinkPeek.

The first area of the site to switch over is this blog. The other sections should move over in the next week.

Man this is pretty great looking!

: )

LinkPeek website screenshot service has teamed up with The Easy API to improve user experience and value for our members.

What is The Easy API?

The Easy API is a centralized service which reduces multiple API endpoints down to one standardized endpoint. This means you can access LinkPeek webpage screenshots and many other APIs from one place.

Meet Jeff

Jeff operates an awesome SEO company but needs to …

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Coupon codes emailed


Posted 4 years ago
by Russell to announcement


Today we sent coupon codes to anyone who signed up early. Forgot to signup and still want a coupon code? Tell us what you will be using LinkPeek for, and we will reply back with a code.

StartupGrind covered a story on LinkPeek


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


web page screenshot of LinkPeek post on StartupGrind

We survived your beta testing


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


Beta is now over. Thank you for the support during the testing.

LinkPeek Apology


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


I am truly sorry for the grotesque and disgusting imagery posted on our site this morning. I left the "most recent" image on the website even though multiple people warned me about the possible misuse. I blame only myself.

I lost my lunch today. My nerves are all messed up. I have worked on the LinkPeek software for the past 6 months. The thought that LinkPeek was used …

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LinkPeek was #1 story on hacker news


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


LinkPeek.com became the top story on hacker news sunday night into monday morning! Thank you all for the support.

Free thumbnails until Christmas


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


LinkPeek is offering 140x100 pixel thumbnails until Christmas 2011! Try the Website thumbnail generator now!

Update
Unlimited webpage thumbnails forever!

LinkPeek listed on ProgrammableWeb


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


LinkPeek, webpage to image snapshot API, has joined forces with ProgrammableWeb directory!

Website Thumbnail Generator


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


Website to image API released


Posted 5 years ago
by Russell to announcement


We are proud to present the Website to image API. Embed self updating webpage snapshots on your site now, or we'll do it for you!

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