Posts by Alex

Links Popping Up in Google Suggest

Posted on May 28, 2009

Ok, so I’m an awful blogger. I’m making myself write a post no matter how uninteresting it is just to get myself kick started. < - great example of how not to keep your readers interested in reading on. I'm a big fan of the suggestions that pop up in most search engines when you start typing. It's a great feature that should have been implemented a few years ago. Surprisingly, Google was especially slow to adopt search suggestions, but as usual they did it a little better (by including an estimated search count, etc). Sadly, rumor has it that search count won't be published...

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I know it’s old, but I’m still laughing at Real Life Twitter

Posted on May 1, 2009

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Hangin’ with Governor Huntsman

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

This past week OrangeSoda was honored as an Emerging Elite Utah company by the Mountain West Capital Network.  The event was held at The Grand America in SLC and was attended by a few thousand business owners and executives. The award ceremony had to move somewhat quickly as it included the top 100 revenue growth companies so winners were led through the gauntlet one after another.  So to say the least I wasn’t quite prepared when I found myself next to the Governor.  Somehow my upper lip disappeared and I turned 5x more pale than normal.  Good...

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SearchMe.com – Interesting New Search Engine…Kind of

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

SearchMe.com has actually been out for a few months, but I just came across it.  This may have the potential to do well with the average web user.  Results are displayed in a more visible manner based of off the search type.  For example, music searches render an Itunes look and feel.  And get this…you can stream just about any song directly from the results.  Check out this William Fitzsimmons tune.  The concept may not sound that innovative, but how many legal sites can you actually stream entire songs upon request?  Google universal search could learn a few things from these...

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Firefox Woes – WordPress Uploader

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

For a few months now (I think since Firefox 2) I’ve had issues using the WordPress image uploader in Firefox.  To this point I’ve been a very infrequent blogger and most of my other sites on WordPress don’t have many images so I just used FTP when needed.  A few new prodjects with heavy image use required me to finally find a fix.  For those of you that haven’t already found a solution I thought I’d pass on what worked for me (I had to try quite a few “fixes”).  Check out this post.

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