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FatLab, LLC

RIP: The Original “Fat Lab”

January 16th, 2017 / Shane Larrabee
A dog's legacy is typically limited to the memory of its family. However back in 2011, I named this company after the most prominent physical trait of my black lab
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Our First Formal Advertising Campaign

January 3rd, 2017 / Shane Larrabee
In 2017 one of our focuses will be growing our association client base. To kick off this new focus, we have just launched our first advertising campaign.
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web maintenance in 2016 and 2017

Wrapping Up 2016

December 31st, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
Every year for over 40 years I have found myself making new year's resolutions, acting as if the end of current year is some kind of critical deadline and of course being disappointed that I made very little progress on last year's
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Yet Another New Web Site

December 22nd, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
As a company that handles many marketing based tasks a day, one of the absolute hardest tasks is to market our own company. I don't think this any different for most folks in any industry, hence the saying: "the cobbler's son has no shoes",
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Coworker Picks Fist Fight In Video Chat

December 6th, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
A Photo is Worth… That headline of course makes no sense, but yet it still seems worthy of a tabloid, FaceBook meme or some other not-to-be taken seriously medium. Oh and I just love this screenshot from a meeting we had this morning. Like any other typical meeting we have,
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FatLab 5 Years of Website Maintenance Services

It’s This Pup’s Birthday

November 21st, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
We Are 5 Years Old (35 in Dog Years) It was 5 years ago this month that I launched FatLab, LLC. The weather was just starting to get cold in Northern Virginia and it had gotten dark depressingly early due to daylight savings when I announced to my wife that
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Our Clients Love Us

October 27th, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
The Unsexiest Part of Web Development Website maintenance and support is just about the unsexiest part of the web development space. Seriously, the designers get most the credit because they make the site look good. The developers may get credit for making things work but who really wants to handle
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Ana Ritz Penaranda Joins FatLab as Managing Director

FatLab Retains a New Managing Director

October 22nd, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
A Big Announcement This October I am pleased to announce that Ana “Ritz” Penaranda has joined FatLab, LLC as a Managing Director in Washington, DC. Been There / Done That Ritz comes to us from the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) in Washington, DC where she spent over
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FatLab Executive Retreat: Fall ’16

October 18th, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
I went to Washington, DC and this is what I saw ^^ “Executive Retreat”, Wow That Sounds Important “Executive Retreat” is making this sound much more official and big business than it actually was. However after starting this company in 2011, this absolutely feels like a huge milestone for me.
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Announcement: Two New Website Maintenance Plans

October 1st, 2016 / Shane Larrabee
For over 5 years now FatLab has offered website support, maintenance and managed WordPress hosting services to a growing client base. Today I am happy to announce two new packaged service offerings. In addition to our continued on-call web support and website maintenance services we are now offering two distinct
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