Running a Small U.S./Service Based Company From Abroad I once dreamed I would write a blog about how my family liquidated all we owned, gave away what we couldn’t sell and loaded up 5 suitcases (and a dog) and left the Potomac River in Alexandra Virginia for the Pacific shores of Costa Rica. Hell, why […]
Things Have Changed, It’s Time to Take Stock At FatLab we are still very much a small company, despite our growth over the last few years. It seems like yesterday it was just me and 5 long time clients with about 7 websites to support. Today we have a dedicated team of professionals supporting over […]
WordPress 5.0 is Here Do Not Update! Do not update to WordPress 5.0, is the advice we are giving our clients on the eve of the big update. WordPress 5.0 is scheduled to be released tomorrow and we anticipate some pretty big problems from the latest release. More about that later. Let’s get to what […]
We work with a lot of websites that we didn’t build, some are marvelous examples of computer science genius and others are… not. Over the last year we have taken a close look at some of the more troublesome websites we work with, we have talked to many of our clients about their frustrations and […]
I was talking today with a client that we did a small gig for about a year ago. He runs an an agency and called with a partnership opportunity. Wow, did I feel like an asshole! I mean how nice is it that an old client calls up and asks for you to partner with […]
[photo: Andy Schulkind and Shane Larrabee meeting in Costa Rica] A Truly “Virtual” Company I’m not sure if this is all that unique, but people are often very interested in how the FatLab team operates. The fact that we are so geographically diverse (Costa Rica, Mexico, and the United States), is a point of interest […]
Yes it is true… I was once a model. If it’s not completely obvious from the photo above, I used to be a professional model. However I have to admit it’s been few years since I did department store Sunday flyers (I was like 12-14) and the better looking of the two is my daughter […]
Server timing and render-blocking scripts: Two items that seem to cause the most concern when working on site speed.
WordPress Visual Editors can be powerful tools but I hate them! The pros and cons of such tools.
2017 was a growth year for FatLab Web Support. We strengthened our service offerings and successfully grew several areas of the business. We had some fun along the way as well!