A lot has happened at Upright Communications since our founding in 1996. We have launched hundreds of client websites. We have seen many companies grow by the power of our work – adding jobs, locations, and expanding their service offering with the ROI that Upright provides. And we have grown ourselves as a team. Exciting projects! Happy babies! New doughnut flavors to try! We never miss a beat. And we like to write about our company culture in our blog.  

Below find excerpts of entries from this blog that are Upright News, with an opportunity to read more of each entry. We also invite you to continue exploring our website, to get a clear picture of how Upright helps businesses like yours. When you are ready to take action and earn more customers online, contact us.

Friday Fun: Time Traveler or Smart Social Media Marketer?

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun, Social Media Marketing.

Just in time for Halloween, there is a spooky new story circulating throughout the internet involving time travel. An Irish film maker claims to have found footage of an old woman using a cell phone in the extra features on his DVD of the Charlie Chaplin film, Circus. His story has been covered everywhere, from blogs to major news networks, including links to the 1928 footage he posted on YouTube.

Friday Funk: Google Doodles

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

If you’re like me, and use a custom iGoogle theme page for your Google searches, you may be missing Google Doodles. These are the creative interpretations of the classic Google logo that the search engine displays on certain days. They appear on the main search page to mark everything from holidays to noteworthy days in… Read more »

Friday Funk: Happy Labor Day!

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

Friday is finally here, and as we all look forward to the long weekend, the Upright team wishes everyone a happy and safe Labor Day! In honor of the occasion, this week’s Friday Funk highlights a little Labor Day humor from www.humormatters.com. My Personal Work History My first job was working in an orange juice… Read more »

Friday Funk: Only One Moon Tonight

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

It’s official. The email claim that two moons will appear in 2010 is a hoax. NASA has confirmed it — for the seventh year in a row. According to Snopes, the rumors surround an occurrence on August 27, 2003, in which Mars made an extraordinarily close approach to Earth and appeared six times larger and… Read more »

Friday Funk: Oh what to do with that CPU?

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

Maybe it’s because you’ve spent so much time together. Perhaps it’s because it knows so many of your secrets. Or it could just be that you remember what you paid for it. Whatever the reason, getting rid of an old computer can be a difficult thing. Once you decide to make the break, just what… Read more »

Friday Funk: Amend yer Options

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

Looking for some excitement? Craving adventure? How about getting involved in a little internet piracy on Facebook? Aye, but ye needn’t be a frettin’, it’s all perfectly legal. All you have to do is “amend yer options.”

Flashback Friday Funk

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun, Upright News.

We were playing with this website we’ve known for a while now: http://web.archive.org/ and thought it would be a ton of fun to share with our readers what Upright’s home page looked like when the company first started in 1996. Take a tour through our flashback time machine. 1996 2001 2004 2010 Be sure to… Read more »

The Lakers– and Celtics– Still Need You

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Friday Fun.

(The Los Angeles Lakers are 2010 NBA Champions with an 83-79 win over the Boston Celtics.) As shown by the riots outside the Staples Center last night after the Lakers win, local fans get pretty excited about their team. But does public excitement translate into positive  reviews of these franchises in Google Maps? Actually, no…. Read more »

Upright Quoted in CareerRocketer.com Advice Column

Posted by Upright Team & filed under Upright News.

CareerRocketer.com published Upright’s advice! Is your career a perpetual “countdown to blast-off”?  Well our friends at CareerRocketer.com have the remedy.  Their website functions essentially as an advice column for job seekers, personal branding enthusiasts, and career developers.  Why is this site vital?  Because the job recruitment process has changed so radically over the past 5… Read more »

Donate to Relief Efforts in Haiti

Posted by Eric Frye & filed under Upright News.

In the wake of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti Tuesday, the US State Department advises that immediate aid should be in donation form.  Travel to Haiti (especially its ravaged capital, Port-au-Prince) is very difficult, so it’s best to donate to groups that are already on the ground working in the region.  Even $5… Read more »