Craig Barrett

Ruff Life: Owner-Tested Tips for Bringing Your Dog to the Office

By Jenny Zhang   July 8, 2013

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One of the best things about working at SpareFoot is getting to bring our furry friends to the office whenever we want. The clickety-clack of canine toenails across the office floor has become as routine a sound as the flutter of fingers on keyboards, the occasional foosball-induced expletive and the roaring belly laugh of our editor in chief, the dog-loving but non-dog-owning John Egan. June 21 marked the 15th annual Take Your Dog to Work Day, but for us, the dog days are never over.

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SpareFoot + Beer: The Pursuit of Hoppiness in Austin

By Jenny Zhang   June 25, 2013

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Texas lawmakers recently passed Senate Bill 515, which allows brew pubs to sell their beer to distributors, who can then sell to grocery stores and other outlets. This is great news for local brew pubs, who previously could sell beer only on-site.

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Three Things Startups Need To Start Doing With Web Analytics

By Jenny Zhang   January 10, 2013

There are hundreds of articles out there on how your startup can be awesome at web analytics. But if you really are a startup and following the 80-20 rule, which states that 80% of your results will be generated by 20% of your efforts, then you want your efforts to be judicious, specific and yield maximum results. I spoke with our search marketing director Craig Barrett, who named the three most important things startups need to do with their web analytics in order to really start cooking with gas.

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From the Archives: SpareFoot’s Best Moments

By Jenny Zhang   December 13, 2012

It’s been a crazy year for us here at SpareFoot. In addition to rocking the self-storage world, we’ve had some amazing and weird times both in and out of the office. Here’s a look back at some of our finest moments:

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Babies of SpareFoot Vol. 1: Kai Barrett

By John Donegan   June 20, 2012

Just in time for Father’s Day, our Search Marketing Director Craig became the proud father of a baby boy. Kai Austin Barrett was born at 11 a.m. last Monday, weighing in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces. We were surprised to receive company-wide emails from Craig at 4 a.m., shortly after his son’s arrival, but Craig says he’s gotten the hang of holding Kai in one arm and typing with the other.

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