Posts Categorized: Fun Stuff

Why Company Culture Is Important: An Inside Look at Halloween at OrangeSoda

Anyone who knows OrangeSoda has heard about our upbeat culture and company activities. We like fizzy drinks, ping pong, having fun, and decorating the office in crazy ways for Halloween. Different departments often choose a theme for decorations for their area of the office and then plan coordinating costumes to make it a 360-degree experience. We go…

Why Your Business Should Consider Using YouTube

What do Red Bull, PlayStation, and Apple have in common? The answer may surprise you: they are in the top five most popular consumer brands on YouTube as of October 2013. You may think of YouTube as just some website your kids use to show you funny videos, or if you’re like me, you use…

The Scary Side of Halloween: PR

As the Senior Brand Manager at OrangeSoda, I have the chance to think about all kinds of strange things. For instance, this Halloween we had not one, but two departments choose to go with themes related to the Occupy movement. For PR people this kind of thing is a nightmare. Employees came dressed in “Occupy…

Halloween, Soda-style

Since OrangeSoda’s beginnings, we’ve been crazy about Halloween. It’s a chance for coworkers to plan and scheme together, to let the creative juices flow, and to bond over silliness. Every year, Halloween at OrangeSoda gets bigger and better. Every department always competes against one another with decorations and themes and in the afternoon, families come…

Use Those Hotkeys

If you were add up all the time you spend moving your hands from keyboard to mouse, you would have enough for an extra vacation at the end of the year. I’m sure most people don’t think about it, but at the end of the day, replacing a few mouse gestures with ‘keyboard moves’ will…

OrangeSoda Employees Shape-up

This summer, OrangeSoda employees participated in a company-wide Summer Shape-up Program.  This program included seminars, educational emails, weekly competitions, challenges, races, and fitness programs.

Diary of an Online Business Owner

When I was growing up, my dad and I would sit in the living room together and scheme. Our schemes always focused on some big invention we would create, patent, and sell for millions of dollars. As I got older, there were times when I’d see the actuality of some of our ideas sitting on…