Why we rolled our own AB testing tool at POP

We’re happy to announce that we’ve unleashed our custom rolled AB testing tool, Winston, to the masses. While we’re currently only using it in our development and test environments, we’re satisfied with it’s current alpha stability enough to let others know they can dig in and have at it.   With all of the options…

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Uncommon Sense: Cozy is Making Rent Easy

We’re insanely cultishly devoted to one goal: to make your life easier. Often times, it’s the little details that can make or break your service experience. Sometimes we stumble across other examples of companies and products that truly inspire us with their unique approach to improving the life of their customers. In Uncommon Sense, we…

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How to Never Worry About Email Templating Again

At POP, we’re always on the hunt for cleaner solutions to existing problems. Part of our recent website redesign efforts included new email messaging and design. As a seasoned developer, I’ve experienced the hell that is email templating dozens of times over. The overarching problem is the fragmentation of how each mobile, web, and desktop…

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GMail Tips: Email Delegation

Like most people that are trying to balance their work and personal life, I have two email accounts that I go back and forth opening all day. I thought that I struck gold when I discovered using two separate browsers – Google Chrome and Safari – to load each account, so that I wouldn’t have…

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Pro tips: Shining Headlights

We’ve created a solution that streamlines the hassle of registering and creating your online presence. We believe that, if it aggravates you, you should not have to deal with it. As a way to show our commitment to this cause, we will share a pro tip that will surely find itself useful in your everyday…

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New year, new look, the new POP

It’s a new year – and to some of us, that means its time to finally get our act together. While most people ring in the new year by changing their eating habits or buying a gym membership, here at POP we are are welcoming 2014 with an entirely new look and improved user experience….

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Uncommon Sense: Parking Reservations

We’re insanely cultishly devoted to one goal: to make your life easier. Often times, it’s the little details that can make or break your service experience. Sometimes we stumble across other examples of companies and products that truly inspire us with their unique approach to improving the life of their customers. In Uncommon Sense, we…

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What is DNS?

We talk a lot about how we don’t want you to worry about managing DNS. And we don’t. But in case you’re interested, here is a taste of all the backend stuff that we have to deal with, so that you don’t have to.  What is DNS? The Internet doesn’t really use domain names (like pop.co…

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