In all sincerity

These words about Up and Running come straight from the heart. They are unsolicited thoughts from our customers:

Artsopolis Marketing Partnership (AMP)
"Dang you guys are good. I just appreciate how you guys are thinking ahead on this stuff, where other programmers just add something, but then don’t think through the business logic or the usability. This is exactly why we want to keep pushing more stuff your way."
- Jeff Trabucco, Interim Managing Director

Design Agency
"You kept your word and you delivered.  No one else there did, just you."
- Owner of a Creative Design Agency

Brace Builders
"Thanks for the excellent followup.  I've been a commercial rep for the
majority of my career and can easily spot a pro.  :-)"
- Darryn Flint

CFFox Valley
"Very easy to register this way. Took all of one minute. Thanks for making this so painless." (This was stated after Curt tried out our PETS Rotary registration workflow for the first time.)
- Curt Detjen

Grace After Fire (http://graceafterfire.org - a site dedicated to supporting Women Veterans.)
"I am so proud of this site. Logging in is one of the first things I do after awaking each day and one of the last things I do before going to bed. You guys have done such a tremendous job, and I just want to thank everyone involved."
- US Veteran

University of Maryland
"Wow, what a cool report!!"
- Daniel Ramia, Assistant Dean, Finance and Management of the University of Maryland

Portage Health - Annual Report Team
Portage Health did us a great honor by mentioning our team, and the importance of our combined efforts in one of their Annual Reports.  "Eight months ago, Portage Health teamed with Up and Running, Inc. to create a Web presence that would meet and exceed the expectations of its Web visitors.  The Webanauts (a fun moniker for the team of professionals who came together to plan and implement the project) were led by Portage's Webmaster, Jessica Brassard, and Up and Running's project managers, Ian McKilligan and Andrew McKellar.  "If you'd like, please click to see where we were mentioned in the report, or click to view the full annual report.

Horizon Research, Inc.
(4:02:38 PM) *Alison Bowes:* now what???
(4:04:20 PM) *UAR:* now what what? Looks spectacular, live, ready to go?
(4:04:29 PM) *Alison Bowes:* yes.
(4:04:44 PM) *Alison Bowes:* but what do I do NOW??? I feel too light and floaty :-)
(4:04:51 PM) *Alison Bowes:* what will I do with my time???
(4:05:18 PM) *UAR:* oh? sorry, I have been in upgrade panic mode
(4:05:28 PM) *UAR:* I was worried something died horribly
(4:05:35 PM) *Alison Bowes:* no.
(4:05:39 PM) *Alison Bowes:* it's WONDERFUL
(4:05:42 PM) *UAR:* AWESOME!
(4:05:42 PM) *Alison Bowes:* BEAUTIFUL
(4:05:46 PM) *Alison Bowes:* and...
(4:05:56 PM) *Alison Bowes:* I already have a list of new tickets :-(
(4:06:01 PM) *Alison Bowes:* but not anything wrong
(4:06:09 PM) *Alison Bowes:* just more "brilliant" ideas from the users
(4:06:15 PM) *UAR:* sweet!
(4:06:16 PM) *Alison Bowes:* "it would be really cool if..."
(4:06:26 PM) *UAR:* that is a sign we did a wonderful job!
(4:06:31 PM) *UAR:* that is awesome, I'm so happy
(4:06:31 PM) *Alison Bowes:* well, duh
(4:06:38 PM) *Alison Bowes:* you knew you'd done an awesome job.
(4:06:57 PM) *Alison Bowes:* and now my very tired tushy is going home!
(4:07:15 PM) *UAR:* enjoy your weekend!
(4:07:20 PM) *Alison Bowes:* you too
(4:07:21 PM) *Alison Bowes:* !!
(4:07:24 PM) *UAR:* thanks!
- Alison Bowes, Senior Research Associate

Web Startup
"We've had the opportunity to talk to a few other developers and it appears a lot of them are not experienced or realistic enough in their quotes.  I really feel like you provided the most detailed, honest, and professional quote from all of the other candidates we spoke with, so thank you for that."
- A Business Owner and Web Entrepreneur

Imagen Multimedia Corp
"Thank you so much! This is working out for me very well, I appreciate your help!"
- Dottie Natal, President

Voices.com was written about by best-selling author Thomas Friedman in "The Do-It-Yourself Economy" post for   The New York Times

(12:10:07 PM) interactivevoicesceo: Did I ever tell you --- YOU Rock!
(12:10:11 PM) interactivevoicesceo: Thanks buddy
(12:10:12 PM) interactivevoicesceo: Later
- David Ciccarelli, President / Chief Executive Officer

Award Logo Voices.com grew by 534 percent! Award Logo Golden Web Award!
Award Logo PICK 20 Web 2.0 Winner! Award Logo 1to1 Impact Award Winner!
Voices Logo     More awards!

LA Stage Alliance
"Hooray! double hooray! UAR rocks!"
- Doug Clayton, LA Stage Alliance

Michigan Technological University
"Ian, thank you for taking time last week to meet with my students. They were impressed with your overall operation. It gave some of them food for thought -- carving out their own niche and considering a startup venture. And, it's always a personal pleasure to learn more about your company."
- Mari W. Buche, Ph.D., Information Systems, School of Business & Economics

Tiny Design Studio
"Thank you SO MUCH. The site looks great. I officially cut the other developer loose from all projects. As we move forward, I am very grateful to have found you and what I feel will be a solid business relationship."
- Melissa Bauer

Web Startup
"It's reassuring to see that your priorities are in the right places. It's clear that you have a business + technical background. Having just the latter doesn't allow you to appreciate the bigger picture. Having just the former doesn't allow you to appreciate the details."
- A Business Owner and Web Entrepreneur

Portage Health
"Your company is the best - not only in the work they do, but for customer service.  Always pleasant to deal with.  I always recommend Up and Running to people in need of service."
- Connie Greenleaf, Portage Health Executive Secretary