brian@brianshaffer.com

2018

Cryptocurrency Trading Bot

A node.js and redis powered crypto trading bot I built to make simultaneous trades across multiple exchanges. Buy low, sell high!

Coupon Claimer

An app I built to automatically load all available coupons to your Kroger rewards card.

2017

Doc Prep Services

A custom built application suite providing online document preparation and form filling, order fulfillment, automated customer service, credit card processing, and dispute resolution.

2016

Search Story

An advanced SEO tool I built to increase rankings in Google & Bing indexes.

Inbox Trap

A tool I built to booby trap your inbox. When a hacker triggers a trap, we send you a text message alert.

2015

Who Blocked You

A Chrome plugin that shows which guys blocked you on Grindr. Version 2.0 of the Grindr API (stupidly) did front-end filtering of the block list. This Chrome plugin intercepted that packet and queried each profile on the blocked list. Shut down in 2016 with 1151 active users.

YouTube Pig

A simple YouTube downloader I built.

DL SoundCloud

A basic SoundCloud downloader I built and marketed with automated Twitter bots.

Hostel Scraper

A tool I built to scrape prices and occupancy figures for all the hostels on the Colorado front range.

NoteDiscover.com

2013

Peaceful Media

A Portland Oregon web development & digital marketing agency I worked with doing lots of WordPress theme development. https://peacefulmedia.com

iTrain SnowSports

Training software for ski & snowboard schools. https://www.itrainsnowsports.com

Secure Speak

A Twilio powered SaaS business I built to record inbound & outbound calls on any device. https://www.securespeak.com

Bitcoin Trading Bot

High frequency bitcoin trading bot for Coinbase. Shut down after receiving this email from the CEO.

2012

Card Gnome

Group 303

My second development agency. This time focusing on custom web application development & SEO strategy.

Boulder Digital Arts

Teaching front-end web design and development in Boulder, Colorado. Take one of my upcoming classes.

2011

Parallel Path

My first job after moving to Boulder, Colorado. I worked as an SEO analyst mostly on cloud hosting and ecommerce websites.

Long Dog Marketing

A lot of BigCommerce & LightCMS theme creation.

Coda Plugin for Twilio

2010

Local Site Lease

  1. Buy a bunch of local domains like BuffaloSnowPlowing.net
  2. SEO the shit out of them
  3. Sell #1 ranking sites
  4. PROFIT

2009

Dollar Bill Face

Sold over 2000 of these silly novelty dollar bills. Barack Obama Dollar Bill

2008

MyWebGrocer

WASD Entertainment

A pandora-like recommendation engine for adult content. Complete with keyboard shortcuts to keep your right hand free ;)

2006

Dress Your Friends

A web game where you uploaded photos of your friends and could drag & drop funny wigs, clothing, and accessories over the photo.

2005

Upbeat Studios

My first web design agency. Building PHP apps and basic static websites.

StupidFest

Initially just a funny videos & flash games portal. Pre YouTube; think Ebaum's World era. The whole StupidFest network grew 48 niche gaming domains with 1M monthly visitors.

2004

Ionic Games

Thanks to my brother, Andrew, for buying me the best Christmas present ever - a domain & hosting. The impetus of my web career.