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We are Saltmedia and we are a web design firm based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. We're blogging now to speak to the business community in matters relevant to our work such as SEO and how we help our clients be found online.

$1500 professional websites built in a week? Yes Please!

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Saltmedia is proud to present our latest feature in the world of creating success online: Essential websites, internally we like to call these “Just a Pinch” because we are salty like that. Our first ever packaged based website for startup businesses that want a professional foundation to grow upon. For 10 years we’ve taken pride in delivering clean and polished custom websites to all our clients. Recently, however, we began looking at a project that would not only be clean and polished, but also quick and easy. Something a little simpler, so you have the choice to have your brand on display in a shorter period than with our custom websites, while still maintaining a professional appearance. This is where Essential Websites come in. These websites are powered by WordPress, so you can learn to update your new website yourself, if you want. Don’t worry, we are always just a...
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Saltmedia Honored As Local Sponsor

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I love attending events at the Friendship Centre. We donated a website to this deserving not-for-profit in 2018 and we certainly didn’t expect anything in return. We were excited to receive an invitation and attend the Friendship Centre Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. I asked if our 2-year-old daughter could attend with us, and they said absolutely! That meant the world to me since being a new mom, a partner in two local tech businesses, and president of a large local not-for-profit keeps me busy. We were honored with a lovely presentation from a Friendship Centre board member, as well as this beautiful gift (pictured). The friendship center honored 7 sponsors altogether in alignment with the 7 sacred teachings. Our honor was for Truth represented by The Turtle. Being a Metis woman, this hit home for me. I want to give a special thanks to our talented designer and project manager Chris....
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Saltmedia 2018 Website Giveaway Winner

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Like every year, Saltmedia decided to do a free giveaway in 2018 too. This year the winner was of the giveaway was the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre . Saltmedia presented the GP Friendship Centre a state-of-the-art website inclusive of all features that the organization might need to continue in its endeavors smoothly in the future. The Grand Prairie Friendship Centre has been working tirelessly for a noble cause. They have worked day in and day out to support the Indigenous people and look after their needs. They have been striving to bridge the cultural gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous community and have been successfully doing so for the past five decades. This giveaway is a way to reconnect with her roots for Angie Saltman, the President of Saltmedia. Having a Metis heritage herself, Angie has a deep connection with the work GP Friendship Centre has been doing. This website...
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Awesome Developments in the World of Joomla! and What They Mean for You

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As Joomla! professionals in Alberta, Canada, there are many reasons we love this Content Management System, or CMS. In previous posts, we've talked about how Joomla! is a great choice for a professional web design because it's robust, secure and flexible, but one of the things that sets this CMS apart, in our minds, is that they're continuously working to improve the platform for users like you. For anyone who chooses to work with our website designers to create a custom Joomla! site, this is just added reassurance that your website investment is going to be worth every cent. Here are some recent developments in the world of Joomla! that only add to the awesomeness of this CMS: Joomla! Voted Number 1 for Best Free CMS - Again! Back in November, Joomla! was voted number one in the best free CMS category for the CMS Critic Awards 2016. This isn't...
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100+ Websites Later, Saltmedia Has a Lot to Celebrate!

100+ Websites Later, Saltmedia Has a Lot to Celebrate!
Six years ago, we had a vision for a company that would offer website design services that were a cut above - solutions that were perfectly tailored to meet the unique online needs of businesses, organizations and individuals both now and in the future. From our home-based office, we had the pleasure of working with many different people, charitable organizations and businesses from a wide variety of industries, providing the graphic design and website services they needed to create powerful online presences. Fast-forward to 2016 and Saltmedia has grown from that home-based Grande Prairie website design firm to a multi-faceted team of experts who now work their magic from our new office at #101 10418 99th Avenue. We are thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at our new office, along with our 'brother' company, IT Horizons, on October 7th from 5 to 6 pm. Yes,...
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