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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.

The future of mobile friendly web design is more affordable

The future of mobile friendly web design is more affordable
Up until now organizations that wanted to deliver a smooth and pleasant mobile website experience have had to develop separate mobile-specific websites, develop apps or a combonation of the two.  The result can be expensive and carries signifigant management overhead above and beyond that of a single website.   One website for all devices!  This type of web design technology is called  responsive web design .   The responsive design approach was created to give website visitors an optimal browsing experience across a wide rage of devices.
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How do you know if your website is actually working for your business?

How do you know if your website is actually working for your business?
Your buddy just finished spending the big bucks for a great looking website.  It just launched and he is sitting by the phone waiting for clients to pour in.  He has done online and offline marketing and advertising for his websites new launch.  He doesn’t get any calls, or emails.  You agree, It’s a fantastic looking website.. maybe the best one you ever seen. So your trying to cheer him up and help figure out why.  How do you know if your website is actually working for your business?  Firstly, you need to know if your website even has visitors.  We use Google analytics to research website traffic numbers, trends, and most importantly what people are doing on your website.  If you know someone who is serious about converting website visitors into leads or customers, tell them you know a flavourful web design company that can help them out.
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What is responsive web design?

What is responsive web design?
Responsive, mobile friendly websites give your mobile shoppers an optimal viewing experience.  Responsive designs supply easy reading and navigating with a minimum scrolling.   If your looking for website that has an impressive design, with a responsive viewing experience, call us.   We specialize in web design and Internet solutions.  780 539 SALT (7258) Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design?
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What is The Cloud?

What is The Cloud?
To put it simply, it is the internet; it's a network of servers.  If you have been on the internet to check your email or have any stored files online you have used the cloud! Why is it OK to smash your laptop if you are on The Cloud?  
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Want online freedom?

Want online freedom?
Online freedom means everything to us. When you purchase a website from Saltmedia, you own the website we build for you. There are no hidden strings attached, and we wont hold your domain name hostage! Take control of your online media with Saltmedia!
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Take full control of your online media

Take full control of your online media
I hope you all enjoyed the holidays and best success for 2013! Last blog I talked about what sets Saltmedia apart from some other web companies. Specializing in the same award winning web software that big names like Harvard university, McDonalds and E-Bay use is one of the reasons. But the Biggest reason is Saltmedia highly values online freedom. You own your website and you domain name 100% No paying clients have left us, but if they did they can transfer their website and domain name to a new hosting provider and the website would obtain 100% of its functionality. Yes, amazing… I know. Make sure to ask the right questions when interviewing web firms. Why “rent or lease a website when you can own it. Take full control of your online media with Saltmedia.
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What is a Domain name?

What is a Domain name?
Every website needs three separate services to function.  A domain name, hosting and the website itself.  Today we will blog about with Domains. What is a Domain Name?  To put it simply, it's a lot like your home address, however it’s the address for your Website on the World Wide Web. Without domain names, you would have to find websites by their IP addresses.  http://74.125.226.40/ – go ahead, click on the link and you will find Google via its IP address instead of typing in https://www.google.ca/   or simply searching for the word “Google in a popular search engine. Domain names are translated through numbers into a word in order to give us a domain name to ease the use of searching.  Every computer that is connected to the Internet has an IP Address, which consists of a series of numbers.  For example; Victoria Street would be 345.432.575.657.  That would undoubtedly...
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What you must know when planning a website

What you must know when planning a website
When you are establishing a website with a designer, the most important things for you to consider are: The Planning - Goals (Sales/Boosting your Brand)                     - Target Audience Keywords - Its important to make a list of several keywords  that potential customers would use in an Internet search to find your services. Pick terms that make your business standout.  If you are writing your own content, make sure you distribute keywords throughout your content to optimize their searches to find your Website.
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What is SEO? And why do I want it.

What is SEO?  And why do I want it.
Key component of a successful website is "SEO" SEO- Search Engine optimization, this simply means the process of enhancing the visibility of your website on search engines. ( Google, Yahoo, MSN, Bing etc.) The more frequent a website appears, or the higher ranked it is on the Search Result page, the more viewers you will receive from online consumers. SEO can work in different search methods, such as words, images, videos, etc. The duty of SEO is to ensure a websites trustworthiness and to get at the very top of the Search Result Page, by using specific words to deliver more views by potential consumers. Considering the majority of online consumers that perform searches click on the first link they see, acquiring a high ranked website is vital in the success of your website.
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Free consultation to ask us your website questions.

Free consultation to ask us your website questions.
In this ever-changing computer world its not always easy keeping up with all the new web technology trends and changes.   This is where we can help!  Contact us and we will give you a hour consultation FREE!   780 539 7258 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You maybe looking for a gorgeous graphically enhanced website, basic affordable website or perhaps you just need website updates.  We will listen to your website needs and recommend accordingly.  
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To hear is to obey

To hear is to obey
Saltmedia believes doing great work requires dialogue and expertise. First we collaborate with clients to understand their work and their needs, and then we apply our talents in solving those needs. It's important to do it in that order. You don't succeed in this field without great client relationships. At Saltmedia we take pains to truly understand our clients. Some consultants forget that their job is first to ask the client what he does and what he desires, and to heed the answer. But if you neglect the reasons for your work, you will deliver something that is not what the client wanted. That is why we listen.  Every business strives to be different. Your brand and website will only stand out by calling attention to your individuality. So before starting our own work, we always talk to our clients until there is no question what they expect from us...
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