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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.

An Enhanced Web Presence is the Best Way for Grande Prairie Realtors to Attract New Leads

An Enhanced Web Presence is the Best Way for Grande Prairie Realtors to Attract New Leads
In today's world, having an online presence is a must for businesses of any type and size. By no other means can you inform your target market about what it is that you do, or generate new sales for your company as efficiently or as cost-effectively as you can with a well-designed website. As a Grande Prairie web design team, Saltmedia has created new or revitalized existing websites for dozens of businesses across a wide variety of industries. One thing that we see, again and again, is businesses that are not utilizing the best website design for their niche, nor are they capitalizing on all of the effective and affordable ways their website can be used to market their brands. Realtors, in particular, are a group that have much to gain from a well-designed, high-performing website, but many are working with sites that aren't tailored to their needs nor are...
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How Saltmedia's Website Development Skill Set Can Be of Benefit to Your Business

How Saltmedia's Website Development Skill Set Can Be of Benefit to Your Business
Last time, I talked a bit about what it is that programmers do when they're holed up in their offices for hours on end, punching away at keyboards. For anyone who doesn't work in this industry, what web development involves - and more importantly, what's possible - can seem a little foreign. Today, I want to share with you some of the things that make up the ol' Saltmedia IT toolbox, or rather, the types of skills that our web development team has mastered and how they can be put to work creating a highly customized, robust website for any business. Saltmedia's Skills & What They Mean for You ● HTML/HTML5 ● PHP ● JQuery ● JavaScript ● CSS/CSS2/CSS3 ● CPanel ● MYSQL I could give you a run-down of how a website development team might use any of the above for specific purposes and in different applications, but I'm sure you'd rather I saved the tech...
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Web Developers Can Put their Skills to Work for Your Business, Satisfying Needs You Could Never Address with a Website Template

Web Developers Can Put their Skills to Work for Your Business, Satisfying Needs You Could Never Address with a Website Template
For the sake of saving money, business owners are sometimes tempted to choose a canned website, or rather websites that are built using free or purchased website templates. While most business owners are on the lookout for ways to save a buck, the upside of saving some money in the short-term can't compare to the many ways a business will benefit from a custom website created by a team of experienced web developers. In particular, when you work with a web development company that has a team of knowledgeable programmers, the sky is the limit in terms of what it is that your business' website can be made to do for you. The first in a two-part series, today's post will describe what it is that a programmer does, for anyone who doesn't eat, sleep and breathe this stuff, and how the skills that they possess have a crucial part...
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Beyond Facebook: It's Time to Work Other Social Media Sites Into Your Business' Branding Strategy - Here's How

Beyond Facebook: It's Time to Work Other Social Media Sites Into Your Business' Branding Strategy - Here's How
There's no doubt about it; Facebook is a proven internet marketing platform that small businesses can and must use if they want to popularize their brand without spending a bundle. The only drawback, however, is that businesses can often get hung up on Facebook, devoting all of their social media marketing efforts to the one platform and missing out on big opportunities to develop their brands via other channels online. In some cases, other social media sites are actually better suited for marketing certain types of businesses or for helping to facilitate specific business goals. Discover how and when Facebook should be used for brand development purposes and when it's good to add one - or better yet, several - of the popular online platforms to your social media marketing repertoire. How & When to Best Use Facebook The fastest way to turn Facebook friends or followers off of your...
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2015 Top 5 Facebook Engagement Tips

2015 Top 5 Facebook Engagement Tips
If you own a business, you're undoubtedly dedicating countless hours each week to improving your product and service offering and exploring new avenues for growth - in addition to running the company! Social media marketing can be a highly effective and typically free way to advertise your brand, but there's little point using this strategy if you're not going to engage your current or prospective customers with the content you share, the visuals you post, and so on. Discover and implement some proven ways to keep your Facebook followers engaged and reap the rewards of social media marketing! 1. Share Memorable Content that's Easily Digested: One of the most common mistakes made by businesses using Facebook for branding purposes is posting the wrong content. Facebook is not the place to post lengthy research papers or to use overly technical language. It is, however, a great place for sharing visuals like...
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