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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.

Responsive website presentation



A responsive website presentation given at the 2013 Tech Forum at Centre 2000. 
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Team Salt!

Team Salt!
Today I have a special announcement to share. Saltmedia is no longer a sole proprietorship; I am a proud founding partner in Saltmedia Inc. My husband and partner in life, Alex Saltman has always played an important role at Saltmedia, and I feel privileged to announce that he has joined us full-time as general manager, leading our business into the future. Alex’s extensive knowledge in Internet solutions enables us to offer powerful, cutting edge, and affordable business solutions. Thank me for all the hard work to get us here, and thank Alex for his big brains and deep expertise that enables us to present our clients with some of the best online options out there. Go Team Salt!
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Are first impressions important online?

Are first impressions important online?
Many people search for information online before making a purchase.  A website could be the first chance a company gets to make a great first impression to a likely buyer. So, if a website looks like it was made by your 14 year old cousin, who lives in your basement the chance of making a good first impression will probably be lost.   Your website can yell “Hey we had our basement nerd design our website for free, I hope it works and good luck finding stuff”!  or it can say “We are an established business and we have taken the time to create this well designed, mobile friendly website for you, our valued clients.”  Every businesses should have a professionally designed website to help their customers, potential employees, or stakeholders quickly find out more about the business and services offered.
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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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