What Is Responsive Web Design & Why You Need It?

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by Sarah Whitney | No Comments

Mobile-first and fluid responsive designs have become the new standard.
Responsive web design is a relatively new approach to website design that ensures users have a good viewing experience no matter what type of device they’re using. It’s become increasingly important over the last few years as mobile device ownership has exploded and has made the …

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Responsive Design Across Desktop, Tablet & Phone

Is your website secure? Why Google is directing users away from websites not using HTTPS

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

When we talk about optimizing a website and all the different SEO techniques available, people usually think about four or five big items they can do for their website. From having great content and the right short tail and long tail keywords to getting backlinks and optimizing your Google My Business page. One small tweak …

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Opt-e-Web is SSL Secure

The Web is Changing – Is Your Website up-to-date?

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by Kyle Rose | No Comments

Remember the 1990s? Discmans were all the rage, you couldn’t get enough Beanie Babies and Slap Bracelets were a “Smash”, pun intended.  It was also a different time for owning a business. You were likely advertising in the phone book and maybe doing some print business. Fast Forward to today and as most business owners …

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Best Loan Program

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

Katy is a well known business woman in the Salem metro area. With a long standing history, her website has been up-and-running since 2007.
Katy came to us looking to finally make some much needed updates, and of course a redesign. She wanted something soft and professional, easy to navigate, flexible for her team, and also affordable.
Our …

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Make Your Workspace More Fun with these Tips

Posted on: February 3rd, 2017 by Kyle Rose | No Comments

If your average work day is 8 hours a day and you work 5 days a week, you will end up spending about 30 percent of your life working. With that much time spent at work, there has to be some much needed tips to make it more fun. Check out a few tips below …

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Basics

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by Kyle Rose | No Comments

SEO…Wait, SE What?!?
Most likely you have heard the word, SEO thrown around. In some cases, you might have even received an email or two with people saying they will improve your website and optimize it for SEO. So, what exactly is SEO?
SEO is an acronym that stands for Search Engine Optimization.  Moz.com (an amazing resource …

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SEO and all of the items associated with it

Johnstun Injury Law

Posted on: December 16th, 2016 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

As a lawyer for the people, Johnstun was very clear in his desire to be present on the web. Having no website, we helped him purchase a domain name, choose a hosting plan as well as designing and implementing a WordPress website for him from the bottom up. His initial wireframe was enough for our …

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Johnstun Injury Law Online Suite

DAXHAM

Posted on: November 12th, 2016 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

Dax came to us for a new website promoting his education workshops, as well as promoting his Design Guidelines. He needed a website that was clean, mobile friendly and one that also includes a download form for his self published design guidelines. He wanted to make his book available by download and at the same …

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The Springs Living at Home

Posted on: October 28th, 2016 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

Located all over Oregon, The Springs Living is a residential senior living service. Their company was beginning to expand last year with more opportunities for in home care. As a result, they needed a website specifically for in home care. And they came to us for help.
Our team designed a beautiful layout, with visuals and icons …

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The Springs Living at Home Online Suite

Xelas Consulting

Posted on: September 9th, 2016 by Opt-E Web | No Comments

Xelas Consulting appeals to the man stuck at his desk, with the routine job duties and the mundane 9-5. Dr. Tyson’s goal is simple: change. This person is tired and over worked. They probably have their mind made up that things will never get better. That’s why James wanted a website that would stand out from …

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Xelas Consulting Online Suite

What Exactly is Google My Business?

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by Kyle Rose | No Comments

It’s almost 5 on a Friday night and your friends are asking, “where are we going for Happy Hour Tonight”. This was your week to pick the place, but between meetings at work and the Basketball Finals on TV at home, it might have slipped your mind. So you jump on Google and quickly type …

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SEO 101: Link Building – Why Backlinks Still Matter

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Wade Mitchell | No Comments

SEO 101: Link Building – Why Backlinks Still Matter
(And How To Acquire Them)
Building backlinks can be a scary prospect for a lot of SEOs. Many are comfortable with the technical optimization of everything on-page, but off-site link building requires risk, thought, creativity, and relationship building. Modern link building is more than just SEO; it is …

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Finding SEO Keywords

Posted on: February 24th, 2016 by Wade Mitchell | 2 Comments

A key component of any SEO program is working with the right keywords. These are the words that your target audience are using to find what they are looking for in search engines. Knowing what these keywords is an important first step to developing content for your site. The better you understand what words people …

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