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Our Clients Say...

"It always surprises me that I have never met him. We do most of our business via e-mail or an occasional phone check-in. I think this adds to his credibility. Completely self motivated. He never seems to leave the computer."

Michael Kennedy
Practical Components Inc.

About Great Web Sights and Its Services

Great Web Sights began operation in June, 2000 and has since provided small and medium businesses in Southeast Pennsylvania, and all across the US, with web design, development, training, and support.

While engaged in this activity, Great Web Sights has also set about establishing an identity among the web-development community by authoring books, book chapters, tutorials, presentations, and both on-site and remote mentoring/training. Recognition for these activities has come in the form of appointments by three major suppliers of HTML authoring software: Microsoft, Macromedia and Adobe. The founder of Great Web Sights (Murray R. Summers) was invited by Macromedia to become first a Dreamweaver Evangelist in 2000, eventually leading to his current role as an Adobe Certified Dreamweaver Developer, and Community Expert (Adobe purchased Macromedia in 2005). Murray was also invited to become a Microsoft Most Valuable Partner in 2006. In these roles, Murray provides detailed and advanced technical support to other users on the product forums at their respective companies.

Great Web Sights operates as a 'virtual agency,' partnering with other designers and developers as needed for each job. This allows Great Web Sights to customize the team depending on your particular needs. Each partner is carefully chosen from a 'short list' of well-respected individuals who have established a reputation in the community in their own right.

The team assembled by Great Web Sights can help you with a number of needs including:

  1. Web site design and development
    1. Domain name vetting and purchase
    2. Hosting your site
    3. Producing page layout comps for your selection
    4. Bringing your chosen layout to life on the web
    5. Creating the site and its content for optimal Search engine exposure
    6. Adding advanced features, like ecommerce, blogs, photo albums, chats, etc.
    7. Building the pages so that they can be maintained by you, if desired
    8. Casting the site into a Wordpress environment for complete control
  2. Mentoring and Training in HTML authoring or the use of Authoring Software to build your site
    1. Great Web Sights can come to your location, or can train over the web with screen sharing
    2. Building your site can be a part of your training, allowing you to actually learn while implementing your web presence
    3. Advanced methods such as the use of CSS or server scripting can also be a part of your 'syllabus'
    4. Training on the use of Dreamweaver
    5. Training on the use of Wordpress
  3. HTML email campaigns
    1. Consultation in HTML email strategies
    2. Transform your design into an HTML page suitable for mailing
    3. Bulk email to your custom list
    4. Automatically maintain your list
    5. Provide a custom interface into your email campaigns and their results for marketing use

Affiliates

From time to time, Great Web Sights becomes affiliated with organizations that it believes provide a unique and high-quality service to the community. Two of those organizations are WebAssist (a provider of software extensions to several web development authoring systems), and Mail Chimp (an outstanding HTML email service provider). Please use the following links to read more about these excellent providers!

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