Services We Offer
HTML coding is the skeleton that holds your web site together. Hyper Text Mark-up Language is used to format the text and images that make up the look and feel of a basic web page.
ASP and ASP.NET are used to create dynamic web sites. A template page can be created for a series of products for example, and the actual content for each product can be pulled from a database and inserted into the template “on-the-fly” based on the user’s selection. ASP and ASP.NET are used to build “web-applications” that can closely resemble the functionality of standard “stand alone” software.
Is a popular and sophisticated set of products for building Web sites and serving pages to users. With ColdFusion, a company can build a content database using input templates and combine these with application programs to create a Web site in which pages are developed dynamically as they are served. ColdFusion consists of ColdFusion Studio, which is used to build a site, and ColdFusion Server, which serves the pages to users. ColdFusion Studio is described as "a complete integrated development environment (IDE)" and ColdFusion Server as "a deployment platform."
E-commerce is an excellent way to get more bang-for-your-buck. We can Advertise, Promote and Sell all of your products on your website - and the best part of all is that it works 24 / 7 so it makes you money even while your sleeping. A database is used to keep all your information organized and available, you can even add and remove items daily as your needs change to keep your business successful.
Most people are familiar with Flash through the animations commonly seen on the Internet. Flash also has the ability to be used to create very user-friendly “Rich Internet Applications”. Using Flash’s ability to stream video along with its strong programming model, projects such as online training, product demonstrations, e-commerce, and many other interactive applications are possible.
With Photoshop, all sorts of magic is possible. We can take your images either in digital or standard formats and make them look fantastic. No more redeye, washed out colors, or dark photos.
3D Studio Max allows us to take the not-real or the not-yet-real and make still images or animations of photo-realistic quality. Using blue prints for a house or building, for example, it is possible to show a virtual “walk-through” of the structure before the land is even cleared. 3DS Max is also great for demonstrating products or concepts (either concrete or abstract) on DVD or streaming video on the web.
Our on staff artists are able to take your vision of a logo or website design and bring it to life. Don’t have a vision yet? Let us show you some concepts and we can work together to develop a design that will make your business shine.
Web Site Design
We will work with you to develop the right website for your needs. Whether you are looking for a simple information site, full blown ecommerce site, or something completely new, we have the talent and the know how to get the job done right.
Web Site Hosting
All of our sites are hosted by us, on our servers, at our location. This means we have direct access to the servers 24 hours a day. In the unlikely event that something goes wrong we can put it right again fast.
Web Site Marketing
Once created, the next step is to make your website easy to find among millions of websites out there in today’s cyberspace. The first thing to do this is to have it registered to the search engines. We have identified the top engines used by 95% of the Internet audience and submit to them using a special process. This assist you in your efforts to have your web site found through a query using your URL, but it does not guarantee that your site will get greater exposure or receive an increase in traffic. That brings us to another necessary web site marketing tool - Optimization.
Search Engine Optimization - SEO
The purpose of Search Engine Optimization is to increase the number of visitors to your web site. This approach is much more effective than any other form of Internet marketing or Internet advertising. Accomplished in part by optimizing your site’s ‘Meta-Tags’ (title, description & keyword content) with appropriate keyword phrases describing the site, along with the content on individual pages, and link relevancy. Optimizing your site can rank your site among the most visited in its category. This is quite a task considering the enormous amount of sites on the Internet today all spending top dollar for that number One spot. To properly market your site, optimization is a must.
Is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
iPIX Virtual Tours
iPIX Virutal Tours is a favorite of the real estate industry. This technology allows our staff photographer to take a 360 degree photo that can be viewed on the Internet. This makes it perfect for showing a property interactively on the web.
No other region in the United States knows about the need for disaster planning more than the Gulf Coast. Hurricanes make the likelihood of a disaster in the southeast region a statistical near certainty. The ever present threats of fires, theft, floods, gas or chemical leaks, and power outages give no safe harbor to any business or organization in our area. Per US National Archives and Records Administration, 80% of companies without well-conceived data protection and recovery strategies go out of business within 2 years of a major disaster.
Disaster planning and business continuity are not about recovery but about preparation. Gulf Network offers its customers solutions tailored to meet their needs.
- high availability and redundant systems
- off-site data backup availability
- offsite business continuity server hosting
- data replication to remote silos
- 24 x 7 support during critical times