Posts by Heidi

New Directions: consulting & coaching

Spring has sprung!

It’s spring and big shifts are happening in SWS. As a business is an extension of yourself, I’ve spent the past year figuring out who I want to be and how I want to serve the world. As a result of this soul-searching, SWS has let go of technical support in order to make space…

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A New Job Board for Saltchuk

We are thrilled to have launched a much improved Job Board for Saltchuk that makes their job openings shine. Saltchuk is the logistical giant that operates throughout Alaska and Lower 48 with its set of companies: Foss, TOTE, Northern Aviation Services, Tropical Shipping, and NorthStar Energy. Saltchuk was seeking to provide more value to the…

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Sky Airparts Online Store

Sky Airparts International is a family business based in Anchorage and Indianapolis that keeps aviators all over the globe well stocked. They compete in a mighty industry and needed an online presence that reflected their impressive coverage, inventory, and professionalism. Last year Sky Air reached out to SWS fulfill these goals through a site re-design…

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The Magic of Simplicity: The Network Website Rebuild

The Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network protects the Alaska marine environment by helping vessel owners and operators comply with oil pollution prevention regulations and by keeping a top-notch spill response team. Check out the website Are you also having a hard time operating your WordPress site? Set up a custom WordPress Training with us! Learn…

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How does the Help Desk work?

Website Help Desk

Current Clients Current clients can open a ticket for general inquiries or website technical support using our online form, which creates a ticket in our Zendesk support system and sends you an email confirmation. A member of our support team then respond to your ticket for further questions or to resolve your issue. All communication…

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How can web consulting help me get better results?

Web consulting: planning your site

Would you build a house without a blueprint? And would you use a blueprint without making sure that it reflects the vision of your new home? Your website is no different! Web consulting provides the process and the plans to craft a website that accomplishes your business (and life) goals. By investing in an up-front…

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The Latest: Vertical Harvest Hydroponics

Vertical Harvest Hydroponics is online and we are thrilled to be powering their WordPress website! Since their appearance in 2014, the agricultural technology company Vertical Harvest Hydroponics (VHH) sprung into the spotlight due their originality, drive, and noble mission: “to give everyone the ability to grow fresh food.” After witnessing the low quality produce in…

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ENSTAR: Utility Website Redesign

    Project Description We are proud to announce our latest utility company website redesign!  ENSTAR Natural Gas asked SWS (Sound Web Solutions) to reinvent their website’s graphic design, improve the user experience, integrate with third party account tools and provide training that enables staff to manage the site in-house.  The new site boasts a…

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Aleutian Pribilof Islands Assoc Web & Mobile Sites

  Project Description The new APIA website focuses on providing the information most relevant to their customers in a completely redefined user interface, fully optimized for mobile devices and for slow connections. A large website with a great deal of content, a variety of approaches were used to incorporate photo archives, multiple news types and…

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Valdez Museum & Historical Archive

Project Description Contemporary, fully mobile and completely custom, this high end website design for the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive (VMHA) is a key piece in the Museum’s rebranding strategy. Completely reimagining both the graphic design and the functionality of the website,  SWS built a custom WordPress theme from the ground-up.  Included is an impressive…

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