We're getting married!

I’m excited to announce a new partnership with Out of a Jam Solutions (OOAJ), with whom SWS has had a long term (business) relationship that has been so successful that we’ve decided to tie the knot. Serving Palmer, Wasilla, Anchorage and beyond, OOAJ has provided down-to-earth service in Apple IT, technology consulting and web design…

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Wagilé Lecture: Mobile Web Design & Agile

This past weekend I attended an informative and fun AIGA lecture/workshop that shared big agency approaches to mobile web design (aka responsive design), mobile app design, user experience and bringing it all together with super iterative Agile project management techniques. Presenter Aaron Shurts, President of AIGA Seattle and  Associate Creative Director at Deloitte Digital, talked about his experience…

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Power Up Your Website With SEO

I hope this lovely fall season finds you well. As we are all buttoning up our coats and preparing to spend a LOT more time inside, we wanted to share some useful information on how to get more from your website with SEO.   What is SEO?  SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is…

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Design your own web site, in Homer, Alaska!

A web design workshop coming to a town near you… Homer! Join us this coming weekend in lovely Homer, Alaska, for a DIY workshop on building and maintaining your own website with WordPress. Geared towards artists, non-profits, small business owners and those who maintain other people’s websites, this class will lay a solid foundation of…

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Website Security & Backups

Protect your website Popularity has its downside, unfortunately, and web based Content Management Systems have indeed become very popular. For this reason, the number of hacker and malware attacks on WordPress and Joomla! websites have increased significantly in recent months. In fact, it’s estimated that 50% of the nearly 60,000,000 WordPress websites have malware or…

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Pam Throop Campaign

  Project Description Pam Throop needed an affordable, one page website to promote her campaign for the Interior Gas Utility Board. We focused the website around her advertising and content, keeping the graphic design low key so that Pam’s voice can shine. We also provided setup, advertising and consulting for her campaign’s Facebook page. It…

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TriJet Precision Web & Mobile Sites

Project Description This fun redesign project focused on positioning TriJet Manufacturing Services LLC as a leader in Industrial Manufacturing in Alaska & the US. The custom graphic and UX (user experience/interface) design incorporate the brand into a sleek, user friendly web layout that communicates professionalism, success and sophistication. Using WordPress as the base for the…

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Hands-on WordPress Seminar, 4/12/13 – 4/13/13

SWS is co-teaching another WordPress seminar in April here in Anchorage! Learn how to design, build & maintain your own website. We walk you through each step of the process, giving you personalized attention and making sure your questions are answered along the way. Great for non-profits and DIYers! Check out Out of a Jam…

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The SWS Difference – Why we're among the best web designers in Alaska.

Why choose Sound Web Solutions for the best website design for your business? 1. SWS is your web support team: responsive and committed. Time and time again new clients tell us that they were unhappy with their previous web developer because of a lack of responsiveness to requests for website updates. Our goal is to…

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Getting Started with WordPress: PrePlanning

Website Planning Basics for your WordPress Site Building your own website doesn’t have to be an overwhelming endeavor. Even if you’re technologically challenged, you can learn to put together a decent custom website using WordPress,  an extremely popular and easy-to-use CMS (content management system). WordPress will not only give you much greater flexibility than most…

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