• North Shore Story: Reputation Management in Minnesota
    North Shore Story: Reputation Management in Minnesota

    While vacationing with our family on Minnesota's beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior, our car suffered a mishap in a construction zone. A large rock tumbled out of the dump truck in front of us and before we could react or stop, we had driven over it, leaving a 5 inch hole in the oil pan. We immediately pulled over to Split Rock State Park, where I began searching for a tow service. Luckily, I had seen a tow truck assisting someone else at another Minnesota State park two days earlier, and I remembered the name: Blazers Auto Service. Using my smartphone, I ran a search on Google and discovered that:

    • a Blazers does not have a web site.
    • b. There are plenty of online reviews - SOME QUITE NEGATIVE - in various directories (Yahoo Local, Yelp, etc.) with the phone number.
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Monday, 13 December 2010 13:16

Web Design @ Minneapolis

There is tremendous opportunity for web design and development in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis - St. Paul) - and tremendous competition as well. The Twin Cities are amajor hub for web design firms of all types and sizes, from the very large (Digital River) to medium (August Ash) to small (well - Concerto Designs, for one!), from enterprise solutions to heavy Flash development (e.g. Sierra Bravo) and everything in between.

Concerto Designs has thrived in this environment because we offer a focused, efficient approach to providing a unique product model.

Let's start with our product: although we have experience building web sites in a wide range of platforms, ( Drupal, Wordpress, Magento, X-Cart, DNN, and others), we focus above all on providing complete, turnkey solutions using our optimized configurations of the Joomla CMS platform. By turnkey solutions, we mean everything necessary for a well-functioning, optimized, beautifully designed, hand-coded and content-rich web site. We stress content because we know that content is the most valuable - and challenging - asset in developing an effective digital presence.

We also offer flexible development plans that streamline production and costs.

For some businesses, this means a website that features daily specials, product updates, or e-commerce, for others it might involve downloadable brochures, email campaigns with newsletters, blogs, bulletin boards to handle FAQs, or other dynamic content options. However you put your website to work, Joomla CMS allows you complete flexibility and control so that your website and your business grow together. By providing the web solutions that make the most sense for your company, we keep your costs down and your marketing focused. And with Joomla, you can always add new components later.

Sunday, 22 August 2010 19:23

Joomla CMS Web Design

Flexible Options and Streamlined Pricing

At Concerto Designs, we understand the challenges of running a small business - because we are one ourselves. Like you, we see the increasingly tougher economy as an opportunity for innovation and growth. While a quality web design and website presence has never been more necessary, cost has never been more critical. Our approach answers both needs. Choosing from a wide selection of innovative features, you can create a website that fits your unique business needs.

The Role of Content

From our experience of producing, designing, and developing hundreds of websites, we take away one underlying, fundamental principle in website design: your site's content is the most valuable - and often the most challenging - asset. Before we start the design process, we review your marketing goals and your current website content so we can develop an attractive, eye-catching design that also maximizes your search engine page ranking.

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