What can Astarna Inc do for you
You can count on solid database integration, easy site update and management, and dynamic solutions that keep your site's visitors satisfied. We program on a variety of platforms and languages. Our speciality is with PHP programming on Linux based systems. No matter what hosting platform you're currently using, we will be able to find a solution that will achieve your goals.
Astarna focuses on database driven content management systems. This basically means that we will build a site that the client or their staff can easily update on their own. No need for code editors, FTP'ing files to the server or calling a programmer to perform changes for you.
We use a variety client side languages from HTML5 to jQuery to CSS3 to help present a modern and mobile friendly web experience. Additionally, we can also interact with web services via JSON, jQuery, XML to third party services depending on your needs.
Take advantage of Astarna's professional graphic design services. From professional site layouts to traditional print graphic design to logo identity, we can provide the look to reflect your organization's unique personality.
We offer robust hosting solutions, but we only host our development clients. This means that the our servers are not "shared" servers but servers dedicated to our client sites only. This helps maintain a level or security and performance for all of our clients. We also provide nightly off-site backups of files and data allowing for maximum protection of your site.
In modern web design, imagery is incredible important. We can offer professional level photography to make your site stand out. Along with stunning photography, we can shoot professional level product shots for your store and offerings.
We pride ourselves on offering high quality responsive customer service. Our clients are our priority we do our best to respond to technical support issues as well as always being available to questions and suggestions.
In today's age of marketing, it is vital to leverage the internet to gain traffic to your web site. Let Astarna help you get a handle on the tools, methods and platforms to successfully manage the world of internet marketing. We can help cover various areas from social networks, to PPC advertising to organic search traffic.
Astarna offers consultation (we like to refer to it as coaching) in the art of social marketing. Having trouble understanding Twitter / Instagram / Facebook and how they can be useful to you or your business? Interested in taking part of increasing your social network presence to get more customers or traffic to your site? Let Astarna show you how! We will explain the process, rules and techniques over the course of months to help you maintain good habits on establishing your social network presence.
PPC or Pay Per Click advertising is where you pay for ads to be displayed on Google, Yahoo/Bing and Facebook / Instagram / Twitter. This method can be crucial to your business, but it all depends on your monetization model first. We can help create ads, work with budgets and help you understand.
SEO or Search Engine Optimization and search engine ranking is often debated, and the fact of the matter, it can NOT be guaranteed, but let Astarna help you with various techniques to help increase your reach. This could be related to simple code changes to your existing sites, working on an authoritative backlink strategy. By maximizing your SEO presence you increase your chances for organic traffic and positive ranking.
We will initially give you an audit of your site and current marketing strategy. After establishing a baseline of positive and negatives, we will then assemble various strategies and techniques and explain them to you with the goal of you continuing the process after we are done. This is why we like to refer to this as 'coaching' vs. pure 'consulting'. Over the course of a few months, we will continue to audit success and failures and offer additional strategies to find something that works with you and your site. Our goal is to have you continue these techniques and advance it further.
When planning for your web project, the site's functionality needs to meet the available budget. We work very closely with our clients, often performing a "Site Discovery" summary where we discuss all aspects of your development needs. This provides us a clear understanding of the project and allows us to help identify any potential issues that the client may not be aware of. This process allows us to come up with a clear plan - like a blueprint.
With a clear plan, we can up with a clear an accurate estimate. This also provides a clear understanding of the expectations and functionality of the site. The client and developers are on the same page
When I opened my business a year and a half years ago, I knew that the web was going to be a number one priority for my advertising dollar. Hank at Astarna carefully crafted a site that gave me an initial presence in the beginning, then grew to complement my business needs as they changed and developed. Marketing 101 - Start with a professional web-site to introduce you on the world wide web. Marketing 102 ... Choose a clever, knowledgeable, independent web designer who understands local independent business to be your guide! I continue to trust Astarna to be my escort as I make my way through the wonderful world of internet marketing!- Echo Echo MT