Some websites we have
If you need help with your business,
here are examples
of some work we have done...
You Want a Website or Do You Want a Business?" There is a BIG difference
between having a pretty-looking website and having a website that is
successful. Website design is a totally different aspect than website
promotion. We see a lot of websites that make their owners happy because
they can see their name on the Internet - but serious business people know
that doesn't make a successful site!
Read about some of the improvements completed, below, or click on the
links to see the websites. Call to find out more, or just to ask us
specific questions about design or promotion. We will help
you have a successful website! View some of the designs below, or
click for latest designs with
Graph of visitors
Rewrote to make Search Engine friendly
Research to find what keywords are used the
most regarding the client's products. Based on this research, we wrote
the home page all about the keyword.
Created purchase forms for FAX and mail-in.
pop-ups for ingredient lists.
This site gets 16-and-climbing visits a day and
orders have started to come in. The first online orders in 3 years!
30 visitors/day and climbing!
38 visitors/day and still climbing!
May: FLASH! 51
visitors/day and still climbing!
92 visitors/day and still climbing!
210 visitors/day and still climbing!
later: over FLASH! 400 visitors/day!
Over 800,000 unique
visitors since March 2004.
Added secure payment method (PayPal) so
February moved website to new domain name,
www.toenail-fungus.com, with more robust hosting.
Owner is delighted with website sales.
Associated site for
We can help your site to have top listings
in search engines and directories too.
Designed website from scratch, with client's
Found suitable photos for background
Scanned documents for viewing online
Navigation to outside sites as instructed
Updates (press releases, etc.) as requested by owner
(Website Maintenance - fast and
common rashes, natural
cough remedies, and natural remedies for asthma:
Created three 'keyword-specific" web pages,
These pages first showed up on Google in about 3 weeks in number 6,
10 and 16th positions With a little more tweaking and linking
strategies, we are confident we will be able to achieve even higher
We continue to promote this site in various other search engine
listing on Google for "British Columbia sailing charters"
Google for "sailing charter" <<<take a look!
Reviewed web site to recommend what was needed
to make the site more effective
Rewrote entire site to make information clearer
and easier to navigate.
Scanned new photographs, optimized for web. Result:
faster loading pages.
Testimonial from owner
Added testimonials for believability.
Optimized pages so it will be found on search
Found less expensive host ( saving: about $120
Made email address on website spam-proof.
See graph of
increasing visitor traffic
Your website can benefit from similar tweaking. Call
Tartan Lady -
Estuary B & B
Amazing #1 top listings in Google
Gave free web site review - found only 2 links
to site and search results quite poor.
Reduced image byte sizes so pages loads faster
- one page from 46 seconds down to 12 seconds, with even giving more
Researched keywords to find niche for their
Scottish tartan weaving lessons in a
Bed and Breakfast.
Rewrote site to add more information and keywords.
Scanned and added pictures.
Scoured the internet to find appropriate sites to get
New pages are Links, Samples, Testimonials, and Map
Embedded visitors' comments throughout site
(adds to believability).
"Tell a friend" added to help spread the word.
Added tracker to view visitors stats - they'll
Optimized web pages before submitting to Search
Engines and Directories.
Ongoing maintenance program - the owner asks for our
opinions about the marketing proposals she receives.
This website needed a new way for online ordering. We
set up PayPal, a secure, inexpensive method of online payment.
The images all needed optimizing to make the site
Changes to phone numbers, copyright date, address,
were made swiftly and efficiently
Keywords relating to the site were researched and a
high traffic page was created.
Little League Baseball Rules More traffic comes to this page than
the main home page!
#3 Listing on Google!
A "Links" page was made and reciprocal links
requested and added.
Visitors increasing from 15/day to 60/day in one
May - had 605 visitors in one day! Click on the graph.
Several new products have been added and have become
Wholesale Hats, a very generic term (and profitable) comes up #2 on
entitles membership to the
May - over 1,000
unique visitors in one day "Over 1000/day Club"
Ongoing maintenance by Pacific Websites
We would love to help you have the same success -
call us today.
Website has been built and operated by owner for
A website review was done and suggestions made for
Keywords relating to the business were researched and
a new page created to get more targeted traffic.
Corresponding products pages were modified and
several "Popup" windows were created (17 in all!)
Images on the website were optimized for faster
Better navigation structure within present confines
Ongoing consultations with web owner
Building link partners on "Links" page, which has
helped to make this site
for their chosen keyword! "Number 1" on Google
Added a simple, secure, online
purchasing - now the orders are coming in!
Courtenay B and B
Required an inexpensive "get me more traffic!"
Reviewed and reduced load times of all pages, some
from 64 seconds down to 16 seconds! The previous "webmaster" had image
formats mixed up, using .gifs instead of .jpegs.
Fixed broken links and added many more to their
Gave site owner suggestions for improving links with
a reciprocal link request email
Improved META tags for more relevancy
Website Maintenance - new photos taken, and uploaded
to website, to show new gardens and improved entrance.
- but we used it's
traffic to benefit another client - innovation, smart thinking, and
helping their online presence! This bed
and breakfast (Cason House) is now closed
Pass It On... Antiques
Antiques website from scratch
Used OsCommerce so owner could add her products,
prices, and categories herself
Note: this site is now offline.
Hosting and emails set up.
Designed "pop down" navigation menu
Note: this site not "finished" yet ,
it needs more products added.
Having a "Search this website"
feature helps show what people are looking for.
Assisted owner in writing to SELL
Designed and built web site
Found low cost site hosting $4.50/month
Enabled "catch-all" email service
Set up an inexpensive payment method (PayPal) for
t-shirts and book for online ordering.
Assisted owner in design constraints.
Added popup windows to entice
visitors to sign up for newsletter
Building links to and from other
Filberg Festival and
Amalgamated 3 websites into one, into
was Festival, Garden Show, and Park and Lodge on three different
Found reliable hosting with LOTS of disc space and
HUGE transfer capacity.
image map to show off the various guest artists.
Helped to set up various emails and showed their
webmaster how to "hide" the emails from spam collectors.
Followed instructions to make navigation clear and
visitors to find Comox Valley.
Reduced loading times of images - from 144 seconds to
20 seconds on one page!
Updating and ongoing maintenance 2003 - 2011.
A request for a web site to be
was delivered on time.
Domain name registration obtained for $32 US
for 2 years (the economical way to advertise!)
Site hosting located for $62 US/year
Pictures, supplied by the owners, were scanned,
Research was done to find an old (1986)
picture of the owner's caboose, and permission was obtained for its use
Local knowledge was used to write the text.
Free "tracker" found and installed - now two!
page was made for local information.
"Christmas Trees for Sale"
NOTE: This website has not been optimized for the
Running Bear Tours
website has been discontinued. We have been in the industry long enough
to see some businesses come and go. We have the experience to help your
Made right from scratch, this site has a "rustic
feel" which matches the tours
Helped with the writing of the general text
Assisted in getting testimonials, links.
Added a "Tell a friend about this site" to increase
Optimized photos for faster downloading
Purchased a new domain name (Canadian)
Secured a great hosting package
Made all email links SPAM-FREE.
Added a "Our time now is..." to avoid
middle-of-the-night phone calls (!)
Scoured the internet to find other references to
their tours (see Adventure review), and added to the website.
Heritage Power and Equipment Club
Gathered information from old
created new one as per instructions from owners
(old site had unwanted ads on it)
Enhanced all photos and images so
Combined a new navigation
structure with a search
feature to make the information easily found
Helped to obtain inexpensive
The club loves their new website!
Ongoing photo additions 2002 -
Chamber of Commerce
Pacific Websites handles the updating and maintenance
of this well-used informational website.
We have made the images on the site load faster.
The "Search" feature was rewritten to be easier to
understand and use.
This site was previously
created, so we made improvements to get more transient visitors to use the
marina. Moorage increased
almost double in the summer! A real
Rewrote the text to provide more solid information
while making the Search Engines happy
Entered META TAGS into the background HTML
Supplied more pictures to make the site more
interesting, as well as "tagging" them to make the Search Engines
Optimized all the images so that the loading
times were greatly reduced. From 113 seconds down to 12 seconds on one
Added trackers to find out how many visitors
were finding the web site, and where exactly they came from
Added lots of links to other sites
Asked and obtained links
FROM other sites
Real life occurrence: by watching the site statistics
we noticed that people were searching for "BUY FISH FROM FISHERMEN" and
being directed to the "Fish Sales" page of this client. We are
recommending to sell ad space on that page to fish brokers.
Recommended and obtained new domain name July, 2002:
www.ComoxFishermansWharf.com and in 2010, another domain name,
www.ComoxHarbour.com. The old
site was kept up for SEO reasons - another way for visitors to find the
Hid email address to robot spiders to reduce spam.
Continuing to add photos of dock scenes, boats, and
Grizzly Bear Tours
This web site is another success story with a grizzly
bear tour company , Tiderip Tours.
They have visitors from Europe, USA, Asia, etc., and
have a steady 65 visitors/day (as opposed to the often misleading term
Over 80% of bookings are as a
result of having the website.
The site was optimized for much faster loading and
We have been a major
consultant on how to increase site visitors.
Another example of a
previously created site, it was up to us to improve it. This is a huge
site (400 pages!) and put together by many different people over
several years. An organizational nightmare! What did we do?
Changed the appearance so it was easier to
Checked and rewrote many pages to produce a
uniformity to the site, and make the site more current.
Researched the visitor files to see why
visitors were there (mostly for jobs)
Added links to images - again, for easier
Rewrote the META TAGS to properly reflect what
was on the pages. Benefit: Search Engine visits!
Calendar pages for easier navigation using colors, linked text, and
Server Side Includes (SSI).
Made up a
guide for future
Valleylinks' Webmasters to help them in their efforts.
This may help you too.
In short, we improved the site immensely, and can do
the same for you.
Website needed updating - consulted with owners and
brought everything up to date.
Added photos pages
Rewrote copy to encourage donations
Created form so donations could be accepted
Purchased new domain name (easier to remember than
the old one)
Found inexpensive hosting
Ongoing maintenance, linking to other sites,
requesting links from other sites.
Comox Valley Fall Fair Exhibition
A "new look" for the Comox Valley Fall Fair, made
Researched the new domain name.
Hundreds of entries had to be indexed and made
easy to locate.
A map was scanned to help people find the
This site will make it much easier for next
February: Pacific Web
Sites continues to improve this site, with Sponsors Listings, Search
Engine submissions, and Maintenance.
Ongoing website maintenance 2003 to 2007.
This site was created right from scratch.
Consulting with the client for his needs
Researching and choosing the domain name
Designing the navigation structure
Obtaining affordable hosting
Putting it all together, and
Uploading to the Internet
We taught the owner how to make changes to the site
himself, so he saves money. Note: this proved to be a false saving,
as the site got compromised and put into shambles. Another
good reason to hire a professional. See
This website has been given over to another webmaster ;
it has changed a fair amount.
What do you do to get
your internet promotion off the ground? Take a good look at where things
stand, decide where you want to go, and let your plan lay out how you will
get there. We are here to help you onto the Internet.
Comox Valley Head Injury Society
Previously created, this site needed an announcement
about their June Conference.
We also added better navigation, an excellent
free tracker, and META tags so the search engines would find and
index the site better.
No, we haven't worked with the Microsoft website.
Just thought you would get a chuckle if you
read this far...We do have a sense of humour. Call us today!
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