Personal Service – It Does Still Exist

By Customer Spotlight, Industry News, Launched Sites, Website Design

Here we are with our latest customer feature – Global Yacht Services! When Charternet came under new management back in 2014, the new team at Charternet Web Solutions had the honor to continue a longtime partnership with Global Yacht Services with a sleek, new website redesign! However, in this feature, we are highlighting the amazing relationship with Global Yacht Services since the launch of the site.  We recently sat down with Mike, owner of Global Yacht Services, to review his feedback and see what kind of impact to the business the redesign process and continued relationship with Charternet has had! Give us a little back…

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New Mobile and User Friendly Website + Booking Calendar Integration for Charleston Charter Fishing!

By Custom Content, Customer Spotlight, Industry News, Launched Sites, Website Design

We are starting off March with an amazing website transformation with Charleston Charter Fishing! The team at Charternet Web Solutions had the honor of continuing our longtime partnership with Charleston Charter Fishing by updating his aging website into a user-friendly, responsive website that not only made is customer base happy, but also made Capt. Geoff, owner and operator of Charleston Charter Fishing, happy too! Take a look at what he had to say about his entire website redesign process: Give us a little back story. What led you to redesign in the first place? “My existing website was made in…

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CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT PART TWO | On-Going Website Maintenance & Marketing Strategies Drastically Improve Business

By Custom Content, Customer Spotlight, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Website Design

In part one of this series on Mainsail Yacht Charters, we talked about how on-going site maintenance has drastically improved user experience. If you haven’t read it already, jump on over and give it a quick read. Our custom integration with Central Yacht Agent really pushed his user experience to the next level and the access to instant information, while never leaving his site, drastically improved his conversion rate! In part two of this series, we see how our marketing team continued to work with Kevin to ensure, with the upgrades to the site, that his marketing strategy was being updated as well…

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CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT PART ONE | On-Going Website Maintenance Ensures Cutting Edge User Experience

By Custom Content, Customer Spotlight, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Website Design

Websites are not printed marketing materials. You cannot just launch them and walk away. Your website, regardless of when it was designed, needs to be incrementally improved over time. What is needed is a maintenance schedule to ensure the best user-experience you can! Long time client, Mainsail Yacht Charters, is a great example of exactly how on-going maintenance cannot only give customer’s a better experience, but can increase business rapidly! Over the last few years, we have continued to work with Kevin to ensure his website has the most modern technology guaranteeing a better user experience. More specifically, over this past month, we…

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A Website Update Boosting it “Light Years” into the Future Featuring Marine Diesel!

By Customer Spotlight, Industry News, Launched Sites, Website Design

And we are back with another customer feature for you! We had the privilege to work with Marine Diesel on updating their website last year. Our team has so enjoyed working with everyone at Marine Diesel, but when we asked them if we could feature their redesign in one of our customer spotlights, their response was amazing – let’s just say they had a “dark side” experience prior to having us “Jedis” join their team! In their own words, here is what Marine Diesel had to say about their redesign experience with Charternet Web Solutions: Once upon a time, in…

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5 Dated Sites Consolidated to 1 Modern, User-friendly Website for Bareboat Sailing Charters

By Customer Spotlight, Industry News, Launched Sites, Website Design

Here we are with our second customer feature this month – Bareboat Sailing Charters! Over the last 2 months, Charternet Web Solutions had the honor continuing our longtime partnership with Bareboat Sailing Charters with a website redesign to consolidate 5 websites (with identical content) down to a manageable, modern, user-friendly website that would convey what Bareboat Sailing Charters is all about.   We recently sat down with Brian, owner of Bareboat Sailing Charters, to review his feedback and see what kind of impact to the business the redesign process has had! Bareboat Sailing Charters specializes in chartering new and near-new Beneteau and Jeanneau…

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Mobile Friendly Redesign & Marketing Management Boost Traffic at Endless Summer!

By Customer Spotlight, Industry News, SEO Marketing, Website Design

We are excited to highlight our next customer feature – Endless Summer Charters! Charternet Web Solutions had the honor of partnering with Endless Summer a few months ago to tackle 2 of their biggest hurdles: redesigning their dated website with a modern, customer-luring, responsive design and tackling their organic rankings with SEO management. We recently sat down with Angela to review her feedback and see what kind of impact to the business the redesign process and marketing management has had! Endless Summer Charters will show you some of the best back bay and near shore fishing in SW Florida. Whether you are an…

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Search Engines Demand Added Security. And It will Impact Your Rankings

By Industry News, Website Design

We have talked a few times on how most search engines, with Google spearheading the change, are dinging your rankings if you are not offering the most user, mobile and search engine friendly website you can. And now Google is adding another level to their quest and getting tough on websites that are not encrypted. For those of you who don’t know, an encrypted website is a website that uses a secure connection to access the site and a session key is used to encrypt all transmitted data. Your browser connects to a web server or website secured with an SSL certificate…

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The BIG Question About SEO

By SEO Marketing

When it comes to online marketing, there are a lot of avenues to choose from and combine. You have social media marketing, pay-per-click marketing, email marketing. But the most popular is Search Engine Optimization or SEO. We have talked a lot (here, here and here) on how important SEO is to your marine business, but the BIGGEST question we get is, “When will I start seeing results!?” The short answer – SEO is a slow burn. It takes time to build rankings, especially if you are in a competitive market. What a frustrating answer, right? But it’s the truth. Now…

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Responsive Design & Mobile Design – What’s the Difference?

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It’s no doubt that we live in an ever-on-the-go, mobile society. It’s why you’ve seen a major shift in the online market to make searching, booking, and buying on the go much more user friendly. In fact, Google now demands that you offer a well-rounded mobile experience by dinging you in your rankings if you are lacking the that area. But because of this universal shift to the mobile offering, it leaves a huge question: what is the difference between responsive design and mobile design. We offer both options here at Charternet Web Solutions, so we thought it would be…

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