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New Website Launch | Full Service Marina Fueling with Petroleum Marine Contractors

By Launched Sites, Website Design

We have officially launched the new build for Petroleum Marine Contractors! This brand new site features a modern clean design, mobile friendly responsiveness and easy navigation that truly conveys their reputation as the most experienced full service marina fueling contractor in the Southeast! Built on our Captain platform, Petroleum Marine Contractors has the tools for keeping the site fresh & current and search engine friendly with an easily accessible, user friendly modern content management system! Included in the Captain platform is the option to give the Charternet Support Team a call to make any website updates (up to 1 hour free per month). This added benefit to Petroleum Marine Contractors ensures…

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Budget Friendly Redesign for Latitude Sailing

By Customer Spotlight, Launched Sites, Website Design

We bet we know what you are thinking when you hear “your website needs a redesign”. It’s not far from “cha-ching”! But we can confidently say that that is far from the truth! We had the privilege to work with Latitude Sailing this last spring and now they have a brand new, mobile friendly, wallet friendly website that truly conveys what their sailing charters have to offer. Built on our Skipper platform, Latitude Sailing is now human and search engine optimized!   The Skipper platform allows Captain Chuck the ability to make his own changes utilizing a user friendly content management system. Also…

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Feel like part of the family

By Customer Spotlight, Industry News, SEO Marketing, Website Design
Updated quote from Kathy at FishVille on 2/3/2017 -  “The representatives at Charternet have been fabulous to work with!   Inquiries and requests receive immediate response, pricing is very fair and their goal certainly seems to be 100% customer satisfaction!  I highly recommend this very knowledgeable team to any business wishing to improve their web presence!  No drama, just terrific, competent professionals!” We are thrilled to highlight our next customer feature - Fishermen's Village! Now, this feature is a little bit different than our past highlights for 2 reasons: We DID NOT design their site We DO NOT do online marketing for them You read...
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Where are your customers!

By Internet Marketing, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Social Media, Website Design
Have you gone into this season wracking your brain and screaming “where are all my customers?” The days of getting your next customer off the dock are over and now is the time to invest in your online marketing presence to ensure you get the business! Pay-Per-Click, PPC, marketing puts your company front and center in the search results for relevant keywords on Google, Yahoo and Bing. Plus, with the huge increase in mobile search, a majority of sales now come from the top 3 listings on the search engine therefore being listed in the top spots is essential. For every...
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Offer More Than Fishing? Expanding Your Customer Base Through Adventure!

By Industry News, Website Design

Here is a staggering statistic for you: adventure travel and tourism has been growing 65% year over year since 2009. It is now a $263 billion industry, and it’s still growing. So what does that mean for the fishing charter business? Depending on how you are marketing your business, your season could be very busy! There is amazing, untapped opportunity for fishing charters and guides to capitalize on this ever expanding customer base. 69% of adventure travelers researched their last trip online, and 36% booked their air or hotel online. Only 25% visited a travel agent to research their trip, and only 17%…

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Our Top 5 Favorite WordPress Plugins

By Website Design

We all know that a website redesign is your chance to fix what didn’t work the first time around, lure in more customers, drastically increase your Google rankings and make your site mobile friendly! But what do we use with the newly redesigned sites that can make your life easier and make your customer’s experience effortless? In this week’s post, we are going to highlight 5 of our favorite plugins that make your new site faster, easier to use, and take your site from good to awesome: WP Fastest Cache WP Fastest Cache is an easy way to quickly add caching to your website. Not to be…

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What Happens When You Make The Wrong Hosting Choice?

By Internet Marketing, Marine Marketing, Website Design

When it comes to your business strategy this season, heck every season, your #1 priority is maximizing profits. Well then don’t take website hosting for granted! Did you know that choosing the wrong web host can have a negative impact on your business and income? Here are just 3 problems that can come from a poor web host when you simply just on price: Loss of money! If your site goes down, your potential customers will not be able to view your rates, availability, fishing reports or book a spot. Even worse, if you host an online store, you will…

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Site Redesign & Marketing Management Increases Traffic & Customer Satisfaction

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

We are excited to highlight our next customer feature – Captain Nautica! Last year, Charternet Web Solutions had the honor of redesigning their VI Watersports website and tackling their organic rankings with SEO management. We recently sat down with Steve to review his feedback and guage the impact to the business regarding the redesign process and marketing management. Captain Nautica provides the most fun and exhilarating excursions in the Virgin Islands. From their snorkel tours with the sea turtles at Buck Island, Green Cay and St. John, the fun and fast Mini-Boat Adventure that cruises out to Christmas Cove, and the Wet and Wild…

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A Second Chance to Make a Great First Impression

By Website Design

These days, your next customer’s first interaction with your business is traditionally your website. Understanding that – you know you must make a great first impression. If you haven’t overhauled your site in the last 3-5 years there are three key elements you should consider as you consider a redesign of your website. You aren’t getting the results you want. Your website exists to build your customer base – plan and simple. If you aren’t happy with your results, not enough website traffic, lack of inquiries/bookings, no social media presence or simply to many days on the docks, it’s time…

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5 tips to prepare your business for sale

5 Tips to Prepare Your Business for Sale

By Marine Marketing, SEO Marketing, Social Media, Website Design

Are you thinking about retiring in the not so distant future? Did you think your boat was the asset you had to sell? We are here to remind you that the online business you have built with your website is a goldmine and you likely have a buyer right there on your dock. At Charternet Web Solutions we have supported many fishing charter captains and yacht charter brokers to ensure their online business and website are more appealing to a potential buyer! When taking the time to prepare your business for a sale, you’ll likely generate more interest and a…

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