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Month: November 2017

Why is Image Optimization Important to Web Performance

By Virteom
November 30, 2017 Category: Images, Web Performance

Anyone from a web guru to a casual Internet user can tell you that images for your website are a big deal. But images can do more than just look pretty - they can actually drive more traffic to your website. And you dont need professional photography skills to bring that attention to your site. All you need are a few tricks to optimize your images. While adding a picture to your website is a breeze, it takes a little more work to get the full optimization from your image. When youre ready to upload your picture, keep these tips in mind: 1. Name Your Images When you go to upload your image, its label will default to whatever name your camera or the stock website gave the file. While it may seem tedious, take a moment to rename your file with descriptive words in order to help your webpage rank higher on search engines. Bots crawling through pages pick up on image file names just like they would text, and they will be more likely to pick up a filename like your-product-here.jpeg over

Why Having a Website is More Important than You Think

By Virteom
November 02, 2017 Category: Website

With social media being all the rage, the temptation to think that a Facebook page is all your small business needs is common. After all, with limited staffing it proves difficult to stay current with these applications. Why add the work and cost of a website to the mix? The truth is that a social media presence is not enough to market your company. Yes, social media proves a hefty tool in your marketing strategy. However, you need a web presence to capitalize on and boost your social media / Facebook presence. Lets take a closer look. Rent vs. Own Ultimately, with social media, you do not own the space. This fact means that changes to the platform are made without your approval or even your liking. These changes may impact your business negatively and unfortunately, you have no say. A website on the other hand is owned and controlled by you. If an aspect of your site is not seeing good returns, you change it or have your web development team fix it. If your consumers express trouble

Month: October 2016

Virteom Launches Bishop Construction

By Sarah Falck
October 31, 2016 Category: Website Launches, Website Development, Virteom Web Development

Virteom is excited to announce the launch of Bishop Construction LLCs new site, bishopllc.com! For over 34 years, Bishop Construction LLC, located in Wickliffe, has been a trusted and experienced contractor in Northeast Ohio. Providing a full range of services from remodeling to new construction, Bishop Construction LLC is committed to providing superior craftsmanship for customers in the Greater Cleveland area. WHY WE LOVE THIS SITE Bishop Construction LLC is all about making your home or business look and feel good, and thats exactly what we at Virteom set out to do for their new site! With full-width images of Bishops construction work, coupled with modern parallax sections and a new sleek design, Bishops new site shows off the companys fun vibe and quality stand-out work. One of our favorite sections of the new site is the projects page! Bishop Construction LLC wanted to highlight images of their past commercial and residential work to engage new customers. They were also

Don't Just Build Websites, Build Smart Sites

By Admin
October 18, 2016 Category: Smart Sites, Websites, Web Development

A website is more than a place to find a phone number or email. Its more than product and service details. Its more than a place to boast about your company employees, history, and experience. Its more than an extra for your business or marketing, its a necessity. Websites are not what they used to be, they have to be both a foundation and driver of your web presence growth. Thats why Virteom creates Smart Sites. With technology advancing at warp speeds, traditional websites are quickly losing ground. Mobile devices and their streamlined, quick responding, draw-us-back app technology call for websites to join the cutting edge, modern front runners or dwindle into antiquity. Are websites fighting a losing battle? We believe not. SEO, bandwidth, browser technology, screen sizes and user expectations continually change around us and lead into a better future. It is time to recharge our creative thinking caps and utilize the technologies at hand. Traditionally, websites retrofitting

Virteom Launches Consolidated Precision Products

By Alana Haws
October 05, 2016 Category: Website Launches

Come check out Virteoms latest site, Consolidated Precision Products, cppcorp.com ! With locations all around the world, Consolidated Precision Products has a home base in Cleveland but is an internationally recognized company specializing in high-precision, geometrically complex aerospace systems, components and subassemblies. CPPs new site was built by Virteom on the Wordpress CMS. I know what youre thinking, What? Wordpress? Yeah! We do that too! When customers come to Virteom for a new site build we like to give them all the options when choosing their CMS. For some customers the choice is easy, we built our Virteom CMS from the ground up, and know all its ins and outs. But at the same rate, some companies have a technical staff member who have worked on a certain CMS before, and will be maintaining the site moving forward. This was the case for CPP. wordpress VS the virteom cms Wordpress and the Virteom CMS have many similarities; ability to add plugins [also called modules],