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Websites are a professional necessity in today’s highly competitive virtual world. With just the click of a button, anyone can buy anything from anywhere. Information on is-fotan-rightliterally every subject is mere seconds away.

So how are you going to make sure your website comes out of the tangle on top? How do you ensure that what you have to offer is going to stand out in a crowded global marketplace?

In an era where the average person does the majority of their business with people (or non-people) they have never even met, I say the best way to move your business forward is to take a step back.

Fotan Web and Graphic Design offers a global reach with a personal touch. The problem with huge companies is that most aren’t able to resolve issues quickly (according to an iPage review). I believe in doing things the old-fashioned way–in knowing names, shaking hands, telling a few jokes and in truly listening. If you want your business to be a part of the future but like the way things were done in the past, please contact me. At the very least you’ll talk to a real person, and you might even make a new friend.

 

TESTIMONIAL

I am happy to say that my experience with Fotan has been the BEST over any other web design/management experience.  Matt listened to what IRead More...

—Kathy Collins, Realtor®

Integrity Team Real Estate Services

Total Archive

| WordPress Plugins

This is my first plugin. Pretty simple really. I needed something that would allow one of my clients to create an archive of their whole WP site and database, then download it so it didn't take up a bunch of space on my server. A few things to keep in mind. I wrote this for

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Hire A Daughter - Eldercare

| Small Business

Hire A Daughter was  a cool idea an ex-eldercare provider had.  She had worked in memory care facilities and just didn't like the lack of attention she was able to give the residents.  She decided to go out on her own and do in-home visits and respite care.  Unfortunatel

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Simply-Automated Home Automation Solutions

| Portfolio

"The mission of Simply Automated is to be the leader in the research and development of simple, flexible, cost effective and technologically advanced solutions in the automation, lighting control and energy savings market – taking pride in being a customer friendly company

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Douglas County Million Dollar Club

| Real Estate and Property Management

The Douglas County Million Dollar Club is another long term client for me.  I did their first website for them in about 2004, I think.  Prior to that they were strictly print advertisers.  A database driven website that gets all their names and contact info out there seem

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All Oregon Real Estate

| Real Estate and Property Management

This was a kind of cool site because it had so much design work associated with it.  The broker wanted some largish (I say largish because, at the time they were big, but these days they're pretty small) as a backdrop for the whole site.  All in all, not a big deal, but in

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02BrandonAshRacing.com

| Portfolio

This is a site that I did for Brandon Ash, a locally raised NASCAR driver.  The site includes a custom blog, social networking links, race information and a place for distributors of his main sponsor’s product to donate money to the team.

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Winston Area Community Partnership

| Self-Managed Websites

This is actually the second version of this website.  When I did the first, they didn't have much budget and didn't really know how much they would use their website.  They asked for a pretty static site and, to be honest, WordPress hadn't really become a functional Conten

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Winery Website Proof of Concept

| Wineries

With the boom in wine making and the explosion of wineries all over Oregon, I would love to be able to provide several different services to wineries.  I have created a website as a proof of concept with the hopes that it will generate some interest. As you may or may not

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Schola Antiquae Vocis

| Art and Music

This was a singing group my mom belonged to.  As you can probably imagine, I didn't have to try real hard to get the job working on this site.  Of course, I also didn't get paid much for it.  I think it was a pretty nice design though.  At the time, the circles and stuff

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The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

| WordPress Plugins

The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

While developing a custom WordPress plugin I saw this error when activating it.  The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation I did a little Googling and found that there are a few most common causes: A white space before or after the PH

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