What happens when your software updates itself and breaks your site?

You peek in on your site and find things look awry and aren’t working properly. AACK!  Nobody wants to start their day that way.  This past week was time for the annual update of SeaBreeze Charters website and brochure.  The site hasn’t haven’t been on a maintenance plan; it was…

Don’t you just love a good before-after story?

We do! Leland Holeman and Amelia Cook understand the power of brand and its importance to their business success.  They inherited the business name and branding when purchasing the internet side of the original Goodwinds kite supply and, as their business has grown, that identity became less effective.  The brother…

Fresh Fish & Cash in Your Pocket? Nice.

Where can you get both AND breakfast to boot?  Surf Perch Derby! We’re pleased to have been webmastering and hosting for the Surf Perch Derby since its inception.  The original site was designed by a beachdog.com intern.  When that site “aged out” it was re-tooled by a staffer.  This year,…

martindale knives

Featured on the Cover of Knife Magazine

Jim Martindale’s knives are works of art; his talent exceeded only by his craftsmanship. He even tools each knive’s sheath using time-worn leather skills; each is custom made specifically to it’s knife for a perfect fit.  You can read about Jim in the August, 2017 edition of Knife Magazine.  Jim’s wife…

Homespun Quilt is now Homespun Quilts & Yarn

Our favorite Astoria, Oregon Quilt shop now has a full stock of yarns and needle art supplies!  We’ve had the pleasure of working with Thor and Lydia of Homespun Quilts & Yarn for quite a few years so it was a happy day when they called to say it was…

evergreen portable toilets

Why would a portable toilet company need a website?

A simple internet search for “porta-potty rental Long Beach WA” can cost you. It works like this: You Google “Porta Potty Long Beach Peninsula” and several companies show in the results.  Wow!  Who knew there were so many options here on our little Peninsula?  You choose one and make an…

peninsula blues fest

Peninsula Rhythm & Blues Festival – Sept 15 & 16 – Ocean Park, WA

We were excited when Clint Carter of the North Coast Blues Band contacted us to put together a flier and website for his event.  The Peninsula Rhythm & Blues Festival is a new event emerging from what was once the tremendously popular Blues & Seafood in Ilwaco. Clint needed a site…

A Kangaroo? In Long Beach?

The Lost Roo is a popular restaurant and bar offering a quality dining experience with a casual feel.  The Lost Roo menu offers traditional tucker (Aussie for good, sustaining, yummy food) as well as eclectic dishes all offered in a creative way.  Ed note: it is difficult to write with…

cellar on 10th

Who says they don’t drink wine on the coast?

You can get a bottle of great wine from just about anywhere in the world at Astoria’s The Cellar on 10th. Inside the cellar, you’ll find an old European feel, with not only a delightful selection of wines, but unique noshes to go with them.  Putting a gift basket together…

skateparklongbeachwa.com

Ready For a Skate Park, Long Beach?

Most of you know Wendy as our always smiling and helpful receptionist.  Some of you have been lucky enough to know her as an excellent WordPress and Social Media trainer.  Every once in awhile, she surprises all of us and joins the web development team!  Now you know where she…