New Contract: Hemosure, Inc.

CatalystX has been chosen to redesign the Hemosure, Inc. Corporate website, adding a content managed backend, resources for public and private knowledge bases, social media integration, and in-depth, ongoing SEO analysis to ensure strong brand positioning.

Hemosure™About Hemosure, Inc.
Based in Irwindale, CA, Hemosure® is an established leader at successfully developing rapid diagnostic strips, and is uniquely positioned as a leader in the field of screening of colorectal cancer and Drugs of Abuse (DOA).


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Server Move, New Site and The Kitchen Sink

The Dreaded Server Move

Server Move - Dallas, TXIt’s been an exciting June at CatalystX, after we removed some legacy servers and consolidated to a much newer platform. Our latest acquisition boasts some pretty impressive speed, RHEL/Centos 6, the latest-and-greatest Apache & PHP and a brand new, blazing fast mail server to boot.

While it allows us to pass a lot more functionality onto our customers, moving off of our legacy platforms proved to be quite a challenge. But now, all’s good, backups are secured and we’re rolling with it!

New Site

Earlier tonight, we rolled out a brand-spanking-new website for East Tennessee’s premier ICF contractor, Parks ICF. The company’s owner and staff were dismayed at the aging site, the difficulty they had in maintaining it, and the impossibility of updating, no thanks to a Flash-based header and navigation.

We took the wheel, and converted their static HTML site into a full-fledged Content Management System using WordPress, did quite a lot of redesign to get everything going the way they wanted, installed a few choice plugins and developed some cool template features, and finally converted the unwieldy Flash-based header & navigation into a nice, neat package built with JavaScript and CSS.

The result? They’ve gained SEO, Facebook & Twitter integration, an easy way to do Press Releases, a simple editor that anyone in the company use and TONS OF SPEED — users no longer have to download a 1 Meg flash file on each page load!

The Kitchen Sink

It’s been a while since we’ve posted anything here, thanks in no small part to our continuing attempts to stay busy and find new business through these trying times. We’d like to remind our existing customers that we’re still alive and kicking, so if you know of anyone we could help, please pass them our way!

For those who need fairly constant support, don’t forget about our one-year-term Monthly Service contracts, which can offer a pretty significant savings when you’re stuck paying standard, hourly rates — as low as $60 an hour for Corporate-class consulting!

And, as a reminder, for those looking for a new Website without dropping a huge down payment, we are offering the small down payment, with one year of monthly fees, with hosting included to help you cut some costs.

Don’t forget our new array of — and pricing for — Web Hosting, Webmaster and SEO services.

In the meantime, if there’s anything we can do, just let us know!

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New Site: Parks ICF, LLC

On June 1st, 2013, CatalystX was contracted to redesign and build out a new Website for Parks ICF, LCC of Knoxville, TN. On June 12th, we unveiled a radically redesigned, content-managed site incorporating a lot of the code from our growing internal toolkit to assist them in easily adding new content. The site features a simple, clean design, a completely customizable slideshow on the front-page, and easily customizable slideshows for each image in their Project Gallery.

Parks ICF, LLCAbout Parks ICF, LLC
Parks ICF pioneered Insulated Concrete Form construction in the southeast, and have built a solid reputation as the premier ICF company in East Tennessee. Parks ICF, LLC has participated in the construction of many high-end resorts, community developments, and commercial applications and is well known for delivering quality products and services. They are ideally located in Knoxville, allowing them to service a wide area around East Tennessee.


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New Pricing for April 2013

In an effort to try and clear up any confusion, there have been a few changes to simplify things for everyone, and even offer up some lower-cost options.

  • Systems Administration & Consulting
    Onsite Services, and Service & Consultings Contracts. It’s plain and simple — you pay a monthly fee, you get access to us for the number of hours you choose per month.
  • Design & Development Services
    You can pay for a Website Design, or you can pay Monthly with Hosting included. We can also take your existing website, and transform into something you can easily edit yourself.
  • Hosting & Web Services
    You have three options of hosting:

    1. Bring-Your-Own Website for Basic Hosting
    2. Fully Managed Hosting for do-nothing-on-your-end Service
    3. Private Server Hosting where you can have full reign of your own server

    After hosting, there’s Webmaster Services where we can manage your Web Content for you, and SEO Services to help you get some Rank and Social Attention. Of course, we offer a bundle of all three — hosting, Webmaster & SEO to help on costs.

We’re ready when you are!

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