nearly 1 year, the evolution of website development has evolved through
WIX. In July 2015, Mountain Marketing started an analysis of which
content management systems (CMS) were destined for greatness and those
that lagged. By December 2015, the jury had reached its conclusion in
testing and found it formidable both as a free platform and paid
Getting Started on WIX tips and tricks:
* Get a new account at WIX using a personal email account, not your current business account
* Change the account name to your proposed domain name
* Do not switch your domain from your current registrar. WIX confuses customers in the first few steps.
Complete at least 2-3 weeks of platform testing and wait for their 50%
coupons for the $12 platform, ergo $6 / month for the first year
are the research notes that we publish to our client base in
mid-December 2015, and after that date we have successfully migrated a
dozen customers and a few more are on the way, as well as, five new
customers just started on the platform and are quite pleased.
* Mix your WIX self-service platform with our RG4S 2.0 secure platform
* Use WIX for free using your fully qualified domain name (there is a trick, give us a call)
* Look at the WIX outlook from management notes and history.
notes were: Overall business stability and M&A possibilites. We
looked at buying 1000 shares back in December 2015 knowing $15 per share
would double within one year, as well as version 2.0 of their platform
launch, and in January 2016 the NFL Super Bowl 50 advertisement they
flew, we knew they were on an uptick. Plus, being pixel perfect and
mobile friendly was a plus, a secure platform with integration stability
beyond compare. Others lagging and failing in their sector was Word
Press, and wandering around is Weebly. Other ISP open source platforms
are good, yet WIX is great IMHO.
From: Andy [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:35 PM
To: Andy Flagg, Mountain Computers Inc -
Website News from Mountain Computers & Marketing 2016 -- Web Design
/ Development 2016 research --- Wix vs. Weebly vs. WordPress
To the many website customers of Mountain Computers & Marketing,
me Andy Flagg just sending you a friendly note about the state of web
design and development for end of year 2015. About once every 5 years I
send out something like this just to keep all of you up-to-date and
aware of what is going on at Mountain Marketing. We have known each
other for some over 20 years, and a few others 10 years, and the vast
major in the past 5-7 years.
website is up and running, safe and backed up. Don’t be alarmed, do
not worry and just take a few moments review this news and information
If you have questions, give me a call at 775-287-9552.
Ps. Julie Crampton my protégé has been with Mountain Computers more than 6 years.. Wow time flies!
Thank you and Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016!
& President Mountain Computers Inc. & Marketing (Celebrating
10 years in May 2016) – a Nevadan since 1997 – yep landed in Winnemucca
and now in Reno. Serving 7 western states and 2 mid-west states.
MBA Technology Management, BS Computer Systems Engineering
www.MountainComputers.org – the best place in Nevada to take your PC & Business™
BACKGROUND AND REPORT, BENEFITS, SECURITY
out of the 350+ websites I have been created and maintained over the
past 18 years, 10 business owners are looking at different ways to
update their website on varied platforms and more are traveling today
than before. Will there be a different cost for these changes? The cost
of webhosting will transition from Mountain Computers to another
provider, and your DOMAIN registration will remain where it is with you
or via me. So instead of hosting at Mountain Computers your entire site,
merely 80-90% of it will be somewhere else, and the 10-20% for the
ecommerce site will remain here at Mountain Computers. The cost
differential and existing credits will be calculated and suggested.
is more research I want to share that has taken place since July 2015.
The ecommerce or special tools we use are still good and working and
for some obsolete and must be migrated. For those who have integrated
e-commerce and specialized galleries, calendars, shopping systems, etc… I
am looking at new and more secure ways to keep your customers and your
online shopping and selling working fast and secure. I call it the RG4S
platform that has been around since 2001 yet that 1.0 solution is now
evolving to 2.0.
Can I update my website editor from Adobe Contribute to something else?
I am using Visual Site Designer too. Is there something more mobile
friendly and can be used on any of my computers at anytime from
RESPONSE: Yes. At
Mountain Marketing and Computers; the move to offer self-service content
management that is mobile device friendly and easy to update on the go
from anywhere is pending.
Here are the top three choices evaluated in the last 2 months.
NOTE: For those of you on WordPress right now --- I might suggest we move to WIX. I will contact the three of you shortly.
I tried that with a few more and I do like it. Excellent online editor,
cost is nominal per month $4, $6, $8, $12 depending.
Results: I am trying this with a few and I do not like it as much as Wix, cost is a little more than Wix.
Therefore, future website maintainers for new and existing customers – the research continues to come in yet I like WIX….
http://www.websitetooltester.com/en/reviews/wix-review/ -- 4.2 score out of 5.0 --- 70 million customers
http://www.websitetooltester.com/en/reviews/weebly-review/ 4.9 score out of 5.0 – 30 million customers
WEBHOSTING SECURITY FOR 2016 -- The PROBLEM with ECOMMERCE that we offer!
the new platform choices above offer the type of ecommerce currently
running? A resounding no. The RG4S (Regional4Sale.com) Secure Platform
v2.0 that I started back in July 2015 has been deployed for 3 existing
customers, and two are pending transition, and 10 more are planned and
suggested to transition after the holiday season.
Customers will be more secure and up-to-date and compliant with PCI
merchant laws, new SSL browser security that banks are requiring by