Who We Are


Our Story

Cedar Lake Software offers experienced web development and SEO services – plus specialized IT services, such as custom programming and disaster recovery strategies – to small businesses and organizations.

Approach

We work closely with our clients to research needs and goals, develop plans to meet or exceed objectives, and provide great value in the process.

Mission

We do our best to ensure that working with us is a timely, easy and hassle-free experience. We give our clients full control of their website without a ridiculous price tag, and provide ongoing support and development options with the flexibility our clients deserve.

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Skills and Experience

Websites

Design & Development

  • web-based programming using Classic ASP. Proficiency with php, javascript, html5, and css.
  • familiar with developing responsive (mobile-ready) design

Wordpress

  • experienced with the WordPress platform
  • familiar with the capabilities, configuration and use of a number of WordPress custom plugins (events, maps, facebook, backup, security, image handlers, etc.)

Comfortable With Large Projects

  • over 20 years experience creating, developing and managin listingsca.com Canadian web directory, with 500,000+ page visits per year, and over 50,0000 web pages within the site

SEO & SEM

  • solid experience in search engine optimization and search engine marketing
  • have had Google certified training in Google best practices
  • familiar with Google Analytics & Search Console, Facebook Insights, and more

Technical

Servers

  • configuring and running Microsoft IIS server. Familiar using Windows 2008 Server OS (and previous versions)
  • using cPanel to handle Linux based server needs

Databases

  • Mysql, SQLite, and MS Access
  • proficient using and writing SQL

Programming

  • mobile app development using Adobe Air & Actionscript
  • Windows applications using Visual Basic 6

Domain & Other

  • familiar with configuring domain DNS records, including MX (email)
  • domain and email forwarding & aliasing

Troubleshooting

  • experienced with following step by step troubleshooting of technical issues and bugs
  • used to staying calm and focussed in high-stress critical problem solving

Creative

Graphic

  • proficient using Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Quark Xpress, and other publishing/graphic software
  • decent graphic design & creative skills, including logo design, brochure & rack card layout, creative web design

Graphic

  • proficient using Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, Quark Xpress, and other publishing/graphic software
  • decent graphic design & creative skills, including logo design, brochure & rack card layout, creative web design

Creative Writing & Copywriting

  • 5 years experience as a weekly newspaper reporter and advertising sales rep; handled ad copywriting and creative design
  • extensive experience writing articles for printed publications and online blog postings

Photography

  • part-time wedding photographer for over 10 years
  • extensive experience taking news-related photos as weekly newspaper reporter, as well as photos used in publications and advertising