"With over 23 years experience in the South African web space; our passion is to transfer that knowledge to you and your business."
Patrick Michael Bands
Patrick Michael Bands
With over 25 years experience in web related activities; we understand the web's nuances, complexities and how confusing it may all seem. Contact us for a no obligation evaluation of your web needs.
Having built your website to suit your needs, we extend the service to online marketing. We are ideally positioned to do this. See Why?
I recently attended a webinar on Google's latest release Expanded Text Ads (ETA). The webinar was facilitated by an exceptional PPC company Wordstream.
The N.S.A.M.C.W.A.D.L.P principle....
Oli Gardner of Unbounce says that you could be wasting 98% of your PPC (pay per click) ad spend by not using a landing page.
A question commonly raised by clients is one of Drupal maintenance, oftentimes along the lines of ...’why does maintenance need to be done?’ The question invariably has its root in lack of understanding as to what Drupal is in the context of the real issue of internet security.
Most of all, for your web needs, we know how to distill the myriad possibilities and to conceptualise a website that will work for you. Our clients tend to stay with us, why;
When you contact Digital Solace for a corporate website or custom application, we understand that the solution provided needs to be;
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Digital strategy, corporate website, online marketing.
Digital strategy, corporate website, online marketing, AdWords, SEO.
Having built your website to suit your needs, we extend the service to online marketing. We are ideally positioned to do this. Why?
My marketing services cover:
Below is a sample of our marketing success portfolio:
AdWords, search, display network, re-marketing. The campaign has dominated the competition for four years.
AdWords, SEO, specialised landing pages
SEO, AdWords, Email Marketing. VAJ dominates the local custom jewellery organic search engine results.
We have been developing in Drupal for over 10 years; having developed in Drupal 6, 7 and now 8. We bring you a core competency in developing and managing large and complex Drupal custom developments, some spanning 3 years. These skills include:
We are able to add value to your team, contact us on the form below to discuss how.
Market Intelligence is a complex investor analysis tool. The system pulls in financial and economic data feeds and outputs various financial analysis and comparison metrics. Outputs include reports, peer comparisons, benchmarks, sector trading, forecast data, valuations and more. Development has spanned 3 years. Our roles here include:
Constantia Group Intranet is a corporate platform for internal communication and document distribution. The intranet is tagged on to the main website in a multi-site format and has:
The Baobab Capital system is an integrated client management and content publishing solutions: For this system we developed the following custom integrated modules:
Patrick has been involved with the SA internet space since the early 1990’s at which point for the majority in SA the internet was an unknown! Patrick joined the pioneering team of Kevin Davie and South Africa’s first pure online publication Woza Internet. Since then Patrick has been intimately involved in most aspects of the internet. Publishing, marketing, sales, corporate solutions, internet incubation, development, design, e-marketing, AdWords, SEO, systems analysis and systems design.
Patrick brings a passion for integrated web systems and content efficiency and has an innate ability to demystify the complexities of the internet for lay people. With phrases such as ‘optimise your pockets of potential®’ and ‘create once, publish many’ the systems designed by Digital Solace lean towards integration and publishing efficiency. The success of a web presence hinges on value content and understanding and nurturing this co-efficient for our customers is a bedrock principle of Digital Solace.
Jethro is a full-stack Drupal developer, with five years Drupal experience. He currently specialises in Drupal deployed on a LAMP environment taking a keen interest in the Ubuntu Linux distribution as his go-to platform. Jethro started programming with the Pascal programming language at age 12, which progressed to PHP/MySQL programming for websites at age 14, leaving him with twelve years exposure to designing and developing websites and web applications. Jethro has a keen interest in content marketing and SEO. Jethro has a solid grounding in the business logic of the internet, and supplies invaluable direction through his extensive knowledge of web development and inbound marketing.