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  • Connecting Point Computer Center is dedicated to providing quality local and national website design and development services in the Illinois Valley and Starved Rock Country in north-central Illinois and nationwide in 2020.

    Our web design and development services to give your business a professional online identity.  We create visually appealing, easy to navigate and functional websites that will effectively promote your products and/or services to your target audience. Web hosting is provided by our division company IV Net, LLP.

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    We design and develop customized websites of all sizes that include the use of photos, graphics, database management, special effects, interactive features, forms processing and data encryption.

    Our most recent and widely used websites have been developed with award-winning Content Management Systems tools like Joomla! and WordPress software.  CMS Websites are used all over the world to power everything from simple, personal homepages to complex corporate web applications like the list below.

    • Webhosting and Design services by CPCCCorporate website design or portals
    • Website Design Services
    • E-Commerce website design and development
    • Small business website design and development
    • Non-profit website design and development
    • Organizational website design and development
    • Government website design and development
    • Corporate intranets and extranets design and development
    • School and church website design and development
    • Personal or family website design and development
    • Community-based portals
    • Magazines and newspaper website design and development 

    The possibilities are limitless‚Ķ  

    Content Management Systems for website design and development services like Joomla! and WordPress can be used to easily manage every aspect of your website, from adding content and images to updating a product catalog or taking online reservations. 

    Once the CMS is installed and running, it is simple for even non-technical users to add or edit content, update images, and to manage the critical data that makes your company or organization go. Anybody with basic word processing skills can easily learn to manage a CMS site. We can provide training to your end-users or can provide documentation and video for those who choose to learn on their own

    Traditional HTML website development services with Dreamweaver or custom pages can also be developed. 

    Graphic design includes the creation of print-ready logos which can also be used on your letterheads, banners, buttons, menus, photo alterations/touch-ups, animated images, backgrounds, etc. 

    Special effects can be created which are tailored to your individual website such as mouse-over button effects, flash design, moving text/hyperlinks, image-maps, highlight links effects, page fade/split and many more. 

    Interactive features can include site search, database query, interactive maps, games, online polls/quizzes, music features, file downloads, calendar of events, etc. 

    Form Design and Development allow you to put a variety of services like a classified ad area for buying and selling goods, personal ads, etc. It also allows your visitors the opportunity to contact you using specific subject categories and to process credit card data online.  We have designed online employment applications for many local businesses providing them with electronic form data and signatures along with history and tracking information about those applications.

    Search Engine Registration and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Services ensure that your website is found by the top engines and directories. 

    Encryption with SSL certificates assures your visitors that every care has been taken to safeguard their data from possible fraud.  Today especially, the web is looking at those sites who have SSL encryption as a trusted and certified site and prefer to rank those sites higher than non-SSL encrypted websites.

    The Plan

    The first step in successful website building is planning.

    Choose an experienced team that looks to the future Our team brings experience to your project. We are also dedicated to research projects that explore ground-breaking technologies and proven marketing strategies. It is essential to stay on top of emerging developments. 

    Make your vision a reality

    Throughout the process of developing your website, we adhere to your vision. We've worked with business people from all walks of life - people that are familiar with emerging technologies and people that need guidance through each phase of development. Whatever level you are at, we make the effort to make you feel comfortable. Our relationship with you is the most significant aspect of our success. 

    Call us today at 815-223-1052 to schedule a website consultation

    We take the time to analyze your business. We want to know where you've been and where you intend to go. The combination of your vision and our experience will help us create a plan for your website development needs.