We Design Websites

So, you’ve inherited a website. It would be great if you could find things on it, if the content was current, if your phones didn’t ring with questions that the website should answer. You have a long list of things the website should do.

We’d like to talk with you. We can help.

Electra designs and builds websites for many clients and purposes. We work with our clients to identify communication goals, we research, put a plan together and help our clients tell their story.

Clients tell us their new websites create order out of chaos, and help their audience find information easily. The messages are clear, and the user experience is greatly improved. They also like the way the website and print materials work hand-in-hand.

We take a personal interest in our clients and that brings extra value to whatever project we work on.

Give us a call or drop us a line.

Education

C E & B

CE&B

McMaster University's acclaimed Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics department asked for a polished, fully-featured website, one that demonstrated the breadth and depth of research within CE&B.

They say that we succeeded. website

Medicine

Department of Medicine

McMaster University's world-renowned Department of Medicine has 17 divisions, and 16 residency programs. Electra built a comprehensive website of over 1,500 pages. It now receives up to 20,000 visitors a month. website

Health Forum

McMaster Health Forum

The McMaster Health Forum works to be a world-leading hub for improving health outcomes.

By using design, MySQL, PhP, and coding up a CMS based on their contact manager ACT, Electra and their McMaster partners delivered an innovative marketing and content distribution point for this globally-active organization. website

School of Nursing

School of Nursing

McMaster University's School of Nursing wanted to show its stuff in a sharp, multifaceted website. We used SHTML for this one, to make their updating easier. Nifty expanding menus and some cool graphics make for fun and functionality.
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ObGyn

ObGyn

McMaster University's Obstetrics and Gynecology needed a new website, one that they could change and maintain easily. Now, with a full content management system, ObGyn takes care of most website issues, while Electra waits in the wings to help out on any more complex issues.
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Not-for-Profit

Anticoagulation Forum

Anticoagulation Forum

The Anticoagulation Forum (ACF) is a network of over 4,500 physicians, nurses, and other health care providers who work in the field of thromboembolic disease. If you know anyone taking blood thinners, the ACF has helped them.

Their new website serves up regular educational webcasts, and manages information for this important organization.
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Mennonite Church

Hamilton Mennonite Church

Hamilton Mennonite Church wanted a brand new identity, both in print and online, one that better suited its contemporary urban membership.

A new visual brand and member-managed website gives them both.
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A S C Y

Affiliated Services for Children & Youth

Affiliated Services for Children & Youth develops programs that support the well-being of children and youth in the City of Hamilton.

Stylish and easy to maintain (they tell us!), their new website profiles and coordinates ASCY activities throughout the community.
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BullyFree Hamilton

BullyFree Hamilton

BullyFree Hamilton, and its academic partner Mac-CURA, share the goal of reducing bullying among children and youth.

BullyFree Hamilton works to create safe environments for children and youth. Mac-CURA's rigorous research projects examine and evaluate programs currently in place.
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Early Words

Early Words

Early Words helps children and parents with speech and language, hearing, and blind/low vision problems.

That's a challenging clientele, so the site adjusts to suit a wide range of vision needs, while the videos and brochures are available in a dozen languages.
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C E M

CEM

The Centre for the Evaluation of Medicines provides expertise in clinical pharmacology and toxicology, economics, health policies, behavioral sciences, information technology, research design and biostatistics.

OK, how do you visualize that?
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The Arts

Harlan Pepper

Harlan Pepper

Harlan Pepper is an alt-country, hard rock, blues, folk and psychedelic blend. Four talented musicians including Dan Edmonds.
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Kruger Brothers

Kruger Brothers

Appalachian bluegrass at it's finest from Swiss boys.
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FreeWheelin' Concerts

FreeWheelin' Concerts

Freewheelin' Concerts is a volunteer, not-for-profit that presents great live acoustic music concerts in our city.
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Catherine Gibbon

Catherine Gibbon

One of Canada's greatest landscape artists, Catherine Gibbon's artwork is 'infused with a living, magical quality, and a dramatic narrative that transcends human presence'. A great pleasure to work on her website.
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JNNFFR

JNNFFR Productions

JNNFFR Productions is the working vehicle for illustrator Jenniffer Julich-Trojan. Highly organized, and a talent to be reckoned with, Jenniffer illustrates many books, works as an animation coordinator, and gives to her community. In her spare time, she's an historical re-enactor. Whew!
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Karen Thiessen

Karen Thiessen

Textile artist Karen Thiessen's Russian Mennonite background informs her work, as she 'transforms humble materials into objects of beauty'. Her website tries to stay out of the way, acting as a gallery setting for her remarkable pieces.
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Catherine Weir

Catherine Weir

The work of raku artist Catherine Weir was recently selected for Stephen Branfman's book 'Mastering Raku'. Her new website displays her spare, serene work to its best advantage.
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Teresa Layman

Teresa Layman

Former Vogue designer Teresa Layman creates astonishing miniature knotwork embroidery kits. "Knot in your wildest dreams!" says the website. "You'd better believe it!" say the web designers.
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E-Newsletters

ReadAloud.org

ReadAloud.org

ReadAloud.org is dedicated to promoting parents reading aloud with their children. Several hundreds of thousands of parents received this newsletter.
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CAAMP Update

CAAMP

The Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals sends out this newsy e-mail monthly. CAAMP has 12,000 members in Canada.
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CAAMP Stats

CAAMP

The Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals sends out this statistics newsletter monthly. The newsletter has a wide 'pass it on' circulation, well beyond CAAMP's 12,000 members in Canada.
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OnlineIPE.com

OnlineIPE.com

OnlineIPE.com, the first developer of
on-line course material for Inter-professional education, needs to connect and communicate with potential buyers.
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CatherineWeir.ca

Catherine Weir

Raku artist Catherine Weir needs an attractive, inexpensive way to keep in touch with her customer base. Like any entrepreneur, artists have to do marketing too. And this does the trick.
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