Founded in early 2008, Longboat Studios is a full-service Web design and development shop located in Starkville, Mississippi.
Originally from New Hampshire, Troy received a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area in the early nineties where a passion for music and visual arts proved to be a winning combination as the demand for digital multimedia exploded.
Troy has explored his user-centered design philosophy at companies such as frogdesign, InfoSeek, and Intel, as well as on numerous independent projects. In the pursuit of creating engaging user experiences, Troy has been recognized with awards in screenwriting, and his short films have screened worldwide.
Magento is a powerful new open-source e-commerce platform. Longboat Studios can work with you to create a custom template, modules customized for the type of products you sell, and custom pages that suit the needs of your business.
Magento interfaces with all of the major payment gateways, including the very economical Website Payments Standard from PayPal. You can be up and running, taking orders, and shipping products in no time.
Dr. Wesley Ferguson is a dentist in Starkville, MS. He specializes in cosmetic dentistry along with his partner Dr. Kenneth Ramsey. Ferguson knows that even in a small community like Starkville there are many choices for dental care and people need all the information they can get in order to make an informed decision. Recognizing that nothing tells a story like a picture, Ferguson makes a point to collect before and after photos of the procedures he performs.
We worked with Ferguson to create an online image gallery of these original unaltered images. Where other dental sites present generic decriptions with stock photos, wesleyfurguson.com presents actual results from actual patients.
Some of the before photos are difficult to look at, but the dramatic results show in the after images make it clear just how much is possible.
The lesson here for your Internet strategy is to do whatever you have to to get users to your site, then once they are there show off you best work, and make it easy to contact you.
Along with offering standards-based Web design, development and Internet strategy, Longboat Studios specializes in a variety of platforms and technologies including:
(Longboat Studios makes no claims of association with the companies listed above. We just love making cool Web sites with their products!)