J. W. Rider Consulting -- Computer Consulting Services
Computer Consulting Services
Many small businesses don't need the expense of a computer support
department. Some don't even need a full-time employee doing computer
support. However, you still need computer support. A local computer
consultant can fill in when you're at a loss.
WHAT IS COMPUTER CONSULTING?
Actually, we offer a broad range of services. Although rarely does a
client obtain only one of these services, the activities can be broadly
segregated into the following categories:
Web design, development, management, maintenance|
Systems Analysis and Design
Support Helpline and Trouble-shooting
Education and training
Advanced Research and Development
Graphics, Photography and Media
General Writing and Editing
Some of the specific services that we provide follow.
Designing the look and feel of the website, including logos and banners,
navigation bars or tools, page layout and object placement.
Coding HTML pages, Java applets and other applications. Splash pages. E-mail
response link on each web page. Feedback or guest book form. Image Map for
internal navigation. Form mail. Enhanced graphics. Active elements. CGI
script programming. Support for chat engines, search engines, and electronic
commerce store fronts.
Complete package: A whole website for less than $1000 (prepaid)
WEB MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE
Installation of web pages on the client's web hosting service. Updates and
changes to existing web pages. Site promotion to Web search engines, such as
Yahoo, AltaVista, InfoSeek, WebCrawler, Lycos, and HotBot. Meta tag
generation and tuning. Email configuration (Microsoft Outlook Express,
Netscape Communicator and Eudora). Domain name registration. Web site log
Between website and back end systems. Integrating the website with one or
more existing customer applications, such as legacy systems.
Interfacing new peripheral equipment. Embedded systems development in
languages such as C/C++ or Delphi. One of a kind systems not addressed by off
the shelf systems. Porting applications to new environments.
Flexibility: Invoiced hourly rates start at $69
E-MAIL AND PHONE SUPPORT
General Internet orientation education, marketing strategy, web design
consultation, and helping clients learn to use their own web-page editor and
For larger groups on technology, Internet and computer programming topics.
For clients who just need a second pair of eyes when that stumbling block
stops you cold. Repair broken code. Rewrite some or all for better
performance, improved maintainability, or browser compatibility.
BROWSER COMPATIBILITY REVIEWS
Insuring that HTML user interface elements are employed in ways that looked
good and flowed well for Windows, Linux and Macintosh users.
Creating the graphic elements for a web site: company logo, navigation bars,
buttons, colored lines, bullets, textured backgrounds, ancillary images,
animated graphics and banner advertisements.
Capture images (film and digital formats) at the client's place of business.
Economy: Prepaid hours available for as low as $29
SCANNING AND FILE CONVERSION
Converting paper documents into machine-readable formats. File manipulation
such as converting non-HTML documents into HTML, MS Word, or Adobe Acrobat
and converting photos and graphic files into GIF or JPEG formats.