Our portfolio

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Small businesses and community organisations in Pocklington and Yorkshire

Kilnwick Sprayers
Kilnwick Sprayers is a long-established East Yorkshire business which supplies spraying equipment to farmers across the UK, as well as local authorities, and recreational services. We helped to improve the management of their website by adding a content management system.
Dianne's Die-cuts
Based in West Yorkshire, Dianne turned her hobby making die-cut shapes into a full-time craft business. By 2008 she was getting more and more enquiries asking her if she had a website, so she approached us through one of her customers. We worked with Dianne to create a simple online shop which reflects her friendly personal way of working, and enthusiasm for her products.
Paynes Turkeys
Paynes Turkeys is a long-established supplier of traditional Christmas turkeys, based near Market Weighton in East Yorkshire. We designed and developed their website, along with their turkey farm management system. Key management tasks can be carried out using a handheld wireless Pocket PC.
Yorkshire Arable Marketing
Yorkshire Arable Marketing, based near Pocklington, Yorkshire, provides a range of agri-chemical services to farms across Yorkshire and the North East of England. We develop and support their sales and stock management system, which operates as an intranet website application with remote VPN and GPRS access.
O'Neill Associates
O'Neill Associates is a York-based planning consultancy. We have provided an intranet-based time-recording and job management system.
Woldsview Garage
A friendly local garage providing servicing, MOT, and repairs in Pocklington and the surrounding area. The website uses our small business publishing system.
Yorkshire Medical Chambers
Yorkshire Medical Chambers provide services for freelance GPs in Yorkshire. Their website uses our small business publishing system.
Ouse and Humber Drainage Board
Market Weighton Drainage Board is the Internal Drainage Board responsible for land drainage and nature conservation in the area between the Yorkshire Wolds and the Humber Estuary. Their website uses our community publishing system which allows the Board to manage and update the website contents.
Pocklington Town Council
The Pocklington Town Council website was re-launched in June 2006, and is based on the Amarsys Community Publishing system. A separate content management system allows the Town Clerk and Councillors to publish news items, articles and photographs, and publicise local events. A directory of local services and businesses is also part of the system.
Cawthorne Parish Council
We provided a small community website and content management system for Cawthorne, a rural parish in South Yorkshire.
Anderson Grain Marketing
Anderson Grain Marketing is a local grain merchant business, providing a personal service to customers throughout Yorkshire. We designed their internal contract management system.

Giftware industry

Gift of the Year
The Gift of the Year awards recognise and reward products of excellence within the industry. The annual awards are run by the GA, and we have worked with them to establish a website where competitors can enter their products for various award categories. We have also provided an extensive content management system which allows the GA to manage the annual award process, from managing subscriptions, providing sponsorship opportunities, to the judging process and final award ceremony. The system is a unique combination of online shop and event management.
Glorious Britain
We provide the online shopping system, secure payment gateway, and extensive back office tools for managing website products, product categories, promotions, marketing campaigns, and email-based customer marketing.

News Publishing, Media, Content Management

Energy-Pedia from Energy 365 provides news, information and research services to the upstream oil and gas exploration industry worldwide. We have worked with Energy 365 to develop a sophisticated research management system, providing newsfeeds, affiliate resources and online publishing facilities.
Hackman the Dog
Hackman is a canine hero with all the stresses and insecurities that a paranoid New Yorker can suffer. We helped Hackman to build his website and database. It hasn't solved any of his personal problems, but at least now he can share them with the rest of the world.
Yarto Group
The Yarto Group offers a range of quality and fun products to department stores, mail order catalogues, tourist attractions and museums. We provide the eCommerce framework for their online trade-only shops such as: www.yartousa.com, www.yarto.co.uk, and www.yartopromotionalgifts.com.

Horticulture and related industries

Orange Pippin
Orange Pippin is a specialist resource about the flavours and origins of apple varieties - see www.orangepippin.com. We originally established this website as a demonstrator for our search engine optimisation techniques, although it has now taken on a life of its own and receives more than 30K hits per month. Bearing in mind that "apple" is a very common word, why not try some searches on Google or MSN to see where our Orange Pippin website comes in the rankings:
We also provide the ecommerce software for two Orange Pippin sister websites offering apple trees for sale in the USA and a selection of fruit trees for sale in the UK.
Keepers Nursery
Keepers Nursery is one of the largest fruit tree suppliers in the UK. We develop and maintain the website for their online shop as well as the associated nursery management system. The website is one of the most comprehensive online resources about fruit trees.
Philip Wilson Arboriculture
This website for a Kent-based tree advisory service is based on our small business system, and is a good example of how a simple website can help a small local business to advertise its services online in an attractive and cost-effective manner.
Lealans Garden Centre
A family-run garden centre with the emphasis on real plants for real gardeners. The website uses our online catalogue system.
Yorkshire Orchards
We started this brand-new orchard in 2002 in partnership with a local farmer, and it is now a highly-successful small business. The concept was to establish an online orchard and to this end we also developed tools for orchard management data capture using PDAs and wireless networks.
Joan Morgan's Fruit Forum
Joan Morgan is the author of the "New Book of Apples", the definitive guide to the apple varieties in the world-famous UK National Fruit Collection. We helped her setup her own website and blog, a webspace for anything and everything to do with fruit.

Other Projects

Extend Now
Extend Now helps owners of leasehold properties in north London to take advantage of new legislation which allows leaseholders to extend the terms of the lease or purchase the freehold. We have provided the website, content management system, and appointment booking system, as well as search engine optimisation advice.
de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School Association
This is the website of the thriving association of former "DHAeTS" students, who passed through the de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School since it was founded in 1928.
Help Internet
We provide the help desk job management system for this IT and communications services company.

Community involvement

Lemsford Village local history group
We have contributed website content management software and hosting for this group of village historians from Lemsford Village in Hertfordshire.

Since many of our projects relate to content management systems, website / database integration, and other 'behind the scenes' systems it is not always possible to demonstrate our contribution here. If any of these projects are of interest please contact us to find out more, and we will be happy to put you in touch with the relevant client project manager.

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