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September 22, 2017

At the end of the day, your goal is the same as everyone else: focus on progress in production over perfection. Turn your attention to the things you can control during your work day and split them up into action steps that you know will help get you closer to the target.

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Productivity, Apps

August 28, 2017

Do you have a mobile-friendly website? Here are 3 reasons why you should!

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Site Redesign, SEO, Design

August 8, 2017

Cybernautic is proud to announce the new custom website design for University Properties!

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Site Redesign, New Launches, SEO, Design

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July 20, 2017

The Hive of Bloomington-Normal came to Cybernautic seeking a website that would explain their concept and goals and ultimately get people excited about their dreams for the community.

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New Clients, New Launches, SEO, Design

July 17, 2017

The Illinois Corn Growers Association came to Cybernautic to brainstorm about the most efficient ways to get their messaging across, increase user engagement and introduce their users to responsive web design.

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Site Redesign, New Launches, SEO, Design

July 12, 2017

Eastview Christian Churches partnered with Cybernautic to launch its new app which allows teachers to customize their lesson plan specifically for their group of kids with unique activities to go along with the Big Ideas scheduled for each week.

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New Apps, New Launches, SEO, Design

July 7, 2017

Cybernautic Inc. announces today that we have officially acquired Webmarketing.com, one of the industries most desired web addresses.

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New Web Address, New Launches, SEO, Design

June 26, 2017

We are thrilled to partner with S.E. Clark & Associates and help them grow their online web presence!

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New Clients, New Launches, SEO, Design

May 29, 2017

We are so excited to announce the custom built website for Behm's Pest Control. They are a family owned and operated pest control business that serves residential and commercial clients in the central Illinois area.

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New Clients, New Launches, SEO, Design

May 25, 2017

The team at RMC Realty worked with Cybernautic’s lead Web Strategist, Emily Ohmart, to bring their website into the 21st century with a beautiful new modern design that functions as both a marketing tool and resource for home buyers and sellers.

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New Clients, New Launches, SEO, Design

May 23, 2017

IUOE Local 649 Training Center would like Cybernautic to help create a new website for them that has similar traits to the Local 649 website, but will be geared toward member training and tracking work hours.

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New Clients, Development

May 19, 2017

Armed with a whole lot of imagination, and yes, a little bit of magic, the Cybernautic design team delivered an adorable and engaging website design that truly speaks to the heart and brand of The Magical Toy Shoppe.

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New Clients, New Launches, Design

May 17, 2017

Mueller Pediatric reached out to Cybernautic to help assist them with their website presence in addition to creating a fun website that is easy to navigate.

May 15, 2017

Chick-fil-A Peoria has been a great restaurant in the Peoria area and the current owner/operator is looking to have Cybernautic create a website that acts as a central hub for anything and everything pertaining to Chick-fil-A Peoria.

May 11, 2017

IUOE Local 649 is a current client of ours looking to have a redesign completed for them that will continue to provide easy navigation, but an updated look/feel throughout the website.

May 9, 2017

The City of Fisher came to Cybernautic to help update the design of their current site as it is older with an outdated design. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting project!

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New Clients, Design, Promotional

May 8, 2017

All Seasons Roofing chose Cybernautic earlier this year to design and build their company’s first website!

May 5, 2017

We are thrilled to have worked with one of our very own, Haley Augspurger, on her personal photography business website!

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New Clients, New Launches, SEO, Design

May 3, 2017

Prairie Signs' goal is to showcase their services in a way that consumers can truly understand, and get away from the templated look of their existing website.

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New Clients

May 2, 2017

Corey Sharp, President of Cybernautic Champaign, worked with the Danville Election Commission to create a new website to faster serve their users.

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Design, New Clients, New Launches

May 1, 2017

After 8 years with their original Cybernautic website, the team was ready for a fresh, modern look and feel that would help them connect with the community.

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New Clients, New Launches, Design

April 27, 2017

Franmar, Inc. first discussed the possibility of a website rebuild with Cybernautic in early 2016 but weren’t quite ready to pull the trigger.

April 25, 2017

Tired of the templated, generic approach of their old website, Sundown Exteriors came to Cybernautic to get a custom website.

April 24, 2017

We are excited to announce that Tap-In Leadership Academy has partnered with Cybernautic to help them better communicate their mission and move their organization forward by working with more students and families!

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New Clients

April 21, 2017

Pana Community Hospital in Pana, IL needed an updated, mobile-friendly website with an easy-to-use content management system.

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New Launches, New Clients, Design

April 20, 2017

We are proud to celebrate with our friends and clients at the Gingerbread House on their grand opening of their new location in Bloomington!

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Recognition

April 19, 2017

The Ford County Public Health Department needed a fresh, new website that was easy to update to help keep their audience engaged.

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New Launches, New Clients, Design

April 7, 2017

Cybernautic, Inc. is proud to present a new website re-design for our very own website! With this new website, our goal is to better feature the great businesses we work with each day.

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New Launches, Promotional

April 7, 2017

Cybernautic, Inc. is proud to present a new website re-design with Grange out of Paris, France, a leader in building luxury furniture since 1904.

April 7, 2017

Cybernautic, Inc. is proud to announce that we have worked with InfoTech Solutions & Services, Inc. to take responsibility for each of InfoTech’s website hosting clients.

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Recognition, Promotional

November 18, 2013

Cybernautic Acquires Web-Design.com Cybernautic, Inc (www.cybernauticdesign.com) announced today that it has acquired Web-Design.com, one of the web design industry’s most sought after web a...

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Design, New Launches, Recognition

October 29, 2012

Website TechnicalSupport Specialist at CybernauticCybernautic is a Central Illinois-based web design, SEO andhosting company. We serve hundreds of businesses throughout the state ofIllinois and around...

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Careers

September 20, 2012

Cybernautic Acquires Rockford IL Web Design Company,Garlic Studios Rockford, IL  (Sept 20, 2012)– Cybernautic, Inc (www.cybernautic.com) announced today that...

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Promotional, New Launches, New Clients

May 29, 2012

 Cybernautic, Inc. Acquires Peoria Web DesignCompany TJ DubWeb Design Peoria, IL  (May 29, 2012) –  Cybernautic, Inc (www.cybernauticdesign.com) announced today tha...

February 22, 2012

Cybernautic is hiring! We have two positions available, and both are in sales and business development. One position is in our home office in Bloomington-Normal. The other is in our office in Peoria, ...

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Careers

February 20, 2012

What exactly is Pinterest? It’s a social media website thatallows you to “pin” images that you like and share them with friends (called “repinning”).  This is great ...

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Blogging, How To, Social Media

September 17, 2011

The University of Illinois' student athletics organization, the Illini Pride (including the "Orange Krush") chose Cybernautic to design their new website for the Champaign, Il organization. Growi...

July 2, 2011

Cybernautic provides website revamp for National Corn Growers Association and develops iOS, Android, Blackberry, compatible mobile website to compliment NCGA's desktop site.A Giant Leap ForwardThe new...

June 22, 2011

Cybernautic CEO Chad Parker to Throw CeremonialFirst Pitch at Wrigley Field for Bloomington-Normal Day in Support of the TwinCities’ Sister Cities Program. Normal, IL  (June 22, 2011)&...

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Recognition, Promotional

March 2, 2011

When to choose a mobile website vs mobile appWe often have clients come to us asking us to build them a mobile "app." In some instances an app is the best solution for addressing your customers mobile...

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Design, Development

November 29, 2010

ThePeoria Rivermen and Cybernautic – Web Design have teamed up to launch anall-new version of the team’s website (www.rivermen.net).  The completely revamped site features a freshlook...

October 22, 2010

Today, Cybernautic announced an alliance with not 1,but 3 local athletics programs. Cybernautic is launching a new ad campaign with the Peoria Rivermen, Bloomington Prairie Thunder and Bradley Univers...

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Recognition, Promotional

October 6, 2010

How Can I Eliminate SPAM Emails From My Inbox?Often, our clients or potential clients ask the question, "Can you do anything to minimize the amount of SPAM emails I get in my inbox?" So we thought it ...

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Email

September 30, 2010

Cybernautic, Inc. Acquires Bloomington-Normal,IL-based CSM Hosting  Normal, IL  (September 30, 2010) – Cybernautic Inc, a leading provider of custom website design, web hosting, andsea...

August 2, 2010

How does the world spend its time online? As you peruse websites on your laptop at work or from home,where do you spend most of your time?  Doyou ever wonder if the rest of the world is doin...

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Social Networks

August 2, 2010

5 Steps To Using Social Media for Lead Generation How do you get most of your business leads?  According to Unisfair Marketing, social mediais the primary new source for lead generation amon...

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Blogging, How To, Social Media

August 2, 2010

Three keys to improving sales productivity with socialmedia. Today, you’re selling to a customer who uses the internet tolearn almost everything about you, your products, and your competito...

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How To, Social Media

July 28, 2010

NEW LAUNCHESSAMIwww.sami.comToday, July 28, 2010 we officially launched the all new www.SAMI.com for Student Apartment Mart Inc. This is the third website that SAMI has hired us to build. We believe t...

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New Clients, New Launches

July 8, 2010

 Occasionally, at Cybernautic we receive 'fan mail' from happy clients. We love reading encouraging emails because we work in a stressful, fast-paced industry and most people never get to see the...

July 6, 2010

Two years ago the Cybernautic team began planning for the development of a brand new website. We wanted to produce a website that pushed the limits of design while maintaining the boundaries of univer...

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New Launches

June 23, 2010

Bradley University's Athletics Department has chosen Cybernautic as their Official Web Design Partner to promote Bradley athletics online. We will be producing a new website and a very elaborate socia...

June 22, 2010

The St. Louis Blues have chosen Cyberanutic as their official website design partner dedicated to their Peoria Rivermen team. Cybernautic will be completely rebuilding the Peoria Rivermen website from...

June 21, 2010

Today, in partnership with the Republican Governor's Association (RGA) and the Bill Brady For Governor Campaign, Cybernautic launched a brand new campaign website for candidate Bill Brady. Cybernautic...

June 18, 2010

Social media connects us with more people than anyone could have imagined before the birth of computers.  People used to write letters.  People used to only know those they encountered in th...

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Social Networks

June 18, 2010

 Google Analytics DashboardThe dashboard provides you with a simple snapshot of all traffic to your website over a rolling 30 day period (that can be customized to any time period you prefer). Th...

June 17, 2010

Getting the most out of your websiteBelow is a brief outline of nearly every report and feature available in Google Analytics (a free system for tracking your return on investment). Over time, we will...

June 1, 2010

If you're running software update 1.1.2, here's how to set up POP:Tap Mail from your iPhone's Home screen.Tap Gmail.Enter your name, your Gmail address, and password in the appropriate ...

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Tutorial, How To, Email

June 1, 2010

To set up your Outlook client to work with Gmail:Enable POP in Gmail. Don't forget to click Save Changes when you're done.Open Outlook.Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts...Click Add a ne...

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Tutorial, How To, Email

May 31, 2010

The single most important part of having a strong web presence is of course, your website.  Your website is the first look potential clients will have at your business and they will infer much ab...

May 5, 2010

In the last year, social media has become extremely popular, with usage overall increasing dramatically.  In spite of changes that Facebook users have complained about and frequent Twitter proble...

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Social Networks

April 29, 2010

In response to an article called, 5 Ways Blogs Can Boost Your Business, someone asked, “How does one find time to Twitter, Blog, and do real work?"  In considering an appropriate answer, th...

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Social Media

April 24, 2010

Blogs are one of the easiest ways to publish information online – they’re fast, can be updated frequently, and are easy for others to track.  The word blog is a contraction of the ter...

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Blogging, Social Media

April 22, 2010

5 Keys To A Successful Email NewsletterIt’s important to stay in contact with your customers and to remind them to visit your website.  One of the best ways to reach out is through a monthl...

April 20, 2010

Having a blog is a good start, but to really be successful you want to be able to engage your readers.  Here are some simple steps to starting a blog that will keep people coming back to read it:...

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Blogging, How To, Social Media

April 15, 2010

If you ever visit Mashable, you probably are aware of the growth of online marketing and social media and the many different forms it can take.  Daily, one can find interesting articles about why...

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Social Networks

February 22, 2010

When Normal, IL based web design company Cybernautic, Inc. was in its infancy, founder and CEO Chad Parker decided that he didn’t just want to run a business that was good at web design; he want...

November 5, 2009

Now, more than ever, your company is probably looking to maximize its ROI from its website.  But how exactly do you set your site apart from all the others out there?  People want to see fre...

October 29, 2009

Video is the wave of the future.  Interactive media is more easily accessible than ever and the businesses who take advantage of that survive.  Here are a few ways you can use video on your ...

August 15, 2009

So you’ve visited www.twitter.com and set up a Twitter account for your business.What’s the next step? How do you get started? First, there is a bit of terminology you should familiar...

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Blogging, Tutorial, How To, Social Media

July 30, 2009

Social Media is online content that people create and can participate in by adding comments, instant messaging, or even uploading videos, songs, or stories themselves.  It has become very popular...

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Blogging, How To, Social Media

July 30, 2009

You may think that Twitter is just for social purposes or celebrity following.  You’ve probably heard about Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk) and his showdown with CNN. However, what you may not kno...

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Blogging, Tutorial, How To, Social Media

July 29, 2009

The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce recently launched a social networking campaign which included the addition of their Facebook page.  They already have over 200 fans are doing a great job of up...

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Tutorial, How To, Social Media

July 29, 2009

With all of the social networking sites available and all of the potentially untapped markets to enter, knowing which forums are best for your company can be tricky.  The temptation may be to set...

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Tutorial, How To, Social Media

July 15, 2009

Do you have a website? If you do,how is it performing in terms of traffic and leads?  Do you get enough visitors to your site? ifyou aren’t getting the traffic you need to your site, we rec...

July 10, 2009

Social bookmarking can be apowerful tool for your business. Here are 8 direct benefits from Digg andDel.i.cious for the small business: Drive people toyour site or blog.  We’ve always ...

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Social Media

July 10, 2009

Facebook started as a network for college students but in2007, they opened up their network to the general public and it exploded.  Facebook is now welcoming businesses andshowing them how to eng...

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Tutorial, How To, Social Media

July 6, 2009

A social network is an online community of internet users. Generally,the members of these communities share a common interest like hobbies,religion, business, or politics.  Theseusers create prof...

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Social Networks

July 6, 2009

Now that you know what social networking is, you may askyourself, “Why should I as a small business owner care about social media?” Theanswer is simple: you should care because your custom...

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Social Networks

July 6, 2009

We are by nature social beings.  Karl Marx said that we were “intrinsically,necessarily, and by definition social beings.” He referred to humans as gregarious creatures who canno...

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Social Networks

July 6, 2009

First, using social media is a great opportunity toadvertise your strengths.  The viralnature of social networks makes them an ideal place to share informationbecause that information will be spr...

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Social Networks

July 6, 2009

Many small business owners are asking themselves what theycan do to get their sales jump started. It’s been a bit of a slow year for most, due to current economicconditions.  Maybe a r...

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Social Networks

July 6, 2009

This new market allows people to put a face to a businessand to identify that source as worth listening to. Transparency is the name ofthis game.  So why is transparency soimportant? Social ...

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Social Media

June 24, 2009

Log in to your BlackBerry Internet Service account for your provider.Click 'Profile' along the top of the 'Home Page.' Click 'other email accounts' in the 'Email Accounts' section of your profile...

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Tutorial, How To, Email

May 12, 2009

SEO Myths Google doesn’t disclose the factors they use in determiningwhere a site gets ranked online.  Becauseof that, there is much speculation on what is the best way to improve a si...

May 12, 2009

S.A.M.I., an apartmentleasing company in Normal, IL, conducted a video campaign using Youtube tocreate video tours of their apartments.  Then,through their website, they provided tenants with all...

May 12, 2009

Search engines want to directtraffic to the sites they find most relevant. For this reason, can be difficult to get into the top ten results.  SearchEngine Optimization is the process of get...

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Search Optimization

May 12, 2009

Every company should have a unique SEO strategy which is specific to their needs and their marketing plan.  However, there are some common elements to every good strategy that you should be aware...

May 12, 2009

The first steptowards a top ten Google rankingSo, you recognize the value of being found on the web and youwant to be found in Google’s top ten search results.  What’s next? How ...