Nonprofit websites / Business websites / and more in Foil Media's portfolio

For a full list of local Almonte and Lanark County clients, please visit our Almonte Web Design page.

Business clients

Ottawa website for Kealey Tackaberry Log Homes

Kealey Tackaberry Log Homes

Established in 2006, Kealey Tackaberry Log Homes is proud to be the only handcrafted log builder local in the Ottawa area. This exceptional local building team was ready for a fresh brand identity and new custom WordPress site in 2017. We delivered a content-rich site on a tight deadline, just in time for the spring home and cottage show season. We continue to offer support and blog for the site.

  • Branding
  • WordPress site development
  • Content management system
  • Blogging
  • Online marketing
Ottawa web design for EkoBuilt

EkoBuilt: Home Building Solutions

EkoBuilt specializes in energy and environmentally-conscious homes and cottages. In 2015, in partnership with our design partner Sumack Loft, we launched a new brand and a customized WordPress website for EkoBuilt. In 2017 we refreshed the site and built on our ongoing marketing efforts for the business.

  • Branding
  • Wordpress website
  • Responsive layout
  • Content development
  • Blogging and online marketing
  • Media release and dissemination
  • Social media integration
Perth Website for custom home builder Dwellings

Custom Homes by Dwellings

A custom website with strong visuals that showcase beautiful timberframe work is the perfect solution for Perth-based timberframe builders Dwellings. A Foil Media client since 2012, the Dwellings team worked with us again to refresh their online presence; we launched the newly responsive site in summer 2015.

  • Custom site development
  • Responsive layout
  • Email solution management
  • Content guidance
  • Galleria image portfolio
  • Google AdWords / SEO
Website for Lacelle's Apiary

Lacelle's Apiary & Beekeeping Supplies

Based in Carleton Place, Paul Lacelle is a beekeeper and teacher who has been tending hives for over two decades. His Shopify website, which we built in 2015, allows customers to review and choose supplies before stopping by in person. As the business grows, Lacelle's can choose to turn the online sales feature on.

  • Identity development
  • Shopify website
  • Responsive layout
  • Content management
  • Blog
  • Shopify training
Database and website for Alliance Coin & Banknote

Alliance Coin & Banknote

With 25 years in the coin business, Alliance owner Sean Isaacs comes honestly by his company's tagline: Where the World's Coins are Bought and Sold. In late 2013 we launched a custom website for the business with a back-end database for serving up inventory. We continue to work with Sean to develop the site and support his business aims.

  • Custom database and site development
  • Inventory search and display
  • Project management
  • Content development
  • WordPress blog
  • Training and support
  • Social media integration
  • MailChimp newsletter
Ottawa website for Body Poets Massage Therapy

Body Poets Massage Therapy

Body Poets Massage Therapy is a downtown Ottawa team of RMTs offering a wide range of services. We worked with Body Poets in 2013 to develop a strong new web presence for the business, working to streamline the customer experience and give the staff team a much-needed communications outlet in a new blog that is fully integrated with the site.

  • Custom site development
  • Email solution management
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress blog integration
  • WordPress training
  • Google AdWords / SEO
Carleton Place website for Ottawa Valley Midwives

Ottawa Valley Midwives

Ottawa Valley Midwives provides care to healthy low-risk women and their families throughout pregnancy, child birth and the immediate postpartum period. In 2015 with our design partner we launched a new brand and a WordPress website and a secure client intake form for the practice.

  • Branding
  • WordPress website
  • WordPress training
  • Secure client intake form (Wufoo)
  • Content guidance
Almonte website and database for theHumm

theHumm

theHumm is a free, monthly, independent newspaper covering Arts, Entertainment and Ideas in the small towns and communities of the Ottawa Valley. In late 2013 we launched a new custom website and database for this information rich community pillar. This site is under phased development.

  • Custom database
  • Custom site development
  • Project management
  • Partially responsive layout
  • Photo galleries
  • WordPress blog integration
  • Archive of back issues
Website for David Barr Construction of Almonte

Almonte Custom Homes by David Barr Construction

David Barr Construction has been helping people in the Almonte area to achieve the homes of their dreams for the past 25 years. In 2011 Foil Media created a new identity and custom website for the business; in 2015 the site was re-engineered for mobile viewing.

  • Identity creation
  • Content development
  • Fully responsive website
  • Search engine optimization
  • Highway signage
Almonte website for Culandubh Kennels

Culandubh Kennels

A wonderfully layered custom website that organizes for easy access a rich and varied range of information about Culandubh Kennels specifically and labrador retrievers more generally. Launched January 2013.

  • Custom site development
  • Photography and content development
  • Multiple photo galleries
  • Contribute training
  • Secure members' area
Website for Saddlebrooke Estates

Saddlebrooke Estates

We created this site for an exclusive community of estate lots in West Ottawa in 2009 and introduced a fully responsive site for mobile viewing in 2014.

  • Ottawa mobile website
  • Identity creation
  • Content development
  • Dynamic website
  • Search engine optimization
  • Photography and photo galleries
Almonte website for Puppets Up! Festival

Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival

The Festival celebrated 10 years in 2014, and Foil Media developed a new website for the festival on the WordPress platform. The new site made the sharing of news and purchasing of tickets extremely easy for its 10th anniversary.

  • Almonte WordPress Site
  • Website development
  • Eventbrite Ticket Sales
  • Social Media Integration
  • WordPress Training & Support
Website for Emrye Engineering Services by Foil Media

Emrye Engineering Solutions

A custom website for this Canadian consulting engineering firm features effective CSS-driven photo galleries, industry-related news feeds and a strong use of photography throughout. The site originally launched in 2012 and was re-engineered for mobile viewing 2015.

  • Identity development
  • Fully responsive website
  • Content guidance
  • Graphical galleries
  • News feeds
Almonte website for Dandelion Foods

Dandelion Foods

A dynamic force on our local food scene, Dandelion Foods is a full service organic grocer and supplements store in Almonte. In 2016 we worked with the team at Dandelion to create a WordPress site that would market the business and allow them to share frequents news, events and specials.

  • Branding
  • WordPress site development
  • WordPress training and support
  • Content guidance
  • Email support
Website for the Naismith Basketball Foundation

Naismith Basketball Foundation

A non-profit, incorporated charitable organization, the Naismith Foundation was established in 1989 to erect and operate a suitable memorial to honour the founder of basketball at his birthplace Almonte, Ontario. In 2014 we launched a new site for the foundation on WordPress.

  • WordPress site development
  • Content guidance & development
  • Project Management
Website for Greenbank Hunt Club

Greenbank Hunt Club Centre

A client since 2008, this community-based shopping Centre in Ottawa's west end houses a range of retail, specialist and office-based businesses. We launched a new, fully responsive site for the Centre in 2016.

  • Identity creation
  • Dynamic, rotating content
  • Individual business profiles
  • Custom site search feature
  • Fully responsive layout
  • Newsletter management (MailChimp)
  • Social media management
Ottawa database and website development for I Ran a Red Light

I Ran a Red Light

This new non-profit site was created to promote safety on the road. It encourages members of the public to take advantage of increasingly ubiquitous dashcams, helmet cameras and cellphone cameras to report dangerous drivers. The site, which is an excellent example of what Foil Media can do with custom data-driven websites, launched in mid-2016.

  • Branding
  • MS SQL database
  • Custom website with responsive layout
  • Video transcoding & S3 cloud storage
  • Site wide search
  • Content management system
Website for The Piggy Market

The Piggy Market

This unique artisanal and local food delicatessan, based in Ottawa's Westboro neighbourhood has been a darling on the local food scene since it opened its doors. We worked with the owners to create an easy to update site in 2009 and revamped it in 2011 when the business grew. In 2015, we moved the business onto the WordPress.com platform for mobile viewing and ease of updating by the owners.

  • Content management system
  • Twitter and blog feeds
  • Domain management
  • Fully responsive site
  • WordPress development
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Carleton Place website for Maple Leaf Auctions

Maple Leaf Auctions

This successful and rapidly growing auction business based in Carleton Place needed a custom site that would make the posting of hundreds of lot descriptions and photos at a time fast and easy. Phase 3 launched fall 2013.

  • Custom site build
  • Automated content loading
  • Content guidance
  • Training and support
Website for B.T. Kelly Painting of Ottawa

B.T. Kelly Painting

B. T. Kelly Painting is Ottawa's residential and commercial painting contractor. The site needed to display multiple photo galleries and share news. WordPress site launched 2013.

  • Identity creation
  • WordPress site development
  • WordPress training
  • Content guidance
  • Content management
Database driven website for Kids Ottawa

Kids Ottawa

From 2007 to 2009 KidsOttawa.com was a vital local resource offering parents and families in the National Capital Region the most comprehensive calendar of events and day camps, as well as a comprehensive directory of 3,000 local businesses and organizations.

  • Database driven website
  • Search engine optimization
  • Content management system
  • Ad rotation and tracking
  • Newsletter, eCommerce
Website for Mill Street Books

Mill Street Books

Almonte is home to a truly delightful independent bookstore named Mill Street Books. In 2015 we worked with owners Mary and Terry Lumsden to create a new web presence for the store in order to better reflect its many strands and to improve its reach.

  • Almonte WordPress website
  • Fully responsive website
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress training & support
  • MailChimp
Almonte groceteria Peches & Poivre

Pêches & Poivre

Pêches & Poivre is a specialist groceteria in downtown Almonte specializing in gourmet food items, kitchenware and gift baskets. Foil Media launched a new WordPress site for the business in 2013, followed by a new design in 2016. We continue to offer ongoing support in developing the site as the business evolves and grows.

  • WordPress website & training
  • Content guidance
  • Blogging support
  • Search engine optimization
  • WordPress training & support
Dance Roots website

Ottawa Dance Studio, Dance Roots

This Ottawa dance and performing arts school worked with the Foil Media team in 2015 to develop a brand new website on the WordPress.com platform. Ease of updating was a critical factor, along with a look and feel that made the most of the excellent dance photography from the school's annual recital.

  • Ottawa WordPress site
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress training & support
Website for PhysioFirst Orthopaedic and Sports Centre

PhysioFirst Orthopaedic and Sports Centre

Physiofirst Orthopaedic and Sports Centre has a reputation as one of Ottawa's leading physiotherapy clinics for manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. First ever website launched in 2009. In 2015 we developed a new logo and launched a new WordPress site for PhysioFirst.

  • Ottawa WordPress website
  • Ottawa WordPress training
  • Fully responsive website
  • Identity creation
  • Content management system
Perth Web Design for Homesol Building Solutions

Homesol Building Solutions

Homesol is a local building consulting team with an international reputation for its expertise in energy conservation. Based in Perth, Ontario, the Homesol team provides consulting locally, across North America and beyond. In 2015 we worked with Homesol and our design partner to launch a new brand and a customized WordPress site for the business. In late 2016 we revamped the site to accommodate growth in new business divisions.

  • Branding
  • Website addressing 5 audiences
  • WordPress website
  • Responsive layout
  • Content management
  • Social media integration
  • WordPress training
Ottawa website design for J&L Mobile Welding of Almonte

Ottawa Welding from J&L Mobile Welding

J&L Mobile Welding of Almonte offers mobile welding and shop welding services to clients across the Ottawa region. Foil Media created a first website presence for the business using WordPress in 2012 and continues to work with the business on online marketing efforts.

  • Identity creation
  • WordPress website
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress training

Associations, Non-profits & Libraries

Kemptville website for North Grenville Public Library

North Grenville Public Library website

The North Grenville Public Library serves its community through a modern, highly connected branch in Kemptville, and a smaller, historic branch in Burritt's Rapids. In 2015 we worked closely with the NGPL team to develop a brand new website on the WordPress platform.

  • WordPress website
  • WordPress training and support
  • Content guidance
  • Content management system
Almonte website for the library

Mississippi Mills Public Library

In 2015 we worked with the team of the Mississippi Mills Public Library to create the first ever dedicated website for this two-branch public resource. We went through an extensive consultation with staff members at both branches to come up with a streamlined, user friendly site.

  • WordPress site
  • WordPress training and support
  • Content guidance and development
  • Blogging plan with social media integration
Website for Merrickville Public Library

Merrickville Public Library

Merrickville Public Library is a smaller community library offering a wide variety of resources and services. In 2016 we were delighted to have the opportunity to develop a new visual identity for the library, along with a super functional new website with an active blog.

  • Identity devevelopment
  • WordPress website
  • WordPress training and support
  • Content guidance
  • Content management system
Website for the Naismith Basketball Foundation

Naismith Basketball Foundation

A non-profit, incorporated charitable organization, the Naismith Foundation was established in 1989 to erect and operate a suitable memorial to honour the founder of basketball at his birthplace Almonte, Ontario. In 2014 we launched a new site for the foundation on WordPress.

  • WordPress site development
  • Content guidance & development
  • Project management
TCFN logo

Transatlantic Community Foundation Network (TCFN)

TCFN (1999-2011) provided a platform for the exchange of experience and expertise among community foundations on both sides of the Atlantic. At the end of the project Foil Media assisted in the end-of-life analysis of TCFN's WordPress site and the transfer of key assets to another organization based in South Africa.

  • Resource review
  • Project management
  • WordPress, YouTube
MMBM website

Mississippi Mills Bicycle Movement

Mississippi Mills Bicycle Movement is a one-stop shop for all things two wheeled in Mississippi Mills, Eastern Ontario. The site is the new virtual home for Bicycle Month, a much-loved local tradition, as well as other cycling resources. We worked with the MMBM team in 2015 to launch this new web presence.

  • Identity development
  • WordPress website
  • Content development and guidance
  • WordPress training
Website for Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Dovercourt Recreation Centre

Dovercourt Recreation Centre is an extremely popular and innovative community centre located in West Ottawa and used by people across the National Capital Region. Foil Media worked with the Centre's staff to create a first electronic newsletter and train its staff in preparing it.

  • Electronic newsletter
  • Training and orientation
Website for the WINGS Global Status Report on Community Foundations

WINGS Global Status Report of Community Foundations (GSR)

For the past 10 years, successive editions of the GSR have tracked the growth and development of community foundations worldwide. The reports are a useful way to access important statistics and to learn about community philanthropy. In 2010 Foil Media worked with WINGS to create a new, web-based version of this signature report. We continue to manage this site for WINGS.

  • Identity creation
  • Multi-year architecture
  • Content guidance and development
  • Rotating content
Website for OCRI

Ottawa Centre for Regional Innovation (OCRI)

In 2011 Foil Media worked with OCRI (now called Invest Ottawa) on the development of a broad three-year IT plan for this dynamic and evolving organization, which included a review of the organizaton's internal and external IT infrastructure and resourcing, and considered the best ways for OCRI to make optimum use of cloud-based computing and effectively address change management for the organization’s approximately 60 staff members.

  • IT planning
  • Project management

Creative clients

Website for calligrapher Doris Wionzek

Doris Wionzek, Calligraphic Artist

Doris Wionzek is an Almonte-based calligraphic artist and instructor in the calligraphic arts. In 2014 we worked with Doris to develop a new website for her on the WordPress platform so that she could take over the management of her own site.

  • WordPress website
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress training & support
Website for Barclay McMillan and Voice Emergent

Voice Emergent

Barclay McMillan has been creating opportunities for people to discover, or recover, their singing voices and explore them in a context of healing and well-being since 1991. He offers courses and singing gatherings in Ottawa. A Foil Media client since 2005, in 2011 we moved Barclay onto the WordPress.com platform and updated his site.

  • WordPress site
  • Identity creation
  • Content development
  • Electronic newsletter
  • Newsletter training
Website for JB Arts of Almonte

JB Arts

JB Arts is an arts studio in Almonte offering art classes, summer camps, birthday parties and educational programming. In 2011 we worked with owner Jeff Banks to create a simple but highly flexible website in WordPress that is easy for him to maintain. In 2015 we upgraded the site to a new fully responsive layout with refreshed styling.

  • WordPress site
  • Responsive website
  • Content guidance
  • WordPress training
  • BookWhen events
Website for Labyrinthed

Labyrinthed

Labyrinthed is a Canadian website dedicated to exploring the power of the Labyrinth. Dr. Vanessa Compton created the site to share information about labyrinth research and links and to promote the design services, workshops and products available from Labyrinthed. In 2012 we worked with Vanessa to migrate her site to the WordPress platform.

  • Identity creation
  • Content guidance