From the Dispatch
Relevant Design for E-mail Clients
Jan 21, 2013
If ever there were opportunity to mask lackluster content with glitzy design, it’s not in consumers’ email clients. It’s widely accepted...
Sinister Social Media
Oct 12, 2012
Marketing is now a two-way street. Thanks to the Internet, it has gone from company vs. individual (via newspaper or TV ad, or direct-to-...
If It's for Sale, Then Sell It
Sep 20, 2012
It’s very easy to offer wine for sale online. It’s a whole other matter to sell wine online. Selling wine online is about...
Two Sides to the Loonie
Jul 17, 2012
Online patriotism is a tricky thing for a company that operates internationally. A Canada-Day sale on your website might...
Welcome to the online jungle
May 22, 2012
Kids these days. They’ve seen it all. You should know by now that a website banner ad indiscriminately shouting “buy my product” from...
Status Update: On Vacation
Aug 8, 2011
So you’re on the road, and you have your phone with you for emergencies. You realize you didn’t pack enough beverages (...
Welcome to the radio room. Tugboat's web team offers hand-crafted HTML or any number of modern content management systems to create an on-line presence that meets today's needs with the ability to seize upon tomorrow's opportunities. Tools, e-commerce solutions, CRM, social media and full back-end integration. One place.
Websites are great, but what truly sets Tugboat apart is the depth of ability and knowledge we bring to projects. When our Vancouver-based team delivers a website, we design and develop for all users of the site: primary visitors, and also the client, so they're empowered to use and control the site, not the other way around. We want your site to be easy to use, so that you'll look forward to using it. We also equip our clients with whatever training they need to make full use of their new on-line home.
We like things that are extensible, so we see a site as a growing, organic presence that delivers right now, six months from now and two years from now.