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Web Hosting

In addition to providing our own managed hosting, Marisa Design has worked with the following hosting companies. These companies offer a variety of features and excellent service. We're sure you'll find that at least one of them will meet your needs.

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"Margie is a true gem. I've had the joy of collaborating with Margie on several website projects, and I'm continually impressed with her work. As a designer, I rely on Margie's programming expertise to provide me with much more creative freedom, because I know she can help bring each design detail and dynamic feature into reality, no matter how subtle or complex. The code she creates is well-written and organized, making updates very easy. Smart, budget-conscious and quality-focused, Margie is a great ally for any designer or creative team."
- Kristen Yngve, Principal / Branding Design Strategist - Vaxa Creative

:  Resources

Marisa Design believes that knowledge is power. We believe that the more involved our clients are in the process of building their web sites, the more successful their web sites will be. Whether you want to know more about typefaces and stock photography, or about search engines and e-commerce, this page strives to help.

Web site resources

Search engine optimization (SEO)

  • If you're writing your own copy for your web site, you might be concerned with how to give your site the best chance to rank well in the top search engines (Google, MSN, Yahoo, and Alta Vista). This guide, by one of the top search engine professionals in the country, will help you do just that. Check out Jill Whalen's The Nitty-gritty of Writing for the Search Engines.
  • Or check the forum to read discussions on all topics relating to search engines.

E-commerce and merchant account resources

  • One of the most popular shopping carts is also free. Find out more at
  • Need to set up a merchant account? Let help!


  • Test and compare different screen fonts: allows you to select fonts from the "safe list" of web fonts, which are those fonts that are included with most operating systems. You can adjust font, size, spacing, and color to see different combinations and how they might look on your web site.
  • Searching for the right typeface for a new logo or marketing piece? has a huge assortment of professional quality typefaces from a wide variety of type foundries worldwide.

Stock photography

When your web site needs just the right photo, but you don't want to hire a professional photographer, stock photography can be the answer. With advanced search features, these sites will help you to find the photos you need.

Domain names

Are you having a tough time coming up with ideas for your domain name? Get help at Type in words related to your site, and get back a list of possibilities.

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