building sustainable communities, promoting sustainable ideas
KeywordSmartDomains.com & MarketingWebMedia.com are the realization of a metamorphosis that began in the summer of 2008 when Ben Sheppard, a web business development consultant and former Solutions Architect at IBM/Lotus moved away from the New York City area and took up residence in the place of his childhood dreams, Orcas Island, in the Salish Sea, North of Seattle, WA and just south of Vancouver BC, Canada.
Technology has come a long way since the beginning of the century! There are many powerful services now available over the web, pretty much anywhere, and more are coming, at very low cost, (and in many cases are free). These services can be used in HIGHLY EFFECTIVE WAYS to empower within our LOCAL communities.
Ben, who in previous years, laboring under much larger operations, has scaled himself down to be an efficient and effective business consultant, web marketing guru, and media producer / publisher. Ben employes his knowledge and expertise to help individuals, business, and communities achieve world class presence on the web.
In the midst our globalized world planned by "the experts", implemented by huge corporations full of complicated bureaucratic confusion, massive waste, environmental and natural resource depletion, there is a quiet revolution going on among small localized units of creativity, empowered and connected together around the world by one ingenious by product of our industrial revolution that managed to change everything and finally offer us a way out: "the internet" and its newest baby: " the cloud"
As time goes on you will see more and more of this diverse creative trend as larger companies tend to fall under their own weight while smaller, specialized, localized, independent companies emerge to take up the slack, all working together to build a sustainable, efficient, safe, healthy, and thriving future! If you need help developing a strong presence for your organization or personal business either locally, or nation wide, don't hesitate to contact me below.