It is . My name is Rodd Dierker; I'm a professional web programmer and e-business developer, in business since 1996. I have been programming computers since 1979. I develop and program custom responsive websites and e-business applications for the mobile web to suit any commercial, institutional and/or social purpose.

From concept to launch, and beyond, I can help you build, manage and promote a modern, responsive public-face, and a secure and scalable web-based management platform to meet the demands of twenty-first century e-business. I develop websites, e-business and mobile apps that are 100% error free and compliant with all current World-Wide-Web Consortium (W3C) standards and accepted SEO principals. Sites that I build take full advantage of all your social media platforms by fully integrating them into a single e-business and social platform that can be securely managed from any internet connected device, anywhere in the world, anytime day or night.

My rates are reasonable (basic websites as low as $250 and basic e-commerce from $500) and I provide extremely personal service. I can provide you with as much or as little assistance as you need. There are no licensing fees with any app I build. When I'm paid in full, complete ownership is transferred to you.

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BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice
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The Psychology of Web Design
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Posted on: October 18th 2014, 14:38
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