From Marine to Marketing Maven

2024-05-01Updated: 2024-05-02 Sagentic Web Design

Erica Haferkamp is a distinguished leader in the digital marketing field, bringing over two decades of expertise to her role as Creative Director at Sagentic Web Design. Co-founder of the agency, Erica's career is a showcase of pioneering strategies and innovative solutions in web design and digital marketing. Her journey, which began with her military service in the United States Marine Corps transitioning to build her own marketing agency from the ground up, blends a strong foundation in strategic marketing with a deep commitment to client success, making her a respected figure in the industry. A Military Foundation for Business Success The... Read The Rest
Section 508 & Colorado House Bill 21-1110 Compliance

2023-05-31Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

In today's digital age, web accessibility has become a vital aspect of creating an inclusive online experience for users of all abilities. It is crucial to ensure that websites are designed and developed with the needs of individuals with disabilities in mind. At Sagentic Web Design, we recognize the significance of web accessibility and are fully committed to compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Colorado's House Bill 21-1110. Web accessibility goes beyond mere compliance with legal standards; it is about creating an inclusive online environment where everyone can access and interact with digital content seamlessly. Section 508 of... Read The Rest
Empowering Businesses with Fully-Managed Website Solutions

2023-01-29Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

In 2003, two Marines with a passion for web design and creativity founded Sagentic Web Design in Cleburne, Texas after finishing their decade long service in the United States Marine Corps. As the internet was still in its infancy, they set out to build quality and custom websites for small and medium-sized businesses that were forward-thinking. Sagentic Web Design moved all agency operations to their new downtown offices in Cañon City, Colorado in 2019. Fast forward to 2023 and Sagentic Web Design is celebrating 20 years of helping hundreds of businesses and organizations build their online presence. The early days of web... Read The Rest
Web Design From 2003 to 2023

2023-01-26Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

When Sagentic Web Design built it's first website in 2003, the world of web design was in a very different place compared to today. At that time, the majority of websites were built using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The use of flash was also quite popular, with many websites incorporating flash animations and interactive elements. The design of websites was heavily influenced by the limitations of the technology available at the time, with most websites doing whatever got the most attention when a user landed on the page. There wasn't a standard for best practices and the web was pretty wild. In... Read The Rest
Competing With Content Marketing Instead of Advertising

2021-09-01Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

Most people are aware that the quote "content is king" has proven to be a solid piece of advice when it comes to your website, social media, and the rest of your online presence. The quote is originally from an essay Microsoft founder Bill Gates wrote in 1996. While much of the internet has changed since then, having the right content on your website has always been key to being positioned and found in Google and other search engines. Thus, the success of a website depends on the quality of the content. What Is Quality Content? Quality content can also be thought of... Read The Rest
Ashton Welch's Internship at Sagentic

2021-05-06Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

During your formidable teen years, it can sometimes be hard to truly realize what your true passion is. Some high school students work various jobs or have internships- but if you're lucky you find an opportunity that makes you realize your passion is something you weren't expecting.  For Ashton Welch, a student in the Cañon City High School Graduating Class of 2022, this is exactly what happened during his graphic design internship with Sagentic Web Design and DARE Print & Sign Co. Although he had taken graphic design courses at Cañon City High School, it was his internship that made him... Read The Rest
Serving Small Businesses in Cañon City with Help from TechSTART

2021-01-15Updated: 2024-03-03 Sagentic Web Design

Erica and Kenny Haferkamp have been almost inseparable since they met when they were 16 years old. After graduating from high school, Kenny joined the U.S. Marines and Erica followed in his footsteps two years later. When their service commitments came to an end in 2003, they returned to near their roots in the small town of Cleburne, Texas, where they raised their two daughters.  Laying the Groundwork for a Private Sector Transition During his service, Kenny worked as an Environmental Compliance Officer and completed a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management. Part of his job responsibilities included web development. Erica initially was... Read The Rest