After much research and effort to find a programmer for our website, I had the good fortune to become aware of Covington Creations. I have worked with Nate Covington for several years now and can state without hesitation that he is a highly skilled, hardworking, trustworthy programmer.
Nate takes his work very seriously and gets projects done on time and on budget. He understands the needs of a small business and is always there to answer questions, fix problems and offer ideas. Moreover, he explains things in language that a non-technical person can understand. I have worked with programmers in the past who were very good, but I have to say that Nate is a cut above. I highly recommend his services.
The last thing any real estate agent wants to do is spend time entering listing data into multiple systems. From a search engine perspective, the last thing a real estate agent should do with their website is to wrap their MLS listings inside an 'iFrame.'
We effectively solved both problems by implementing a custom Drupal-powered site with an RETS integration. This means that the listing data is automatically pulled into the site every night. My client enters their information once into the MLS system and the website reflects those changes the very next day. It even pulls in photos and generates an embedded map based on the property's coordinates.
Best of all, each and every property listed on the site gets indexed by search engines, which greatly increase the chance of potential clients actually finding the site.
When we relocated to our current home in the Poconos in 2009, we had trouble finding things to do in our area, contractors who could work on our house, and more. Our solution was to build a community website to the general benefit of our area. Businesses are listed in the directory for free, and real estate agents can post properties for sale at no cost. The site now receives over 700 visitors per month and we are able to sell advertising space to local businesses.
"I began my longstanding relationship with Covington Creations when I started my website in 2006. Nate is a great businessman; he’s not happy until you’re happy with your website. He is intuitive and explains the “behind the scenes” aspects of what your site needs or may need in the future. He is also a thoughtful and patient teacher who has taught me everything I know about maintaining and updating my site. Any request or concern I have, I just email him and it is promptly handled in a professional and thorough manner. Thanks to Nate’s guidance and abilities, my website is now earning money through Google Adsense (paying for itself and then some)!"
- Jessica, Editor
"Thank you, too, for everything you've done with our site and helping us to get it launched so efficiently. We are very pleased the look-and-feel, the flexibility we have with content, and how mobile friendly it is. Thank you!”
We built this site from scratch using the Drupal CMS. It features a responsive (mobile-friendly) layout for maximum effectiveness and search engine visibility.
We built a custom Drupal CMS theme for this site using Photoshop (PSD) files provided by a graphic designer. The layout is responsive (mobile-friendly) so that it performs well on any mobile device and ranks well with search engines:
"Blatt Communications with Nate Covington developed and executed our new B2B website and the entire Axcentria Team is thrilled with the results! The implementation, under a constrained time frame, was executed flawlessly and most importantly, on time." - Paul
"Nate provided very attentive and professional web designing serves. His work is professional, his pricing very fair and he is responsive and accommodating. Utilizing his services to improve my own business was a great decision!"
"As a small business owner I struggled to build and maintain a modern and functional website until I was referred to Covington Creations! Nate has established an infrastructure in Joomla that now allows me to easily and effectively keep our website current and up to date. During the development process Covington Creations was very responsive and helped explain things in a way I could understand. I would recommend any business big or small to call Nate for help with their website." - Brad
I very much enjoyed working with Nate Covington on the redesign of the National Docent Symposium Council website. We are a unique organization and have different needs and Nate was very willing to learn about our organization and how it is structured. In working with him there are three things that stood out:
From beginning to end it was a good experience.
Harriet Neal, President
National Docents Symposium Council
Nate's inside-out knowledge of Joomla provides BlattCom with the programming expertise to build user-friendly websites that our clients can easily maintain themselves. Great to work with - he has been very responsive and proactive in suggesting solutions to improving functionality. I look forward to creating more websites with Nate, including a rebuild of my own site!
"As a photographer, I had special requirements when redesigning my webpage. I knew that Nate was the person to help me, because I had worked with him before in designing a site for a National organization to which I belong. I was not disappointed! Nate was as professional and prompt as he had been in my previous experience in working with him. He also understood my needs in promoting my images, and has taught me how to upload new images onto my pages. I wish that other people that I deal with had his work ethic and creative sense. Thanks Nate, you made the whole process a good experience for me."