The Official Blog of Team 218

We pack years of experience into our blog. We’ve seen quite a bit over the years – both good and not-so-good. We write about a wide variety of things and hopefully you’ll find something of interest here. If you have a topic you’d like to see explored here, please let us know.

The Evolution Of Web Browsers

The Evolution Of Web Browsers

Updated: September 14, 2019 It Started With Mosaic Mosaic was introduced in 1993 and ushered in the age of the World Wide Web. Soon after Mosaic came Netscape's Navigator. Then in 1995, Microsoft introduced their web browser called Internet Explorer and the war was on...

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Start The New Year With a New website

Start The New Year With a New website

Ready to start the new year with a new Website for your business or organization?We are scheduling projects for the first quarter of 2019 right now. We still have some openings available for new websites or redesign work.Our Holiday Special remains in effect through...

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Don’t Get Lost

Don’t Get Lost

It's easy to get lost along the digital highway. If it happens to you, just look for us to point the way. Get in touch with Team 218 and we can get you back on track. We specialize in helping you with your website needs and do our best to make the process as easy as...

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Quad City Parrot Head Website

Quad City Parrot Head Website

Just in time for their 15th Anniversary, we have completed the redesign of the Quad City Parrot Head club's website. The all new design incorporates all of the information from their old website and adds membership sign up and renewal, ticket sales to their...

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Veterans Day 2018

Veterans Day 2018

This Veterans Day Team 218 salutes all of America's Veterans. Thank you all for your service and sacrifice. We appreciate your patriotism and love of country and we salute you!

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! Be safe out there tonight Trick Or Treating. Watch out for the kiddos. Have fun and be nice. Wishing you an eerie, spooky, hair-raising, spell-binding Halloween!

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Waking Up To a Broken Website

Waking Up To a Broken Website

What would you do if you woke up one morning to find your website down? We recently had that exact thing happen to Team 218 website and we are sharing our experience to help you should it ever happen to you. It was a pretty normal morning until we checked our website....

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Non-Profit Website

Non-Profit Website

Do you run a non-profit organization? Do you need a new website for your non-profit? Did you know that we offer substantial discounts for charitable groups? Do you not have a website and want one? Do you already have a website but need to bring it up to current web...

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Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice

It's everywhere you look this time of year. We're talking about Pumpkin Spice! There's really no pumpkin involved though. It's a mixture of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves in varying amounts. In case you haven't noticed, it's become quite a phenomenon....

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Any Corvette Fans?

Any Corvette Fans?

If you are a fan of Chevrolet's Corvette sports car then you may have heard of Vettes On The River - the all-Corvette show held on the Mississippi River levee in historic LeClaire, Iowa. What you might not know is the Team 218 designed and maintains the...

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The Sky Is The Limit

The Sky Is The Limit

The Sky Is The Limit when it comes to your website! Make your website soar! Any website begins as a blank slate that allows it to become whatever you like. The only limitation is the imagination and skills of the designer. When you're ready to make a great first...

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Contractor Special

Contractor Special

Calling all #contractors! You wouldn’t tackle a project without having the right tools to do the job. Having a great website is just as important to your business. But it’s not enough just to have a website. Oh sure, just about any website can get your business name, location and phone number out there on the web. But there’s more to it than that…

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WordPress

WordPress

Wordpress: Safe? Reliable? Versatile? Wordpress has been around since 2003 and has undergone many revisions. It remains a free and open source platform, based on PHP and SQL. Originally designed as a blogging platform, it has evolved into a solid CMS and website...

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day

According to WikiPedia, "Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society." It happens on the 3rd Sunday of June each year with daughters and sons giving dad cards & gifts and just...

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Get Our Free Website Audit

Get Our Free Website Audit

How is your website performing? Is it technically sound? Get answers to these questions and many more details from our free website audit. We’ll dig deep into your site and email you a detailed report on our findings. No sales pitch. No charge. No obligation. No...

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Website Redesign For UCC

Website Redesign For UCC

Universal Climate Control Team 218 recently completed a website overhaul for Universal Climate Control in Coralville, Iowa. We utilized much of their existing content and freshened up the look and feel of the site. Universal Climate Control has been in business for...

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Going Fishing?

Going Fishing?

Fishing at Lake Of The Ozarks If you're planning a trip to the Lake Of The Ozarks and would like to do some fishing during your visit, we have a great tip for you. Check out Chris Barber at Barber Fishing Guide Service and tell him Chuck with Team 218 sent you. Chris...

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About Team 218 Web Design 

We’ve been creating software and building websites for over 20 years so we have a pretty good idea of what works and what doesn’t. We are customer service fanatics. We love working, playing, and living in the great state of Iowa. Please feel free to contact us anytime with questions or comments.

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