Mike Carson is the CEO of https://www.itdwebdesign.com, a digital marketing agency in Chicago specializing in Joomla web design and Joomla SEO services.

Mike has been heavily involved in Joomla since 2005 as a Joomla Chicago User Group founding member, Joomla Day organizer, OSM Board Member, Joomla Capital Team Leader, and Joomla Events Team leader.  

Mike and his team work on projects ranging from small, family-owned shops and boutiques to multi-million dollar eCommerce properties and brands. Mike has been a speaker at dozens of conferences around the world on SEO, web design, & digital marketing topics including Joomla World Conference, Joomla Day NYC, Joomla Day Chicago, and many others.

His experience lies at the intersection of creativity and digital marketing.  His background in sales and marketing on top of many years as a professional designer (web, print, UX) allows him to be extremely effective at developing creative concepts, communicating those ideas to team members and clients in an easy-to-understand fashion, then making them a reality.

When he's not working he is usually hanging out with his wife and three children.

"Being a leader means showing the way. It means daring us to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more… On our own and together." ~ Mike Carson

 ITDwebdesign.com is the leading Joomla Web Design and Joomla SEO company in the USA. We are a recognized Joomla CMS Website Development Company by the Joomla Project and have been developing Joomla websites since its inception in 2005. We naturally offer Joomla Extension Development Services as we also have extensive knowledge of the Joomla Framework and API.

Our extensive experience in Joomla development and Joomla Design allows us to create custom-tailored websites that reflect the unique needs of each individual client. We also assist businesses with specific digital marketing goals like SEO, Social Media Marketing (SMM), and Pay-per-Click (PPC).

We are a full-service Chicago web design and digital marketing company located in Chicago. We serve clients nationwide including many Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized organizations, and small local businesses. We strive to achieve long-lasting relationships with our clients that result in success for both parties. When you partner with ITDwebdesign.com you can rest assured knowing that you will receive the best possible service every step of the way.

Joomla SEO Checklist: 28 Tips To Rank in the SERPs

May-SEO Tips and tricks for SEO

Despite the wide range of SEO tools available today, most business owners lack the resources to optimize their websites for search engines. They are at risk of failing to sustain their brand online without having a content management system such as Joomla. It greatly affects the site’s ranking, page speed, user experience, and visibility.

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Joomla Developer Conference - August 7-8

Joomla Developer Conference - August 7-8

August 7th and 8th, 2014 - Chicago IL, USA: The Joomla Developer Conference is a two-day, multi-track, workshop style conference that covers all aspects of development for the Joomla! CMS and Joomla! Framework. This "hands on" conference is like no other Joomla event that has ever taken place. This conference will provide you with the information and tools you need to properly develop Joomla Templates, Joomla Extensions, and Joomla Framework Applications in the most efficient manner.

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Meet The Joomla Global Sponsors

Meet The Joomla Global Sponsors

This month we asked our Joomla Global Platinum Sponsors some questions about what attracted them to the project as supporters at this level, and how they felt in regards to the project itself, the community, and the benefits of being a Joomla Sponsor. We also wanted to get to know them better and get a better understanding of how they are connected to Joomla, and learn more about the services they offer.

 

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Joomla! Day Chicago 2012 Business Expo and Learning Conference: August 10 - 11, 2012

Joomla! Day Chicago 2012 Business Expo and Learning Conference: August 10 - 11, 2012

Joomla Powers the Web in Chicago and Beyond: August 10 - 11, 2012
2 full days of Joomla Content Management System fun and excitement. This event is the LARGEST  Joomla Day conference in the United States. Connect with Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Industry Experts, and Visionaries to Learn New Sales, Growth, and Marketing Techniques.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 3

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 3

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In Part 2 we discussed the proposal process and how to increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice. In this final Part 3 of our series, we will discuss what happens after you have made the sale and how to protect yourself with a contract.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 2

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive. In this article we will discuss the proposal writing process itself and how you can increase your chances of becoming the vendor of choice for potential clients.

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RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 1

RFP's, Proposals, and Contracts – Part 1

In part 1 of this 3 part series I will discuss the fundamental differences in the types of information requests we receive from potential clients and how to process that information so that you can both qualify and respond to those requests in the proper manner. First let’s discuss the three types of requests and the differences between them.

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Joomla Events Website Launch

Joomla Events Website Launch

The Joomla! Events Team is happy to announce the launch of a new website dedicated for Joomla! events such as Joomla! Days, Joomla! Conferences, and Joomla! User Group Meetings.

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