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Because it works.

WordPress is the easiest most extendable website backend available, and it’s free + open source!

 

Meet WordPress

Intuitive

Easy to use website backend that’s accessible from any computer with a login.

 

Powerful

It’s powerful enough to sell your products, or run a SaAS application.

 

Future-Proof

WordPress is open source, and has thousands of worldwide contributors.

Assign Roles

With WordPress, you’ll be able to set different permissions for your team.

 

Self-Hosted

You can host WordPress anywhere, and we’re here to help you pick.

 

Extendable

We’ll create your special idea into a custom WordPress plugin.

 

Buy & Sell Precious Metals

Encore Gold approached ShiloRune with a problem to unify their website. The company previously operated a self-made website, and needed help creating a clear and concise experience for users.  

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Local Solar Marketplace

Renew Market is a startup helping homeowners and businesses buy and install solar to improve their environmental impact.  

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Veteran Job Portal

Military Job Networks is a Washington, D.C. and Maryland-based startup devoted to connecting veterans with employers and their job openings. Military Job Networks has flourished since starting as one of 25 startups in an incubator program four years ago –but they outgrew their original branding and website. ShiloRune and Military Job Networks decided a total design overhaul was needed. ShiloRune updated the website’s design, wrote a new SEO strategy and content, established a new color palette and updated…

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Sustainable Gardens Website

ShiloRune was referred to this client from a relationship with branding expert Janet Hager. We collaborated on creating a website that encompassed the sustainable organic brand they were developing. Independence Gardens isn’t a traditional landscaping company: their mission is to consult customers for food growing landscapes, and landscapes that reflect the individual personality of each customer. For this project, ShiloRune utilized WordPress and its vast amount of readily available resources. The color palette was a collaborative…

seo web-design
Entrepreneur’s Hair Washing Product

We met with James, an entrepreneur who developed an organic shampoo and haircare line with an edgy marketing campaign. The client sought to diversify their product line, and a long term brand strategy. The project was to develop a distinctive website for advertising products to wholesale buyers. Because both nope’s product and brand are so unique, the client sought a distinctive web design style. We worked closely to revise the design until the client was satisfied. The…

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Pearl District Neighborhood Association

The Pearl District Neighborhood Association’s website was a pro bono donation from ShiloRune to give the neighborhood association means to achieve outsider transparency. In addition to hosting the neighborhood association’s meeting minutes, the website hosts a popular neighborhood blog for community news. ShiloRune coordinated with a third party graphic designer for PDNA’s color palette, made the website mobile friendly, created the blog and minutes hosting interactions, refined existing content, and made dedicated pages for specific neighborhood…

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Cast Stone Builder’s Portfolio

Dana Weener is an artistic stone builder for custom fireplaces, accent columns, stair banisters, and building facades. ShiloRune and Dana worked to develop his first website for showcasing his professional portfolio, and advertising services to new customers. Because this was Dana’s first website, it was designed to match the existing branding material. Technology for this project was pretty straightforward: because one of the focuses was lead generation, we used the WordPress Formcraft plugin to manage…

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Guide to the Pearl District

  PearlHelp is one of ShiloRune’s first projects. PearlHelp is not an outside client, but rather the intellectual property of ShiloRune’s founder, Joseph Krahn. PearlHelp is a hyperlocal Portland neighborhood guide to restaurants, retail, parks, and other attractions unique to the area. PearlHelp’s map is updated with a mix of user feedback, paid listings from neighborhood businesses, and our staff’s research. PearlHelp succeeds based on its SEO strategy: with minimal effort, the site has attracted…

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Hear from our Clients

Mike Will
Mike Will
Encore Gold

“ShiloRune is customer focused and very knowledgeable about the web design process. They certainly had the best interests of me and my business in mind at all times.”

Pam Lemire
Pam Lemire
South Portland Business Association

“Joseph and his team did our initial website development, and guided us thru continuous changes resulting from membership growth. His knowledge, patience, and genuine caring has been invaluable.”

Brian Tanz
Brian Tanz
Verify Accountancy, PC

“It is a pleasure to work with ShiloRune and Joseph; he provides considered suggestions that are tailored to the project at hand.  We value his insight, knowledge, and experience.”

 

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Our team is equipped to help you with everything from big to small.

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Managing Director

Joseph Krahn

Ironically growing up, my design sense was inspired by sidewalk chalk cities that mapped out routes for our bicycles. I was ultimately inspired to become a web designer as a result of this creative outlet. After landing my first client, I realized how much I enjoyed the process. Since starting in web, I have contributed to several startup projects, and worked with over 50 clients at ShiloRune. As an entrepreneur – hosting 1 Million Cups weekly – I believe two of the keys to success are constantly learning and the ability to accept failure. In conclusion, “Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be” – John Wooden.

Primary roles: Web UI/UX Designer, SEO Specialist, & Front-end Developer

Tel:(503) 545-6172

Email:joseph@shilorune.com

Senior Developer

James Hickman

Full stack developer who has worked on projects for well known customers and organizations including FOX TV, Portland Development Commission and Portland World Trade Center. Continuously expanding my skill set, I am a capable developer on the LAMP stack, CMSes, database, advanced front-end development and back-end middleware and integrations. Life long resident of the Pacific NW I enjoy the outdoors and gardening.

Primary roles: Full Stack Web Developer & DevOps

Operations Manager

Patrick Moore

Remembering Patrick Moore

Patrick is no longer with us. 😔 Read our condolences here.

Patrick is the veteran of ShiloRune. He’s worked on more startup projects than all of us combined, and brings tremendous leadership and advisory value. Throughout his career, Patrick has worked an eCommerce developer, chief technologist, and technology consultant.

Primary roles: Front-end Web Developer, Systems Architecture, & Sales Support

 

 

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