Local company launches new website builder

Guyanese Tech Engineer Miguel Gurchuran has introduced a state-of-the-art website builder which he says will challenge the manner in which websites are managed in Guyana.

Sites.gy, Gurchuran says, is a free, state-of-the-art, responsive and user-friendly service that is simple to access and requires no coding. Additionally, Sites.gy provides e-commerce stores and blogging options as well as stock images and animation effects.

“What we are offering allows designers to display products and services to potential customers in just a few clicks,” Gurchuran says, adding that such content as is subsequently added will adjust itself to various compatible devices including laptops, tablets, mobile phones and smart watches.

Gurchuran insists that Sites.gy’s “drag and drop” feature is not only impressive but easy to learn. He says that the focus of the initiative is on the creation of income-generating opportunities for anyone who possesses a computer with an internet service and some measure of design skills. “What we are hoping to do is to create a number of webtrepreneurs who can then successfully seek out financially lucrative projects both locally and internationally,” Gurchuran told Stabroek Business.

Sites.gy offers interested persons the opportunity to build websites at no cost with both unlimited bandwidth and unlimited posting. However, premium accounts can be made available at a cost that allows for domain registration, and live tech support to be added to each website.

A computer technician for 23 years and a network administrator for 17, Gurchuran is also the owner of EMTEC, a print, marketing and automated business solutions provider as well as the popular Java Coffee Bar.

The recent launch of Sites.gy coincided with an information and demonstration forum and a number of free online webinars and tutorials. Gurchuran says that young people from various parts of the country will be selected to receive training as “webtrepreneurs after which they will be marketed as sites-certified designers.”

Comments  

Syndicates awaiting official ‘green light’ on land for gold mining

Local gold mining syndicates are awaiting a commitment in writing from Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman which an official of the umbrella body administering the affairs of syndicates says should kick start operations by the groups comprising hundreds of small miners.

Value-added processing plant to be mooted at Gov’t/manufacturers roundtable

A joint public/private sector initiative to realize the setting up of a multi-purpose agro-processing plant in Guyana will be high on the agenda of the second Inter Ministerial Roundtable discourses between government and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), Stabroek Business has been informed.

Prospects for the industry going forward

By Raymond F. Trotz ITC Liaison, Guyana: Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean (CIDC)   It has been almost a year since the staging of Guyana’s first Coconut Festival and there have been many queries on its outcome and possible repetition.

Students for mining, oil and gas orientation programme

At least thirty young Guyanese from various local communities will shortly be experiencing a novel learning opportunity designed to equip them with skills that will open up possible employment opportunities in the country’s mining and oil and gas sectors.

T&T financial sector pushing accelerated diversification from oil and gas

Even as Guyana becomes increasingly preoccupied with the 2020 timetable for the commencement of oil and gas recovery, the ongoing efforts of Trinidad and Tobago to diversify its economy away from the fossil fuel ought to be an object lesson for the new kid on the block as far as the fossil fuel sector is concerned.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built stabroeknews.com using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers.
Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.

Update my browser now

×