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How Responsive is Your Site?

It’s a new era for small, locally owned businesses. With great technology comes great resources to introduce your brand to the world, spread the good word and gather positive reviews. As a business owner, you’d be crazy not to take advantage of the numerous online opportunities available to better your brand. As folks scroll through… Read more »


Ciniva Plus Currituck Equals Great Marketing

At Ciniva we consider ourselves free spirits, so when we get to work on-site for one of our amazing clients we are THRILLED – particularly when that client is VisitCurrituck, and the assignment is to go in search of wild horses. High fives were exchanged, tickets were booked and snacks were packed. More than just fun,… Read more »


5 Simple Tricks to Boost Your Organic SEO

Tired of Feeling Invisible? Here at Ciniva, we know all the tips and tricks, but we’re always hungry for more. Since we’re constantly learning and improving our approach to web design, development, social media, e-commerce and of course, SEO (Search Engine Optimization) we figured we could afford to share the wealth. If your website doesn’t… Read more »

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Ciniva takes flight with new Oakland International Airport site

  For a small creative and digital marketing agency in Norfolk, Virginia, Ciniva sure does big things. Our team’s latest web launch is a completely redesigned, user-focused website on behalf of Oakland (Calif.) International Airport. It’s the latest addition to our growing portfolio of work in the travel, tourism and transportation industries and we’re really proud of… Read more »


We love our pets, so please excuse our begging.

We’re big pet people here at Ciniva. Dogs, cats, fish, you name it. That’s why we were so tail-wagging happy to make a recent $250 donation to the folks at Pet Cancer Awareness when we visited our client-friends at Care-A-Lot Pet Supply. Pet Cancer Awareness promises that every penny collected goes to exploring the causes and… Read more »


Ciniva makes navigation easy on new Port of Oakland website

The Ciniva team is very proud to announce the launch of a completely redesigned, user-focused website on behalf of the growing Port of Oakland, Calif. The project marks our fifth within the nation’s maritime industry, including previous work on behalf of Maersk Line, Limited, T. Parker Host, Main Industries and Huntington Ingalls Industries. “From the first strategy session… Read more »


Eyes on Webs. Heads in Beds.

Ciniva unveils three exciting new travel sites. Just in time for travel season, Ciniva launches three new travel websites that make it easy and fun for people to plan and book travel. Designed and developed for three very special clients; Currituck Outer Banks, BarbadosBarbados and the Virginia Bed & Breakfast Association, the sites feature fluid… Read more »


Ciniva Awarded Five Year Contract with The Port of Oakland

Since Ciniva opened for business in early 2000, our team has been quietly but consistently building a powerhouse portfolio of web design and marketing success stories for more than 700 clients around the world. Eventually relocating from a small space on Witchduck Road in Virginia Beach to our four-story office building in the heart of downtown Norfolk, we have… Read more »


Ciniva Cheat Sheet

Last month, our team hosted a Google Workshop designed to help local business owners drive traffic to their businesses. Led by our Senior Digital Marketing Manager (and resident Google Guru), we spent the better part of two hours sharing insider tips and best practices (ALSO, DONUTS) for using Google Search, Maps and Google+. Maybe it was… Read more »


Summer Launches

Saying goodbye to summer has never been our favorite thing (no more beaches, bikes everywhere and outdoor everythings?), but this summer feels different. We worked as hard (and sometimes harder) as we played, pumping out fresh, new sites for client after client. We learned that reinventing and reworking our clients’ websites is equally as thrilling/inspiring/beautiful as those warm,… Read more »


Put Your Business on the Map

Calling all small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs! Ciniva wants YOU on the map. Google has revolutionized the way people search for and find local businesses (hey-that’s you!), and it’s never been more important to make your location known online. Putting your business on the Google map might seem like just one more tedious item on… Read more »


This is How We Scroll

There’s your potential customer. Seated at their desktop or on their device, staring back at the Home page on your brand new website. You’ve been waiting for this moment, and NOW THEY’RE FINALLY HERE (all the dancing, all the dancing). But, wait a minute. Why aren’t they scrolling down, experiencing the entirety of your site? Being… Read more »