• Bay Area Ridge Trail

    The Bay Area Ridge Trail is a non-profit organization tasked with completing a series of trails connecting all of the San Francisco Bay Area as well as promoting the use of those trails. The website has several features that help to meet those goals, including a series on online maps, online giving, special events, news, staff, and much more.

  • Bay View Bistro

    The owners of the Pier Point Inn in Florence Oregon were planning to open a new restaurant inside their hotel. The  Bayview Bistro was to be a new restuarant that featured the enticing combination of comfort foods created with local organic ingredients. The new website needed to reflect this aesthetic.

  • Best Western Hotel

    The Best Western Pier Point Inn in Florence Oregon has been with GYST Media for 6 years. We have redeveloped the site a few times over the years, adding features and design elements along the way. The company had no website at all and need to drive more hotel reservations. We built a highly optimized website to help them surpass their goal.

  • Bevara

    Bevara is an e-commerce site that sells furniture, home goods and personal items. They have a very specific design esthetic and GYST Media was tasked to represent the brand online and to provide a clean and simple e-commerce solution.

  • Big Bubble Zone

    The Big Bubble Zone sells bubble wands and bubble solution. The were seeking an e-commerce solution to help grow their business and sell nationwide. The site relies on several videos, a colorful presentation, lots of product pictures and a simplified e-commerce checkout process.

  • Blog

    GYST Media, your local web design firm located in Marin County, California, is an expert in content management systems such as WordPress and Joomla, and offers a variety of design, management, marketing and rescue services for clients large and small. Contact us if we can help you with your website.

  • Buildwell Library

    The BuildWell Library is an extension of the Eco-Build Network and provides an extensive library of documents regarding ecological building practices. The library allows users to create accounts, upload library documents and comment on existing documents. It has swelled to hundreds of items and is used across the world by ecological building practitioners.

  • Camp Spotr

    Camp Spotr is website that allows users to find, rate and share information about the best campgrounds in California. The website has thousands of campgrounds listed, incorporates a beautiful design and boasts some very cool features that make it a real standout.

  • Charlie Kleiman Stone Sculptor

    Charlie Kleiman is a talented stone sculptor whose work has been shown in galleries and festivals across California, winning numerous awards along the way. He needed a website that could introduce people to his work and highlight his upcoming showings.

  • Elkington Building Company

    Elkington Building Company has been in the contracting business for 5 generations. The company had an aging website and did not show off their wonderful work and their attention to detail. The goal was to build a site that was a good reflection on the company and showcased their work in a positive light.

  • Help, I've Been Hacked!

    RescueBeing hacked is the worst! Getting it resolved is expensive! What should you do?

  • i5 Self Storage

    i5 Self Storage is a start-of-the-art self storage facility located in Tustin, CA. The self storage industry is extremely competitive with several national chain brands competing for local business and driving price competition. The goal of this website was to compete with the big-boys by providing a best-of-class website and top notch SEO along with search engine marketing campaign.

  • JW Rigney Construction

    JW Rigney has been in business "Building the Bay Area" for over 20 years. The company had a very old flat HTML website which was showing signs of its age and did not represent JW Rigney well. The goal was to provide a state-of-the-art site that allowed JW Rigney to show off their impressive portfolio of work and to keep it up to date.

  • Marin School of Environmental Leadership

     Building a website for a high school provides a unique set of challenges. The trick here was to provide a site with a rich set of features, including a beautiful news story module with pictures, and to make it very readable and easy to update. 

  • Mary Silveira Elementary

     Mary E. Silveira Elementary School in Marinwood, CA had been struggling with a website built in Dreamweaver and had started to show its age. The new website needed bo be database driven to allow for dynamic content and easy updates. It also had to satisfy a constituency fo local parents who used the website despite all of its flaws.

  • Miracle Mule

    Miracle Mule is a "swampy tonk" band based in San Rafael, CA, and they needed a website that could elevate their position in the local music community. Most bands cannot afford a professional website and it can mean the difference between getting a gig and sitting around with nothing to do on a Saturday night.

  • Pearl Bids

    PearlBids is a downloadable software product that allows people to manage silent auctions. The software was created by another GYST Media client, Oakgrounds, and required a brand new site to be created from scratch.

  • San Francisco Music Festival

    The San Francisco International Music Festival came to GYST Media with an older Joomla site in need of upgrading. The new site was simply to recreate the features of the old one, while bringing the site up-to-date with the newest Joomla platform. In the process we completely redesigned the site to give it an updated look.

  • Scott Swann Contracting

    Scott Swann is a contractor based in San Rafael, CA, who had never had a website and was unsure that it could be of any value to his business. But his doubts have been eliminated. Shortly after launching his website the clients came knocking. 

  • SquareSpace vs. WordPress


    SquareSpace, Wix and Weebly all appear to be viable alternatives to traditional web platforms like WordPress and Joomla! How do I know which one is right for me?

  • Strategic Energy Innovations

     Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is a San Rafael based non-profit company whose mission is to help communities embrace sustainability. This challenging project required a lot of out-of-the box thinking to create a website that was uniquely suited to SEI.

  • Website Design

    Website DesignEnsure your website is beautiful and functional. Your website. Your way. 

  • Website Security Services


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