"Let Us See To Your Site©"
CountryView Studios is committed
to a high standard of excellence in all that we do and to establish a
firm relationship of mutual trust, respect, and service with our
We work with you in the
development of your website, including content, layout and design, as
well as getting your site listed in the respective search
engines and directories -- and we're still here for you, once
your site is up and running.
Timeframes and Costs are communicated with you, as you should know what
to expect and when, without any hidden surprises.
We work with you on
Planning the Website; the Content; and the Design.
This enables you
and CountryView Studios
to better define and determine the nature, direction and goals
of your website.
CountryView Studios is
based in Floyd Virginia, in Southwest Virginia. With nearly
years experience in print and publishing and as a resident of Floyd, CountryView Studios Web & Graphics Design
developing internet presences in 1996.
A Note about our Header
Floyd County's highest point, Buffalo Mountain,
It's located along
the Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd County's eastern-most boundary.
Jon Ratner -
Floyd, Virginia 24091
to the amount of unnecessary calls by marketers, CountryView
Studios now provides its contact phone number only to its established
clients as required.
1995, Jon has developed extensive
experience and knowledge of the Internet and of Web Design since
first learning the basics while working for Virginia Tech University from 1986 to
this experience and his on-going quest for knowledge, he adds his
art, graphics, design, layout, lithography and photography to his
worked within a variety of venues and with
and small to
medium sized businesses in regard
to their unique internet presence and diverse promotional requirements.
In the ever changing world of the Internet and Web Site
development, Jon continues to stay abreast of
the latest advances, providing practical input, guidance and support to clients
for their respective websites.
his full time involvement through CountryView Studios, Jon also does
quite a bit of freelance and "ghost" web work for other design and graphic
companies as well as being a freelance "ghost writer".
virtually all web work taken on by CountryView Studios is done hands-on
Jon, he also directly oversees any work performed
by staff or by the close knit community of freelance
professional scripters, artists and programmers with whom he
services for one another as needed.
Prior to developing CountryView
Studios' Floyd Va. Web & Graphics
worked for many years in broadcast radio producing and creating both mainstay and uniquely original
programming and on-air hosting entertainment and
news/information programs for commercial and public radio stations including
Floyd County's very first radio station, WGFC and for one of America's primary and widest range Public Radio affiliates.
He owned and
operated one of the first on-site offset print and publishing shops in
Village Print Shop.
He is a published poet, journalist and photographer and continues to
work on various creative art and literary projects in his "countryview
located along the forest's edge
on his homestead on the Appalachian Plateau.
Jon and his wife
private domestic and feral animal rescue, shelter and sanctuary on their rural property for
over twenty-five years for a multitude of God's creatures
paying for all animals' needs out of their own pocket.
continue with their slightly
downsized animal rescue
while they do their best at living an environmentally and ecologically
conscientious lifestyle that includes growing organic blueberries,
heritage apples, peaches, strawberries and culinary
herbs and spices on their mountainside homestead in the Blue Ridge
They have been members of Floyd's agricultural and creative
community since the 1970's.