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Why we do it

Welcome! At Oak City Technology, we focus on the results that matter most for online visibility, performance and profitability.

We’re a full-service web design, development, and digital marketing company, and we’ve been providing outstanding solutions to clients in the Carolinas and across the United States for more than ten years. Located in Raleigh-Durham, NC, our office is in Research Triangle Park, the renowned hub of technical excellence.

We’ve proven that clients can outsmart rather than outspend the competition, and consistently succeed in the digital marketplace.

Utilizing the right digital platforms (and avoiding technical missteps and strategic errors) can quickly transform your business goals into realized objectives. We specialize in leveraging the right digital channels to cut through the clutter and move online audiences to action- faster, more reliably, and more affordably.

In achieving that goal, we avoid canned solutions, underperforming options, and technologies a version or two behind current needs. By implementing proven, battle-tested processes, we’ve generated valuable results for our clients. And through measuring our success by how well our clients are doing, we’ve built long term client partnerships. The core values of collaboration and teamwork will always be at the heart of what we do.

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Customers are exposed to thousands of brands, messages and ads each day. Our team is dedicated to helping you efficiently rise above the noise and stand out from the crowd.

We specialize in creating transformative online experiences, and that requires proficiency on multiple levels- first, having an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the client industries we serve, then implementing the technologies and strategies that offer the best route to your goals.

Our team of designers, developers, marketers and strategists prides itself on delivering outstanding site design, technology, and marketing. With decades of combined hands-on experience and an unrivaled perspective, we develop solutions knowing that a data-driven blend of various areas of expertise is essential, and key components of a project need to work together seamlessly. 

Harness the power of consumer trends – don’t miss out on revenue and growth due to a digital strategy that wasn’t built to succeed.

A few key insights:
>> Conversion rates fall by 12% for every extra second that it takes your website to load.
>> 81% of people perform some type of online research before making a large purchase.
>> 47% of consumers view 3-5 pieces of content created by a company before talking to an employee from that company.

Working With Us: What to Expect

>> Our process begins with gaining an extensive understanding of your goals, challenges and competition, and a collaborative, fact-finding approach allows us to develop the most agile and effective route to reaching performance benchmarks. In our planning we’re focused not just on increasing site traffic, but on converting those visitors into valued customers.

>> After analyzing the best customer acquisition process through research and data-centric targeting, we execute the plan, implementing strategies and following up with analysis and reporting. We analyze traffic in-depth, along with website visitor metrics, social media campaigns, and customer conversion statistics, as we fine tune the program. Our goals include increasing audience engagement, and helping you turn new customers into enthusiastic brand ambassadors.

>> At each stage of the process, you can expect prompt, professional service, reliable turn-around times, and transparent reporting. We believe in keeping the lines of communication open, and we place importance on excellence and dedication. Earning your business every day is part of our work ethic- we value the trust you place in us, and are honored to be part of your team.

Founder’s Message

Our goal is to help clients in the most effective way possible, and we work to generate an incredible amount of value for them, delivering solutions that support their business plans now and into the future.

We believe in working smart, which means empowering clients not just with the right solutions but with cost-effective ones. Our clients appreciate that, and they also value our straightforward, open approach. Client partnerships are the cornerstone of our business, and whether the goal is an updated website, search engine optimization or social media, we’re dedicated to implementing the best-in-class strategies. 

We’ve been successful through the years because we’ve stayed true to our founding mission – to treat clients the way we’d like to be treated ourselves, and to go above and beyond to help those companies achieve a brighter future. That’s what drives us, and always will. 

If you’re searching for effective digital solutions, or would like insights into a particular issue, please contact me. I’ll be happy to give you a complementary assessment of your current situation, along with specific recommendations.

I’m looking forward to talking with you, and sharing advice that can benefit your company.

-Drago Bratic, Founder and CEO, Oak City Technology

Drago has authored numerous articles on digital technology and marketing, and has been a tech workshop presenter and conference speaker. He began building websites in 1999, and entered the field full time after graduating from North Carolina State University. He founded Oak City Technology in 2009, selecting that name because Raleigh, with its tree-lined streets, is often called the “City of Oaks.”

Drago and his wife love living in the Triangle area, along with their two cherished dogs.

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