Thank You Veterans!

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Here at ICND, we want to thank all the Veterans for their service. We want to especially thank one of our own. Joe Bonselaar works in the SEO department as one of our SEO Specialists. Joe served in the United States Marine Corps from 2006 – 2011. He enlisted right after high school. He served in Security Forces and as an Infantry Marine with 2nd Battalion 6th Marines. Read More...

20 Year Anniversary: Q&A w/ Brandon Sauls

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May 2019 marks InterCoastal Net Designs’ 20th year in business and much of our success can be attributed to our humble beginnings with Brandon Sauls at the helm. We recently sat down with Brandon to discuss where ICND is today, where we plan to go and how it all began with a fishing charter website. We live & breathe the tourism industry with our headquarters in the small beach community of Ocean Isle Beach, NC – making us well suited to understand our client’s business model and helping them see success in the vacation rental and tourism industries. Read More...

Caitlin Wins SC State Tennis Championship 2nd Year in a Row!

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We love to feature our employees as they achieve some major accomplishments. You may recall us blogging back in June about Caitlin winning the State Championship Tennis match and going on to Regionals. Well, this past weekend, our very own Caitlin Negethon competed in the South Carolina Singles State Tennis Championships and for the second year in a row, she took home first place with her team in the 4.0 18+ division!

More than 300 players participated in the championships this year. Divisions are grouped by age and competition level. Caitlin captained both years for the team as they went on to win the State Championship. Pictured below are (from left to right) Lindsay Wallace, Kristin O’Neil, Capt. Caitlin Negethon, and Co. Capt. Amanda Gallup.

VRMA 2014 Recap Blog

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VRMA Annual was held in San Diego this year from October 26th-29th. The ICND team was there in full force, with SEO Director Conrad O’Connell, Social Media Director David Hutnik and ICND President Brandon Sauls taking the 6,000 plus mile round trip journey to VRMA.

During the conference, we were demoing our newest, latest greatest booking engine integration featured in our most recent vacation rental website launch. We heard from tons of attendees that the features built into were “downright amazing”, “truly innovative”, and even “F*!^ing AWESOME!”.  More brainstorming sessions and early morning programming went on to continue developing this so if you haven’t had the chance to check it out, let us know and we’d be glad to show you.

Welcome April Burns to the ICND Crew

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It’s my great pleasure to welcome a new team member and account executive to the ICND Crew and her name is April Burns. April came to ICND with over 20 years of experience in the tourism/hospitality industry as the Vice President of Operations at the American Hospitality Academy. She worked with hotels and resorts across the nation.

June 2014 Employee of the Month: Caitlin Negethon

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The ICND team casts a blind vote each month for who we think deserves title of “Employee of the Month”.  The winner gets the coveted front parking spot and the honor knowing that their coworkers voted for them 🙂  This month, the smiling face you’ll always see when you come into the ICND office, Caitlin Negethon, wins the employee of the month award for June 2014.  Let’s take a minute to learn a little more about Caitlin.

Favorite Movie?

Sweet Home Alabama, maybe not the most highly acclaimed movies of all time, but hey I like it

 

Favorite Candy Bar?

Anything with Dark Chocolate, what girl doesn’t love chocolate

 

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Anywhere warm and tropical where I can have an umbrella in my drink and toes in the sand!

 

Any pets?

I adopted a Rhodesian Ridgeback that I named Jameson, yes I do come from an Irish family. Although, my parents currently stole him because he’s so awesome.

 

Favorite beach activities?

I have severe Beach ADD so anything from Bocci to Volleyball

 

What kind of car do you drive?

Just got my Nissan Altima

 

Where are you from?

South Shore of Boston, Ma – “because I love that dirty water”

 

Favorite Quote?

“Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress” – Coco Chanel

 

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Caitlin Wins SC State Tennis Title

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The InterCoastal Net Designs is lucky to have such talented team members, but the talents you don’t know about are some of the most interesting.  Did you know we have a resident Tennis Superstar?

(Caitlin is in all black)

Help us in giving Caitlin Negethon a HUGE congratulations! If you’ve called up to ICND with any questions or support issues in the last 9 months, there’s a really good chance that you had a friendly voice on the other end and her name is Caitlin. Well, in her spare time, she is a ferocious tennis player and very well known in the tennis community. In fact, this past weekend, Caitlin traveled to Greenville, SC to compete in the 2014 South Carolina State Tennis tournament. In the adult 18 & over 3.5 Ladies division, guess what place she took?

FIRST PLACE!!

Thats right, next time you call up to ICND and you hear that nice voice on the other side be sure to give Caitlin a big congratulations. We’re incredibly proud of her!

Next up for Caitlin is Regionals held in Lexington, NC on July 25th. She’ll be competing with the rest of her team against teams across the entire Southeast US.

Experienced VP of Operations Joins Staff at ICND

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Brad Faircloth, of Myrtle Beach, brings 18 years of internet executive experience to local web company.

Ocean Isle Beach, NC. — InterCoastal Net Designs (ICND), a website design and online marketing agency specializing in customized solutions and superior results, has recently grown its expansive team with the addition of Brad Faircloth. Faircloth will serve ICND as the vice president of operations. Faircloth has over 18 years of experience in managing mid to large size organizations within the web development and digital marketing industry.

Prior to joining InterCoastal Net Designs, Faircloth was the director of e-business for Burroughs & Chapin, a land development company in Myrtle Beach, SC. Previous roles include DuPont and Cancer Program Professional Services. Involvements outside of work include serving on the Board of Directors for Palmetto Academy of Learning and Success, as well as chair of technology and PR committees for the school.

President, Brandon Sauls said, “I’m very happy to welcome Brad Faircloth, our new VP of Operations. Brad brings years of real world / web development management experience to the table. With his wide set of skills, he is helping us improve our project processes and assist in development of new and improved products.”

InterCoastal Net Designs, started in 1999 by Sauls, has since seen fast-paced growth in clientele and employees. Over the past five years, Sauls has focused on the vacation rental and real estate world, developing customized websites and tailored products for both industries.

Faircloth has joined ICND at an imperative time in the company’s growth as a whole. Faircloth commented, “I am excited to be joining ICND as a part of this extraordinary team. I look forward to helping accelerate their already impressive growth, and leading the incessant drive to become even more efficient and customer focused. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a company that has such amazing talent, giving ICND virtually unlimited potential to improve and grow.”

InterCoastal Net Designs offers a wide array of website services, including web design, web hosting, search engine optimization, social media marketing and targeted email marketing. At ICND we specialize in customized solutions, superior results.

Brunswick County Employee of the Year – Our Very Own David Hutnik!

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David Hutnik, Social Media Director and beloved team member of InterCoastal Net Designs was just named the Employee of the Year for Brunswick County. Since moving to Brunswick County exactly two years ago this spring, David has become a valuable player for both ICND and Brunswick County alike. We couldn't be more proud of his recognition as employee of the year being that it is well deserved for David! Read More...