John B. Moore

Principle, Technical Director, Technical SEO, Speaker, System Architect, Programmer

John Moore is our head Internet developer; the person who oversees the direction of our core technologies. He has been programming in a variety of languages for more than 25 years as the owner of the consulting and system architect/design company, Micro-Phyla Systems, which provided services to enterprise level companies.

John has been actively involved in various aspects of the software development industry. As a member of TeamB (Team Borland) on Borland Software's monitored Internet newsgroups (now part of Embarcadero and CodeGear), he assisted other users in using and understanding their development products. TeamB is a group of peer-selected volunteer experts approved and supported by Borland to help support its customers on the Internet. John was a technical speaker at Borland's 1993 and 1998 - 2002 Borland Developers Conferences and former president and one of the founding members of the San Diego Delphi Users Group (SDDUG).

John has contributed articles on Paradox and database design topics to the Paradox Informant magazine and was part of the team of writers for the Que books "Using Paradox v5.0 for Windows" and "Killer Paradox 5.0 for Windows." He was also an instructor on Delphi and Java for the international training firm, SoftBite International, from 1998-99 and QualTrain Inc. in 2003 where he trained programmers for the Air Force.

John's current technical focus is on web centric languages: Java, Flash, and PHP highlighting open source technologies, as well as Web2.0 and Social Media technologies. He works on both server side technologies (Java and PHP based), as well as developing "rich thin client" web interfaces using DOM scripting, AJAX, XML, Flash and providing these advanced technologies to small and medium-sized businesses to solve real business problems and needs. John is a strong advocate of W3C web standards as a means for maintaining a dynamic, universal, and affordable web platform for business and continues to develop training and support content on web technologies for business through ebooks, videos and blogs.

On the social media and SEO front John's primary focus is on Google+ as the foundation for all visiblity strategies. Monitoring the latest SEO techniques and stragetings is and ongoing task and making sure that all strategies stay within the Google Webmaster Guidelines. Because of Google+'s tight integration with Google, building authorship trust and authority, is the core for improving Google search rankings.

John is also a certified PayPal developer and a technical support specialist.

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Melanie Moore Bermudez

Co-Founder, Artistic Director

Melanie oversees the design, basic HTML, CSS structure and layout. She also works on the marketing and sales campaigns for the company, and provides support and feedback to SonicSpider's clients throughout their project development. Melanie has been with the company since its inception in 2003. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine with a BA in fine arts specializing in painting and critical art theory.

Melanie oversees SonicSpider's RightStart Website program, which offers professional grade website development services in budget oriented packages.

Richard Peat-Hanna

Technology and Networking Lead, Email Specialist

Richard brings hardware, networking, and operating systems expertise to SonicSpider. He keeps the machines humming, backed up and healthy. Rich is also our Email Specialist. If you have an email headache, Rich will find a solution.

Richard is also the owner of the Creata Computer Network, which specializes in integrating Linux and other open source software into the dominant Windows business environment. He has had MCSE training in Windows operating systems and extensive experience with Linux distributions. Rich also works with Mac OSes and has experience with Novell servers. Linux server systems are his specialty

Preferred Business Resource Team

The in-house SonicSpider team knows it cannot provide you with everything you might need to facilitate the success of your business. That's why we have taken the time to develop a Preferred Business Resource Team that assists us in providing services that are outside our core competency.