Blog Archives

Sue Fort White, Ed.D.

Written on February 19, 2021 at 4:46 pm, by

“Over the last several years, Our Kids has benefitted greatly from the expertise of Beth Downey and Permelia Media. Beth’s ability to build, implement and troubleshoot e-commerce platforms has enhanced the Our Kids’ infrastructure and taken it to the next level. Utilizing Beth’s talent in a surgical way has given Our Kids the tools and Read More

Jay Graves

Written on November 18, 2020 at 8:49 pm, by

“Beth has been fantastic to work with on She believes in complete transparency and is very thorough with monthly updates which include detailed notes. She helped us decipher and maintain some very old legacy code with some tight turnarounds. Very refreshing!”

Kayla Zamary

Written on June 9, 2020 at 3:32 pm, by

“Beth is great to work with! The process from discussing the deliverables to implementing the work was seamless. We will definitely use Beth again for any WordPress needs.”

Sarah Potenza

Written on December 23, 2019 at 3:32 pm, by

“Hiring Beth at Permelia Media has been a God send. My website broke down, and I had no idea what to do. This kind of stuff can be really intimidating. Lots of updates and coding, I’d be lost without her. Beth had it fixed that day! Now she keeps my website up to date and Read More

Margaret Hicks

Written on May 9, 2019 at 1:16 pm, by

“Beth was so great to work with, her communication skills were on point, she was able to explain techy ideas to my non-techy mind. I definitely felt like Beth cared about my website as if it were her own, taking great care with security and backend issues that would make my life easier in the future. Read More

Brian Straessle

Written on January 31, 2019 at 4:53 pm, by

“Beth is organized, communicative, and collaborative while knowing when to gently nudge a client away from a bad idea. Our website needed a laundry list of functionality and design upgrades on a strict budget, and she tackled the job with skill and efficiency. In particular, I appreciated her persistence in solving unexpected problems and her Read More

Kenneth Troope

Written on November 8, 2018 at 9:23 pm, by

“Beth recently designed a new website for my business, which turned out great. Aside from her true professionalism, which was apparent from the start, the finished product is exactly what I wanted and ended up being about half the cost of a previous quote I’d gotten, to boot. If you’re in the market for a Read More

Kate O’Neill

Written on July 26, 2018 at 10:40 pm, by

“Although my primary connection to Beth is social, I have engaged her services several times for my company and have enjoyed working with her. She is attentive, engaged, and really seems to enjoy learning about the business she’s working in to better serve it. More importantly given the work she does, she brings a true Read More

Blake Boldt

Written on July 26, 2018 at 10:37 pm, by

“As a web developer, Beth combines her talent and technical skills with a true understanding of how her efforts fit within the overall scope of a project. It all starts with her ability to see and respect someone else’s perspective. Beth is the rare professional who has demonstrated not just experience but proficiency in both Read More

Nancy Henderson

Written on July 26, 2018 at 10:35 pm, by

“A writer/editor recommending a web developer? Yes, because Beth embraces the full process of communicating a message, understanding a brand voice, and she cares about getting things right. She helpfully explains the tech side of things to non-tech folks in a way that doesn’t make you feel foolish. I particularly learned a lot from the Read More

Kenneth White

Written on April 5, 2018 at 2:31 pm, by

“I worked side-by-side with Beth for over three years, and I have never met someone so meticulous and well-organized. Her attention to detail and thoughtfulness for the process of building websites is a perfect balance for the chaotic unknown that the medium so often presents. She’s quick to face what she hasn’t seen before, roll Read More

Brett Henley

Written on April 3, 2018 at 9:46 pm, by

“I’ve had the great privilege of knowing Beth both as a professional and as a friend, and I can say with absolute confidence that she is someone you want on your team. Beth has extensive knowledge in both design and front-end development, including WordPress, PHP, HMTL/CSS, responsive design practices, and much more. Beth brings a Read More

Joe Morris

Written on April 3, 2018 at 7:53 pm, by

“Beth is a double threat, in that she can perform traditional graphic design work alongside creating dynamic, engaging web platforms. She brought expertise to every client engagement, explaining that hard-to-capture “why” when there were questions about a project’s direction, thus resolving concerns and creating a sense of teamwork and common purpose.”

Eric Jans

Written on March 29, 2018 at 8:47 pm, by

“I was writing a newsletter for the Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association that went out to 1500 households. We lost our designer and Beth was recommended as our replacement. She did an incredible job! It was pretty thankless and often we sent her everything at the last minute (or much later!). She was gracious and prompt Read More

Ashley Brantley

Written on March 29, 2018 at 8:44 pm, by

“Beth is one of those people who never stops learning, in life and in work. She loves to figure out exactly how things function and share that knowledge with others. She’s able to seamlessly combine web development and web design, and she’s great at explaining how things work to people who aren’t as schooled in Read More

Christy Frink

Written on March 29, 2018 at 8:35 pm, by

“I’ve known Beth as a friend for almost 10 years, and was fortunate enough to be a client of hers through the redesign of In addition to being an incredibly kind, generous human, she brought a ton of skill and WordPress knowledge to the table with this project. She was quick, thorough, enthusiastic, and Read More