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Sandvox User Profile: Rafael Cortes

Location: New York, New York, USA

What kind of websites were you planning to build?

I wanted to build a site that would be a companion to my book, "A Pianist: Wanderings of the Mind and Spirit," and profile my other work as a teacher and lecturer.

How did you hear about Sandvox?

From my student and friend Annik LaFarge

What made you decide to get Sandvox?

It's very easy to use, even for a non-technical person like myself, and I found a very elegant template that fits my style. I can update it whenever I need to, include photos, and also video and audio clips of my students and myself playing the piano.

Now that you have Sandvox, what do you like about it?

Everyone who visits my website sends me a compliment, so it is working very well. Several friends have told me they are going to use it for their own websites.

What would be a good way to search for a program like Sandvox?

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“For more than a year I had been speaking with an organization about giving a lecture. When the website went live, I emailed the person I had been speaking with and included a link. He visited the website and immediately -- that same day -- contacted me about setting up the talk.”

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