Computers Made Easy, Inc. was established in 1999
by Jane Yeager Noel. Originally, as our name suggests, CME
provided computer support and software training as well as website
development. As the demand for our web services grew, we
devoted more and more of CME's resources to website technology,
including the purchase of a small hosting company (Giraffe Digital
Solutions, Inc.), which has enabled us to provide our own hosting,
email, web statistics, and domain name services.
For years now, CME has been devoted to full-time web development.
We have designed and host over 175 websites, control over 500 domain
names, and provide maintenance services for many sites that are not
Many of our web
clients are local to the Pittsburgh region and our home base in
Westmoreland County, but CMEwebsites has clients in Boston, Massachusetts;
Cleveland, Ohio; Highland City, Florida, and throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. Web
design requires good communication, but today contact is easily
maintained by phone, email, Skype, and a variety of electronic
Projects Big, Small, and Unique
CME has developed projects as big as a secure Intranet for the
offices of the two largest coal-fired power plants east of the
Mississippi, as small as an informational site for a local
and as unique as websites for Carnegie Museum's
Powdermill Avian Research
Center and the Papua New Guinea
Institute of Biological Research.
CME in the Community
is devoted to the local community. Our own
InWestmoreland.com is a
directory of businesses, services, and events for Westmoreland
County, PA. Our designs include websites for the local
Arts and Heritage Festival,
Westmoreland County Agricultural
Borough, and more.
We are proud members of the Greensburg Business and Professional
Women's Association, InWestmoreland Networkers, Norwin Chamber of
Commerce, Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce, and Westmoreland Business Referral Association.
During the summer of 1999, Jane Yeager Noel left her position as
a Project Manager for DreamForge Intertainment, a computer game
developer, to start her own business as a computer trainer,
consultant, and web developer.
Love you guys at CME, and I spread the word about you when
I have the opportunity!
CME has been a lifeline to us with website tech support,
providing assistance in a pinch with design and programming
challenges. We greatly appreciate their cheerful accessibility and
ability to convey technical instructions in layman's terms!
-- Teresa Baughman
Westmoreland Cultural Trust
In June of 2001, Computers Made Easy grew by one employee. Jane's
husband Scot was persuaded to leave his position as a Project
Manager of computer games to join his wife at Computers Made Easy.
Scot brings computer knowledge, management expertise, and writing
skills to the table. He has led multi-million dollar projects both
as Director of Operations and Planning at Westmoreland County
Transit Authority and for DreamForge Intertainment as Project Manager. While at DreamForge, two of
games under his management (Anvil of Dawn and
Sanitarium) were honored by the industry as Games of the year. He is
an award-winning writer who was honored in 1990 as one of the
Writers of the Future.
After developing CME's first website. a resource boasting a wide
variety of hints, tips, and links to useful locations, Computers
Made Easy went on to develop websites for a number of local
In 2002, Scot and Jane developed
directory of Westmoreland County businesses, services, and events
designed to help Westmoreland County consumers find local businesses
and services online. With over 1,000 pages, InWestmoreland
lists hundreds of businesses and services, a community calendar,
local links, Great Places articles, and more. Between
50,000 and 60,000 online pages are viewed each month on
Soon, referrals from word-of-mouth brought in more website work than
could be handled as part of CME's offerings, and the decision was
made to devote the company full time to web development and related
services, such as search engine optimization, hosting, email, web
statistics, search engine marketing, and more.
As our reputation grew and the demand for high-quality web work took
over the company, another decision was made: not to grow CMEwebsites
into a regional agency. A deliberate decision was made to keep
the company small, a boutique web developer with a powerful offering
in its custom crafted websites, obsessive customer support, and
high-end hosting services.
As Computers Made Easy continues to grow, we make sure the needs of
each customer are satisfied and that every effort is made to
contribute to your success.
Jane Noel's Biography
Jane Yeager Noel, the co-owner of Computers Made Easy has been
working professionally with computers since 1987.
She started as a traditional layout artist, graduating from the Art
Institute of Pittsburgh and Point Park College. She got into
computers as an Art Director and Project Manager for DreamForge
Intertainment, one of the first computer game development companies. Jane has credits on twenty different game titles.
During her 10 years at DreamForge, she gained a wide variety of
technical, training, and communication skills while working to grow
the company and to develop entertainment software in cooperation
with such well-known publishing houses as Disney Interactive.
Jane brings her years of experience in computer art development and
interface design to the creation of graphically pleasing and
In the early years of Computers Made Easy, Jane enjoyed teaching all
aspects of the computer to all sorts of people. "I enjoy working
with beginners because you can actually see it in their eyes when
they understand you," Jane says. "But it's also enjoyable to work
with advanced users to solve problems and answer challenging
In addition to her work at Computers Made Easy, Jane has taught at the Art
Institute of Pittsburgh and at the Community College of Allegheny
County for the Lifelong Learning, Professional Development, and
Workforce Training Departments. She is certified as a Microsoft
Office User Specialist Expert in Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Scot Noel's Biography
Scot M. Noel brings computer knowledge, management expertise, and
writing skills to Computers Made Easy. Scot has enjoyed working with
computers since the days of the Commodore 64 home computer.
Professionally, Scot has led multi-million dollar projects both as
Director of Operations and Planning at Westmoreland Transit and for
DreamForge Intertainment--a computer game developer-- as Project
Manager. While at DreamForge, two of his games (Anvil of Dawn and
Sanitarium) were honored by the industry as Games of the Year.
Scot is an award-winning writer who was honored in 1990 as one of
the Writers of the Future and who continues to publish fiction.
Scot's teaching experience includes software instruction in
Professional Development courses at all four campuses of the
Community College of Allegheny County. Together with his wife, Jane,
he now enjoys helping businesses succeed with effective website
These days, Scot has leveraged his decades of writing
experience into mastering the field of Search Engine Optimization
and the art of content writing for websites. He spends most of his time
in research, analysis, and preparing search engine optimized text
for upcoming projects.