December 19, 1998 VisionFriendly.com was founded as a subsidiary division of Vision Enterprises of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. The business plan called for the development of easy to navigate visually attractive websites at an attractive cost.
July 1, 1999 VisionFriendly.com
became independent as Vision Enterprises and VisionFriendly.com
agreed to form two separate companies.
November 1999 VisionFriendly.com website KanelandKnights.org was named the best High School Sports website in Illinois by the Chicago Sun Times.
2000 VisionFriendly.com started Hosting
websites with Interland, the number
one hosting service in the nation according to
June 2000 VisionFriendly.com became an Internet service provider with Xlinet to provide ISP services.
July 2000 VisionFriendly.com developed a construction area, an innovative way for clients to keep an eye on the progress of their website as it is being built with a status report of the progress.
September 2000 VisionFrieindly.com became the ISP for Elburn Chamber of Commerce, Aurora Chamber of Commerce, and the Aurora Airport. Aurora Mayor Stover even commented, "what a great site Aurora Airport is."
October 2000 VisionFriendly.com became a National ISP.
2001 With over 100 active customers VisionFriendly.com
celebrated two years of business with the purchase
of the latest state of the art Cobalt high speed
server to ensure even better Internet service
for its clients.
September 2001 VisionFriendly.com developed flexible online E-commerce software package that allows users to easily update their Product Database from anywhere in the world.
October 2001 VisionFriendly.com developed a new concept in e-mails with Hometown E-mails as a way to customize your e-mail address.
December 2001 VisionFriendly.com partnered with MCC Technologies and Blastcomm to offer high-speed Broadband Wireless to both businesses and residential users in Kane County and the Fox Valley area.
2002 VisionFriendly.com implemented Web-based
March 2002 VisionFriendly.com purchases a 2nd Unix server.
November 2002 VisionFriendly.com in partnership with CSI communications opens a technology store, selling all of VisionFriendly.com's services along with cellular phone services.
2003 VisionFriendly.com becomes a .NET company.
March 2003 VisionFriendly.com purchases 2 support SUV's.
April 2003 VisionFriendly.com is proud to introduce Foray Change. Foray Change is a user update package that allow our clients to easily update text and tables on selected pages on their website.
November 2003 VisionFriendly.com becomes a Microsoft partner.
December 2003 VisionFriendly.com becomes 5 years old and adds its fourth Internet server to the server pool.
2004 VisionFriendly.com added 10 new Products to
its arsenal of offerings.
July 2004 VisionFriendly.com added two more support SUV's to its fleet.
2005 VisionFriendly.com moves into a new
office space in Aurora Municipal Airport with
a view of the runway.
June 2005 VisionFriendly.com franchises. Our first office opens in Chicago.
July 2005 VisionFriendly.com introduces website templates online.
August 2005 VisionFriendly.com licensed the name VisionFriendly as a Trademark and creates a new alias: VFS (VisionFriendly Services)
September 2005 VFS opens a new office in the Smoky Mountains: Asheville, NC.
September 2005 VFS introduces "PTOLive.com," a product (website) for school parent organizations that allows special school functions to be paid online, saving on time and paperwork.
2006 VFS introduces "Data Depot Pro," a
web based CRM system that simplifies CRM with tools
like one-click on-screen dialing.
February 2006 VFS introduces a professional version of a "Pay Pal like" online Credit Card processing option for small clients. This service, called VFSWebPay.com, makes E-commerce simple and cost attractive.
May 2006 VFS makes a splash at the"Rolling Down the River" business to business expo at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
December 2006 VFS gains national attention when client site The Tie Bar is featured prominently on CNBC.
2007 VisionFriendly.com is featured in
the Elburn Herald Newspaper.
July 2007 VFS adds live video web cast of West Aurora High School football and basketball games to its list of Internet capabilities TV.SD129.org. Also, provided streaming video of Mount Carmel football games.
August 2007 VisionFriendly.com rolls out it largest website ever - 9,400 pages for the SD129.org West Aurora High School website.
September 2007 VisionFriendly.com adds a 26' fifth wheel trailer to its fleet. Customized to act as a mobile recording studio, with an area to develop full video productions, plus the ability to create live streaming video for the web.
December 2007 VisionFriendly.com enters the Video production arena announcing the creation of VisionFriendly Studios.
2008 VisionFriendly.com wins the Media
Achievement Award for "Honoring Excellence
in Media", with its new Video website located
April 2008 VisionFriendly.com builds its 1,000th website!
May 2008 VisionFriendly.com was identified as one of The Ten Most Dependable™ Web Designers of the Central U.S. by Goldline Research and published in Entrepreneur Magazine. View Article
September 2008 On Labor Day VisionFriendly.com moved to its new location at 651 Prairie Pointe Drive in Yorkville.
November 2008 10th Anniversary and Open House celebration. Click Here for Video.
January 2009 VisionFriendly.com introduces its "Education Division".
May 2009 VisionFriendly.com introduces Mobile Computing options.
June 2009 VisionFriendly.com introduces Social Media Marketing Services.
November 2009 VisionFriendly.com adds 6 new Products and 4 new Services providing our customers a selection of: 16 Products and 20 Services.
December 2009 VisionFriendly.com rolls out its new "Super Website".
June 2012 On June 1, 2012 VisionFriendly.com moved
to its new location at 1245 E. Diehl Road, Suite 307 in