Design Services

Websites That Meet Your Goals

Looking to book more clients? I can help with that. Wanting to increase your sales? Sure thing. Hoping to gain more donations for your cause? You’ve got it. Just want people to be more aware of who you are? Absolutely.

Your goals will become my goals and we’ll get there together. With my education and experience in web design, including having taken courses in marketing specific to web design, I put my everything into making your goals a reality.

By customizing everything from start to finish, we are building a website that is truly unique to you. It is strategically designed to meet your goals and make you stand out from the crowd.

How We Can Work Together

Website Audit:

With a website audit, you will get feedback on areas of your website that can be improved. This gives you the opportunity to increase SEO (your search engine ranking), provide a better user experience, and increase your overall site performance.

Investment starts at $450

Website Refresh:

Giving your site a refresh can breathe new life into it. By focusing on specific areas that relate to your goals, we will be able to make strategic changes to your site in a minimal amount of time. These changes can improve your site’s function, beauty, and performance.

Charged by the hour

Fully Custom Web Design:

To meet your goals and show the world what you have to offer, you need a website that’s designed specifically for you. If you’ve tried your hand at DIY web design or paid for cheap web design in the past, you know it’s time for a professional that will get the job done right. Poor web design loses users’ trust, and we want you to be the go-to person/business in your industry. Having a beautiful, functional, and strategically designed website will let people see that you are professional, you are unique, and you are that go-to person.

View the Web Design Process & Features section lower on this page to see all that’s included.

Investment starts at $3,500

Budget Web Design:

If you’re on a budget and still want that professional touch, there’s a way we can still make that happen. By using a template I can provide you with a website that still meets your goals, but also meets your tight budget. You will get a website that is professional, strategic, beautiful, and functional.

Investment starts at $1,500

Graphic Design:

I design graphics for marketing materials, both digital and print. This includes, but is not limited to, business cards, banners, social media covers, and infographics. I’ll keep materials on brand and will ensure that they’re hitting your target market. I also design logos that speak to you and your audience.

Investment starts at $300

If you’re interested in any of the above services, please fill out a short form for a free quote.

Rather Start With Feedback?

Don’t hesitate to book a free 15 minute consultation with me by phone (Canada only) or Skype. I will go over areas of your website that can be improved and discover what you do and don’t like. I’ll listen to what your goals are for the website and help figure out how they can be achieved.

Web Design Process & Features

Site Analysis

I will do a full analysis/assessment of your current site including areas that could be improved or changed. I will go over this with you in the consultation and provide a copy to you.

Questionnaire

I’ll send you a list of questions that will help guide the changes to your website and allow for my initial analysis to become more in-depth.

1 Hour Consultation

We’ll go over the assessment of your website that I’ve prepared in advance, and look at the questions that will help guide the changes to your website. Most importantly, I’ll get to know you and your business so I can get the best sense possible of what you’re looking for.

Research

I’ll research competitors, help you find your target market and ideal client, and analyze your Google Analytics (if it’s already set up).

Sitemap

I’ll organize your pages through a sitemap. This involves determining your navigation/menu, interior pages, and getting a sense of what will go on each one. It’s vital to have your content organized in the best way possible so it’s easy for users to navigate.

Wireframes

I’ll create a skeleton of your website with wireframes. They allow me to gather a sense of hierarchy, what images will go where, and what written content will fit where. It’s the basic structure of each page and aids in the design process.

WordPress Set Up

If you don’t have a website or it’s on a different platform, I can recommend a host and set up your site for you on WordPress.

Copywriting

I can improve your written content to better fit your audience, or create it if needed. I’ll also read over all the content to ensure there are no spelling mistakes or grammar errors.

Style Tiles

I’ll show you rough design elements on up to 4 initial style tiles. This will give you an idea of how the website will feel and look in terms of colours, fonts, buttons, and textures.

Design Mockups

I’ll create up to 2 design mockups of what your website will look like based on your choice of style tile(s) or combination of them. These design mockups will closely resemble how the corresponding page on your actual website could look.

Revisions

Throughout these steps you’ll be providing your input so we’re on the same page. If you’re not happy with any of the style tiles I’ll get back to the drawing board until I’ve created something you’re happy with. With the design mockups, you’ll not only choose which one you prefer, but can make changes or suggestions to the design until you’re happy with it.

AODA Compliant (Accessible)

For Ontario, by the year 2021, many business websites must meet AA level compliance. I’ll ensure that your site fits the criteria (through both design and build) and is therefore accessible. Even if you aren’t required to be compliant, having an accessible website has it benefits, one of them being that more people can reach your site.

WordPress CMS

A premium WordPress theme will be used and customized so that the designs I create will accurately be reflected in the build. I’ll add any necessary plugins and/or custom CSS. Using WordPress will make it easier for you to manage your content.

Staging Site

If this is a redesign, I’ll create a staging site so there’s no down time between the design process and the new site going live.

Responsive

Your website will be fully responsive, meaning that it will both work well and look good on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. The design and build will adapt to any screen size.

SEO Optimization

I’ll make your site visible to search engines and boost organic traffic by applying techniques to place your website higher in the search engine results.

Testing

Before going live, I’ll test your website on multiple screen sizes and platforms to ensure it will work across devices.

Maintenance Instructions

I’ll send you instructions on how to maintain your new WordPress website. We can also talk about having me maintain it for a monthly fee.

Keep Your Site Secure & Gain Peace Of Mind

Want your website to remain in the same condition months or years from now without having to worry or lift a finger? While, at the same time, adjusting to meet your needs with added/changed content and continually adapting to new trends? Be sure to consider adding maintenance to your website so that it remains secure, backed up, SEO optimized, updated, and more.

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