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  • 38 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Supatra H.
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Bob did an amazing job with our wedding pics. He is kind, professional, and timely. We loved him and his work and couldn't be happier!

EOS Agency
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Pablo O.
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EOS has an innate ability to visualize a verbal description and use their talents with Adobe Design Programs to encompass their clients’ vision and dream into images. I never have to think about who I can partner with in regards to planning and designing any print or web design project. EOS is always my first choice.

Show Up Web Design
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Margret F.
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Love these guys! Very good experience could not be more happy. Show Up Web Design is the best web designer in Santa Barbara!

Pacific Media Concepts
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joel N.
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Tyson / Pacific Media Comcepts has been solid for my company Metro Atl Floors LLC. from the word go! I'm four months Tyson with help from me with the technicles added in by me reached the top organic ranked flooring blog in Atlanta Ga. & highly ranked in the state of Ga. This achievement puts Metro in the drivers seat as it relates to back links with other companies within my field. The larger/largest companies want Metro to review their products and blog about them because we're relevent. Don't take my typing for it, Google "flooring blog Atlanta" "hardwood flooring blog Atlanta" "flooring blog Georgia" and there Metro Atl Floors LLC will be. Go to the blog tab and scroll down to see back links from the National Wood Flooring Association which is the governing body for everything installation, sand and finish, Glitza an up and coming polyurethane manufacture, Bona, probably the larger polyurethane manufacture in the world, Instalay, an up and coming underpayment company. The hits go on and on. I highly recommend Tyson and Pacific Media Concepts to any person or company that's looking to achieve online success. Joel Negron metroatlfloors.com

Channel Islands Design
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 38 years in business
Chelsea J.
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CID is always fast, efficient, friendly and professional in everything they do. Love working with their team and knowing that they have my company's best interest in mind.

Desktop Dynamics
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Landon W.
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Tammy did an outstanding job in creating a new website for our company. Tammy is talented, competent, extremely dedicated, very easy to work with, a good communicator, very cordial and highly skilled at website development. We're super pleased with her and what she accomplished for us. Quite honestly we feel she undercharged us for the work she ended up doing for us, but she invoiced us the exact amount she had originally quoted, stating that she stands by her word the prices she quotes! We love our new website and invite anyone to take a look at what Tammy created for us! http://www.gorillagripper.com We recommend her highly and therefore we would welcome a voice-to-voice discussion with anyone who would like to ask any questions about our experience having Tammy do that work for us. Jim Cole & Landon Worthington Landon Innovations LLC Moorpark, California 805 523-1800

Alan P.
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Absolutely stunning work. We couldn't be happier. A pleasure to work with and very thorough, highly recommended.

  • 37 years in business
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“Over my life as an Executive Director, I have worked with a number of graphic designers and without a doubt Donna Greene has been the best and easiest to work with. She listened to what we wanted the piece to say and represent, and created different right-on pieces every time. From conference brochures to monthly newsletters, we worked with Donna for 10 years, and she was always on time, creatively representing our organization and pleasant in the process. Never defensive and always able to communicate when she felt something needed to be different than we conceived.” —Pat Hardy, Professional Association of Innkeepers International “If you have had designers that lagged, and you had to bug THEM to make changes for you, search no more for your Holy Grail. You have found it in Donna Greene. Timely service. Responsiveness. Artistic designing. Accuracy. What more could you want?” —Kathleen Griffin, MD, The G Spa

  • 5 years in business
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Rainmade is owned and operated by a team of two — a Ruby on Rails developer and graphic/Web designer. We are creative professionals dedicated to crafting seamless and beautiful websites for your business.

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JFM Web Design creates and builds websites with usability, functionality and style. We are a Santa Barbara based web design firm that can assist you from the beginning stages of your website project, and/or we can provide ongoing updates, maintenance and hosting for your current site. Let's get started. JFM Web Design offers a wide range of services and products to fit all of your your website needs. Our services include building fully functional websites with behind-the-site administration management, e-mail campaigns, online payments and more. Corresponding print work such as business cards and letterhead are also available.

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We have created more than 20 custom, professional websites for our small business clients in LA County.

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Pi Design, a boutique graphic design firm, is based in Camarillo, CA. Our team provides comprehensive graphic design solutions, serving clients large and small throughout the U.S. We handle all projects, from trade show graphics to corporate identity to e-commerce websites. As marketing partners to our clients, we also help develop social media strategies and create fabulous Facebook pages.

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Full Tilt Web Design strives to be the best web design company on the central coast. Our main goal is to have happy customers with successful websites. Our customers always come first. With that comes a open line of communication and education to ensure that the services we provide are the best for each individuals needs.

  • 3 years in business
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We are a web design, digital marketing and branding agency dedicated to bringing innovation and online presence to companies in Santa Barbara.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Designs By Christen is a web design and marketing company that was formed in 2012. We knew from day number one that we didn't want to be like every other web design company out there. We wanted to be unique. We began looking into other companies and noticed some shortcomings. There is a huge separation in web design and marketing in the mainstream world. We see this as an error in philosophy. A website should be more than a stand-alone way to advertise your business on the World Wide Web. If it is, it will be lost in the thousands of other websites in your same field. We believe a website should be one piece in an overall marketing campaign to market your business to the world. In other words, whereas most people see web design and marketing as two separate worlds, we see them as one world. We combine the two, so you can effectively market your business. That's what separates us from the rest of the industry.

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Our services include the following: * Design Modern design should be simple and centered around your content. Your website is the foundation of your online presence. Let's make it as attractive and easy as possible. * Develop The proper planning and construction (or development, instead of planning and construction) of your website is crucial to its functionality. I'm here to solve all the problems, so you don't have to lift a finger. * Deliver From start to finish, it's my goal to efficiently deliver you a website that meets all your expectations. After everything is said and done, I'm here to help; from hosting to maintenance, I've got you covered.

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Santa Barbara Web Design Thunder website design that is professional and consistent with your company image. Web Design Santa Barbara – Web development services to meet your online technology needs. Our web designers are experienced in the latest website design techniques, marketing strategies, usability standards, and web development programming to ensure your website will meet and exceed your expectations and goals. Web design portfolio – Examples of our web designer experience and range of skills that go into developing successful websites. A balance of visual appeal, the right programming and functionality, and effective marketing and promotion. Experienced Professional Reliable Thunder web design company serving the greater Santa Barbara area including Santa Maria, Ventura, San Luis Obispo,and beyond. Custom web site development featuring databases, search engine optimization (SEO) and ranking, WordPress website design solutions, web design usability, and web design training. Web Design Santa Barbara Website Design Web Makeovers Web Video & Audio Podcasts Email Newsletters Domain Names Web Hosting Joomla! Websites Visitor Analytics Website Designers Santa Barbara Content Management Tools WordPress Blogs, RSS Feeds Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Website Forms, Surveys PHP, CSS, Javascript, ASP Search Engine Optimization On-Site Content Training Web Database Applications Reasons to Choose Thunder Web Design – Web Design Santa Barbara : We are reliable and take pride in your web project. Our web design customer testimonials will back this up! We offer a very user-friendly web content manager so you can update your website in-house, saving time and money. We are search engine knowledgeable. We build your website with search engine optimization in mind. Custom website design to match your specific needs. Each of our sites look different, work different, and offer a variety of features. We do not use templates, we design and program to meet your web goals and needs. We are well-rounded. We believe that a successful website must look great, function well, be user-friendly, offer solid content and strong marketing messages, integrate social marketing and be found by the search engines.

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We provide web site development and maintenance for starting and growing business as well as personal sites.

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As an online manager of a small company, I handle nearly every aspect of design, including logos, UI design, HTML5 and CSS3 web design. I also create and manage ads for both online and print use. I have an excellent eye for identifying a company's desires and creating clean and attractive designs.

  • 4 years in business
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My passion is building a web that is more natural and enjoyable to use as well as pleasing to look at! Small business websites and personal professional sites are my focus. With a background in marketing, graphic design, and web development, you can be confident that you will get a site that drives people to your business. My process is built around one basic principle: I build the site that you want. Because of this, I consider the client a part of my team. To get the job done right, step one is getting to know what it is exactly what you are looking for. Every following step begins in the same manner, communicating with you, the client, to make sure the project is headed in the direction you've been dreaming of. When it comes to pricing, you can rest assured that I am not here to rob you of your hard-earned money. I am not a firm or a corporation, and I do not charge like one. My goal with every site is to reach a price that makes every person at the table feel like they've just got a deal. Last of all, if you have any questions, please contact me! I am always more that happy to talk with a client and make clear in questions or confusions about the process.

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Whether you are building a complete brand from scratch or improving an existing design, Net Effex is the interactive company that you want on your side. The mixture of our highly talented, experienced, and driven individuals would compliment your team and help you get your ideas off the ground and built in record time. At Net Effex, we make sure that your goals are met, and the results exceed your expectations.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a web designer?

Your website is often the first thing your customers see when they’re searching for a business or service on the web. As the face of your organization, your website needs to be attractive and functional, offering the latest features that users now expect. To plan and design a site that both reflects your company’s mission and values and appeals to customers takes a professional web designer. While free online services can help people set up websites, web designers can provide a unique solution made specifically to meet customers’ personal or business needs.

Most web designers offer a wide variety of services to make your website aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. Modern web design must be mobile-friendly and scalable, capable of expanding to include a blog, social media sites, and even video streaming; web designers are experts at integrating various web technologies. They can build the site, add functionality, test it, launch it on a live server, and track and maintain its performance.

In addition to web design and graphic design, some web design providers also offer development and security services, including search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing and management, logo design, site maintenance, domain registration and hosting, protection against malware, and digital marketing and content services.

How much do web designers charge?

The average cost for hiring a web designer varies greatly depending on the scope of the work, which may range from building a site from scratch to rebranding an existing one, as well as the amount of content and graphics the designer will create. In general, the more complex the project, the more time the design agency will have to spend. Because web designers often work on an hourly basis, the longer the project, the higher the costs; you can count on the web designer spending at minimum 10 hours to create a very basic website with just a handful of pages with few elements. Prices also depend on the designer’s skill set, the process, and the company’s rates. In general, the national average cost for a basic website package starts at $500, but a customized website can cost as much as $2,000 or more. Here are typical average hourly rates, broken out by the complexity of the work:

  • Basic layout and user interface: $15-$40 per hour
  • Content management system design: $20-$50 per hour
  • Custom website design with custom code: $45-$75 per hour

What should you look for in a website designer?

A professional web designer creates the look and feel of your website, collaborating with you to choose colors, creating logos and other branding materials, establishing page layouts, and creating sample pages. An important part of web design is making sure the site is functional, meets your goals, and is easy for users to navigate. When you’re looking to hire a web designer, start by reviewing the person’s portfolio. Look for samples of work that match what you envision for your website, including experience building the types of pages or features you want. Make sure the web designer is familiar with your industry and understands both industry trends and web design trends — an old-fashioned or out-of-touch site will turn customers away rather than intrigue them.

Because web designers tend to work as freelancers on a project basis, they must be excellent communicators, willing to manage their own work, and available on your schedule. Some critical skills, such as working collaboratively and responding enthusiastically to feedback, aren’t core to good web design, but make working with a web designer much easier. Finally, look for a web designer who has cross-functional knowledge, such as understanding marketing and conversion rate optimization in addition to web design.

What do you look for in a web design company?

The web design company you choose must be able to interpret your company’s mission and identity and turn it into an appealing website that connects with potential customers. They must help you reach your target audience and meet your business goals. A web design agency should have on staff both talented web designers, with fresh ideas and extensive technical and creative skills, and a marketing team that knows how to drive traffic to your site, encourage visitor engagement, and convert visitors into customers. Web designers should be able to build in search optimization and integrate your site with a content management system and e-commerce tools. Look, too, for a website design company that understands responsive design and can optimize your website for mobile devices and desktop browsers. The right web design company understand current design and website trends, has experience building sites in a variety of industries (not just yours), and has an expansive portfolio of live websites. Finally, don’t simply hire the cheapest bidder — in web design, as in all things, you get what you pay for.

How do you hire a web designer?

You’ve determined that the best way to create a professional, modern, mobile-friendly new website is to hire a professional web designer to build it. To hire the best person for the job — and to get the web design that best fits your company’s identity — it’s important to ask a few key questions:

  • What’s the scope of the work? Will the website be basic with just a few pages about your company, its services, and contact information? Or will it also have an e-commerce section for online shopping, a blog, or content for visitors to download? Before you hire a web designer, make sure you have a thorough, specific list of the components you must have the designer include in the web design.
  • What do you want your website to look like? Consider websites that are similar to the one you’d like to build, ideally in the same industry or serving similar types of customers. Build a set of examples of types of pages, design aspects, and website features that you can hand off to the web designer — the person you hire should have experience creating websites with the features you want. If they don’t have the right skill set, they’re not the right pro for you.
  • What’s the web designer’s start-to-finish process? What will the final deliverable be? Before you hire someone, make sure their availability works with your timeline and that their process meets your expectations. Most important is finding a web designer who will work collaboratively with you to create a successful online presence.
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