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WebDesign309.com
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Sara N.
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We've relied on WebDesign309 since day one of deciding to open our business. Rich, Heather, and their team have been invaluable to our growth and success thanks to the gorgeous custom website they built us, the effective SEO they deploy, and the clear, clever advertising they design. They listen to our wants and needs and are quick and responsive to implement suggestions and changes. Our business wouldn't be what it is today without WebDesign309.

Creemedia Inc.
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
John G.
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Working with Spencer and the Creemedia Inc team could not have been easier. Throughout the process they were quick to respond to any questions that I had and made sure I was kept in the loop for the entire project. The work they did for me was top notch and I will happily work with them again in the future!

Blue Bench LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
Trevor D.
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Best service I have ever received for building my company website. Very responsive and impressive business acumen for a company that provides a great end product. It's a rare find to have someone who understands the IT world along with the needs of a business owner. Great job.

Right Hand Projects
5.0
from 1 review
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tommie C.
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Very awesome experience.

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My design process includes getting to know the business of my clients in order to not only provide innovative designs and logos but to create a sales oriented piece that strives to bring in new business and clients. Many times, designers do not know what it means to be in the small business arena and the challenges we face. I add my 30 years of business experience to all my designs and websites.

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I can help you create an identity online, graphics, digital or sketch. You just need to accept how we can do this based on value, emotional appeal and recognition.

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I'm a full-time graphic designer at a sign shop, as well as a freelance graphic designer specializing in printed products. I have a wholesale contract with a major printer and can provide full services, from design through the finished product. From business cards to trades how displays, I have the knowledge and experience to provide top-quality results.

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I am a freelance web designer and developer from the Quad Cities. I love to help my clients grow their business by building a professional web presence through their websites and social media. My style is clean, guaranteeing a remarkable user experience.

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I do whatever needs done. I'm hardworking and fair priced. I don't quit a job till it is finished to your standards.

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I provide professional graphic design and illustration services for a wide variety of clients and budgets.

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I'm a professional and experienced website designer at an affordable price. HTML, CSS, PHP, DHTML, JavaScript, SEO, WordPress, plus many more coding and techniques are available. Custom web design projects are charged per hour, so that you get more for your buck!

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I am a San Francisco based portrait and product photographer. My career began in high school when I took photos of student groups for the yearbook. Since then, I've been dedicated to capturing the beauty and energy of people and their work.

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I love to personalize invitations, posters, publications and announcements to exactly what you need.

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I am a freelancer. I am very creative, hardworking and work fast. My specialties are in Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects. I do some photography, and I am very skilled at drawing and painting with any media.

  • 10 years in business
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James Kooi is a results-driven freelance webmaster with 10 years experience in website design, SEO and SEM, digital marketing and inbound marketing. James Kooi started learning the basics of web design back in 2005. He has covered a lot of ground along the way and continues to witness the advances of the web design landscape. He became familiar with the industry standards and best practices early on and has been following and implementing the developments as the internet and web technologies evolve.

  • 27 years in business
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I provide marketing and design services from the Iowa-Illinois Quad City region, reaching out into the universe as far as my creative energy will extend. My services include graphic design, illustration, marketing, web design, photography and other creative solutions.

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I am offering design for every budget to fit the way you live, from start to finish or just staged to sale. Let our talents shine and get you the compliments.

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In today's business world, a company not only needs any website to succeed, it needs one that is well-built, easy to navigate, and pleasing to the eye. If you do succeed in purchasing software and other equipment required to build a website, you have only solved half the problem. It takes a lot of time and effort to get a nice website built. Frankly, most people do not have the time, or want to devote the effort to doing that. That is where I can help. Whether it is a simple page to advertise a sports event, or an entire 30-page website, I can work to give you exactly what is needed!

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I am very well-rounded in design, fashion, and art. I know how to use Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Bridge, Excel, etc. I can do anything, from logos to T-shirt designs and designing pretty much anything that you want.

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I grew up in the Geneseo area and in 2010, I graduated at the top of my class with a degree in interior design from Scott Community College. I started Designs by Michelle in the fall of 2011. I have a passion for interior design and I love to share that. Your home is your haven from the world and how your environment functions and feels impacts your emotional well being. I love helping people improve their lives through good design. I don't believe good design is just for the wealthy. I think all budgets should be able to experience it. This is why I can work within your budget, doing as little or as much as you would like, to ensure that your home is everything it should be.

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I mostly like to work with illustrations, print designs, and minor animated graphics. I'll also do work in Flash if needed.

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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