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Primal Co
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bladesman C.
Verified review

I was pretty nervous to get web design work done, because it was my first time. Edward went above and beyond to make sure all of my concerns were addressed, and delivered an AMAZING website for our business. VERY PLEASED!

Atelier=Studio
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl A.
Verified review

Only just completed the shoot but have to say we were thoroughly impressed with Brooke. We threw a large group and a challenging setting at her and she was full of ideas for both traditional and artistic shots. Can't wait to see the photos.

Murrow Creative LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Megan B.
    Verified review

    Sarah built my photography site from the ground up. Her knowledge and creativity have helped build my business by making my website so user friendly and aesthetically pleasing. Every year, we make changes to update my site and she makes suggestions on how to keep it relevant and with the times. I highly recommend her and will continue to use her for my site.

    • 13 years in business
    In Boston H.
    Verified review

    We contacted Andy after a recommendation from a client. He is very professional, friendly and knowledgable . He worked with us to get exactly what we wanted from our new website . Thank you Andy !

    About

    We specialize in the following: * Information Technology Take advantage of the technology! Our clients come to us for training, network stability and new technology adoption. We provide the tools needed to help your business succeed. * Web Design No matter the size of your project, Nessit has the people to get the job done right. Our team is just as excited as you are to produce the site you've always wanted. * Hosting Whether dedicated or managed, our state-of-the-art data center will keep your website available, email flowing and applications churning.

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    DESIGNativity specializes in website design and development, SEO, social media marketing, and logo and graphic design. Our services include: * Website design and development - e-commerce sites - blog design * SEO (search engine optimization) * Social media marketing and design - Facebook management and application design and development - Twitter management - Pinterest - YouTube video management and editing * Graphic and logo design * Printing Visit our website to see some of our work.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    My web sites are not a cookie cutter designs. I create innovative designs that aline with my clients desires for their business.

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    We offer graphic design in Portsmouth, NH. We have a stellar client list. We provide great service, innovative design, and attention to detail.

    About

    Got a memoir you want written or a novel that needs editing? How about a great idea for a screenplay? If so, I'm your writer! I am a published author of fiction and non-fiction and a managing editor for the magazine, 'Adventures for the Average Woman.' I have also worked for Congressional Quarterly and the Lonely Planet Guide. I have been a ghost writer for people with personal memoirs. I also work in film production and know the industry standards of script writing as well as the ins-and-outs of proper packaging to make the product impress producers. I am also a skilled technical writer, web content developer and editor, and commercial video script writer for any industry.

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    We offer graphic design and website design services, along with social and traditional marketing materials. We have lots of experience in the animal/pet/veterinarian industry, as well as in healthcare.

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    I specialize in web design, coding, CMS templates, promotional flyers, posters, large-scale billboards and vehicle graphics, brochures, logos, branding campaigns, restaurant menus and illustration. I have 13 years of web experience with HTML and CSS, and 4 years of experience with print work. I am able to complete projects quickly and professionally. If you need a website from scratch, I can usually get you up and running within a few days. Just email me today, and we can get started.

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    I work for the small business person. It's not a money grab, it's about building a relationship and helping build a business together.

    • 5 years in business
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    • 4 years in business
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    We offer a suite of advertising and design services, including photography and videography, in the Portland, Maine area. Our offerings are infused with creativity to help differentiate your business in a meaningful way. We use art and imagination to start conversations about your brand.

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    I offer creative services at your fingertips! I'm an innovative and creative individual who has an eye for design and the drive for success.

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    I am passionate about all things social media. With 3 years' experience working under a large marketing company, I specialize in social media management and graphic creation. I can also offer the occasional blog post, but I would rather be creating epic content for your social media platforms. Pinterest is my favorite platform, and I am amazed at the traffic it's able to drive back to my client's websites.

    • 4 years in business
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    we provide quality, affordable and professional services

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    This is my sample website that I use to promote my services and e-commerce. I am current with technology and cloud computing. I know how to save big money.

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    We're a graphic design studio, specializing in print services since 1997. Creating a unique brand for your business and promoting that brand with brochures, posters, billboards, and other collateral is what we love to do.

    • 5 years in business
    About

    We do customized Signs, Decals, Shirts, Printed articles, Mugs, Gifts and more... Specializing in the farm and stable design. we accept any challenge.

    About

    Hi! I'm Wendy, and I am the boss at Soggy Dog Designs. I love coffee, retro chromey cool and colorful stuff, anything I can paint with bright colors, my crazy kids, your crazy kids, soggy dogs, and unique names that may not make too much sense. I am all about grabbing life as it happens and making it stick in what I hope are photos that you will love and enjoy forever. Life is significant and fun, and honestly, I think your photos should be, too.

    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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    Need a Web Designer

    Sandown, NH

    • Website type
      Business: Yes, E-commerce / Online store: No, Non-profit: No, Personal website: No, I'm not sure: No
    • Work type
      Fix website
    • Additional services
      I'm not sure
    • Details
      I have a website and it is on a Joomla program. My IT person is not working for us any longer and she hosts the site. I would like to see if it can be changed and hosted elsewhere and have a few things fixed on the site.
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