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Virtual Networking Services
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Donald H.
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Matthew installed a new motherboard that I had found on the web, even though Dell did not have any. He also ran some diagnostics to confirm a previous diagnosis before changing the motherboard. All went well, and the computer seems to be running as when new. He was very helpful also by getting networking working and answering numerous questions.

  • 9 years in business
Tulay G.
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Kyle volunteered to mentor my students at Penn State Altoona in learning and designing a web site in WordPress. He is very professional and knowledgeable about web design, security, and social media implementation. He is a pleasure to work with.
from 4 reviews
    Rebecca B.
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    Michael did outstanding work updating our non-profit's website, including building out an entirely new site with contemporary design details, which had been sorely missing from our prior site. He also expanded our web presence. Michael was wonderful to work with. He explained technical issues in a way that I could easily understand. Michael demonstrated a depth of knowledge about our industry and the services we provide to our clients. I highly recommend Michael for his attention to design, industry research, and professionalism. I would call on Michael again in a heartbeat.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Helen M.
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    Easy to work with, excellent turn around time, always reachable and responsive. Results were beautiful!

    • 3 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Andrew K.
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    The engagement photo shoot was a breeze. Joe helped move everything along well and helped to take a lot of stress off of my fiancee and I. The pictures turned out really well and they definitely had that special something.


    We are a multi-disciplinary graphic design solution provider. We offer full-service design consultancy with a formidable array of skills and foresight. We have the expertise and extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of client requirements ranging from Logo Design, Branding, Corporate identity and user interface design solutions.


    I design digital graphics, logos and web pages for business and industry. I do minor dynamic web development for implementing open source database.


    We quickly carry out tasks. Acceptable price. Professional specialists. A satisfied customer is our goal.


    Services offered: - Web and mobile software development - Mobile commerce development - Mobile catalogs - Mobile promotions

    • 12 years in business

    We provide security, web design and development and networking services. We provide professional IT services to companies.


    I am a professional logo designer. I also offer any print design including stationery design, brochures, packaging design, web page design, banner design, etc.


    I am a traveling photographer. I come to a place of your convenience. I am a photographer of people, nature and events, but suggest something, I will most likely be able to shoot it. I am in collaboration with two other photographers so there is nothing we cannot do. My prints are of high quality. I am also a graphic designer with a specialty in photo restoration. I have worked for the News Chronicle as a graphic designer where I made ads for businesses and page layout. I do business cards, flyers, you name it. I am very dependable and I love what I do. For my photography, I have a price of $50 sitting fee. For my graphic design, I have an hourly rate. See below.


    We are a development and design firm producing innovative solutions to meet our clients' needs. Our goal is to bring your ideas to life.


    I have over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology field building computers from the ground up. I have over 8 years of experience in web development and 2 years of experience in mobile application development.

    • 11 years in business

    Creative and innovative.


    I believe in original, responsive, quality websites. Plus I know how to take professional photos for your business. I am dedicated worker, eager to get the job done well and fast.


    We provide great pictures for a great price. All of your shots are taken on site, outside, in the beautiful Pennsylvania landscape. We are willing to take photos at any location within a 30 mile radius. We are more than willing to scout out new locations.


    Our mission is to create effective, compelling, and usable web and print designs. We have developed processes focused on usability while maintaining a strong commitment to our clients' goals, schedule, and budget. Located in Altoona, Pennsylvania we serve clients across the country. We have successfully designed and developed business websites, print media, and trade show displays for many years. We don't have to tell you that your identity is the most important part of your business. Our print products are high quality from full color banners to business cards, we've got you covered. Business cards, post cards and similar products feature ultra glossy UV coating for best appearance and wear.


    Services offered: * web design * web hosting * graphic design * print design * e-commerce solutions * search engine optimization * application development * content management systems * home and office networking * computer repair and support * virus and spyware removal * and much more First impressions count; make yours add up!


    I am a hardworking, dedicated designer who has always had a passion for art. I am enthusiastic to create and design fabulous art and logos. I am dedicated to providing only the best that I can and have an exceptional record for pleasing my clients.


    R&R Online Design is a web design and Internet marketing company located in State College, PA. At R&R Online Designs, we aim to ensure that every aspect of your experience with us is enjoyable. Our goal is to always deliver effective and professional results, without compromising on creativity and vision. We work hard to 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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    Myersville, MD

    • Website type
      Personal website: No, Blog: No, Social network/ community: No, E-commerce: No, Business or Non-Profit: No
    • Work type
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    • Details
      I currently have a Wordpress site (2.9) that I would like to upgrade to the latest version (3.5.x?). I would like to have a backup of the site in its current state and one after the update has been made. I also need to ensure the update doesn't affect any of the current plugins. theme, etc. and make sure there are no issues with the update.
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