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Alexandria Blog Designers

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GNG Services
4.6
from 56 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Keril S.
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GNC Services was awesome! Fit us in last minute, and even texted pictures once the job was complete! Highly recommend.

  • 26 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Ted S.
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I hired Coach Lynn to design my company Business Plan, set our marketing strategy, and consult on our business objectives. She is fantastic! Not only did she get the job done but she exceeded our expectations and helped us to launch the company! Coach Lynn is professional, capable and worth every penny. She’s the best and we will continue to use her as our business consultant! G5 & JMR Company

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Thread Your Logo
4.5
from 41 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Will P.
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Thread Your Logo may be the finest logo designer on the web. In addition to their professionalism, they repeatedly changed the design until I had exactly what I was looking for. See a sample of their work at any of my websites at newbusinesssurvival, grandmasn.com and saafenet.com

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Astra Computer LLC
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tara H.
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Wow!! Super professional and knowledgeable. Dmitry is personable, patient and very thorough. He explained things to me and made sure that I was comfortable with what was being done. The price is very reasonable and he helped me assess next steps. I am looking forward to working with him in the future on my professional websites as well as making my home "smarter". I HIGHLY recommend Astra Computer!

Enthuse Creative
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Elena R.
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Reggie is great, he did an awesome job with my website!. I would highlight his high flexibility, positive attitude and advice on modern website design, SEO, etc. He definitely masters his stuff and I highly recommend him to take care of your branding, marketing and website building needs.

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American Friuli
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle S.
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Roberto is a thoughtful teacher. He meets you where you are and designs appropriate lesson plans. Highly recommended! The best Italian teacher I've had.

San Consults
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Michael K.
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I use San Consults for all my Graphic designing, Stationeries, Business Cards, Logo etc.Because for my business quality is a must. Eyes of michael photography

  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary G.
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I’ve known Laurie for over twenty years. We’ve worked together, she as the editor and project manager and me as the designer, on several projects for different clients including Lockheed Martin Corporation. Laurie is very professional, organized, and a “problem-solver.” She’s also very upbeat and personable which is great when collaborating in large or small teams of other top-notch professionals! I’m happy to serve as both a professional and personal reference for Laurie’s character and abilities.

Belle's Tutoring Services
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lorraine B.
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Ms. Belle has tutored my twins since September 2016. She is great with them and they love working with her. I have seen significant improvements in my kids' written ability in terms of clarity, volume, flow, and style. They are in the 5th Grade AAP Level IV program in FCPS and are now comfortable constructing multiple paragraphs to express their ideas or tell a story. My daughter is especially confident and excited in her writing since working with Ms. Belle. My son's ability to write about his passion for sports has soared. The effort is reflected in the last two report cards and in the grades that they receive on their language arts projects. I highly recommend Ms. Belle as a language arts tutor and we will continue to engage her services.

Next Day Design & Sign
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Brian B.
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Excellent service. The website is beautiful. The developer was patient and willingly made the changes I request to the site. I will use them again if I need a website in the future.

MCOMM Strategic Consulting
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Beryl B.
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Micheal was very professional and his designs captured the essence of my company. I really enjoyed working with him. I will also recommend him to friends! Awesome job!!

Rebirth Studios
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rebin M.
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Everything was amazing. Apart from being a great designer John is also a great person. I am so glad I had worked with and met him.

FatCat Studios, Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leslie B.
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Valentia and company designed a first class site for me at a reasonable rate. I hated the "cookie cutter" sites that are so common on the web and wanted to stand out. Valencia created an awesome logo and site design for me, as well as made some great editing suggestions for my wording. The entire FatCat crew is very responsive, something you can only get from a smaller company. If you go with FatCat, you won't regret it.

Shadronics Inc.
4.0
from 4 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Usor O.
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This developer that walk through the journey in getting my website done was really great he helped me with getting the right hosting for my website he even make sure that i understand how to update products to my page and kept his line open for questions after my website was launched.

Ethan Stoler
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
MEHDI E.
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Loved working with Ethan on our gym's new website. He has an eye for design and an excellent understanding of customer needs. He takes initiative, communicates well and produces high quality work. Highly recommended.

  • 17 years in business
James B.
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I am a vendor at his site and always get prompt, efficient and detailed service. If I ever have a question the return call is always gotten the same day!

Altscher Consulting
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ed S.
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Excellent communication and quality on Wordpress website design and development. Delivered on time and on schedule. Highly recommend. Five-stars.

Unity Web Design
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Caroline K.
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Dave was so nice to work with. He answered all of my questions promptly and was able to deliver a beautiful site in a short time period. I love how he customized my website to exactly what I wanted; my customers noticed the difference and think it looks great. Dave has already brought in a lot more business for me due to his SEO work, too. Thank you!

jgdigital.co
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Phyllis L.
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Jennifer did terrific work integrating Mailerlite with my website and created my first email campaign. Her visual designs are wonderful for all of this are equally spot on. Jennifer is also very patient in explaining what she's doing and in answering questions.

Monarch Design Company
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
James M.
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Can't say enough about the quality of work and attention to detail that Pete and MDC had with my logo and new website. I will definitely be working with him again as my business needs grow.

Chris Amador Designs
5.0
from 1 review
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Beth M.
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Chris was extremely knowledgeable which help me understand each step of the project. We redesigned my ecommerce website and ever since we have a 30% increase in conversions

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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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