Work With Me

Your website should work and work for you.

Simple as that.

I’m not talking about a pretty website. That part should be a given. I’m talking about an effective website. Because your website isn't just an accessory. It's a tireless marketing tool. It's a hard-working employee. It's a first impression with potential customers. Your website needs to be intuitive and easy to use. It needs to bring in visitors and convert them into customers. It needs to load quickly and be search-engine friendly. It needs to display beautifully on every device. It needs to be simple to update. It needs to work for your business and your life.

You need more than a website. You need a solution.

Website Solutions

Creating your custom web solution is simple. Pick a package. Pick your add-ons. Leave the rest up to me.

The Essential Website

A template-based website with a quick turn-around. Perfect for small businesses on a budget.

Includes:

  • X
  • Website planning workbook
  • X
  • X
  • Template-based design
  • Fonts and colors customized to match your branding
  • Population of site content (up to 5 pages)
  • Mobile-friendly design
  • X
  • Contact form + thank you page
  • Newsletter opt-in form
  • Social media sharing + integration
  • Google Analytics integration
  • X
  • X
  • Built on WordPress for easy updating
  • Demo site for testing prior to launch
  • One-on-one training
  • Website user guide
  • X
  • Optional add-ons

Investment: $1,500+

Timeline: 4-6 weeks

The Professional Website

A custom website designed with your business in mind. Perfect for established brands looking to level-up.

Includes:

  • Kickoff strategy session
  • Website planning workbook
  • Audit of existing website
  • Site map planning
  • Custom design
  • Fully customized to fit your brand
  • Population of site content (unlimited)
  • Mobile-friendly design
  • Browser and device compatability testing
  • Contact form + thank you page
  • Newsletter opt-in form
  • Social media sharing + integration
  • Google Analytics integration
  • Performance optimization
  • SEO preparation
  • Built on WordPress for easy updating
  • Demo site for testing prior to launch
  • One-on-one training
  • Website user guide
  • 2 weeks of post-launch support
  • Optional add-ons

Investment: $3,000+

Timeline: 8-12 weeks

Optional Add-Ons

  • Blog integration
  • E-commerce functionality
  • Portfolio
  • Testimonials
  • Event calendar
  • Multiple languages

How It Works

1. Inquire
First things first. Complete my project inquiry form so I can get up to speed about your goals, timeline, and budget. If it seems like we're a good fit, we'll schedule a meeting to discuss the details of your project.
2. Book
I'll send you a custom proposal for your project. If you like the proposal, we'll get all of our ducks in a row. We'll both sign on the dotted line, and you'll pay a 50% deposit to secure your project.
3. Plan
Together we will decide on a goal launch date for your new website. I'll put together a detailed schedule so you know when to expect progress from me and when homework is due. You'll work on gathering content and completing the Website Planning Workbook.
4. Design
The fun begins! I'll create mockups of your new website. We'll start with the home page and move on to the inner details once it's perfected. During this time we'll schedule calls to discuss your feedback, and you'll get the opportunity to make revisions.
5. Develop
Here's where your new website comes to life. I'll create a test site on my development server. I'll show you bits along the way so you can see how it functions. You'll have a chance to make final revisions at the end.
6. Launch
Before your site goes live, the final payment is due. We'll schedule a training session so you can learn how to use your new website. Then I'll transfer the site to your hosting account, and we'll toast to your new live website!

Who I Work With

Schools + Churches + Boutique Retailers + Photographers + Restaurants + Non-Profits + Small Businesses + Creative Entrepreneurs

Questions? I've Got Answers.

How much does a website cost?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: The cost of a website depends on the number of pages and the complexity of the features you're looking for. My website package starts at $3000.
How long does it take?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: A typical site takes 6-8 weeks. However, the timeline depends on a number of factors, including: the scope of the project, how prepared you are, and how responsive you are during each stage. I'll provide a timeline at the start of the project so you'll know exactly when you can expect things to be done.
How does payment work?
The short answer: My payment plan is simple. I ask for 50% before we get started and the remaining 50% prior to putting your new website live. The long answer: There isn't one.
Do we need to meet face to face?
The short answer: Not usually. The long answer: I have clients all across North America, and I'm used to working remotely. We'll have check-ins over the phone or on Skype when necessary. The rest of our communication will happen through e-mail or Asana.
Can you host my website?
The short answer: No. The long answer: No, but I can make suggestions. My website is happily hosted with Bluehost.com. They're affordable and have great customer service. If you need, I can also help you get everything set up.
Why WordPress?
The short answer: Why not? The long answer:Because you're too busy to worry about a complicated website. Because you have limited man power. Because you to get in and get out as quickly as possible. Because you want a whole community of support in case you have questions. Because you want flexibility and functionality. Because you want control.
Do you work with any platforms other than WordPress?
The short answer: No. The long answer: I'm a big fan of WordPress for its vast functionality (for me, as a developer) and ease-of-use (for you, as the site administrator). I find other platforms to be too restricting for the type of websites I typically build. Many of the world's biggest brands use WordPress. If it's good enough for the Rolling Stones, it's good enough for me.
 

Raves

Amanda was fantastic to work with. She is very organized and goes above and beyond in her work. She has excellent communication and project management skills and is very transparent. When I had questions, Amanda took the time to walk me through them and thoroughly explained her processes. Everything was seamless from the introductory kick off call, to the billing, to the outstanding job she did on my website!

Autumn Hachey Hello Yellow Blog May 17, 2016

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