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Web Development

Whether you need a "cool" introduction, Flash site, or fast moving html, our development team has the experience to get your job done - and on time. Branding online is the same as for brick and mortar operations. You wouldn't buy your building sign from a book of designs would you? Many developers use templates today and although that may be a great deal for small businesses, it's not for medium to large companies. We create original graphics and develop cohesive branding with existing marketing collateral.

Our web development process

Whether big or small, we follow the same process for all sites. Some steps may be eliminated for web site makeovers. Work is started upon approved site outline and receipt of all materials.

Are we the right team for you?
web development process Initial client discussion (usually over the phone) regarding requirements, including web site objectives, production time expectations, design expectations and search engine expectations.
web development process  Prospective client delivers via email URL's of sites with comparable quality graphics desired.
web development process Rough budget discussion and approval for project (via phone or email)

Site planning (deposit required)
web development process  Map current web site for navigation and content
web development process  Map competitive web sites for navigation and content
web development process  Research applicable new technologies related to web development for your industry
 web development process Review existing client materials
 web development process Phone conference to review content recommendations and budgets
 web development process Final site outline web development process
  Custom programming specifications written
web development process  Final budget & production schedule

Creative Concept
web development process  Request for materials
web development process  Up to 3 creative concepts presented - home page and one inside page
web development process  Selected or modified concept presented online for approval
 web development process Browser Testing

Site build-out
 web development process Additional request for materials
 web development process Search engine research
web development process  Internet marketing requirements supplied to production team and incorporated into site outline
web development process  Web page production
web development process  Beta Test - internal
 web development process Site Launch

 web development process Online marketing
web development process  Ongoing site updates & maintenance

Additional items (not always applicable)

web development process  host server analysis & selection
web development process  Ecommerce platform analysis & selection: custom shopping cart or hosted solution
web development process  Integration module solutions for existing systems- custom solution or out of the box

See Online marketing for additional details on SEO services

note: We are VERY good with project estimating so our rough budgets are generally very close and we tend to err on the high side. Sometimes the research phase will uncover needs not discussed. Sometimes the materials received exceed the initial planning because the client discovers new things they want to do during their materials collection process. This is pretty standard so usually we'll allow for that in the budget. As long 'extras' are planned for prior to creative concept, additional costs can usually be minimized.

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