What a freelance web designer does....

Freelance Web Design Services

Web design refers to the work related to laying out and building web pages.  It focuses on how the website looks and the user interface to optimize a users experience.

Professional Web Development Services

Outsource Web Design

Most small business owners, startups ideas, and individuals don’t need a dedicated web designer on staff.  

Hiring a freelance web designer to properly and professionally build a website, and then be on call for occasional maintenance is an affordable solution.

Web Design & Development

The web design is really a small part of a full website package that combines all of the parts to make a website function on the Internet.

Web design and development go hand in hand in order to end with a functional website that is accessible on the Internet.

Planning A Website
01

Planning & Design

In the planning stage, you determine things like budget, domain name, hosting and overall features and functionality.

The actual graphic, web design is the beginning stage of building a site, determining how it will look and function.

02

Web Development

Website development is the next step. Taking all information gathered during planning and design, a website is coded into web pages.

Business Website Design &Amp; Development
Website Maintenance
03

Maintenance & Management

A website is never done! It should be a constant work in progress to keep up with technology, make sure your content is current and the site is fast and secure for your users.

F.A.Q.

Design & Development

No problem. I’m here to guide you through every step of the process to deliver your website to you live on the Internet. I can take care of all aspects of building a website from domain registration and hosting, to design and development, and publishing it on the Internet for you.

Prices can vary significantly based on how it is designed, i.e. from a template, theme or custom design – to the number of pages and functionality and logic that needs coded. For example, a simple 5 page HTML website is not going to cost the same as a eCommerce website.

Communicating your project requirements is important in determining a cost up front.

Your budget is ultimately the deciding factor to whether you need a starter website or custom web development.

The web design process can vary significantly between web designers. 

Training and experience,  along with your timeline and budget will effect the final product.  Getting web design proposals from multiple freelance web designers or web design companies will undoubtedly come back with a large range of price quotes.

Consider building a new house. Then think of all of the options and upgrades available. You don’t need them all, but you may need some customization. You may want some upgrades, but find they won’t fit in your budget and you have to comprise.  Having a web development budget defined and communicating this up front will narrow down how the site is built and the features and functionality that can be included.

I provide website development consulting services if you don’t know where to start.

Freelance Web Designer

I can develop a small website (< 10 pages) in about a week.

Factors like other projects I have scheduled, when I receive a deposit and delays in decisions to be made that affect my ability to move forward need to be taken into consideration.

My goal is to get your website built quickly so I can move on to the next project.

I’ve been building websites since the late 1990’s and have been freelancing for over 15 years. I have worked on hundreds of projects in many industries.

My skill set includes all aspects of website development from the planning through delivery and ongoing website maintenance.

I am available “as needed”. No permanent hire, no minimum number of hours commitment monthly. I am a perfect resource as a “webmaster” for a small business that does not have the knowledge (or time) to manage their business website.

Once a final payment has been made, the website code is yours. Code I deliver to you can be installed on any web host. Page builders like Wix or Weebly are not portable like this.

I have had many people come to me that can not gain access to their code or database, and/or their web designer is now trying to charge them excessive fees for a backup of their website.  I simply don’t work this way. 

Web Design and Development

Regardless of your budget, how you approach website design and development, maintenance and optimization
need to be considered when getting web design quotes.

Custom Web Development

Design &
Development

Figure out what your website will look like and what functionality is needed.

Monthly Website Maintenance Packages

Maintenance &
Management

Website are software. They need regular updates to keep them functioning.

Search Engine Optimization Seo Services

Website Optimization

Websites are a constant work in progress. Technology changes fast, stay on top of it.
SEO / Speed / Security

Outsource to a freelance web designer

All small business owners are budget conscious. Compared to a web design agency, I have very low overhead. I work directly with you to design and develop an affordable website package.