In recent years, there's been a shift towards fast website builds using prebuilt templates that can be customized by a designer and then updated by the client or their in-house Marketing Director.
Since more small business owners are inquiring about this option, I've explored a few of the popular options, such as WordPress, Weebly, Wix, and SquareSpace.
SEO is also implemented when requested. That includes testing search terms, assessing initial site ranking, applying Google and Bing best practices whenever feasible. Suggesting page titles, URLs, headline writing, search descriptions for each page, and adding other search tags. Search results are monitored through Webmaster tools to measure ranking improvements over time.
E-Commerce site built for Tommy's Abstract World. Luxtone Media also set up all the product shots, and designed the covers for all 3 coloring books.
Customized template for a Commercial Rep. who wanted to project a fun, outgoing, casualness amidst the high pressure, big bucks world of commercial content production.
Customized WordPress template for Certified Professional Career Coach who needed a Design Doctor and Brand Energizer for her existing site. Marketing was strengthened with the addition of targeted affirmations and copy additions that tied the emotive content of photos to key words.
Customized e-commerce template for a Chicago photographer to showcase and sell his experimental photography. Includes shopping cart set up, copy development, and design direction.
Customized template for a music library company. The client received phone support on how to make basic changes within the design parameters I defined, since he wanted to make his own monthly updates to his product line.
Customized template for a small e-commerce site, including building the store, product photography, page layout, copy writing, and Facebook page set-up.
Customized template for New York-based artist/film maker Jeff Reid who paints 7' portraits of his lifetime idols. Jeff signs his work with his iconic "X" and this was tiled to become the page background image.
Customized template for a small music production partnership that offers custom music scores and ready-to-use music library tracks.
Customized template for a small Talent Booking company based in Southern California.