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How we Do it

We want you to know what we are doing and where we are in the process. Below is a quick outline of our process and the resources we provide to help you follow along.

Step 1: Learning About You

Before we can design your site, it is important that we understand your business. We work with you from the start to determine what you want to accomplish with your online presence. We go over every aspect of the site with you and we do expect you to play a major roll in the creation of your site. We will work with you to define all the pages, applications and requirements for the site. We will work with your to develop a style and look for your site that accurately portrays your company or organization. Finally we will deliver the Project Estimate & Proposal. The Estimate & Proposal will define what we are going to do for you, the time it will take and all the costs for your review. During this period we will ask you to start gathering all the copy, data and images you would like to incorporate into your site.

Step 2: Designing Your Site

With your input we begin Pre-Production Phase of your project. This includes designing a company identity, logo and site design. We will deliver a functional demo of any application for your review as well assist writing copy and developing your content. We will work with you to create your online marketing strategy and prepare the site content for search engine optimization. This Pre-Production Phase will last until we have created the design and layout that meets your approval.

Step 3: Putting It All Together

Once we have created overall design for your website, we enter the Production Phase, this is when the content of your site comes alive and the functionality takes shape. We will finalize coding of the site, produce any Flash and graphic presentations, deliver functional secure shopping cart and beta test any application.

Step 4: Testing & Site Launch

Once work has been completed, we begin Quality Checking your site. Upon your approval of the final product, we launch your site to the public. At this point we hope we solidified the beginning of a long term business relationship. It is our desire to form long term relationships with all our clients. To further help build long-lasting relationships with our clients, we have launched our referral and reward programs, and offer our clients benefits such as free hosting, free advertising in our eNewsletter and other free and discounted services. We also strive to ensure that you're never lost in the process. You will always know how your project is progressing.

Each and every project includes the following as standard:

  • Client Portal: 24/7 access to our Project Tracker so you can check how your project is coming along.
  • Client Demo Site: 24/7 access to your Projects Demo site - you will be able to see how your website is coming along. You'll be able to see the updates we make right as we make it on our development server.
  • Weekly Status Updates: Every week on a predefined day you'll receive an email giving you an update on how your project is progressing.
  • Phone & Email Support: Having problems getting us information or a deliverable? Have a question or suggestion about your project? Just contact via the Client Portal or call us directly. We're always happy to help.