Website Companies Near Me

EVERYTHING IS ON THIS PAGE.

 

If you’re interested in working with us, and we hope you are, let’s set up an initial discovery session to understand what you’re looking for.  From there, we’ll create a project summary and show you what it’ll cost.  Once we get started, if you realize you need something added in, we’ll price that separately for you and get it knocked out as soon as you give us the green light.

EVERYTHING IS ON THIS PAGE.

 

If you’re interested in working with us, and we hope you are, let’s set up an initial discovery session to understand what you’re looking for.  From there, we’ll create a project summary and show you what it’ll cost.  Once we get started, if you realize you need something added in, we’ll price that separately for you and get it knocked out as soon as you give us the green light.

If you’re interested in working with us, and we hope you are, let’s set up an initial discovery session to understand what you’re looking for.

 

From there, we’ll create a project summary and show you what it’ll cost.

 

Once we get started, if you realize you need something added in, we’ll price that separately for you and get it knocked out as soon as you give us the green light.

WEBSITES

CONTENT

What is SEO?

SEO

GRAPHICS

WEBSITES

ALL OF OUR WEBSITES INCLUDE:

 

  • Full customization via WordPress
  • Responsive and mobile friendly
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • We’ll wordsmith your existing copy
  • SSL Certificate
  • Image Optimization
  • Graphic Design (one-of-a-kind design)
  • 3 Training Videos
  • We’ll teach you Blogging Basics
  • Custom Contact Form
  • Basic Email Configuration (if needed)
Emily Robin Photography

“HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR WEBSITES?”

 

This is usually the first question we’re asked, but before answering, we have just one question for you:

 

What problem are you trying to solve?

 

Our conversations revolve around you and your business because we do more than just build a website.  We look at where your business is now and where you want it to go before creating a proposal that addresses these issues.  We love working with individuals and small businesses who want to be taken seriously online.

From simple portfolio style sites to more complex sites with a shop component, we build in tandem with the sales and marketing efforts of our clients.

 

If you can answer these questions about your current website (or your dream site if this is a new build), it’ll greatly help dial in pricing when we talk:

 

  • What problem are you currently trying to solve?
  • What do your current marketing efforts look like?
  • Where do you see a need for improvement?
  • Does your current site meet your basic functionality needs?
  • Do you like the look, but just wanted it freshened up, or do you want us to tear the whole thing out and start from scratch?
  • Have you seen anything out there that you just have to have?
  • What’s your style?  Retro?  Modern? Clean?  Lots of Bells and Whistles or Minimalist?
  • Who is going to provide the decor?  (Your content.  Are we going to write/re-write it or just copy/paste the existing stuff)
  • Do you have some websites you can show us to help get on the same page as far as design?
  • Do you have a budget and/or time frame in mind for the project that we need to work within?

 

 

Other key questions:

 

  • In a perfect world, who is your ideal customer?  What’s the one thing you do that really gets you excited?
  • Who are your key competitors?
  • Do you have any idea how your current site is performing?

THINGS THAT COST EXTRA:

 

  • Full Content Creation (research, image selection and SEO data mining)
  • eCommerce (build out + the cost of the tools)
  • Custom Elements (design and build out)
  • Additional Pages (labor)

 

 

You can see why it’s so hard to throw a price out all willy-nilly and have that be an accurate price.  It’s kinda like asking a contractor to tell you how much it will be to remodel your kitchen without knowing if you’re replacing appliances and cabinets, choosing expensive backsplashes or upgraded hardware, etc.

 

We’d love to talk with you about where you’re trying to take your business and how we can help you get there.

WEBSITES

ALL OF OUR WEBSITES INCLUDE:

 

  • Full customization via WordPress
  • Responsive and mobile friendly
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • We’ll wordsmith your existing copy
  • SSL Certificate
  • Image Optimization
  • Graphic Design (one-of-a-kind design)
  • 3 Training Videos
  • We’ll teach you Blogging Basics
  • Custom Contact Form
  • Basic Email Configuration (if needed)
Emily Robin Photography

“HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR WEBSITES?”

 

This is usually the first question we’re asked, but before answering, we have just one question for you:

 

What problem are you trying to solve?

 

Our conversations revolve around you and your business because we do more than just build a website.  We look at where your business is now and where you want it to go before creating a proposal that addresses these issues.  We love working with individuals and small businesses who want to be taken seriously online.

 

From simple portfolio style sites to more complex sites with a shop component, we build in tandem with the sales and marketing efforts of our clients.

 

 

If you can answer these questions about your current website (or your dream site if this is a new build), it’ll greatly help dial in pricing when we talk:

 

  • What problem are you currently trying to solve?
  • What do your current marketing efforts look like?
  • Where do you see a need for improvement?
  • Does your current site meet your basic functionality needs?
  • Do you like the look, but just wanted it freshened up, or do you want us to tear the whole thing out and start from scratch?
  • Have you seen anything out there that you just have to have?
  • What’s your style?  Retro?  Modern? Clean?  Lots of Bells and Whistles or Minimalist?
  • Who is going to provide the decor?  (Your content.  Are we going to write/re-write it or just copy/paste the existing stuff)
  • Do you have some websites you can show us to help get on the same page as far as design?
  • Do you have a budget and/or time frame in mind for the project that we need to work within?

 

 

Other key questions:

 

  • In a perfect world, who is your ideal customer?  What’s the one thing you do that really gets you excited?
  • Who are your key competitors?
  • Do you have any idea how your current site is performing?

THINGS THAT COST EXTRA:

 

  • Full Content Creation (research, image selection and SEO data mining)
  • eCommerce (build out + the cost of the tools)
  • Custom Elements (design and build out)
  • Additional Pages (labor)

 

 

You can see why it’s so hard to throw a price out all willy-nilly and have that be an accurate price.

 

It’s kinda like asking a contractor to tell you how much it will be to remodel your kitchen without knowing if you’re replacing appliances and cabinets, choosing expensive backsplashes or upgraded hardware, etc.

 

We’d love to talk with you about where you’re trying to take your business and how we can help you get there.

CONTENT WRITING & COPYWRITING

 

WHY DO YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL TO WRITE YOUR CONTENT?

 

Real talk?  You’re probably too close to your business to effectively articulate how awesome you are in the same way a trained content writer can.

 

Bragging is hard.  It’s also not very subjective or flattering.  It’s why so many websites fall flat when it comes to their copy.  To make it appeal to everyone, they appeal to no one.  The message gets toned down too far.  Kind of like offering someone plain oatmeal for breakfast.  It gets the job done, but for real, offering a breakfast taco is a better.

 

Sure, the copy you have right now has got you this far…but are you placing where you want need to be on Google?  Are competitors stealing spots from you in search results you used to perform well in?  Not only is good copy designed to be compelling to your ideal customer, it needs the right keyword infusion to help the interwebs find your content.  Trust us, if you’ve never had a professional rework your copy, you need this service ASAP.

 

 

COPY THAT CONNECTS

 

Everything you present to the market has to be great if you want to stand out … and by great, we mean copy that sounds like your ideal customer.

 

There’s quite a bit of back end “strategery” that goes into selecting words when writing copy.  We’ll help you connect and rank with what we write.  It takes research, which means it takes focused time.  It’s also time and effort most of your competitors are not willing to (or don’t know they need to) invest…so by hiring someone like, oh I don’t know…us, you can make some real strides in a relatively short period of time.

 

Go be great at capturing timeless photos or building stunning outdoor kitchens or whatever it is you do…and leave the writing to us.

 

You’ll thank us in the end.

 

 

PRICING:

 

Our copywriting services start at $1,000.00 for landing pages and home pages.  If your entire website needs a copy overhaul, we can price out a fix based on how much content you’ve written and how much we need to add.

We specialize in Wordsmithing.  Kind of like a blacksmith, people give us piles of words instead of iron scraps that they need hammered into something beautiful.

 

Give us what you’ve written and we’ll clean it up so that your voice rings crystal clear and grabs your reader.

 

You can even send us audio recordings of what you want to say and we’ll convert it to a blog post or content for a web page.

 

Blog posts are typically in the $200-$400 range depending on the length, assuming you have some base content and images for us to start with.

If you need to do a press release, you’ll looking at $500.00 – $700.00, which includes contracting with a service that pushes the content out.  We can talk about how all that works on a call.

Got something else in mind?  Cool. Let us know what you’re thinking in the contact form.

CONTENT WRITING & COPYWRITING

 

WHY DO YOU NEED A PROFESSIONAL TO WRITE YOUR CONTENT?

 

Real talk?  You’re probably too close to your business to effectively articulate how awesome you are in the same way a trained content writer can.

 

Bragging is hard.  It’s also not very subjective or flattering.  It’s why so many websites fall flat when it comes to their copy.  To make it appeal to everyone, they appeal to no one.  The message gets toned down too far.  Kind of like offering someone plain oatmeal for breakfast.  It gets the job done, but for real, offering a breakfast taco is a better.

 

Sure, the copy you have right now has got you this far…but are you placing where you want need to be on Google?  Are competitors stealing spots from you in search results you used to perform well in?  Not only is good copy designed to be compelling to your ideal customer, it needs the right keyword infusion to help the interwebs find your content.  Trust us, if you’ve never had a professional rework your copy, you need this service ASAP.

 

 

COPY THAT CONNECTS

 

Everything you present to the market has to be great if you want to stand out … and by great, we mean copy that sounds like your ideal customer.

 

There’s quite a bit of back end “strategery” that goes into selecting words when writing copy.  We’ll help you connect and rank with what we write.  It takes research, which means it takes focused time.  It’s also time and effort most of your competitors are not willing to (or don’t know they need to) invest…so by hiring someone like, oh I don’t know…us, you can make some real strides in a relatively short period of time.

 

Go be great at capturing timeless photos or building stunning outdoor kitchens or whatever it is you do…and leave the writing to us.

 

You’ll thank us in the end.

 

 

PRICING:

 

Our copywriting services start at $1,000.00 for landing pages and home pages.  If your entire website needs a copy overhaul, we can price out a fix based on how much content you’ve written and how much we need to add.

We specialize in Wordsmithing.  Kind of like a blacksmith, people give us piles of words instead of iron scraps that they need hammered into something beautiful.

 

Give us what you’ve written and we’ll clean it up so that your voice rings crystal clear and grabs your reader.

 

You can even send us audio recordings of what you want to say and we’ll convert it to a blog post or content for a web page.

 

Blog posts are typically in the $200-$400 range depending on the length, assuming you have some base content and images for us to start with.

If you need to do a press release, you’ll looking at $500.00 – $700.00, which includes contracting with a service that pushes the content out.  We can talk about how all that works on a call.

Got something else in mind?  Cool. Let us know what you’re thinking in the contact form.

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

YOUR RANKINGS ARE COSTING YOU MONEY.

 

Sobering Fact:  The Top 3 companies in a given search capture over 61% of all clicks, with the top-ranking website capturing almost 33% of all clicks.

 

33% to #1, the next 28% to #2 & #3.  The remaining 39% for EVERYONE ELSE.  Is your existing copy helping or hurting your search rankings?  If you don’t know the answer, or how to find them, you should consider having us analyze the gobbledygook that’s currently serving as a placeholder on your website.  (I said real talk).

most-important-factor-in-design-of-website

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

YOUR RANKINGS ARE COSTING YOU MONEY.

 

Sobering Fact:  The Top 3 companies in a given search capture over 61% of all clicks, with the top-ranking website capturing almost 33% of all clicks.

 

33% to #1, the next 28% to #2 & #3.  The remaining 39% for EVERYONE ELSE.  Is your existing copy helping or hurting your search rankings?  If you don’t know the answer, or how to find them, you should consider having us analyze the gobbledygook that’s currently serving as a placeholder on your website.  (I said real talk).

most-important-factor-in-design-of-website

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

There’s a ton of value in utilizing our website maintenance services.  That being said, if you want to handle maintenance on your own and just call us in when you hit a snag, we’re cool with that.  Just know that priority always goes to customers on a monthly maintenance plan.  Our hourly pricing is listed below.

 

If you don’t want to mess with WordPress outside of what we show you in the tutorial videos, set up a maintenance plan with us and we’ll handle it.

 

 

WHAT CAN GO WRONG WITH MY WEBSITE?

 

No need to panic.  It’s not always that something went wrong.  The internet is a wild west of sorts, though, and there are changes happening round the clock that your website needs to adjust to.

 

Here are some common things that need attention in the back end of your WordPress website:

  • WordPress updates – there have been 18 major updates to WordPress since September 1, 2017.
  • Security Updates – there are knuckleheads all over the place trying to screw up stuff for no good reason.
  • Plug-In Updates – the internet is evolving daily.  Not a month goes by that your site won’t need updates to its plug-ins.
  • Fixing Broken Stuff – sometimes an update to something doesn’t go as planned and it crashes (some or all of) your website.

 

 

FIXING A WEBSITE IS DISRUPTIVE.

 

There is a very real and tangible “opportunity cost” when you have to stop what you’re doing and figure out how to fix something on your website.  If you’d rather not deal with (or worry about) any of this stuff, or if your company prefers budgeted expenses, a monthly maintenance package is the way to go.

BASIC MAINTENANCE

$300/Month

Weekly Update to your theme and plug-ins

Daily backups (4 times / day)

Priority Service if your site crashes for any reason.

Malware monitoring and removal

Weekly Analytics reporting

Weekly Louder Log

(shows all the work we did on your site)

MAINT. + MARKETING

? ? ?

Do you need Basic Maintenance and:

|   Blog Posts

|   Copy Revisions

|   Content Updates

|   Social Media posts

|   Facebook/Instagram Ads

|   Audience Engagement

|   Special Project (temp pages, marketing materials, social, advertising)

 

Staying relevant and top-of-mind takes a lot of work.  Much of this happens in the digital space and that’s where we come in.

 

One conversation is usually all it takes to get an idea of how to price a Maintenance + Marketing Plan.

 

There’s always the hourly option as well for one-off stuff.

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

There’s a ton of value in utilizing our website maintenance services.  That being said, if you want to handle maintenance on your own and just call us in when you hit a snag, we’re cool with that.  Just know that priority always goes to customers on a monthly maintenance plan.  Our hourly pricing is listed below.

 

If you don’t want to mess with WordPress outside of what we show you in the tutorial videos, set up a maintenance plan with us and we’ll handle it.

 

 

WHAT CAN GO WRONG WITH MY WEBSITE?

 

No need to panic.  It’s not always that something went wrong.  The internet is a wild west of sorts, though, and there are changes happening round the clock that your website needs to adjust to.

 

Here are some common things that need attention in the back end of your WordPress website:

  • WordPress updates – there have been 18 major updates to WordPress since September 1, 2017.
  • Security Updates – there are knuckleheads all over the place trying to screw up stuff for no good reason.
  • Plug-In Updates – the internet is evolving daily.  Not a month goes by that your site won’t need updates to its plug-ins.
  • Fixing Broken Stuff – sometimes an update to something doesn’t go as planned and it crashes (some or all of) your website.

 

 

FIXING A WEBSITE IS DISRUPTIVE.

 

There is a very real and tangible “opportunity cost” when you have to stop what you’re doing and figure out how to fix something on your website.  If you’d rather not deal with (or worry about) any of this stuff, or if your company prefers budgeted expenses, a monthly maintenance package is the way to go.

BASIC MAINTENANCE

$300/Month

Weekly Update to your theme and plug-ins

Daily backups (4 times / day)

Priority Service if your site crashes for any reason.

Malware monitoring and removal

Weekly Analytics reporting

Weekly Louder Log

(shows all the work we did on your site)

MAINT. + MARKETING

? ? ?

Do you need Basic Maintenance and:

|   Blog Posts

|   Copy Revisions

|   Content Updates

|   Social Media posts

|   Facebook/Instagram Ads

|   Audience Engagement

|   Special Project (temp pages, marketing materials, social, advertising)

 

Staying relevant and top-of-mind takes a lot of work.  Much of this happens in the digital space and that’s where we come in.

 

One conversation is usually all it takes to get an idea of how to price a Maintenance + Marketing Plan.

 

There’s always the hourly option as well for one-off stuff.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

 

Graphic Design, for us, is a focus on every website we build.  We love to customize sites to the point where they have their own unique identity.  Your company should stand out from the competition.  That’s a big part of what we do at Louder.  So much of the graphic design work we do is incredibly subtle.  It’s things like resizing an image to fit a certain space, or cropping and masking an image to highlight a particular element as it pertains to the copy on the page.

If you hire us, we’re going to make sure everything is right.  If that means having to request new images (bad resolutions, wrong concept, too small) or create elements from scratch, that’s what we’ll do.  It’s one of the more interesting part of our job.  It showcases our company to our clients as much as it showcases you to your clients, so we take it very seriously.

FB COVER – BEFORE (NO LOGO)

FB COVER – AFTER

Alan Swan with Lakeside Reel Service reached out to us on FB about coming up with a design for some promotional koozies.  So many graphic design and logo projects start out simple like this and end up taking on a life of their own.

 

After some discussion, we set about the task of coming up with a new logo that would work for social media, as well as t-shirt, koozies and other promotional products.  We also designed a new FB cover image for Lakeside and gave them a simple tag line.  Lakeside Reel Service is a Facebook-based side hustle for Alan btw, and a very successful one.

 

The new logo is a nod to the #1 upgrade Alan makes to fishing reels, the installation of high-end BOCA BEARING© products.  Lakeside does periodic promotions, offering free services and upgrades, so if you are an avid fisherman you should go like their page.

Lakeside Reel Service Logo

CUSTOM LOGOS TOO

 

Logos are one of Steve’s love languages.  He comes up with some pretty amazing stuff, and he does it fast…not because he rushes, but because he gets into the zone and stays there until the logo looks awesome.

The process starts like anything else, with a conversation about what you already have, or have in mind.  Your logo needs to work in multiple places in the digital world, so we’re going to make sure the design represents your brand and is functional across all platforms.

“From Scratch” Logo work requires a conversation first, but usually starts around $300.  Whatever the price, it includes reasonable revisions.

Once we finalize everything, we’ll send you a complete logo set that will work on everything from letterhead and business cards to Facebook and Instagram profiles, large signage and more.

COMMITTED RECORDS – BEFORE AND AFTER

CONCEPT

FINAL LOGO

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HOURLY WORK

 

$125/HR. BILLED BY THE SECOND

 

It’s not okay to bill in 15, 30 or 60 minute increments, effectively charging for time you did not actually work.  We think that’s kinda sucky and you’ll never convince us otherwise.

 

At Louder Marketing Group, we bill all our hourly work by the second, meaning you only pay for the actual time we spend working for you.  We’ll send you a detailed time report with your monthly invoice, so there’s no questions about where we focused our efforts.

 

 

WHAT TYPES OF HOURLY WORK DO YOU DO?

 

Website Updates (content, plug-ins, security, SEO)

 

If your site is pretty solid but hasn’t had anyone look under the hood in a few months, there are probably some things that need attention.  We’ll go through the site externally and give you an idea of what may need help. Than, we’ll give you an estimated number of hours we think it’ll take to get everything back in order.  Once we’re logged into the back end of the site, we’ll know if our estimate is off and will let you know if there’s a change in estimated time before starting work.

 

Have a budget? We’ll stick to it.

 

If you decided against a website maintenance plan, but need urgent help, we’ll do our best to squeeze you in, but it may not be possible to work on the issue right away.  It just depends on our workload.

 

 

Social Media Stuff (Business Page set-up, tutorials, ad set-up, etc.)

 

We’ve done a lot of social media work over the years, so we know our way around Facebook and Instagram.  We can help you set up a Facebook Pixel, a Facebook Business Page or tweak your existing page with better content and artwork.  We can also help you launch Facebook/Instagram ads.

 

Stop just boosting posts- it’s like taking a fist full of dollars in your car on the highway and throwing them out the window to see what happens.

 

Not much.

 

Instead, we build ads in Facebook Ads Manager where you can target your ideal customer in a more meaningful way with A/B testing, various ad types, custom demographics and interests, etc.

 

We’ve had our hand in all that.  It’s fun work that brings measurable results.

 

Coaching (Taking it to the next level)

 

We run across small business owners all the time who are overwhelmed, tired and frustrated with their workloads and work/life balance.  Some of our clients have sudden bouts of impostor syndrome as they launch a new site- it’s OK, lots of people struggle when making bold moves in their businesses.

 

We’re huge fans of what’s known as a “growth mindset” and we’ve seen what it can do for people in their businesses.  In fact, on our Facebook page and our blog, we usually share content around powerful mindsets for small business owners.

 

A little coaching goes a long way towards getting your mindset right and getting you back on track.

 

Let us know if you’re interested in adding coaching to any of our packages and we can talk more about it in our discovery session.

Let’s Connect!
Let’s Connect!
Let’s Connect!

We’d love nothing more than to talk about what you’ve got going on.  We can’t share ideas, though, until you let us know you’re out there looking.  We promise to honor your time by giving you our level-best!

 

We offer a free 30 minute consultation, fast proposals and awesome customer service.

 

We specialize in:

|   Web Design/Development

|   Copywriting

|   Logo Design

|   Branding

|   SEO

|   Social media

|   eCommerce

 

 

Don’t like forms? Reach us directly at:

info@loudermarketinggroup.com

512.947.6747

 

Until then, thanks for visiting!