Premium WordPress Themes have transformed websites for small businesses and organizations. Themes allow us to create beautiful, professional, modern, mobile-enabled sites for significantly less than building a custom designed WordPress site from scratch.
But a theme is just a starting block. It needs to be designed & customized to accomplish your business goals and site objectives.
Laura Bowly has worked exclusively with WordPress since 2011. She knows WordPress from back-to-front and knows how to customize it for your business.
Whether you need to create an online presence from the ground up or update an existing website, Laura Bowly Design offers professional, quality custom WordPress web design services that will make your business or organization stand out online.
Together, we will determine your goals and create a website that will support these goals.
Laura Bowly will be there from the beginning to the end, and after, making sure that you are comfortable maintaining your new website & 100% satisfied.
Responsive websites respond to the device they are being viewed on. Text and images rearrange, resize and stack depending on what size browser you are using — a smartphone, a pad, a standard computer monitor — each of these present the content of the website in a different way. Click here to read more about Responsive Design
Do you want to sell products or services online? We can add a feature filled, customizable online storefront and shopping cart to your website. You’ll love the ease of adding products, changing prices and receiving orders, while your customers will love the ease of shopping in your categorized storefront. Standard integration with PayPal Payments Standard & upgradable to integrate with other payment gateways.
If you are an organization, you understand the importance of having a manageable events calendar on your website. One that displays upcoming events and archives them once they have passed. Easily add recurring events, filter by event category, share events easily with Google Calendar, display Google Maps on your event’s page … the list of features goes on.
Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics & reports about the visits to your website. It is the most widely used website statistics service. The extensive reports show how many visitors came to your site, what pages they visited, how long they stayed, where they came from, and much more. If you’re serious about marketing your site & determining what’s working and what’s not working, installing Google Analytics on your website can provide you with incredibly valuable insights.
As Yoast (SEO Plugin) says: “WordPress is one of the best, if not the best content management systems when it comes to SEO.” Your responsive WordPress site will give you an edge when it comes to rankings and Yoast makes it easy to do on-going optimization.
Your website will come standard with a basic contact form, but why stop there? We can add additional contact forms or customize the look & function of the form. Membership applications, online surveys, pop-up forms, feedback forms, calls-to-action … your forms can contain as many or as few fields as you want & all the form results will be emailed to you directly.
Your home page is the front door to your company and images help you guide visitors to important pages within the site. An image rotation with captions & custom links, provides you with the ability to display multiple images, promotions, etc – and each “slide” can have its own unique call to action. You can also use an image rotation without captions & links as more of a slideshow to show what your company or group offers.
Whether you call it a Blog, an Article Archive, or simply an area that you can post current news & updates, a categorized Post section is vital to every business and organization. Posts allow you to create content that is archived & can be fed to different areas within the site without creating duplicate content. Keep in mind that the most important element of raising your search rankings is creating relevant content — a Post section allows you to do that in an organized & beneficial way.
Social Media is a valuable tool for businesses and organizations. Make it easy for your visitors to share your products & services with their friends by incorporating instant “share” buttons. We can also incorporate your own Social Media feeds into your website.
Your site will come standard with the ability to add Photo Galleries using the Lightbox effect. Lightbox displays clickable thumbnail versions of your images that pop up into a larger box & allow the visitor to scroll through. We can also do advanced gallery customizations if you prefer to have your images display in a different way.