Your website is your virtual shop front - it's where you welcome potential customers into your business and invite them in for a look around. It's your first and often only chance to make a lasting impression on new clients.
When I create a website I like to interview my clients to find out what is the mainstay of their business and what outcomes they want to achieve. Working together we have the tools to create a website that your clients find easy to navigate, informative and a pleasure to use.
Once inside your virtual shop or website, clients old and new must be able to find out what you are offering them. Finding your business is only one part of having a web presence, the other part is making it easy for your clients to access information, make contact and conduct business.
There are many facilities that you can incorporate into a website; galleries and porfolios, information, products, calendars and diaries,
an ecommerce store front, links to other websites and social media and mobile websites are just a few that you may need to consider.
I begin creating a website with a blank piece of paper - from here I note down all the ideas and possibilities that my client wants to incorporate.
We discuss the style and the scope that the website may need in the future.
Unlike print media websites are organic creatures that can grow when needed, they are flexible
and can be altered, updated and upgraded instantly.
Imagine having that kind of control over how you can promote your business on a world wide scale.
Website Design Portfolio
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Old Ship's Company
The Tasmanian Production Company - the Old Ship's Company needed a website to show and sell their DVD's and digital downloads whilst advertising the work they are producing.
Westland Nurseries updated their outdated website last year with the future in mind. Eventually they intend to incorporate Retail and Wholesale client functions whilst also advertising their services.
Tasmanian Jet Ski Adventures
Creating this website for Paul Harris was great fun. Days on location and testing our jet ski's - tough gig! Paul needed a site where he could promote his tours and take bookings, payments + sell Gift Vouchers and create a database. This site is funky and modern with some great images and videos of Tassie - we love it!
Pelican's Rest is a local Air BnB business who updated their their outdated website. Now they have an online booking and payment system.
Pilates J business has increased since launching their first website. The can now display their class times and take bookings and enquiries. They also keep customers informed with regular newsletters and a blog page.
Mel at Palmistree had just taken over this established business and wanted to put her own modern stamp on her new business and provide information to her new and exisiting clients. Who knew that indoor plant hire could be this interesting!
The artists at Peppercorn Gallery in Richmond wanted to display their fabulous talents on the www - and with some photography and artist statements we were able to build a beautiful and tasteful website that showcases the work of these wonderful artists and artisans.
The Succulent Store
New business website created with the option of advancing towards an online ecommerce store. Full logo and branding design with this site - totally new start up, signage and advertising materials plus website creation. Store will be up and running very soon.
Rachael needed a website to promote her Celebrancy business. Clean simple and intuitive design was what Rachael wanted so we stuck with a simple clean colour palette and design.
Building Automation Controls
BAC updated their old website last year giving their online presence a real makeover. New images of products they represent and updates on their fleet of staff consolidate the fact that BAC is a statewide business.
My Final Wishes
My Final Wishes is promoting a 'Living Will'. This fantastic new product is just getting off the ground is fully Tasmanian designed. This is an e-commerce website.
Greens cape Walls
Local business - Greenscape Walls uses their website to advertise their business services.
East West Medicine
East West Medicine advertises a range of alternative medical services and allows clients to book a session, organise a phone consult and enquire about availability.
Little Bee Early Learning
Kathy and Wayne from Little Bee wanted a fresh new look with their new website. It was important that their staff could easily manage updates and produce monthly Newsletters with a built in program plus a database option. We achieved all of this and the team is keeping their clients and staff up to date with calendars, newsletters and current information.
Abundance on the Quay
I so enjoyed designing this site. Clean, simple and classic - just like the decor and setting. A great little cafe that was looking for a strong web presence. The graphics where done and once I got the feel of the place I just knew what the design was going to be like.
This is the third website I have built for Granton Plants over the past 8 years. These guys work hard and are continually upgrading and updating their image. This conversion saw their second site changing and modernising to a newer cleaner format which also promotes a new business development they are pursuing. It's always great to keep changing with the times so your business doesn't stagnate.
TCM Pty Ltd
They guys at TCM wanted an updated and modern website to promote their services and provide information to prospective clients - we all agree we did it in style.
Ekko Glass Design
Ekko Glass design is an online portfolio for a Glass Artist. A gallery of images displays previous works and commissions. A future e-commerce facility is available when the client is ready to launch her online store.
Catherine Lodge Cottages
Catherine Lodge Farm Gate Cottages is an accommodation and booking site. The site features images and slideshows of two cottages available for short stay family accommodation. This site integrates an online booking system that is viewable on a range of mobile devices. The booking calendar is linked to a google calendar that allows the client to only book on available dates.
Womensport and Recreation Tas
Womensport and Recreation Tasmania (WSRT) is a dynamic group dedicated to improving opportunities in sport and regular physical activity for women and girls.
Sowila is a Contemporary Australian Indigenous artist from Mt Isa. Sowila Art is a visual and digital gallery of the artist's work and news and information, featuring an archive of news articles, works and awards.
Onepsych Psychology is an information based website that provides prospective clients with an outline of common conditions and treatments which Onepsych specialises in. The site provides overall general information on mental health issues, client rights, fees and payment facilities. The site has an online booking facility linked to Google calendar and generates an automated reminder service for clients.
Tornado Potatoes is an information and e-commerce website that promotes Tornado Potatoes and Tornado Seasonings. This e-commerce site uses a simple ordering system, with separate postage and handling rates set for national and international clients.