Website Design Durhamaffordable and professional website design
about our website design team
We are an innovative website design agency based in Birmingham and the North East, with customers across the globe, we pride ourselves on our personal relationships with our clients that allow us to understand their business inside out and immerse ourselves in the design project at hand.
Dawn has been building websites for over 20 years and has 8 years of building them in Element Media as a Director, enabling her to shape her builds to the best of the client’s interest. She is a creative genius who can think up new and exciting design ideas and is then able to use her years of practical experience to turn these ideas into reality.
Michael is an expert in the technical aspects of every build and helps to ensure the finished site fully meets your needs and requirements. Together, we ensure that every site we deliver is stylish, professional and functional with a focus on achieving results.
our website design packages include:
A thorough consultation to fully understand your needs
A truly bespoke design service
A fully responsive website across all devices
Excellent security with standard Wordfence firewall and https set up
Google Analytics fully integrated
Excellent on-site SEO
Fast Loading Times - speed optimisation
Complete UX testing prior to final delivery
Full support on using your new site
Many other features such as contact forms, animations, lightboxes and slideshows
advanced website solutions
Further to our baseline website service, we can also offer these more specialist features:
- eCommerce store
- CMS capabilities
- Graphic design
- Blog management and content creation
- Memberships Systems
- Subscriptions Services
- Plus search tools, payment gateways, learning management systems, advanced forms, wholesale sites, and much more.
SEO is important to us
Search Engine Optimisation has become an essential feature in any new website. So we offer all of the following SEO-related services:
- Robust SEO-friendly site architecture with sitemap
- Extensive keyword research
- Content creation
- Technical SEO including Speed Optimisation
- Regular performance reviews
To have a successful SEO campaign you need to be constantly creating new content and tweaking your site to help it perform better for targeted searches. Our blog management service is the perfect addition to our website design package and is something we would be happy to discuss with you.
website design faqs
Can I edit the website myself, and which parts?
Yes, you can edit the website yourself, the website is fully yours not like with some website providers who keep you tied to them for life and who own the website if you ever try to leave them.
We can set up users from within your company to have set permissions to edit certain areas, it could be just the blog for your social media assistant or perhaps adding products to your store for your office junior, you will always have full editor rights as well so should you wish to make any changes to the site you can.
We also offer varying degrees of support from basic hosting and maintenance right up to unlimited amendments, the price will be according to your monthly requirement.
Do you have example of live websites you have designed?
Yes, you will see links to our work on our portfolio and just above these questions on this page, if you would like more examples please don’t hesitate to ask us.
What are your payment terms?
We take a 50% deposit up front and then 50% on completion. Your optional monthly fees will be set up once the website is signed off and live.
Can I upgrade after signing up?
Yes, you can upgrade your hosting and support package at any time after signing up, just get in touch with us.
How many rounds of revisions am I allowed?
We offer two rounds of revisions to the website, you will get the first draft and we will go through page by page with your taking detailed instructions on design, text and image amends, we will then action these for you and send you a link to the site to peruse, if you then want any further minor amends we will action these for you. If you have a monthly maintenance package with us you can have amends to your website as often as you want depending on what we have agreed
What support do you offer after the site goes live?
We offer different packages depending on your requirements.
They can include hosting on a shared server, website maintenance and upgrades, Technical support if the website goes down, monthly backups of your website and SEO
How long do typical website design projects take?
For a starter website it can be as little as two weeks, for a more advanced website it could be up to twelve weeks.
Will it be a responsive site that works on multiple mobile and tablet devices?
Yes we only build responsive websites.
What assets do I need to supply?
We will send you a full consultation form which will detail all assets you need to supply, these will vary from customer to customer but tend to include images, company history, prices, logo, and hosting requirements as a minimum.
Who will write the content?
This is up to you, some customers like to write the whole site themselves, we find using our in-house SEO copywriter combined with a detailed customer brief the best method, but this is your site and we will listen to what you want.
What search engine optimization or marketing do you do for the site?
With every website we build search engine optimisation is at the forefront, we ensure our code is clean, our images optimised, the pages have good metadata and we follow our internal search engine optimisation process to ensure your website has the best chance of appearing high. Our customers love what we do, and this is because we do it right.