Comrade is a full-service digital marketing and web design agency skilled at building effective websites. Here’s what we can tell you about our “secret sauce.”
Your website is a business tool intended to deliver measurable results (leads and sales).
This is why Comrade’s web development services are centered around delivering on this primary objective.
Each building block of your new website will be expertly constructed to drive leads and sales.
An objective without a plan is a wish.
And we don’t rely on luck or wishful thinking when it comes to developing your business’ most valuable tool. We use proven metrics to build a website that delivers on your key goals.
Unlike many national web design firms or web design agencies in Chicago, Comrade’s website design services are just one part of a comprehensive marketing strategy tailored to your business. Your new website will not only look great, but also deliver more qualified leads, a higher conversion rate and better support your sales process.
High-performance, high-yielding websites deliver a memorable and engaging user experience.
We’ll optimize your website for speed, usability and search engine findability. We’ll also ensure a seamless, intuitive experience on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
Comrade’s website optimization features will encourage visitors to provide you with valuable information to meet their needs.
Current and prospective customers and employees visit your website to determine whether to engage your business. A better website significantly increases the chances that those prospects do.
Our team has seen first hand the detrimental impact a poorly designed website can have on a business. In fact, many of our clients came to us specifically to remedy problems arising from subpar websites. This is why we take great care when building what is truly the backbone of your business and any successful marketing campaign. Web design starts at $10,000 with many projects ranging between $15,000 and $25,000. To learn how your web design project will be calculated, see this guide.
To win new business, your website must be “findable” by prospects. In other words, people searching the Internet for your products or services should be able to easily find your business.
This is why a robust search engine optimization infrastructure is so critical to a website. Comrade’s experts design your site according SEO best practices, ensuring your business is featured prominently across all meaningful search engines.
Your website is only as useful as its ability to convert visitors into opportunities (leads) and/or sales (e-commerce).
We begin simply: by learning your specific business objectives.
Our marketing strategists then design conversion tools and optimized sales funnels for implementation on your new website. These tools enable measurable results that businesses can reliably track.
Before your new website “goes live,” Comrade will train your internal team to use this powerful tool effectively.
We also offer continuous support. We are here to address your questions, requests, or deploy additional marketing campaigns to support your business growth trajectory.
Project costs vary based on several factors including: the website's objectives, the project's complexity, technical aspects, the level of functionality the site requires, and the timeline.
Average costs for high-performance web design:
To read more about how much a high-performance website cost, read our article
This varies based on industry and your target audience. As a rule of thumb, Comrade Digital Marketing recommends a website re-design or "facelift" every two years. This ensures you are leveraging your website to its full capacity. Typically, your organization will have undergone some changes during this time period too and a refreshed website will better reflect your brand.
Some companies — especially ones that are just starting out — find the lower-investment associated with a website template appealing. That said, a template locks a company into a pre-determined website structure that may not serve the business' needs adequately.. Custom websites perform better because they're crafted specifically around your business objectives. Better marketing results ensue with a website built around your goals and needs.
Comrade spends ample time with you and your stakeholders to identify the best platform for your website, Our recommendation will reflect your project's unique needs. All platforms with which Comrade works are widely adopted by web design firms around the world, meaning they are constantly updated and maintained by their original developers.
While a freelancer will typically charge a lower fee than a full-service agency and turn out a project that looks slightly better than one you could produce with a DIY-template, it is rare-to-never that a freelancer will have the necessary skill set and experience to deliver a website that will a) truly look professional; and b) achieve the results you need. Our expert team comprises website designers, coders, project managers, testers, copywriters and marketers, because that's what high-performance projects require. A professional website design firm will have the talent, experience and manpower needed to design a modern website according to industry best practices. A professional firm will customize your website's functionality and build it for SEO and to perform highly specialized tasks. All of these components are required for your website to deliver increased and traffic and in turn, meaningful financial benefits.
First on your "to-do list" is to clearly define your project objectives. Why are you creating a new website or redesigning the existing one? What do you need visitors to be able to do on your website? What are your primary business goals? Next, be sure to know how your web designer's process works. Have the agency walk you through that process, step by step. Lastly, work together with your web design team on identifying the resources they need from you to start your project (i.e., high-resolution images, logos, written copy, etc.).
We recommend continuously monitoring the performance of your website and upgrading content management system and any third-party plugins integrated on the site. Just like a car needs a "tune-up" every few months, so, too, will your website require some basic checks to keep it running smoothly. Ask your web design firm to provide a support plan to ensure that your project is not going to be abandoned after completion.
Do you want a marketing plan that fits your individual needs? Let us craft a strategy that drives results to your company based on your objectives.
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