I have been a Denver Website Designer for 18+ years, and have seen a lot of changes in CMS (editing) platforms. For an easy-to-edit website, I highly recommend Wix as a website platform, having designed websites for artists, small businesses, restaurants, architects, garden centers, seed companies, solar companies, magazines – pretty much any industry!
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I also design and develop other website CMS platforms for more sophisticated or specific needs, such as Shopify for ecommerce, or Squarespace and Wordpress. I will recommend what platform I think is best for your needs.
Below are a few of my recent projects.
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Anderson's La Costa Nursery Website Design
I worked with the the owner of Anderson's La Costa Nursery, a beautiful garden store in Encinitas, California to redesign their old website into a new platform that is super easy for her to edit and update with monthly specials, newsletters, photos and pages. The website design features a mobile-friendly layout, photo galleries, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Make sure to check out this gorgeous garden nursery if you're in the San Diego area.
Great Bay Work
Great Bay Work helps non-profits and businesses figure out the best way forward with challenges and complex situations that affect quality of life within the Chesapeake Bay watershed. We built this simple-designed website to inform her potential clients of some of the services she offers as an Environmental Consultant in the Chesapeake Bay watershed region.
Owner Shari Wilson was wonderful to work with, she also writes her inspiring NutsForNatives.com blog which talks about planting native plants in the Chesapeake Bay region with great "plant this or that" photos and posts to learn from. We are working on the SEO and a redesign for Nuts for Natives to help her wonderful posts get found by more people. I love working with smart people doing great things!
Colorado Gardener Magazine Website Dsign
It was great to work with Jane and Lise to create a new website for the Colorado Gardener publication. We designed the site to match their publication look and feel, with some extra flair including illustrations, as well as animated bumblebees and hummingbirds. We also incorporated advertising onto the homepage so they can regularly swap out banner ads as desired for their various sponsors. Most importantly, for SEO and helping their great articles get found, we build a custom articles & Q&A blog that allows us to post their articles from each new issue, which become searchable and ideally reach a much wider gardener audience on search engines like Google. If you haven't seen this magazine and you are interested in gardening in Colorado, make sure to pick up a free issue at your local garden center.
Solar Company Website Design
We worked with Sbrega Electric, a Fresno Solar Company, based in Coarsegold, California, to design a new website with a more cohesive feel. We had fun working on customized interactive illustrations to show off their various solar, backup battery and backup generators for efficient off-grid and on-grid homes and businesses.
We designed this Wix website for Nutsfornatives.com, a wonderful blog and resource for planting native plants in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. The author was on Wordpress before coming to us, and we decided to move her website to the Wix platform to make it more beautiful and easy to edit, and add more resources over time. This is a really great resource for native plants on the east coast! with hundreds of pages about all things native plants.
Colorado School of Mines:
Transforming Lives Campaign
I worked with the Colorado School of Mines to design their microsite for their Transforming Lives Campaign, in which $456 million was raised for Mines. The website design incorporates lots of video, animation and subtle background image effects, and of course is mobile-friendly. As a Denver Web Designer, I was proud to work on this website for a local school.
Author Website Design for Sandra Dallas
I had the pleasure to work with the talented Sandra Dallas on her new author website design. We redesigned her old website, rebuilding and designing all of her book pages, adding her two new book releases, building a blog for her Piecework Newsletter, and we also optimized all the pages for SEO (search engine optimization) as well as setting up 301 redirects for any page URLs that changed to keep her current SEO rankings in the search engines. Her books are great reads, they are somewhat historical fiction about strong women characters living back in the late 1800s and early 1900s. I'm reading the Persion Pickle Club now, perfect, since my company is Picklewix!
Website Design for Restaurant Food Business
I worked with the team at Stanley Marvel, a family-owned restaurant supply Wholesale Food Distribution company based in Pennsylvania. We designed this custom Wix Website and sourced beautiful stock photos to show off all their food products. We also optimized the website for SEO to help them get found online.
Denver Website Design for Landscaping Company, Verdant Landscape Group
We're proud to have designed and launched a new website for Verdant Landscape Group, a talented landscape design company in Denver. The site is packed full with reviews, galleries and also has a beautiful mobile website design.
Website Design for
Curbside Compost Company
Rocky Mountain Composting: A Colorado composting company serving Denver County, Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Golden, Westminster and Edgewater. Eric Kenna, the owner, is great to work with, he's a hard-working guy bringing curbside composting service to Colorado! His mission is to help people learn what they can compost, and divert all of that valuable compostable material away from the landfill and instead to the composting facility, which converts it into gardeners gold. Sadly, due to the past year's circumstances, they are no longer in business and this website is no longer live, but it was still a great project and we hope to work with more compost companies in the future! Go compost!
Website Design for Travel Agency
This beautiful website was designed in 2019 for Bluetail Travel, a luxury travel agency that specializes in custom journeys around the world. We designed a stunning website that is full of floating moving images and subtle flourishes and clipped out images to enhance the visitors experience and get them excited for their trip!
Denver Website Design for Blake Street Tavern
Blake Street Tavern has been a client since 2008, I partner with Contagious Media and work on designing all of this Denver Sports Bar's marketing materials including their website, menus, and print ads. We just launched their new website which is a wealth of information and fun imagery to show off all of their event spaces, their games, events, and social media feeds.
Brand Mentoring Company Website
It was a pleasure to work with Claire, the owner of Brandmentoring.com on a new website to replace their old Wordpress website that was old and outdated and had been hacked recently (not uncommon with Wordpress websites!) Claire, the owner, was so nice to work with, and their website turned out beautifully! It also looks great on mobile, and features Wix Code in use to show/hide the header menu on the homepage as the user scrolls.
Reconstruction & Painting Company Website
We worked on this website for EmpireWorks Reconstruction and Painting, a contracting company specializing in construction defects, roofing and painting in Colorado, California, Florida and the Southwest. This custom designed Wix website features lots of galleries of their work, and pages for each of their locations and services.
New Energy Colorado
New Energy Colorado is an organization working to engage citizens in shaping our energy future, providing education about how our energy system and utilities function today, and what changes are needed to pave the way for a future dominated by energy efficiency, renewables and a smart grid. This Denver website design includes custom illustration of infographics showing the smart grid and solar energy statistics.
I designed this website for Pronto Assembly, an Brooklyn IKEA delivery and assembly service in NYC. Web design services included: custom icon illustration, SEO search engine optimization & research for website and blog posts, mobile layout, and custom forms built into the Wix platform.
Website design and development for Michael Campbell owner of Visual Intent. We collaborated on the design, the website includes a blog, and I trained client on how to make edits and updates to his website.
Mangy Moose, Jackson Hole
We just redesigned and launched another new website design for the famous Mangy Moose Restaurant & Saloon in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The new website design includes social media feeds, a streaming Kids Cam, online reservations, live music calendar, embedded live-synced menus, and video. Plus, it has an easy editing system so the client can keep it up-to-date throughout the ski season.
Space for Change - Yoga Instructor
Another website design for a local Colorado client, I designed this website for a yoga instructor in Golden. The site features a subscription signup gift that will email subscribers with a link to view an eBook gift once they subscribe to the email newsletter. The website design also features beautiful imagery to set the mood for yoga.
Professional Sports Concussion Care
I designed this new website for Professional Sports Concussion Care, a center specializing in head injuries led by Concussion Expert Dr. Kenneth Kutner, Neuropsychological Consultant of the New York Giants. While a serious subject, the website came together beautifully with video backdrops, full screen imagery and mobile-friendly pages – I'm proud to announce it's launch!
Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities
I designed this new website for the Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities based in the Stapleton, Denver, Colorado neighborhood. They promote healthy living, lifelong learning, and sustainable transportation such as carpooling, using bus and train systems, and riding bikes.
Mountain High Tree Websites
Redesign of the Mountain High Tree websites for their two locations in Colorado. This Wordpress-based site is mobile-friendly and beautiful. We worked to rebuild all of the hundreds of pages including pulling over their existing blog, as well as building in good keywords and titles for Search Engine Optimization.
The owner recently retired and sold Mountain High Tree to a larger company with their own marketing department, so sadly the site as we designed it is no longer available. We're looking for another great local tree company to work with! If you are a tree company and you want a design update or help with graphic design, social media marketing/graphics, and SEO, we'd love to talk with you! Contact us »
Author Micheline Nader's Website
I redesigned this existing Wordpress website to feature a large slideshow and Facebook feed to keep the homepage fresh for the viewers.
Access Website Design
Access, Inc is a non-profit that addresses the needs of the most vulnerable and underserved populations in San Diego County by promoting self-sufficiency and economic independence through education and employment opportunities. We redesigned their website to become more of a resource for the people they serve, complete with a custom donation form and contact forms.
Sandia Seed Shopify Website Design
This Shopify Website Design for Sandia Seed makes it easy for my client to sell their Hot Pepper Seeds online – most notably, they sell the green chile pepper seeds that are famously grown in Hatch, New Mexico for the hatch chile varieties. This website was a dream project, as I'm a big home gardener myself and hot peppers are one of my favorite things! Some of my favorite hot peppers: Anaheim Chile Pepper, Chimayo Chiles, Early Jalapeno, and Poblano Peppers.
The Shopify website also includes a Wholesale ordering form, discount coupon codes, and stamps.com integration. If you are looking to build an online store, Shopify is a great hosted system – they have great support, unlimited apps and customizability, and lots of design flexibility. We also designed Sandia Seed's seed packets, seed racks, and help them with their ongoing social media and website SEO.
This Wix website design was created for a new independent Denver Farmers Market: Harry's Urban Farmer's Market! The website includes vendor registration forms, email newsletter signup, an event calendar, and a slideshow to feature photos with the latest events and news. This site will be a cinch for the client to update and edit as needed as she grows her Farmer's Market in downtown Denver.
Tight Lines Production
My husband is an expert Print Production Artist and Photoshop retoucher, working in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. He works with agencies to do high-end print production, as well as photo retouching. If you need some perfection added to your designs or photos, he's your guy! I helped get the Wix template designed and setup, then he took the ball and ran with it, building out all the pages and creating some great before / during / after slideshows of photo retouching. Check it out:
SEO Hero Website
Because I've been a Denver Website Designer for over 14 years, I've learned a LOT on how to build and optimize websites to perform well in search engines. I started this website to share all my collected information and tips that I've picked up from years of working with SEO companies. It's really all about creating great original content on a consistent basis on your website. Read all of my SEO Hero tips and view some of my favorite SEO Hero Resources on this informative website.
WideFoc.us – Denver Social Media Marketing Company
Widefoc.us was the first site we built in Wix many years ago. As time has flown by, it was over 5 years old so it was time for an update! We redesigned their new website to be more sleek and changed up the color palette. We also added some great case studies to show off what they do for their clients. If you need social media campaigns to help build your business, reach out to WideFoc.us – owner Eric Elkins is a pleasure to work with, and he and his team can help your social media presence take off!
Paula Schmitt - A Ceramic Artist in Denver
Paula, a talented local ceramic artist in Denver, Colorado, needed a new website that she could easily edit and add new work images to. Her previous website was cumbersome to edit, and she now loves her new custom Wix website, which features a very simple layout with slideshows and galleries to best exhibit her ceramic work. She is also able to add her exhibitions and shows to keep her fanbase up-to-date on where her work can be seen.
Sweet Pea Flowers – Denver Florist Website
This website was designed for Sweet Pea Flowers, a local Denver florists that are as sweet as can be. Website design included logo design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and blog content creation. I love working on Florist websites and I hope to work on many more to come!
Denver Website Design for Denver Artist
This website was designed for Watercolor Artist, Dennis Pendleton. Dennis teaches Watercolor Classes at the Art Students League of Denver, as well as hosting workshops in Taos, Steamboat and beyond throughout the year. He also hosts Urban Sketching events at the Botanic Gardens and other Denver locations. We designed his website to include free and paid video tutorials, a blog, and his class schedule complete with video. We also optimized his site for SEO (search engine optimization) so that he is #1 for "denver watercolor classes" and other similar keyword searches in Google. Check out his beautiful watercolor paintings & classes at:
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Website Editing & SEO Training
I train all of my clients so they have all the tools to make the edits on their website, including adding pages, adding images to slideshows. I also offer SEO (search engine optimization) Packages where I research and optimized websites for keywords for SEO to get found in search engines, plus other great tips to keep the website up-to-date.