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Need web site developer
I have a consulting business for entrepreneurs and small
businesses and I need a fairly simple website with a blog. I
am looking for someone reasonably priced and reliable who
can help me. Jonathan
Check out Maiya Holliday at Mangrove Web Development. She
did my site (www.bluebridgeproject.com) and I highly
recommend her. She was reasonably priced, very timely and
walked me through how to update and manage the site myself.
Plus, she lives in Oakland so it was great to meet in
I used Burning Ear Media (Elisa Lewis) to create my small
business website. She was great - fun, easy, quick
- just perfect for my needs. The contact info is on her
I can refer you to the person who did my website - she is
very reliable and her rates are very reasonable! She can
also help with any content writing you may want, and what
the heck, I'll say it again, she is reliable. She's very
quick to respond to email and update things that need
updating, add features that need to be added, etc. The site
she did for me is rfreeling.com, if you want to check that
out - most pages are static, and she added a blog. She can
be reached at email@example.com or 614/623-6426.
Need a great web designer
I work for a small design-build company located in Oakland.
We do high-end residential work with a modern sensibility.
We are looking for guidance in revamping our whole line of
publicity materials including our website, brochures, email
newsletter, other social media, t-shirts, etc. The goal is
to create a more polished and coherent image which reflect
the type of architectural work we do. We prefer to work with
a local firm or an individual designer. Portfolio includes
design or architectural clients would be most relevant.
Thanks in advance.
Check out Sarah Lenz of Smart Loft Studio. She designed my
law firm's logo, website, business cards, and also fixed my
many technology troubles. She's affordable and organized, in
addition to being fun and arty. . www.smartloftstudio.com
For great web design, check out Elisa Lewis at
www.burningearmedia.com. Elisa is creative, efficient and
great to work with... she created an easy to maintain
website for me and showed me how to manage it. The whole
process was a great experience and I have recommended her a
number of times. Check out her website and see if she might
be a good fit for you. Heidi
I have someone great to recommend. Her name is Irena Becker
and her company is Creatage. It can be found at
www.creatage.com. When I started my business, I looked
around locally for someone who could do what you are asking
and was actually pretty disappointed by the lack of artistic
vision of many of the developers using wordpress. Everyones
sites looked the same as everyone else's. So I went on
ODesk and found Irena. She is based in Milwaukee but that
posed no problems. Most of our correspondence was through
email with a few calls. I am so pleased with the final
result. And she really helped me keep costs down.
Lawrence McKendell did my logo, wordpress site and business
FB page. He was extremely open to find ways to work with my
ideas and needs and went way above and beyond what I
expected. I'm very pleased with his work on the design and
the ease of using the website. His website is
mckendelldesign.com Phone is 823-6745 and email is
I'd highly recommend Petra Andersson-Pardini. I've worked
with her on logos, business cards, flyers, web design, etc
and her work is beautiful. She really understands the
brands and can capture the brand essence in every design
piece. She is also very quick, reasonably priced and is a
pleasure to work with. Her information is: petra
andersson-pardini, graphic design | brand consulting | web
design, email firstname.lastname@example.org, cell 415.606.4097 Her
portfolio can be seen at:
Good luck! Berit
I would highly recommend Sail White of Wicked Cleaver
She will be able to get you what you are looking for, she
also writes the code for it all, so it always works!
Her designs really come to life, and she is fun to work
Feel free to mention me Eric Sterken, of E&J Builders Inc.
I would also suggest checking out Lisa Cain of Marketing
You. http://marketingu.com/about I have talked with her,
and she works only with small businesses. She is pretty
well qualified for it to, a PHD in Marketing, formerly
running a Wed site company she can get results.
Good luck in all your endeavors.
Need a good freelance designer for my aesthetics
I am looking for a designer who can help me translate my
ideas into my website, and add their touch and talent for my
biz collateral. Certainly they must be, i) good with
Illustrator, ii) have a great skill in translating aesthetic
ideas, and iii) able to interface with php and theme
development with Wordpress (even if this ends up being a
different person ). I am developing my own professional
service, and it is important to me to have this incorporate
my feel. I have a basic mock-up of my content in a
Wordpress dummy. I have a graphic, logo from a biz card .
I need someone who can take my ideas an make them into a
beautiful, clean website design that you add your vision to,
esp. a first page. I want someone to work with me now and as
a resource for my business in the years to come. Need a
Larry Almonte is a great designer/web guy who is also an
excellent photographer and artist. I've worked with him on a
couple of projects and referred him to others who have loved
his work. He's also honest and meticulous.
Looking for Free Lancing Web Developer
I am looking for a Web Developer for a project in the
education field. An ideal candidate would be an individual
who free lances, has good knowledge and experience on UIs,
designing databases, is familiar with programming languages
relevant to web development (both open source and use of
paid widgets). Sri
I would like to recommend Michael Wong. He is an extremely
talented web designer who has been doing this work since
1997. He is very skilled both technically and in the design
aspects. He is also an expert in UI. In the past he worked
for Greatschools.org so he is familiar with the educational
aspects as well. Full disclosure: he is my husband but he
has also designed my graphic design business website. For
more information visit: www.serpentvenom.com/design or
email@example.com 415-290-3969. He is located in
Web Designer for Open Adoption
We are adopting through open adoption and need to create
both a brochure and website for potential birthmothers to be
able to contact us. There are some recommendations for
websites on BPN, but they are more business oriented, and
our adoption agency has some referrals, but we want ours to
stand out. Can anyone recommend a designer who might be
more family oriented?
I know a Berkeley husband and wife design team...Michael
Wong and Leslie Firestone (who have also been through open
adoption). I've worked with them on a couple of occasions
over the years. They are quite talented and super attentive.
check out websites if you would like to see some of their
works and to contact them.
In need of a great web designer
I own a yoga/dance studio, and would like some help with
putting up a website. I would like to have an elegant, well
designed site to attract new people and communicate the
overall sensibility and approach of our unique studio. I
know there are a lot of web designers out there, but can
anyone suggest a designer who is creative, has excellent
follow-through, is fun to work with and affordable? If you
have worked with someone you really like, please post!
Thanks so much! Maxine
I've used Steve McKiernan of EyeGravity.com for my website
and I've referred him to about 6 friend/colleagues and
they've been satisfied as well.
Website Design/Build for Local Nonprofit
I'm looking for recommendations for a Bay Area firm to
design and build a website for our Berkeley nonprofit. The
site will be based on widely-available applications, and
include member and donor functions. Familiarity with
faith-based organizations a plus but not essential. Thanks!
I strongly recommend Kathy Canfield of Canfield Design
Studios in El Cerrito. She is professional, is personable,
and has a great sense of design. All her web work is
devoted to non-profits and arts. She's also a terrific
person to know and is connected to many people and
resources. Good luck!
Looking for website designer
I'm looking for someone to update my professional website
and convert it from HTML to WordPress.
If you know of a good website designer who charges
reasonable rates, I'd appreciate their contact info. Thanks!
-A Berkeley self-employed professional
I would like to recommend Michael Wong. He is an extremely
experienced web designer who charges reasonable rates. He is
talented, easy to work with and located in Berkeley. He can
be reached at 415-290-3969 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
I use Emma Barker of Rabbit Hole Designs for all of my
website updates. I found her while screening Craigslist
candidates last year. She is very affordable and
professional. She isn't local but that hasn't been an
issue-- she's quick to respond and she now updates my
mother's professional website as well. She doesn't do Flash
though (my website doesn't use Flash). Her website is
www.therabbitholedesigns.com and her e-mail is
I highly recommend Michael Waters at Studio678, phone (510)
991-6685, website (with portfolio) at
I'm working with him now on a wordpress website, and I'm
pleased with how it looks and how easy he is to work with.
He pays attention to what I want, knows SEO, has a sense of
humor, and gets things done on time. I'd be happy to talk
with you more about working with him, or you can look at my
(not yet finished) website at
www.berkeley-neurofeedback.com. Good luck
I'd recommend Gustavo Sandi. His email address:
Gus did a beautiful job re-designing my website:
www.grandmatellmeastory.com He was also tremendously capable
and helpful at repairing some major problems created by my
original designer. Gus is a great listener a good
collaborator as well as being reasonably priced.
You might want to call Justin Franks for web hosting and
design. He can be reached at email@example.com or
415 839 8353. Vanessa
HI! I highly recommend Karen Nierlich and Todd Abbott of
'Almost Everything Communications.' They are long standing
members of the chamber of commerce and have great reputation
in the community. Not to mention reasonable rates on my
website! http://almost-everything.com 510-527-9920 Sara
I can wholeheartedly recommend Yvonne Day-Rodriguez at
ydaydesigns.com. She was incredibly responsive and prompt
and got my site up very quickly. She is easy to work with
and will design exactly what you are looking for. She has a
great eye and uses color beautifully. I was very happy with
the final product and would use her again in a minute. Check
out her website for her web portfolio. She designed my site
at colicsupportgroup.com and took the stress out of creating
a great website. Good Luck! Anon
I highly recommend Mike Waters with Studio678. He created my
website many years ago, then recently updated it to
WordPress because it a) gets better google hits and b) I can
easily update it anytime. He's been doing this a long time,
really knows his stuff, speaks fluent English (and not just
techno-geek) and pays attention to not just creating a good
looking website but ensuring the world finds you. geraldine
Website designer for law practice
I would like to create a website for my law practice and I
am looking for a person to help me create it. Does anyone
have a recommendation for a good designer who is willing to
take on a small project and who charges a reasonable fee?
You should check out Jason Boyte at jasonboyte.com. His
designs are clean, elegant and professional. You get the
results of a design firm without the firm prices. Maria
I am thrilled with my new website, built by Kern Toy in El
Sobrante. He's wonderful to work with and completely
understood what I wanted for my site. He's a graphic
designer, and a professor at one of the Art colleges, so has
tons of experience to back up his reputation. He can be
reached at (510) 669-9916, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Julie
Rocky Laber at DSD Interactive is a web designer who handles
lots of small businesses, but specializes in Lawyers...That
is where he has the most experience. So he already knows
your language. The best part of working with Rocky is that
he empowers you to be able to update your website on your
own. So he sets you up then teaches you how to maintain the
site which will save you money over the years. Contact
Rocky at 510-482-5591 email@example.com Nina
Poulson/Gluck Design is a great team of two women that could
help you with your web needs. They are very easy to work
with, have amazing aesthetic sense, years of experience, and
are all around great people! You can contact Lory Poulson
at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 510-236-4143. Check out
their website and some of their work. They have definitely
done some great work for attorney's offices as well as many
other businesses in the area. Best of Luck! Leah
Web designer for GoDaddy CMS
I am looking for someone to design my website using the
GoDaddy Content Manager System. It will be an e-commerce
clothing store for nursing moms. I need a logo designed and
may also want an integrated blog site. If you have worked
with anyone that has that experience I would love to talk to
I recommend Steve McKiernan of Eyegravity.com
Right now Steve is transferring over my website to GoDaddy
from another webhost. Steve designed my website and the
websites of 4-5 of my collegues. He does great work, is very
reasonably priced, and is very easy to work with. I've
actually only met him in person once but I've succcessfully
worked with him for about 6 years now and included a blog
and other nice widgets on my website.
Try him! He can be reached at: email@example.com
I highly recommend Julia Kocs. She just finished creating
my logo and it looks fabulous. Check our her website-
www.kocsbrand.com. She's great to work with- very
professional, easy to talk to, and replies to emails/phone
calls quickly. She can help you wit just the logo, website
design, both, etc. I will be returning to her to create a
website later on. Shoot her an email- firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi - I know of two web designers- on specializes more in web
site maintenance and set up (Justin Franks
email@example.com) and one more in
design/photography (Guillermo Prado firstname.lastname@example.org).
Web Designer for Holistic Practitioners
I am looking for a web designer for my massage therapy
practice. I currently have a website but would like to
enhance it to include features that would enhance my
business. Ultimately, my desire is someone who is really
good with graphics as well as in the web marketing/sales end
of it who has experience with websites for massage
therapists/holisitic practitioners and is reasonably priced.
I currently have someone who is very inexpensive (a major
plus and why I haven't sought out anyone else) but lives on
the East Coast and does not seem to be too interested in
working with enhancing my profit margin. Thanks. Rita
I can highly recommend Pagepoint Web Solutions in El
Cerrito; I've used them for my own website and am very
pleased with their work. They have a complete in- house team
with a graphic designer on staff. They can do the whole job
for you. Best of all, Lisa Cain (the owner) is extremely
good with marketing; she has a Ph.D. in marketing and
teaches at Haas.
Call Pagepoint at 558-1534 or check out their website -
I recommend Kathy Canfield here in Berkeley. Great person,
Website Designer for non-profit organization
I'm looking for a recommendation for a reasonably priced web
designer. The nonprofit organization I volunteer
for needs a new website, the site has to accommodate online
donations and a regularly changing calendar. Thanks for your
responses. Hardworking Volunteer
I recommend Kathy Canfield, a Berkeley local. She
specializes in arts and non-profits. She did my site
Best of luck.
Kathy Canfield Shepard
Canfield Design Studios, Inc.
Web Design & Development ? Print, Logo & Identity Design
Creative Marketing Solutions ? Consulting & Training
I would like to recommend KOCS, a small web development
business with a background in non-profit management,
fundraising and marketing. The owner, Julia designed and
created our website, www.gppaarchitects.com, a firm who
specializes in Accessibility and Universal Design. We are
really pleased with the results and the attention to detail
during the development process. You can reach her via her
website at www.kocsbrand.com
I have retained KOCS Branding, a small web design firm in El
Cerrito to develop my business logo/online identity and
website in October. The owner, Julia, worked with me to
define my marketing goals, ensured that they were within the
service mission of my company, and delivered a site that is
professional, yet creative and unique. The website she
created, www.Napatax.net also has a Content Management
feature, which means that with minimum amount of training, I
can edit all text and photos myself, eliminating any
additional or monthly recurring expense after completion of
the web site. As a former director of a non-profit agency,
she would be the perfect candidate for developing your site
as she has a keen understanding of the financial limitations
that small businesses and organizations face. Overall, I
would absolutely recommend KOCS to any company in need of
creative, cost-effective and user-friendly design for their
web site and branding and marketing materials. You can ask
for a free consultation by going to the website at
http://www.kocsbrand.com/ or call the owner at 510-364-0730.
Website Designer and Blog Master needed
I run a small garden design company and need someone who can
create a website for me as well as help me make some changes
to my blog. I would like someone who can create a simple,
clean and well-organized website that is not too animated or
too commercial looking. Quick and affordable are pluses too!
I have a small video production company and we use Rocky
Laber at DSD Interactive http://www.dsdinteractive.com/
He sets up sites so you can add content and blogs yourself
using Wordpress. It is easier than I thought, and Rocky is
very skilled in his craft.
The best web designer and programmer I ever found-and I
have worked with many- is Saill White:
She is amazing. She designed and programmed my site so
check out her work: http://incultureparent.com
She is local here in Berkeley as well.
Web Site designer - freelance consultant
All of the recommendations for web site designers are old.
I'm looking for a local person to do freelance consultant
work for small e-commerce site who is up to date,
understands SEO, is detailed oriented, and good problem solver.
I have been very happy with the website work done by Tod
Abbott and Karen Nierlich, of Almost Everything
Communications. I wasn't sure that I'd be able to work with
them, because their own website doesn't appeal to me
personally. Nonetheless, they created a site that really
suits me (check it out, if you like: www.uniquelaw.com);
unlike other designers I tried, they didn't insist that my
site had to look like every other legal site in the country.
Even better, they managed to create a design that I really
love, without much helpful input from me at all. Most people
would be stymied by a customer saying ''I don't know, I just
don't like it THAT way'' and ''make it, you know, prettier''
without anything more specific, but Tod and Karen handled
the entire process with grace and aplomb.
They're friendly and approachable, and their rates are very
reasonable. You can reach them by phone (510-527-9920) or
through their website at www.almost-everything.com.
Hi! I would like to recomend to you Karen Nierlich with
Almost Everything Communications she is a great website
designer and she can also offer you the search engine
optomisation, she is highly experience her phone number is
(510) 527-9920 you can also see her work at
give her a call you be glad you did.
Have a terrific web site designer. Has done my husband's
site (sculptor)and many updates. Contact: email@example.com
Web designer who is familiar with FTP
I'm looking for a web designer who can update my website and is
familiar with FTP. I'd like to have the site adapted so that I
can maintain/update most of it myself in the future, and am
looking for a designer who can help me with that.
Jana (pronounced Yanna) Branisa is our web designer, and she is
great. She set us up with FTP so we can exchange large files
with our clients. She uses a system called Wordpress, and she
showed us how to make changes as we wish. She has trained our
staff person to update the website. She knows business and
marketing, and she is very sweet. We now appear on the first page
in a Google search for Oakland Video Production, thanks in part
to her. Her company is www.stellaritsolutions.com phone: (510)
385-4154 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reasonably-priced Web site designer
I'm searching for a reasonably priced web-site designer who can
help me realize my vision. I have very specific ideas about how I
want the site to look but am clueless about how to do it. I'd
love to find someone to create it for me, incorporating my
aesthetic needs and preferences while staying within my modest
I would definitely check out PowerWebResults.com. They build beautiful
sites that you can update or maintain yourself, and are wonderful to work
Happy on the net
I have worked with a superb web/graphic designer. She is has an impeccable
sense of style, knows how to create elegant yet simple and functional
design, met all deadlines, and was a very easy to work with. I think her
bids are in the low to average range. Her name is Emily Ahlvin and she can
be contacted through her website: www.emilyadesigns.com
Perry Bleecker Designs. Perry does graphics work both web based, and
print- including invitations, annual reports, magazines, logo and
business system design, etc. He works with a variety of clients from
individuals- like artists, small business owners and non-profits to
large companies like Kaiser and has even done work for the City of
Oakland. 510-761-4865 or email@example.com
A former secretary for our church hooked us up with her friend JP
Collins at Pylon Studios. He took our project seriously and did a
complete and professional job for us (even though we were a
pro-bono project for him). He even designed the site in such a
way that it would be easy for us to update and add to. I highly
recommend him! check out his site: www.pylonstudios.com and ours
www.sothb.org. Give me a call if you have any questions.
I have just the person for you! Sarah Lenz created my logo,
business plan and website and I could not be happier with her
work. I have received tons of positive responses for the website
she designed. Sarah is very creative- she is an artist- and I
found her to be exceptionally reliable and responsive. Check out
her website at: www.smartloftstudio.com
Creating website - godaddy.com?
I am creating a website for my small business and would like to try to
do it as simply and inexpensively as possible. I've heard about
www.godaddy.com. Would love to hear if anybody has used it and what
you're experience has been. Also, if you can recommend any other sites
that have worked well, I'd love to hear that as well.
I use godaddy to create my website. godaddy has a web based tool for
doing this which does not require you to know HTML. The tool is called
website tonight... it isn't perfect but it works. I am an experienced
geek but never created a website before i created mine. I use godaddy to
host my site as well for about $5 per month...
It took me about 2 days (that's 2 days of work, 16 hours) to create
something i wanted to publish (that included some edit time). And the
best part is: it's empowering, it feels great to have done it, and i can
keep it simple or make it as complicated as i want.
The downside: the website tonight application is kind of slow at times
and has crashed the browser on occasion. It's best to back up your text
and images on your own computer (using offline back-up procedures)... As
for intuitive? Well, it's ok, probably on a scale of 1 (hard) to 10
(easy) it's a 7... it does take some work to understand it.
I say go for it, start with simple, but start! It's inexpensive and it's
yours. there are a few tricks to getting the godaddy logo off your site...
Go Daddy's website and web building tools are a nightmare to work with;
just really hard to navigate, so many ads, not even the cheapest, etc.
I recently built a website using Wordpress on an ISP called bluehost.com.
I liked it because the price was very reasonable. I got unlimited disk
space, bandwidth, lots of subdomains, a hundred Mysql databases, lots of
email addresses, etc. I've heard good things about pair.com and laughing
If any of this sounds greek to you, or no fun, you might not want to
create your own website. Wordpress.com lets you create a blog for free,
and then you can add on other features and get rid of the ads. Wordpress
is very easy for newbies to use. You can make it look just like a regular
website, not a blog. I haven't worked with them directly, though.
Any way you go, have fun!
Hello, I did not create my website via GoDaddy, but my web designer
suggested Go Daddy as the host. I've had zero technical problems and their
rates are very reasonable. I recommend them, but can't speak to the
I use Hurricane Electric (http://www.he.net/) for hosting my small
business web page. They are extremely reliable and affordable and are a
local company based in Fremont.
If keeping a strictly limited budget is your goal, I would go with a blog
style site. You can use services like blogger.com, vox.com or
wordpress.com to get your site up and running very inexpensively.
Just because they are called a blog, doesn't mean you don't have static
pages and hosting is included. The primary downsides to the free services
is you don't own the domain name and they aren't as customizable.
One of the keys to having a website is making sure people can actually
find you. You will want to spend a little time making sure your meta
title and description are unique and use keywords people may use to search
for your product. The text in the body as well should be very relevant.
For my own site, I use SF based Laughing Squid: www.laughingsquid.com
which runs about $10/month + cost for the domain name.
There are a lot of additional considerations so feel free to reach out.
Website updates for small non-profit
I work for a small non-profit. We have to change/add things to our website monthly, and I think our current website person is charging a lot, mostly because he's slow. Usually, we need to add a few events to our listings. Occasionally, we need to change content. For a 3-month period of adding events (3 per month, already written out), we were charged over $700!! My husband also has a web person for his website, but she doesn't charge nearly that amount. Unfortunately, she's unavailable to us. Can anyone recommend a decently-priced person to help with our site?
I have a fabulous webmaster/designer. Hold on to your seats, he is 16 years old. I worked with professionals who drove me crazy, being late, or not doing what I asked for, not answering calls or emails and were expensive. This young man is smart, responsive and very skilled. I had clear ideas about what functionality I wanted on my website and basic ideas about how I wanted it to look. He has been resourceful, quick and extremely professional, much more so than any of the several ''professional'' adults I had worked with before. I cannot recommend him more highly. When I first started working with him, I had a deadline and he met it. The site is not completed, but that is because I have been slow getting him the information. He has always implemented whatever I need within 48 hours or sooner. You cannot go wrong. If you want to see an example of his work, you can view my website artfulsurgery.com
Nir Jacobson firstname.lastname@example.org
Here's a solid, efficient solution for your website maintenance needs. My friend Harry Orner has provided this service to small businesses and a nonprofit, and he agreed the fee that you paid seemed way out of line. Harry charges an hourly rate and is fine with routine, modest needs. He also serves on the board of a non-profit so he gets it!
Harry's contact info is email@example.com or (925) 788-7862 cell. He'd be happy to talk with you about what your nonprofit needs and expects.
Fan Of Reasonable & Honest Work
Web site update - literate in html and css
I am updating my professional web site and I am looking for help with
someone who is literate in html and css code.
Has anyone used someone
more recently to improve an already existing web site? I would love some
contact information of web folks in the medium price range category.
I highly recommend Kari Gim. Check out her website at
http://www.slimgim.com and prepare to be impressed. This is
a home-grown, woman-owned business! I know nothing about
websites except that I like them to be user-friendly and
attractive. Kari does both in spades, she asks the right
questions from the start.
not web saavy
Web design for small business
I have a small business and was looking for someone to design a
website for me. We have an existing one but it needs updating.
Jennifer Curry Pham is a fabulous web designer and user interface designer. She
has worked at many internet companies including Ofoto, AOL and Macys.com. She has
also designed and build internet sites for many small businesses, including my
husband's: www.orenskitchen.com. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
I had a website previously with Yahoo Small Business Web
Hosting. It was quite affordable, had lots of web-design tools,
or you can use FrontPage software to build your site on it if
you like. Overall a good choice for small business needs.
Just an FYI, consider what kind of traffic, what you will offer
such as just information & pics, product sales, referrals,
mailing list, etc. on your website you are expecting on your
site and that will give you an idea on how much of a site and
support that you need.
Here is their link: http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/webhosting/
Hope this helps!
Web design help
Can anyone provide updated suggestions for a person or company who could update a
fairly simple web page and provide help in maintaining it? I'm working with a
volunteer soccer organization that doesn't have too much money. Thanks!
Chris and Christian of E&B Photography are really nice local
guys who do great photography and web design. They might be
willing to work with in your budget. You can check out their
web site @ enbphotos.com
Looking for an high quality web designer
I am looking for a high quality professional web designer for a
new start up company. We need someone as soon as possible and
would be super appreciative if anyone had any leads. Thanks so
I just had a website designed for my organic children's store -
www.wilddill.com - and the web designers were great to work with -
very professional, creative and responsive.
Their website is www.aeolidia.com
Hope this helps!
Jenene Chesbrough designed my logo and website, and I highly
recommend her. You can view her work at my site at
http://www.thebullingtownegroup.com/ (she also took the
photographs on the site) and also at her site at
For a meticulous, highly creative and responsible web designer, I
recommend Thomas Bachand. He has worked with a great many very
picky people under deadline with fantastic results.
Affordable graphic and web design
like to ask for more recent names of people who can do graphic and web design for
a small business.
local business owner
I can highly recommend Emily Favors, graphic designer for print,
web and more, here in Oakland as just what you want.
EMILY FAVORS email@example.com
She is bright, creative, artistic and affordable. She
specializes in small business owners, and as one herself
understands all the issues. She is dedicated and fun. She also
does high end work for big companies when their internal depts.
cannot handle the volume, so she knows what is working now.
I would like to recommend a friend of mine, who has done several projects for me in
developing a web-site, ads, brochures, etc. He can do very simple things for
individuals or non-profits, and also has worked for larger corporations doing
complicated web-sites and e-commerce. He has a great eye for design, is a very
careful listener to find out what the message is you are trying to get across, a joy to
work with, dependable, quick turn around, and affordable. Please contact him
directly at charles.mazzanti AT sbcglobal.net or (510) 526-1624.
Christina Cappelletti just did a great job on my business cards and I've hired her to
do my website.
Her approach works well for me. She said, ''Tell me how I can help you and take this
off your hands.''
I like her style, her follow through, her warm personality and her PRICE
I've known Kristine Nedderson for some time. When I
needed a logo and a website I had seen enough of her
artwork to know she would be able to work with what I asked
of her. Anyhow, she did my logo and helped me with getting
my website set up. If you want to check out her website for
products and services the address is:
If you want to see the logo she did for me go to:
I can highly recommend Thomas Bachand. He is highly creative,easy to work with
and multi talented. Tom's been doing websites, etc. since 1997. Visit
www.steamingmules.com to see his work!
I highly reccomend graphic designer Emily Ahlvin. I've worked with
Emily on several projects now and she always seems to come up with a
design that is perfect! She's professional, meets deadlines and has an
fabulous sense of style and design. Her rates are reasonable - middle of
the road, but her design and work is top notch. She can be reached at
510-558-1256 or firstname.lastname@example.org
I would like to recommend Rick Jonasse of Birdseye Studio.
http://www.birdseyestudio.com/. He works with small businesses
and non-profits. He did a beautiful job on my friend's website,
was responsive and easy to work with.
Try Jean Matuska at http://www.jmdgraphics.com. She was the web designer at my
husband's company until relatively recently. She nows works on her own. She does
great work and has her portfolio online. Check it out!
Susan Weeks designed my website -- www.selkcommunications.com -- as well as
her own -- www.sjweeksdesigns.com
She's a pleasure to work with, affordable, and has a great sense of design. You can
call Susan at 898-1033
I highly recommend a good friend of mine, Kathy Allbright. Her
website is www.allbrightdesign.com, where you can check out what
she's done. Her design is very clean looking, sharp, and
I would like to recommend Bruce Rohrsetzer
[email@example.com] as a website designer. He is reasonably
priced and reliable. He even took the digital pictures for my
site! (www.leighcostain.com) Check out his site at:
http://www.maukachamber.com/ You can contact me if you want
I need to have a digital photo taken of myself for my company's
website and possibly my business card. Can anyone recommend a
decent, reasonably priced photographer? Thanks.
My friend's husband is a great digital photographer, with
professional portrait experience, as well as photographing
products for retail companies. His name is Tom De Carlo, and
you can see samples of his work and reach him at his website
FYI - he also has a lot of experience in web design &
development, both for corporations and for small busineses, such
as a yoga studio and jazz musician.
Hi -- I'm a single mom trying to start a small, in home business
and I need a web designer in a big way. My budget is small. A
h.s. or college student would be fine! I'd like some current
info. The website stuff seems a little dated. Help!!!! Please
write directly to me, if possible.
I've purchased a host site and registered my domain name, but
I'm techno-impaired and need someone to create and upload a web
site for me. What's the going rate for something fairly simple
and straight forward (I believe) - probably not more than 5
pages. Any recommendations?
Ready to Have a WebPresence
I would like to recommend a friend who designs and maintains
websites, Keith Fehlberg. He can be reached at 510-628-0327
I need a reasonably priced individual or company to design and
host a website for my small business. Does anybody have a
I can recommend Chris Dunaway as a web designer.
chris AT hankmagee.com
She did not design my site, but maintains it.
She has designed a number of sites for my colleagues and they are listed on
Her fees are very reasonable.
I imagine that you can find a wide range of prices for web
design. We used ESP for our design after having a not so great
product from another (overseas) company. We found the people
at ESP to be incredibly helpful and thorough, as well as local.
The references I checked were all of small businesses, as well
as a few non-profits, so I imagine they were in-line with what
was out there. I went with them because of the kind of service
they offered - direct personal contact, thoughtfulness, as well
as other computer stuff - web hosting, email, networking, etc.
They do it all.
Give them a call:
ESP Interactive Solutions
1225-A Solano Ave.
Albany, CA 94706
and if you talk to Tim (the owner) tell him I sent you.
I can highly recommend Doug Asherman. He does very elegant, clean
and efficient work at reasonable rates. His number is
510-653-8445 and email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can see examples
of his work at www.italcorner.com/wdb
Sandy Der email@example.com
Ebers Garcia has his own company, EBERSGFX, that does web design
and hosting. His company also has other design services. Ebers Garcia
designed the cover of a book of a good friend and professional
colleague at UC Davis and he did a beautiful job. You can learn more
about his company's services by visiting their website at
I'd recommend Kohlim Jaeger for web design. You can see her work on my site
Look at the bottom of the home page for her contact info.
We use OLM (On-Line Marketing) for web hosting, and they're marvelous--low-cost
with excellent free support.
I am looking for someone to help me to design a website for a
new feminist organization. I will supply all content and have
some design and navigation specifications and hope to find
someone to get the initial site up and running, and follow up
consultations as the site grows. I would also like the person
to train me to continue to update and expand the site myself. I
prefer to use a widely used commercial program like
Dreamweaver. Ideally this would be a person with some
experience creating websites for themselves or an organization
who is looking for a small project to do from home. I would be
ready to begin in the next few weeks. Thanks!
For my web site, I used Pat Smith at Yellow Belly Web Design.
Working with her was a great experience. She really listened to
the look I wanted and integrated it into her design. She's done
a lot of web sites, including her own, so you'd have a lot of
examples of her work to look at~ Pat Smith, 848-7256 (in
Berkeley), E-mail is pat AT yellowbellywebdesign.com.
I highly recommend Greg Bertoldo. He designed the website for
our (now closed) business, and I believe its still up at
www.carterbrown.com. He also did all the photos!! He is a
great guy and very talented and we loved working with him. He
can be reached at bertoldo AT trailtopia.com. Let me know if you
have any trouble reaching him, I can send along his phone
number. Also, he is more than happy and willing to teach you
how to maintain/update your own site. Can't recommend him
We are professional photographers who have a site that needs to
be updated and revamped. If you know a good web designer or are
one and interested in photographic services in exchange for your
work, please let us know.
Misha says: try Alan Medeiros, a recent transplant from Brazil,
where his business was web design. He's thoughtful, imaginative,
attentive to detail, and his English is getting better and
better! His contact info: alan AT webgeyser.com
The woman who designed and put up my web site is no longer in the
biz. I'm looking for someone who can make just a few changes to
what I've got, and is fast, accurate, and inexpensive. Thanks in
I've got a great recommendation for you: Aleksandra Menzel, at
www.aleksdesign.com. She's reliable, responsive, and talented -
I'm sure she'd be able to help you get your website up to speed.
She just designed a website for me, and was a pleasure to work
Try Mona Escudero at Escudero Web Services. She's fast and
For your website, contact Susan Weeks, SJ Weeks Designs
in Berkeley at 898-1033 or susan at sjweeksdesigns.com
She is (as you have requested) fast, accurate, reasonable -
and has a great sense of design. She can do a great
website from scratch, also.
We used http://www.eloquencemedia.com to do our newest site,
http://www.holtzkids.com Fransje is reasonably-priced, perfect
for tweaking and very pleasant to work with (unlike some
designers we work with who do fancier sites).
My friend does web design on the side. Her name is Michelle Edgar
and she can be reached at michelle at womanborn.com. Some websites
that she has done:
Peralta Partners (http://www.peraltapartnerts.com/) is a Berkeley-based
web shop that works with small businesses and non-profits. They work
on a slidings cale, with lower rates for non-profit business and web sites
I'm looking for a local web site designer that is not too expensive, can
work quickly, and is detail oriented, to create an author web site.
Thanks in advance.
Hi. I love the opportunity to promote my friend Gwen Harlow's extraordinary
web design skills. She rocks!!
She's efficient, friendly, creative and affordable. She's helped me design my
identity for my business cards, letter head etc.
Check out her website: http://www.gwenharlow.com
Tell her Beth sent you to her!
You might try Michael Behrens at (510) 524-7542. He is the best! Great,very knowledgeable, easy to talk to and creative. You can check out his personal portfolio at http://users.lmi.net/mbehrens/ or email him at mbehrens AT lmi DOT net. Good Luck! Liza
I can highly recommend Fluid (in SF, South of Market
Street). I used to work there and my brother is
part-owner of the company. They have a top notch
designing staff. If the job is too small for the
company to take on, they will refer you to one of
their staff members. They are all really wonderful
people to work with and I'm sure you'll be pleased
with the product. They can be reached at
415-369-3200. You can ask to speak with Tamir
Scheinok or e-mail him directly at Tamir AT fluid DOT com
You might want to take a look at the resumes on craigslist. There's
lots of freelance web designers there.
I would like to recommend a friend who designs and maintains
websites, Keith Fehlberg. He can be reached at 510-628-0327
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