Designer & Developer Making the Web a Brighter Place to Explore.
My superpower is the ability to translate your energy, inspiration and ideas for your product or service brand and create that visual space which clearly communicates your very own superpowers to the world. I’ll assist you to step up, stand out and shine your light!
I’ve Been Building Websites for over 20 Years
Yes. Over 20 years. Websites sure have come a long way since I first began designing and building. I have loved learning and keeping up with new ways of creating to make things simpler and more productive. I began learning the how to’s of HTML coding, graphic design and print layout while running my own business. I transitioned to assisting others to build business websites. I’ve even taught clients to edit and update their own websites. It’s been a true blessing to do this work, to wake up and love what I do!
Freelance Design & Development
What i do
Coordinate and communicate with clients to plan web development projects from concept through completion, utilizing a variety of development tools and technology.
- Create complex graphics and professional designs for a variety of businesses, organizations, professionals and individuals, including custom graphic and logo design, print layout, video editing and more.
- Provide web solutions and develop web sites and web applications based on specific business needs for promotions, presentations, customer service and online services.
- Manage, maintain and update existing web sites for customers and provide customer service.
- Provide Web Hosting and Domain Name services for clients. Maintenance updates are included with web hosting clients.
- Assist clients with social media accounts to stylize for brand and consult for social media ads.
Contact Me to Get Started
Translation: The look and feel of your website.
The look and feel of your website communicates your unique brand (superpowers) to an engaged audience. I will translate all that you bring to the table into a visual and communication masterpiece that interacts with your market in a way that leaves them desiring more of what you offer.
The layout, the graphics, your brand, the way your content appears and communicates. Together, we’ll create a website that is uniquely yours and a visually appealing design you will remain proud of, as it is an extension of you and what you do.
Branding & Logo
Whether you are just getting started or you are looking to rebrand to update the look and feel to match your growth, I can assist you with creating the logo and branding.
Communicating your message will require a strategy that implements simplicity and strength. This is your “why”. Why you are creating content, who you are assisting, and how you will assist them in a way no one else can. This is where your magic shines through your message. If you need an assist with content, you have come to the right place. I write content for many of my clients. So, take a load off your mind, relax and let me take care of writing content for you.
Translation: How your site functions and reaches out to your market, so they can reach in for what you are offering.
Development is where the other part of the magic happens and where everything works seamlessly together to communicate, respond and bring it all together.
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Let's Build it
I will consult on which platform and development tools can be utilized to get to the desired outcome for ease of use and intended purpose of your website. You won’t have to learn all the details of the build process or worry about updates and maintenance. This magic is another of my specialties and I’ll handle the technical parts, so you won’t have to.
Maintenance & Updates
I can perform your maintenance and WordPress updates for you. If you are a hosting client, this is included in your yearly hosting fee. If you would like a consult about your website maintenance and updates, I’d be happy to talk with you and share how we can simplify website maintenance and updates.
Translation: Your business name or topic with a .com, .net, .org, etc.
The domain name you choose should be short, sweet and easy to remember. It is the name typed which takes users directly to your fabulous website.
Search & register your perfect domain name
Translation: The space on a server which your website files will reside. This includes your content, graphics and images, your builder platform and all the functionality that help your website work for you.
Click below to order hosting for your website on a monthly or yearly plan. Hosting includes email for your business, daily redundant backups, security certificates, maintenance and so much more!
The beginning of any great communication is defining specific goals. Let’s communicate and define the intended path ahead to get a proposal that works.
Your layout, your brand, your unique signature is communicated through great design and visuals so your message is properly interpreted.
Even perfect design will entail refinement. This entails removing or changing up any elements that are not truly necessary, simplifying and polishing.
Now that the design elements are in place, we begin the build process and meet deadlines for your launch date. Then we Test, proof and possibly, refine some more.
We’ll launch your website by making it live for your visitors, and for marketing and advertising. Get ready for new business and selling your product online.
My Work Examples
Website design & development | Branding | Content Strategy
Susan had just sold her retail costume business and was ready to make Studio Vonceil her focus. She desired to recreate her brand, as a designer and become more active in collaborating with other designers in the Asheville area to do specialized fashion events. Her expertise in reimagining vintage fashion by adding to a vintage style, special embellishments and elements to make what was once old, new again.
We worked on the development of her website and created new hangtags for her clothing line, which also doubled as her business cards. We created 6 different designs with her photographed fashion styles. The result was brilliant for cutting her costs and creatively serving varied purposes for her studio business.
Website Design & Development | Content Strategy | Content Writing
Tara Dawn needed a website which communicated her unique coaching style and share her inspirational entrepreneurial past. She wanted the website to feature her 30 minute introductory session call-to-action. This would introduce her to people needing some inspiration and direction and also allow them to experience her coaching before committing.
Website Design & Development |
Set up Square Gift Cards | Embed Company Products
Mary needed a website upgrade from a site she’d utilized for many years. She needed some E-commerce updates and a fresh new spa themed look and feel. We placed her selection of massage therapy sessions on the home page, for easy, quick access to purchase sessions. I switched her to a WordPress platform and utilized WooCommerce for sales of her massage packages. I added the Square Gift Cards and Payment Gateway for her customers to easily purchase gifts from her website.
Mary has been a client for over 10 years.
Branding | Marketing Materials |
Andrea was celebrating 10 years as a Realtor and a monumental and award winning year of assisting people to buy or sell a home. She wanted to create a video of her year in review with testimonials from her clients and create a brand for her business. We created targeted marketing website landing pages, stationery, postcard marketing and some graphics that will be utilized in her marketing campaign. We are working on her social media ads for this year.
Website Design & DevelopmenT
Maureen’s goal with the website was to communicate her passion for photography, art and her unending desire to get past her fear and to become authentically Maureen. This one page website features her artistic talent, captures her personality and honors her way to communicate her work, her accomplishments and to finally feel comfortable in her own skin, enough to put herself and her work in front of a captive audience.
Maureen wanted guidance and needed a steady, compassionate hand in creating a website that would help her to present her creative works and put herself into the depths of the art world. Her objective was to place her works in local galleries and to present her show entitled “The Maureen Project”. She has been accepted into several galleries and art shows to display her creative works since the website’s inception. Maureen’s website continues to evolve, as she allows herself to engage in the great big world of creative inspiration.
“It has been a pleasure working with Tammy. Her patience and careful listening has resulted in my website being more than I had imagined. If it hadn’t been for Tammy, with her gentle prodding, her focused questions and her understanding of what I needed, my website would still be just a thought. She helped me clear my foggy thoughts and took my ramblings and made a tool that I can really use to market and grow my business.
I am very appreciative to her and will have another project for her to help me with soon.”Susan Sertain, Clothing Designer
“I’ve known and worked with Tammy for the last 12+ years both personally and professionally. She brings excellent insight and creativity to the table and is very driven to exceed client expectations. Work is always completed timely, on budget and with frequent communication.
Couldn’t ask for a better designer!“Andrea Stanojevic, Realtor
“Tammy has been my web designer and adviser for years. She has a way of making me feel very comfortable with new experiences. She contacts me promptly when she feels updates are needed to ensure an easy client experience and to give me the advantage of an audience that works for me.
I am truly grateful and highly recommend her. “Mary Marin, Massage Therapist