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Website Design Mackay:
Building Local Websites for Your Business

Affordable, quality web design for the small end of town – individuals, clubs and small businesses!

Whether you are a psychologist or an electrician, I can help you put your small business online or revamp your website. I launched WEBsmall Website Design to help other Mackay small businesses thrive online. And, a quality website can help you do that.

Good web designers don’t just make your site look great. They create websites that help your business succeed.

Website Design Mackay | The WEBsmall Edge

While I do web design across Australia, I am passionate about web design in Mackay Qld.

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Customised web design

Your business is unique, so we design your website with your unique business needs in mind.

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QUALITY web design

Our quality web design process will look stunning on computers & mobile phones.

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VALUE for money

Our reasonable rates, together with our focus on your needs, allow us to deliver great value for money.

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NO OBLIGATION

Meet Shaun – Your Mackay Local Website Designer

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I have 15 years of experience building, maintaining and ranking websites for 15 years and I would love to help your Mackay small business or club with all your web design needs.

I’m a local designer whose web design services can help you with:

Creating a fantastic new website

Revamping an existing site

Maintaining your site

I can also help you with related online services:

Logo design

Speeding up your website

SEO (ranking on Google)

Keeping your website secure

Mackay website design pledge

my Mackay webSITE design pledge

I want you to be very happy with your website, so we promise to keep working on it1 until you are!

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What Mackay Small Businesses Can Expect with Our Website Design Process

Before giving you a quote, we discuss your needs so we can make recommendations that help your website achieve what you want it to achieve.

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Get in touch with us and we’ll book a time for a no-obligation chat.

CHAT

We discuss your needs, ask questions and answer your questions. This can be face-to-face or via Zoom.

QUOTE

We send you an itemised quote tailored to your needs. You can then accept all, some or none of the items in the quote.

Examples of WEBsmall Website Designs

Olive & Stone Living

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Hart Agricultural Parts

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Mackay Blacks Beach Holiday Park

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Kieron Place Art & Photography

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Local Web Design Mackay for Your Small Business

If you choose to let Shaun build your website, he follows a simple 3 step process.

DEPOSIT

You pay a 20% deposit of the quoted price.

build

Shaun draft your site on our servers. Along the way, we get your feedback and make adjustments.

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When you are happy with the site, you pay the balance owed. Shaun then moves your site to your domain and hosting provider.

WordPress Design: The Perfect Choice for Your Website

I specialise in designing websites built on the WordPress platform for Mackay small businesses and non-profits. WordPress is the world’s most popular website management system. It is used by large organisations, including the White House, Sony Music and Disney.

Why do I recommend WordPress? There are many reasons to use WordPress, but the main one is that it allows for virtually limitless functionality at very affordable prices. For more, see Why WordPress?

Think of WordPress as a frame for a house. It provides a framework for your website in the same way as the framework for a house.

You still want to make it yours in the way that it:

Looks (website design)

Functions (website development)

We look after your needs in both design and development.

How Much Do Website Design Services Cost in Mackay?

After discussing your needs, I provide you with a tailored quote. However, I keep my fees at an affordable level as you can see from these examples. And I offer even more for website design for locals in the Greater Mackay area.

BASIC

$1,490

3 webpages

3 email addresses

Contact form

Google Site Verification

Google Analytics

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Service pro

$1,990

Includes Basic+

Logo design

Blog setup

Social media integration

Google Maps integration

Google Business Profile

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e-Commerce

$2,490

Includes Basic+

WooCommerce Shop setup

Payment gateway setup

Shipping setup

Product schema

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Standard Inclusions on All Websites

Expert and friendly advice about the best ways to achieve what you want from your website

World’s most popular content-management system (WordPress) – see Why WordPress?

Up to 3 webpages, such as a homepage, a services page and a contact form

Clean coding that follows best practices in website design

Email addresses associated with your website

Site security2 to reduce your risk of being hacked

Google Analytics & Google Site Ownership Verification

Optional Website Extras

Some small businesses want additional pages or functionality on their website. Your options are virtually limitless, but always ask yourself if your ideas really help your business succeed. Here is a sample of some of these optional extras that you may want to include in your website design:

Ecommerce store

Logo design

Google My Business listing

Social media integration

Additional pages

Appointment scheduling

Blog setup (Why blog?)

Enhanced site security3

Advanced form functionality

FAQ sections

Google Maps integration

Membership sections

No Obligation

FAQs

How much does Mackay web design cost?

The cost of your website will vary depending on how complex your needs are. However, unless you are a large organisation, DON’T PAY MORE THAN $3,500

How long will it take for a website to be ready?

This depends upon 4 things:
1. Whether you have your content ready (words, logo, pictures, colour scheme videos etc.)
2. Whether you have organised your domain name and hosting
3. How complex your website needs are
4. How much you are willing to pay
The shortest amount of time it will take is 7 days

Do I offer follow-up help?

Yes, I offer 3 months of site maintenance and tweaks for free. You can then choose an ongoing maintenance plan for as little as $49 per month.

Can we write your website content for you?

Yes. I have a connection with a local copywriter and she can write your website content for you. Quotes are available upon request.

What website design services do I offer?

I work on WordPress websites and can help you create a new website, revamp an existing website or maintain your website. Related services include logo design, SEO, digital marketing, and site security.

Just for fun, what are my three favourite places in Mackay?

1. The Bluewater Quay
2. The Mackay Botanic Gardens
3. The Mackay Surf Club

Footnotes

1 Within the agreed functionality and design requests.

2 Standard site security includes: HTTPS certificate, automatic updates, password protection, unique login URL, malware scanning, brute force protection, web application firewall (30-day update), and scheduled backup service to DropBox or Google Drive.

3 Premium site security options include: All standard inclusions + advanced firewall, malware and backup features. This involves an annual subscription to WordFence and UpdraftPlus Premium.