WEBsmall Website Design Mackay
Investing in Web Design Helps Your Business Make More Money Online
A quality website can give you a professional online presence for your small business today
I offer 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 small business website. I launched WEBsmall Website Design Mackay to help other Mackay small businesses thrive online. And, a quality website gives your business the professional presence you need to do that.
Good web designers don’t just make your site look great. They create an online presence that helps your business succeed. That is what WEBsmall Web Design Mackay does for you.
Mackay Website Design | WordPress Sites for Local Businesses
While I do web design across Australia, I am passionate about designing sites for small businesses in Mackay Qld, and helping you secure a professional online presence.
Customised web design
Your business is unique, so we design a business website with your unique business needs in mind.
QUALITY web design
Our quality design process will ensure your site will look stunning on computers & mobile phones – i.e., mobile friendly
VALUE for money
Our reasonable rates, together with our focus on your needs, allow us to design a website that delivers great value for money.
WEBsmall: Websites for Local Small Businesses
Meet Shaun – Your Mackay Local Website Designer
I have 15 years of experience with website design and I would love to help your Mackay small business or club with all your web design needs.
I’m a local designer whose design services can help you with:
Creating a fantastic new business site
Revamping an existing website
Maintaining your WordPress site
I can also help you with related online services:
Speeding up your website
SEO (ranking your business site on Google)
Keeping your website secure
A caring web designer who builds websites to help your small business succeed
As well as knowing his stuff, Shaun genuinely cares about helping your business succeed online. I know how to build a website that works for you and your customers.
I want you to be very happy with your website, so we promise to keep working on your site1 until you are!
What Mackay Small Businesses Can Expect with Our Process
Before giving you a quote, we discuss your ideas and design needs so we can make recommendations that help your site bring you online business.
Get in touch with us and we’ll book a time for a no-obligation chat about your needs.
We discuss your online business needs, ask questions and we answer your questions. This can be face-to-face or online via Zoom.
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 Web Designs
Here are some local businesses that I have helped to get a professional presence on the web. Let me help your local business to do the same.
Olive & Stone Living
Mackay Blacks Beach Holiday Park
Kieron Place Art & Photography
What Clients Say About Shaun – Our Lead Designer
Shaun @ WEBsmall provided friendly, helpful service. All requests were completed very quickly and nothing was too much trouble. Shaun’s experience in this space and ability to provide helpful suggestions and improvements meant that the design achieved, was far superior to initially intended. An extremely positive experience, which means we will be staying with Shaun @ WEBsmall for all future development needs. Thank you!
Shaun was great to work with. He is very knowledgeable about all the aspects of web design and has many tips and tricks to make things easier for me to manage once my site is launched. He guided me toward some good discounts and made it so easy for me to carry on posting, blogging and adding to my site as I move my business forward.
Thanks again, Shaun! I’ll definitely be hiring you again.
WEBsmall did a wonderful job of building our new website. From the start they listened to what we were wanting and did exactly what was requested. All interactions were positive and professional. Would highly recommend them for a small business website. Thank you Shaun we love our new site.
Local Web Design Mackay for Your Small Business
If you choose to let Shaun design your small business website, he follows a simple 3 step process to get your project from beginning to end.
You pay a 40% deposit of the quoted price.
Shaun creates a draft design of your website that isn’t visible to people surfing the web. Along the way, we get your feedback and make adjustments.
When you are happy with your business website, you pay the balance owed. Shaun then launches your live site.
WordPress: The Perfect Content Management System (CMS) for Small Business Sites
I specialise in designing websites built on the WordPress builder platform for Mackay small businesses and non-profits. WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. It is used by large organisations, including the White House, Sony Music and Disney.
A content management system or CMS allows you to place and organise content on your website. Content can include many things, but the two most common forms of content are words and pictures. WordPress allows you to organise this content:
Into separate pages
Within each page
Why do I recommend WordPress? There are many reasons to use WordPress, but the main one is that it allows for virtually limitless functionality for your website 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:
We look after your needs in both design and development.
How Much Does It All Cost in Mackay?
After discussing your website needs, I provide you with a tailored quote. However, I keep my design fees at an affordable level as you can see from these examples. I can create a blog, a website for a service-based business or an e-commerce website.
5 web pages
1 email address
Google Site Verification
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Social media integration
Google Maps integration
Google Business Profile
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Online store with WooCommerce shop setup
Payment gateway setup
Standard Inclusions on All packages
Expert and friendly advice about the best ways to achieve what you want from your website
World’s most popular website content management system (WordPress) – see Why WordPress?
Up to 3 webpages, such as a homepage, a services page and a contact form on your website
Clean coding that follows best practices in website design
Basic email addresses associated with your website
Social media account links
Site security2 to reduce the risk of your website being hacked
Google Analytics & Google Site Ownership Verification
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
Email Marketing Integration
Search Engine Optimisation – SEO
Google Business Profiles
ONGOING CARE PLANS
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.
This depends upon 4 things:
1. Whether you have your content ready (words, logo, photography, colour scheme videos etc.)
2. Whether you have organised your domain name and hosting for your business website
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
Yes, I offer 3 months of website maintenance and tweaks for free. You can then choose an ongoing maintenance plan for as little as $49 per month.
Yes. I have a connection with a local copywriter and she can write your website content for you. Quotes are available upon request.
I work on WordPress websites and can help you create a new website, revamp an existing website, or maintain your website. I can also help your get found on Google with local SEO and digital marketing.
1. The Bluewater Quay
2. The Mackay Botanic Gardens
3. The Mackay Surf Club
1 Within the agreed functionality and design requests.
2 Standard website 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 website security options include: All standard inclusions + advanced firewall, malware and backup features. This involves an annual subscription to Sucuri.