Web Design

Looking for a professional business website? Sam Ferguson is a freelance website designer offering a range of web development services in Carlisle. Whether you need a website for your new business or are looking for a redesign of an existing website, I can help. Prices start from just £349.

Featured web design work

Web design for Opal Lounge Hair Salon Carlisle
Opal Lounge Hair Salon
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Web design for Sean Leighton Appliance Repair in Carlisle
Sean Leighton Domestic Appliance Repair
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Web design for Warathwaite Luxury Dog Kennels in Carlisle
Warathwaite Luxury Boarding Kennel
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Website design for Choice Stoves ecommerce store
Choice Stoves
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Included website features:

SEO

Search engine optimisation is important if you want your website to be found on Google. Every website conforms to the latest Google guidelines.

Responsive Web Design

Mobile web browsing has now overtaken desktop. Responsive web design means that your website will look good on every device, large or small.

Images & Icons

High quality images and icons improve aesthetics and helps to engage customers. I have access to thousands of professional images and icon sets.

Hosting & Maintenance

My monthly maintenance service includes UK based hosting, security updates and domain renewal, so you have complete peace of mind.

SSL Certificate

A Let's Encrypt SSL certificate is installed on every website, safeguarding your customers and keeping information secure.

Social Media Integration

Link your customers to your social media account or display your latest tweets and Facebook posts directly on your website.

Web design FAQs

Website prices start from £349. The exact price will depend on the size and complexity of your website project. Get in touch for a free web design quote.

On average it takes around 2-4 weeks from receiving the website content. The exact time depends on feedback response times and the number of revisions required.

Yes, every website features responsive web design meaning that the website layout will respond to the device it's viewed on. Mobile browsing has now overtaken traditional desktop viewing so it's vital that your website looks great at every size.

Yes, every website I produce is optimised for search engines like Google. I make sure your images are optimised for fast loading and include descriptive alt tags. I also make sure your keywords are included the most important places like you page headings and title tags. By following the latest SEO trends I give your website the best chance of ranking highly on Google.

Yes, I work along with local Carlisle photographers who are ready to snapshot your business. I also have access to huge library of professional stock images and icon sets.

Yes, just like running a car or a home regular maintenance is needed to keep your website online and secure.

I offer a monthly website maintenance service from £10 per month that includes:

  • Website hosting
  • Custom domain - i.e. yourwebsite.co.uk
  • Custom email address - i.e. info@yourwebsite.co.uk
  • Let's Encrypt SSL certificate
  • Security updates
  • Google Analytics monitoring
  • Google Webmaster setup

No, the monthly website maintenance service is provided on a rolling monthly contract and can be cancelled at any time.

Modifying an existing website can often take longer and cost more than producing a brand new website. Why not get in touch for a free website quotation.

A content management system or CMS is software that allows you to edit and add content to your website yourself. A popular CMS is Wordpress. A CMS is a good option if you plan to make regular updates or author a blog. If you're not authoring a blog then why not let me take care of the alterations for you, simply send me an email me and I take care of the rest.

Yes, I offer custom business email account as part of the monthly maintenance service. You can access this email account on your phone, tablet, PC and online and your messages will be synchronised across your devices.

Yes, we all like a bargain and I'm happy to offer a 10% discount when combining a website with logo design. Also please have a look at my graphic design services.

Web design process

1

The design brief

Establishing a clear design brief is vital for a successful website. Through an initial consultation I get to know your business and your website aspirations.

2

Design & refine

With a clear design brief and website text and image content compiled then work can begin on your website. You can monitor progress on a live development website.

3

The big launch

Once your happy with your website and it has passed rigorous testing process it's ready for the big launch. It's time to let everyone know who you are and show off your new website.

Looking for a web designer? Please get in touch.

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