Custom Web Development & Web Site Design
Tailored to your business, your audience, your goals
These fine businesses have entrusted us with creating their web presence:
examples of our web-development
services. Web Development Services
We can develop responsive web site designs that will look good on many display sizes,
at various window sizes, including tablets and smartphones.
We study the market and your audience in order to create a web site with visuals,
navigation, organization, and language that work for you.
We include essential search-engine optimization techniques (SEO) at
no extra charge, and
may also offer more-advanced search services like campaigns and
ongoing SEO management. We can provide added, ongoing support — as your trusted advocate, always
tending your online presence — or you can call on us as needed,
subject to availability.
We'll be happy to discuss the tradeoffs of a fully custom web site compared to a site
built using WordPress* and design-theme templates.
Our clients come from software engineering, ballet, aerospace and science, music,
fashion, medicine and biotech, non-profits, manufacturing, sports and more.
Design + Analytics
We don't just deliver your message, we carefully craft it to your audience
and your brand.
We use web coding practices appropriate to each project. Efficiency, effectiveness, cost and
maintainability guide our choices. Our
web coding standards
article describes our general coding practices. Value-Added Web Services
evaluations and tuneups of
existing sites, search-engine visibility (SEO),
and routine web site monitoring, support, and updating services under contract.
*Yes, we support WordPress!
For years, our work was "all custom, all the time." But more people started asking for
WordPress support — and we haven't looked back. With External Design, your web
projects can benefit from the best of both worlds: all custom coding or a WordPress site
but with a custom look-and-feel that represents your unique business and brand. Our focus
is always on what will work best for your purposes, and how to achieve that
Tell us about your project, your needs: