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Just like in life, pretty only gets you so far.

We build websites with beauty and brains!

Whether you’re a new or established business, a website tells your clientele who you are, what you do, and where to find you. Without a website, they may not know you exist…or worse, they may not take your business seriously.

Having a website that showcases your business and looks très chic and professional - on mobile devices or wherever else potential clients find you - is crucial to your success.

Let’s build you a website that skyrockets sales and gives your business the polished look and feel it deserves.

Website Design + Development

Creating a website that functions properly and looks amazing takes time, expertise, and a well-thought-out plan. Since no two businesses are alike, we listen to your specific needs to design a unique website that connects with your clients.

Trying to tackle it all on your own would be like trying to be the photographer, caterer, and florist at your own wedding. Oh sure, you COULD do it all, but would it be enjoyable and done the right way? Probably not.

We are the professionals who will eliminate the chaos and stress by creating a website that shines beautifully and works perfectly.

Website Maintenance

Once your website is out into the world, it’s imperative to treat it with the loving care it needs. That means keeping it safe from hackers and viruses, updating your software, backing up your content, and sprucing it up every so often.

We take care of your website maintenance so you can focus on all the other important areas of your business.

Get peace of mind knowing that the online face and accelerator of your business is in good hands.

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happy clients

“Stefani made my new photography business stand out among the millions of identical photography businesses already out there.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“You really are one of the easiest people I’ve had the pleasure to work with. You were quick when I needed you to be, and very thorough. You definitely earned my business!”

Stephanie Baxter

“The most important thing people should know about working with you is: That they can trust you with their most precious plans, ideas and business.”

Alexandra Merkowitsch

“They coordinated email, hosting, web forms, functionality, and all the other necessary minutia that make my head hurt to think about. In short, Janet and her company are a tremendous value proposition for any company looking step up their game!”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“They truly care about their clients and helping them to improve their business by providing a high quality and professional website.”

Stephanie Roberts

“Janet was excited about helping us achieve our vision and she added fresh new ideas to it as well. She was always quick to respond to any questions or requests and the redesign was completed on time.”

Amy Countryman

“Janet, I wanted to say thanks to you and Stefani for bringing my vision to life! This site is BANANAS!”

Njsane Courtney
Next Level E-Sports Bar & Gaming Club

“We love working with Janet. She always comes through with amazing results.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“Always incredibly quick to respond, and had the adjustments back to me to review in record time. Working with The Essential Website was an absolute pleasure.”

Amanda Bankert

“I love the value I received for my investment – totally worth it! I’m excited about our new look and what it will mean for growing my business. The whole experience was great!”

Hannah Pasquinzo
Fayetteville Youth Dance Company

“Janet is very talented and just a real pleasure to work with. Always gives 110%, exceptional creative talent and amazing insight into what we need.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“Your customer service and technical knowledge is top notch–our foundation received a beautifully constructed website that exceeds our expectations.”

Heather Hawkins
The Gem Foundation

“I couldn’t be happier with the website Stefani designed for me. She has a knack for figuring out what her clients want, even if you’re not really sure yourself.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“All of my sites look great! Understanding my goals, your awesome creativity and willingness to quickly make modifications were great benefits of working with you. You’re the best!”

Bill Langhenry

“I loved your intake forms. They provided an opportunity to dream about the look, feel and function of my new site.”

Julie Matheson

“You made the entire process so smooth and easy, from the discovery phase through to signing off at the end.”

Rachelle Morgan

“The doctor said the blog was “adorable” and she loved it – great job! Looks awesome, thanks so much!”

Kristen Jarrett

“TThe entire team knows the world of web design, and combined with the creative skills they bring to the table, provides a very helpful “all in one” solution.”

David Batagower

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. “

Gregg S. Harrison

“Janet deftly navigated the site project and provided intuitive forms and thoughtful questionnaires to help us along. We anticipated a tedious proceeding, but she made the process entertaining.”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“You thought of every detail and it felt so good to be working on other parts of my biz, knowing that you had this part covered!”

Rachelle Norman

“I was never left with an unanswered question or an unsolved problem I didn’t realize just how outdated and cumbersome our old site was until I saw our new one!”

Amy Countryman

“Your quality and responsiveness were what I liked best about working with you for my website design and development. Great work and timely!”

Justin Allen

“All of the guidance that took the guesswork out of what I needed to do. I now have a website that I’m proud to have a client view!”

Jamie Hendrixson
Route 5 Landscape Architecture

“After 5 years and two previous teams, I now have a site of which I can seriously be proud of and love using!”

Adrian Leeds

“Stefani truly amazed me with her knowledge and expertise in designing my law firm website. She knows all aspects of creating websites, which made me feel I was in the right hands!”

Gregg S. Harrison

“They were very helpful, had a quick turn around and they updated exactly what I wanted on my website. I’ll absolutely be calling on them again next time I need something!”

Julian Palmer
JuliVAGlobal

“Before working with them, my initial hesitation was if I had enough technical knowledge to go through this process.
I felt comfortable from the very first correspondence. Their emails are written in such a way that you feel like you are having a conversation with a friend. It’s easy, natural, and relaxed.”

Stephanie Roberts

“I’m able to capture specific customer data necessary to grow my small business. If you’re in the market for web services, I highly recommend them!”

Roshell Rosemond

“I appreciated how easy The Essential Website was to work with. Janet and Stefani were so friendly, helpful, personable, and prompt “

Amy Countryman

“Stefani coaches you through the process and makes the very project that seemed overwhelming come to life and exciting to work on! “

Robyn Strelitz, LMFT-Associate
Robyn Strelitz

“You made me feel like an important part of the team.”

Jane Christison

“Janet is professional, friendly, and always provides top-notch service. I have always had great success working with her and have never been let down.”

Brittney Pelt Sanders

“I really appreciate all your hard work, creative energy, and patient energy. I can’t even begin to tell you how much fun this process has been for me, and you have been an amazing partner.”

Paige Davis

“My beautiful new website is helping me grow my business! You ladies are smart, savvy, dependable, and have a great attitude! Thank you for your awesomesauce web skills!”

Athea Davis

“I really liked that you provide a comprehensive how-to guide to accompany my new website. I also loved your upbeat, can-do attitude and that you know what you are doing from every angle.”

Julie Matheson

“The Essential Website team did a phenomenal job of guiding me through every step and answering questions, no matter how minor they may seem.”

Stephanie Roberts

“You made me feel like an important part of the team.”

Jane Christison

“Janet was excited about helping us achieve our vision and she added fresh new ideas to it as well. She was always quick to respond to any questions or requests and the redesign was completed on time.”

Amy Countryman

“I’m able to capture specific customer data necessary to grow my small business. If you’re in the market for web services, I highly recommend them!”

Roshell Rosemond

“Your quality and responsiveness were what I liked best about working with you for my website design and development. Great work and timely!”

Justin Allen

“Your customer service and technical knowledge is top notch–our foundation received a beautifully constructed website that exceeds our expectations.”

Heather Hawkins
The Gem Foundation

“Janet is very talented and just a real pleasure to work with. Always gives 110%, exceptional creative talent and amazing insight into what we need.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“TThe entire team knows the world of web design, and combined with the creative skills they bring to the table, provides a very helpful “all in one” solution.”

David Batagower

“I loved your intake forms. They provided an opportunity to dream about the look, feel and function of my new site.”

Julie Matheson

“They truly care about their clients and helping them to improve their business by providing a high quality and professional website.”

Stephanie Roberts

“They coordinated email, hosting, web forms, functionality, and all the other necessary minutia that make my head hurt to think about. In short, Janet and her company are a tremendous value proposition for any company looking step up their game!”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. “

Gregg S. Harrison

“Stefani made my new photography business stand out among the millions of identical photography businesses already out there.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“After 5 years and two previous teams, I now have a site of which I can seriously be proud of and love using!”

Adrian Leeds

“All of my sites look great! Understanding my goals, your awesome creativity and willingness to quickly make modifications were great benefits of working with you. You’re the best!”

Bill Langhenry

“I really liked that you provide a comprehensive how-to guide to accompany my new website. I also loved your upbeat, can-do attitude and that you know what you are doing from every angle.”

Julie Matheson

“You made the entire process so smooth and easy, from the discovery phase through to signing off at the end.”

Rachelle Morgan

“They were very helpful, had a quick turn around and they updated exactly what I wanted on my website. I’ll absolutely be calling on them again next time I need something!”

Julian Palmer
JuliVAGlobal

“Stefani coaches you through the process and makes the very project that seemed overwhelming come to life and exciting to work on! “

Robyn Strelitz, LMFT-Associate
Robyn Strelitz

“Before working with them, my initial hesitation was if I had enough technical knowledge to go through this process.
I felt comfortable from the very first correspondence. Their emails are written in such a way that you feel like you are having a conversation with a friend. It’s easy, natural, and relaxed.”

Stephanie Roberts

“Stefani truly amazed me with her knowledge and expertise in designing my law firm website. She knows all aspects of creating websites, which made me feel I was in the right hands!”

Gregg S. Harrison

“You thought of every detail and it felt so good to be working on other parts of my biz, knowing that you had this part covered!”

Rachelle Norman

“Janet, I wanted to say thanks to you and Stefani for bringing my vision to life! This site is BANANAS!”

Njsane Courtney
Next Level E-Sports Bar & Gaming Club

“My beautiful new website is helping me grow my business! You ladies are smart, savvy, dependable, and have a great attitude! Thank you for your awesomesauce web skills!”

Athea Davis

“The Essential Website team did a phenomenal job of guiding me through every step and answering questions, no matter how minor they may seem.”

Stephanie Roberts

“I couldn’t be happier with the website Stefani designed for me. She has a knack for figuring out what her clients want, even if you’re not really sure yourself.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“I really appreciate all your hard work, creative energy, and patient energy. I can’t even begin to tell you how much fun this process has been for me, and you have been an amazing partner.”

Paige Davis

“The doctor said the blog was “adorable” and she loved it – great job! Looks awesome, thanks so much!”

Kristen Jarrett

“I appreciated how easy The Essential Website was to work with. Janet and Stefani were so friendly, helpful, personable, and prompt “

Amy Countryman

“I love the value I received for my investment – totally worth it! I’m excited about our new look and what it will mean for growing my business. The whole experience was great!”

Hannah Pasquinzo
Fayetteville Youth Dance Company

“I was never left with an unanswered question or an unsolved problem I didn’t realize just how outdated and cumbersome our old site was until I saw our new one!”

Amy Countryman

“You really are one of the easiest people I’ve had the pleasure to work with. You were quick when I needed you to be, and very thorough. You definitely earned my business!”

Stephanie Baxter

“Janet deftly navigated the site project and provided intuitive forms and thoughtful questionnaires to help us along. We anticipated a tedious proceeding, but she made the process entertaining.”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“Always incredibly quick to respond, and had the adjustments back to me to review in record time. Working with The Essential Website was an absolute pleasure.”

Amanda Bankert

“We love working with Janet. She always comes through with amazing results.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“Janet is professional, friendly, and always provides top-notch service. I have always had great success working with her and have never been let down.”

Brittney Pelt Sanders

“All of the guidance that took the guesswork out of what I needed to do. I now have a website that I’m proud to have a client view!”

Jamie Hendrixson
Route 5 Landscape Architecture

“The most important thing people should know about working with you is: That they can trust you with their most precious plans, ideas and business.”

Alexandra Merkowitsch

“Always incredibly quick to respond, and had the adjustments back to me to review in record time. Working with The Essential Website was an absolute pleasure.”

Amanda Bankert

“They truly care about their clients and helping them to improve their business by providing a high quality and professional website.”

Stephanie Roberts

“Stefani coaches you through the process and makes the very project that seemed overwhelming come to life and exciting to work on! “

Robyn Strelitz, LMFT-Associate
Robyn Strelitz

“All of the guidance that took the guesswork out of what I needed to do. I now have a website that I’m proud to have a client view!”

Jamie Hendrixson
Route 5 Landscape Architecture

“Before working with them, my initial hesitation was if I had enough technical knowledge to go through this process.
I felt comfortable from the very first correspondence. Their emails are written in such a way that you feel like you are having a conversation with a friend. It’s easy, natural, and relaxed.”

Stephanie Roberts

“You made me feel like an important part of the team.”

Jane Christison

“Janet is very talented and just a real pleasure to work with. Always gives 110%, exceptional creative talent and amazing insight into what we need.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“You made the entire process so smooth and easy, from the discovery phase through to signing off at the end.”

Rachelle Morgan

“You thought of every detail and it felt so good to be working on other parts of my biz, knowing that you had this part covered!”

Rachelle Norman

“I’m able to capture specific customer data necessary to grow my small business. If you’re in the market for web services, I highly recommend them!”

Roshell Rosemond

“I loved your intake forms. They provided an opportunity to dream about the look, feel and function of my new site.”

Julie Matheson

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. “

Gregg S. Harrison

“They were very helpful, had a quick turn around and they updated exactly what I wanted on my website. I’ll absolutely be calling on them again next time I need something!”

Julian Palmer
JuliVAGlobal

“The doctor said the blog was “adorable” and she loved it – great job! Looks awesome, thanks so much!”

Kristen Jarrett

“Stefani made my new photography business stand out among the millions of identical photography businesses already out there.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“I really appreciate all your hard work, creative energy, and patient energy. I can’t even begin to tell you how much fun this process has been for me, and you have been an amazing partner.”

Paige Davis

“I love the value I received for my investment – totally worth it! I’m excited about our new look and what it will mean for growing my business. The whole experience was great!”

Hannah Pasquinzo
Fayetteville Youth Dance Company

“My beautiful new website is helping me grow my business! You ladies are smart, savvy, dependable, and have a great attitude! Thank you for your awesomesauce web skills!”

Athea Davis

“Stefani truly amazed me with her knowledge and expertise in designing my law firm website. She knows all aspects of creating websites, which made me feel I was in the right hands!”

Gregg S. Harrison

“You really are one of the easiest people I’ve had the pleasure to work with. You were quick when I needed you to be, and very thorough. You definitely earned my business!”

Stephanie Baxter

“They coordinated email, hosting, web forms, functionality, and all the other necessary minutia that make my head hurt to think about. In short, Janet and her company are a tremendous value proposition for any company looking step up their game!”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“Janet was excited about helping us achieve our vision and she added fresh new ideas to it as well. She was always quick to respond to any questions or requests and the redesign was completed on time.”

Amy Countryman

“Janet, I wanted to say thanks to you and Stefani for bringing my vision to life! This site is BANANAS!”

Njsane Courtney
Next Level E-Sports Bar & Gaming Club

“Your quality and responsiveness were what I liked best about working with you for my website design and development. Great work and timely!”

Justin Allen

“The most important thing people should know about working with you is: That they can trust you with their most precious plans, ideas and business.”

Alexandra Merkowitsch

“Janet is professional, friendly, and always provides top-notch service. I have always had great success working with her and have never been let down.”

Brittney Pelt Sanders

“I was never left with an unanswered question or an unsolved problem I didn’t realize just how outdated and cumbersome our old site was until I saw our new one!”

Amy Countryman

“Your customer service and technical knowledge is top notch–our foundation received a beautifully constructed website that exceeds our expectations.”

Heather Hawkins
The Gem Foundation

“We love working with Janet. She always comes through with amazing results.”

Lisa Pelt Mers

“All of my sites look great! Understanding my goals, your awesome creativity and willingness to quickly make modifications were great benefits of working with you. You’re the best!”

Bill Langhenry

“After 5 years and two previous teams, I now have a site of which I can seriously be proud of and love using!”

Adrian Leeds

“I appreciated how easy The Essential Website was to work with. Janet and Stefani were so friendly, helpful, personable, and prompt “

Amy Countryman

“TThe entire team knows the world of web design, and combined with the creative skills they bring to the table, provides a very helpful “all in one” solution.”

David Batagower

“I couldn’t be happier with the website Stefani designed for me. She has a knack for figuring out what her clients want, even if you’re not really sure yourself.”

Missie Hills
Grey Eye Studio

“Janet deftly navigated the site project and provided intuitive forms and thoughtful questionnaires to help us along. We anticipated a tedious proceeding, but she made the process entertaining.”

Garron Wright
Interstate Net Lease

“The Essential Website team did a phenomenal job of guiding me through every step and answering questions, no matter how minor they may seem.”

Stephanie Roberts

“I really liked that you provide a comprehensive how-to guide to accompany my new website. I also loved your upbeat, can-do attitude and that you know what you are doing from every angle.”

Julie Matheson

Bonjour, partner!

HI! We’re Janet and Stefani and we know that as a business owner, you wear a LOT of hats.

We help nice people just like you every day who need a digital magician and PARTNER on their team.

Let us take care of your website. We’ll make sure it has beauty, brains, and functionality.

When you need a strategic, professional website, we deliver (and make getting there fun too).

We look forward to working with you.