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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 great - 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.

How may we help you?

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

“They took something that I dreaded to look at and turned it into a key resource for my business. 5 stars!”

“Janet always delivers. Keeps our projects on track no matter what the project or timeline. She is a pleasure to work with and her pursuit of perfection in design is always appreciated.”

Lisa Adkinson

“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

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

Rachelle Norman

“My site is now something pleasant to view. I have patients tell me all the time how easy it is to browse, which ultimately is one of the most important features of a professional website.”

“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 Stefani’s creative mind and attention to detail. She welcomes all feedback, and she is super attentive. Whatever other projects I have in the pipeline. I will definitely be calling on The Essential Website! “

Rebecca Gruenspan, MSW

“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.”

“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

“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

“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

“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!”

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

Lisa Pelt Mers

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. She worked tirelessly to create a responsive website that is clear, concise, and completely inclusive of everything I wanted.”

“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

“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 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.”

“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

“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 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!”

“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

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

Stephanie Roberts

“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

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

Amy Countryman

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

“I have gained so many new clients and expanded my business over 30% in the first few months!”

Emma Mitchell

“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

“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!”

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

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

“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

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

Missie Hills

“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

“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!”

“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

“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!”

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

Amy Countryman

“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 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 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

“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

“Janet always delivers. Keeps our projects on track no matter what the project or timeline. She is a pleasure to work with and her pursuit of perfection in design is always appreciated.”

Lisa Adkinson

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

Lisa Pelt Mers

“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.”

“I have gained so many new clients and expanded my business over 30% in the first few months!”

Emma Mitchell

“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!”

“I love Stefani’s creative mind and attention to detail. She welcomes all feedback, and she is super attentive. Whatever other projects I have in the pipeline. I will definitely be calling on The Essential Website! “

Rebecca Gruenspan, MSW

“My site is now something pleasant to view. I have patients tell me all the time how easy it is to browse, which ultimately is one of the most important features of a professional website.”

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

Julie Matheson

“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!”

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. She worked tirelessly to create a responsive website that is clear, concise, and completely inclusive of everything I wanted.”

“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

“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

“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 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 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 took something that I dreaded to look at and turned it into a key resource for my business. 5 stars!”

“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

“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 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

“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.”

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

Rachelle Norman

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

Stephanie Roberts

“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

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

Missie Hills

“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!”

“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

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

“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

“I love Stefani’s creative mind and attention to detail. She welcomes all feedback, and she is super attentive. Whatever other projects I have in the pipeline. I will definitely be calling on The Essential Website! “

Rebecca Gruenspan, MSW

“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

“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 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

“My site is now something pleasant to view. I have patients tell me all the time how easy it is to browse, which ultimately is one of the most important features of a professional website.”

“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.”

“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!”

“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!”

“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

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

Rachelle Norman

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

Missie Hills

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

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

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

“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 have gained so many new clients and expanded my business over 30% in the first few months!”

Emma Mitchell

“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

“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

“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!”

“They took something that I dreaded to look at and turned it into a key resource for my business. 5 stars!”

“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

“Stefani took my vision of content, colors, and textures and created/designed a site that just blew my mind. She worked tirelessly to create a responsive website that is clear, concise, and completely inclusive of everything I wanted.”

“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

“Janet always delivers. Keeps our projects on track no matter what the project or timeline. She is a pleasure to work with and her pursuit of perfection in design is always appreciated.”

Lisa Adkinson

“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!”

“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

“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

“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.”

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

Amy Countryman

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

Lisa Pelt Mers

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

Julie Matheson

“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

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.