Custom Website Design & Development

Unlike a swimsuit cover-up, websites are not one-size-fits-all.

Your business is unique. Your website should be, too.

Having a website designed and built with all the features your business needs doesn’t have to be stressful. There’s some work to be done, but the process can actually be fun! When it’s all done and your shiny, new, works-for-you-24/7 website is ready, you’ll be ecstatic to show it off to the world!

When you’re ready to grow and add value to your business, investing in a professionally-built website is key.

We're not mind readers, but we have a hunch you want to know...


do I need to be "techie"?

We take care of the tech and make your experience easy and fun.

If the thought of buying web hosting or trying to wrap your head around building a website (and don’t even get started on themes and plugins) makes your head hurt, worry no more. We’re experts in this stuff.

We know WordPress (the platform we use to build all of our clients’ sites), we speak code, and we love building websites that work perfectly for our clients. It’s a win-win!

And the best part? We’ve got a perfected recipe that will deliver your dream website to you stress-free and with plenty of fun along the way.

We take care of the tech and make your experience easy and fun. |

what do I get?

Every Essential Website Includes:

  • An in-depth Website Strategy Consultation and customized Project Summary that will ensure you get a website that provides solutions to your current challenges and works the way you need it to work.
  • A professional, attractive, mobile-responsive website built to attract customers and increase sales.
  • User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) development and best practices.
  • Premium WordPress software to make your site function perfectly.
  • Installation and configuration of an SSL Certificate.
  • Search Engine Optimization.
  • Integration with your email marketing service to capture visitors’ email addresses.
  • Assistance with website GDPR integration.
  • Use of our stock photo account.
  • Assistance setting up email addresses.
  • Access to our clients-only, password-protected website with resources and tutorials for smooth sailing during your whole project – before, during and after.
  • A customized Wrap-Up Package with detailed how-tos to care for and use your new site with ease.
  • And more! {see all features and details here}

how does it work?

The Perfect Process

We've prepared a delicious 5-course gourmet website experience.


Discovery Call

Website Questionnaire & Wish List

Website Strategy Consultation

Project Summary delivery

Proposal and Contract


We send your Welcome Package & Getting Started Checklist

You send us your content

Get the Prep & Launch Guide containing the (very helpful) pre-getting started steps here!


We design mockups of your site

When you’re in love ♥, we’ll move onto the Main Course

Plat de Résistance

We build your website

Your website goes live, and we (you + us) share it with the world


We deliver your Wrap-Up Package

You enjoy four weeks of support

We all drink champagne!

Are you into details? We LOVE details! Get the full list of ingredients here.

Ready for a website that will connect & convert?

We had a feeling you were.

will I be happy?

Words from our clients

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

Gregg S. Harrison

“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

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

Jane Christison

“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

“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

“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

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

Rachelle Morgan

“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

“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

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

Emma Mitchell
Emma Kupu Mitchell

“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

“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

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

Heather Hawkins
The Gem Foundation

“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.”

Adrian Guevara MD
Sun City Dermatology, P.A.

will it work with my budget?

Your Investment

Because no two websites are alike, the levels below will help you determine an approximate price based your needs. All projects begin with a 2-hour Website Strategy Consultation, which will help us provide you with an accurate quote. Your personalized Project Summary and customized proposal will follow the Website Strategy Consultation

Each package includes all of the Essentials. Payment options are available.


Typically for websites that don't need a large amount of pages or advanced functionality.

  • PAGES: Up to 8 front-end pages (i.e. Home, About, Services, Testimonials, FAQ, Blog, Contact) and up to 6 back-end pages (i.e. 404 Error page, Thank you for subscribing, Thank you for contacting us, Privacy Policy)
  • FORMS: Contact form
  • TURNAROUND: Approximately 30 to 60 days

Très Chic!

Typically for websites that need ecommerce, membership, a large amount of pages, and/or other advanced functionality.

  • PAGES: Up to 15 front-end pages (i.e. Home, About, Services, Testimonials, FAQ, Blog, Contact) and up to 6 back-end pages (i.e. 404 Error page, Thank you for subscribing, Thank you for contacting us, Privacy Policy)
  • FORMS: Contact form and up to 2 additional forms (i.e. new patient form, feedback form, etc.). Note: additional fees may be incurred for lengthy and/or highly customized forms.
  • TURNAROUND: Approximately 2-3 months

Add value to your business with a website that is creative, beautiful, and strategic.

What are you waiting for?

where's the proof?

A sampling of custom websites created for our lovely clients

View more of our work here

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Your dream website is a click away.