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What web design services does Sundial Studios offer?
Sundial Studios offers premium website design, custom web development, e-commerce websites, strategic planning, corporate messaging, ROI strategy, social media best practices and 1st page Google SEO services.
We specialize in designing and building world-class HD WordPress websites for businesses and developing comprehensive strategic plans to increase their ROI.
Our experience is diverse and we are experts in business websites, corporate websites, e-commerce websites, escape room websites, consumer electronics websites, insurance and healthcare websites & client portals, employment agency websites, real estate websites and more.
The custom websites we develop are typically built using WordPress, the most popular platform on the Internet. The e-commerce websites we build are based around WooCommerce, and custom client portals via PHP which can integrate with most API’s.
Can Sundial Studios help with Google SEO
Absolutely! Sundial Studios has been providing premium 1st Page SEO services for companies of all sizes; from small local business to national chains.
Use our Google ranking tool and request a free SEO evaluation of your website by clicking here
What other services does Sundial Studios offer?
A large portion of our business is consulting with startups and small businesses to develop strategic marketing plans, ROI strategy and creating a blueprint that helps get their companies to the next level.
Typically a new or growing small business cannot afford to have their own full-time VP of Marketing or similar position. We can fill those shoes and provide that level of guidance and knowledge at a much lower cost and a better ROI.
What type of clients does Sundial Studios work with?
Our primary client is a small business that does not have an in-house web developer or marketing team with technical experience (as talented and dedicated as they are; your Sales Manager or HR Director is not a marketing department…).
Most of the companies we work with have fewer than 50 employees and annual sales below $10M, although we have worked with many single-member startups, national retail chains, school districts and even a couple $100M+ companies in the hospitality industry.
We also do a lot of “white-label” work for other agencies (websites we design and build in secret for larger companies that are passed-off as their work) but they are not displayed on our website for obvious reasons.
Why should we hire Sundial Studios for our project?
This is a great question and one you should ask before doing business with any company!
We are more than a “web design company”; we are experienced business consultants who happen to be experts in web development, web design, Google SEO and online marketing.
Top 10 List:
- Sundial Studios has been in business for over 12 years
- Sundial Studios evaluates ROI with every project
- Sundial Studios has the practical experience and capabilities to deliver
- Sundial Studios offers solutions that can improve sales and conversion rates
- Sundial Studios has designed and built over 250 custom websites
- Sundial Studios has designed and built over 100 e-commerce websites
- Sundial Studios provides ideas and options, not simply a fancy new website
- Sundial Studios develops Google SEO strategies that generate ROI
- Sundial Studios can train your staff on how to effectively use social media
- Sundial Studios strives to offer turn-key solutions for even the most elaborate e-commerce project
How long as Sundial Studios been in business
Sundial Studios Digital Strategy has been in business since 2008, however Sundial Studios is derived from Sundial Technologies, a multi-faceted computer support, technology and marketing company that started in 1996.
We have been around for a long time and have helped and supported thousands of clients improve their business, engage with their clients, better support their vendors and increase their ROI.
How many people work for Sundial Studios?
Sundial Studios is made up of a team of more than 20 incredibly talented designers, developers, coders, API programmers, database specialists and SEO experts. In an effort to keep client costs down and speed the development process, our entire team works remotely and is not tied to a rigid 9-5 schedule.
How many people will I have to deal with?
It’s our belief that whenever possible you should only have to deal with one project manager, learn one personality and hold one person accountable while you are working with us. This prevents the “he said – she said” scenarios and makes for a better experience all around.
Does Sundial Studios create a plan before starting a project?
Plan the work and then work the plan!
We start every project by developing a structured plan called a blueprint. This blueprint eventually turns into a scope of work and then becomes part of a contract.
We then follow that blueprint – like a contractor building a house from the architect’s plans – to complete your website project.
How much does a new website cost?
This question does not have a simple answer – think of going to an architect because you want a new home and asking “design me a house – how much”?
The actual designing, developing, coding and building of the website is only a portion of a website project; there is planning, messaging and a goal assessment before we even get to the actual design and development process.
Over the last 12 years we have built literally hundreds of websites and developed even more marketing and digital strategy plans for all types of clients. What we’ve learned over this time is that developing a structured plan, and then following that plan, is paramount – kind of like designing and building a house from the architect’s plans rather than winging-it.
Using the house analogy; we like to start by developing a Blueprint of your project. Our Blueprint is a high-level document providing everyone involved with a drone’s eye view of your project. We’ll use this to map out your needs, determine what content you have or what content is needed, what the website should say, how your clients or customers will interact with the site, and finally how you will get customers to the site and get them to engage.
Coming back around to the “how much does it cost” question.
Let’s say you have a budget from $3,000 – $5,000 for your website project; we can create a fantastic website for you built using some amazing pre-developed layout packs that will engage with your clients and generate ROI for your business.
If you have a budget in the $5,000 – $15,000 range and see the value in working with professionals who understand business, we can create a fully-custom website designed to grow your brand, improve your Google ranking and convert more visitors into leads and sales.
If you’re on your 2nd, 3rd or 4th+ website and are ready to work with an experienced strategic partner that will take on your project like your business is our business, along with a budget in the $25,000 – $125,000 range, you’ve come to the right place – this is the type of project we excel at and the category many of our clients fall into.
Projects larger than this are probably too big for our company to handle directly, however we can assist you on sourcing the right company to best support you. We can even liaison with them on your behalf if you feel there is value in us doing that for you.
As stated earlier; we have been in business for over 12 years and have worked on hundreds of projects – with this much real-world experience we know what we’re doing and have learned what makes for a good and successful project all the way around.
Can Sundial Studios maintain our website?
Absolutely, in fact we maintain the security and updates for most of the websites we build.
We even have support options where we will proactively look at ways to improve your website after we’ve built it, not just keep it secure and running.
Already have a website but want maintenance? No problem, we can do that as well.
Where is Sundial Studios located?
We are located in Windermere, Florida; just west of Orlando, between Universal Studios and Walt Disney World.
It’s ok if you’re not local; we currently support clients from all corners of the country, and even a couple from other countries. We’ve found that we can be very efficient by communicating via Skype and Google Hangouts.
That being said, we do like meeting our clients in person, and are willing to make travel arrangements.
Does Sundial Studios work with escape rooms?
Absolutely! We are experts in escape room web design, escape room SEO and escape room marketing, and have been fortunate to have worked with some of the largest escape room companies in the USA. We have been deeply involved in the escape room industry since they first came to the USA in 2014.
We understand the entertainment business and how to engage with customers, and create engaging websites that convert visitors into paying guests. We have unlocked the techniques involved with Google and Social Media Marketing – having SEO’d approximately 1,400 keywords, made over 10,000 Facebook & Instagram posts and directly generated over $1,000,000 in sales for our clients.
- Single location websites
- Multi-location websites
- Booking platform integrations
- CRM integrations
- Helpdesk integrations
- High-end mission and marketing videos
- Local and regional SEO
- Google ads and re-targeting
- Facebook ads and re-targeting
If you have an escape room, axe throwing room or smash room, and want to increase your sales, please schedule a call with us below.
Does Sundial Studios offer web hosting?
We use both of these companies ourselves with great results, and if we’re working on a project for you we will gladly set up your account and configure your DNS settings.
Does Sundial Studios offer financing?
We offer variable payment options, subscriptions and financing based on the overall scope and size of the project. If you are interested in financing a project, let’s start by reviewing the details and putting a proposal together – schedule a call today by clicking below and give us information about your project.
we go the extra mile
Dr. Scott Sakowitz
The pixel-perfect website Sundial created was better than we hoped for and integrates with our technology flawlessly, and the SEO and marketing plan they created exceeded all expectations.
We highly recommend Sundial Studios for to any business!
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A Great Investment
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If I could give 6 stars I would!
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10 Years and Multiple Projects
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Recommend to Anyone!
I would certainly recommend Sundial Studios to anyone looking for web services