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DRUPAL Web Designer based in Glenwood Springs and Golden Colorado.  DRUPAL Web projects, Training, Migrate your old HTML to DRUPAL for a flat rate or by the hour.  Upgrade your older DRUPAL to the latest version.  Get training for your staff and yourself to produce DRUPAL websites.  Develop custom DRUPAL Themes for your custom website look and a custom database for business operations.  Has your website productions become time consuming, and expensive to maintain and update? DRUPAL will use Database Types called Custom Content Types to store data and integrate the data into web pages. DRUPAL provides a solid content management system that can grow to handle large data sets.  Call Thomas to discuss your DRUPAL project at (970) 928-7477.

Who needs a website?

The fact is everyone doing business should have a website. The real question should be..

Who can profit by having a website?

You have to look at what your business is making per job on average. You can start an effective drupal website for as little as $1250 hosted for 1 year and serachable. This lowend website would have simple graphics and have up to 5 pages. A budget of 10 hours of design work. But if you have realistic expectations you should budet much more. The cost of a website developed to successfully market on the web $3000, $5000, $8000 A Starter site marketed working can be produced for $1500 minimum.

Lets look at how many jobs you need to make to get a return on your web investment

Barber $20 per client 150 Clients required to make $3000
Hair Color $50 Client 60 Clients required to make $3000
Dental Hygienist $50 Client 60 Clients required to make $3000
Computer Repair $150 Client 20 Clients required to make $3000
Excavator $5,000 profit minimum 1 Client develops lifetime of work.
Float Trip $350 Client 10 Clients required to make project.
Tour Package $500 Client 6 Clients required to make project.
Transmission $2500 Client 2 Clients required to make project.
Asphalt Company $20,000 profit some jobs 1 Client develops lifetime of work.
Concrete Company $20,000 profit some jobs 1 Client develops lifetime of work.
Sewer Company $20,000 some jobs 1 Client develops lifetime of work.
Roof Melt Company $20,000 some jobs 1 Client develops lifetime of work.
Foundation Company $20,000 some jobs 1 Client develops lifetime of work.

So basically look at your business model. If your company sells big ticket jobs, you have to use your logic and have a web presence. Those who make good money on jobs should invest a lot in the web every year to stay on top.

What do I need my website to do?

What you need is a website that is not a determent to your business image. This can be accomplished by spending a little time on your graphics and logos, picking tasteful colors and having a professional graphic artist take the time design a professional site. But the graphics of the website is only one small part of a successful development.

What makes a website ultimately successful on the internet?

In order to be successful on the internet you need clients to view your site and call you for products or services. That’s the bottom line for most of our clients, making money on the internet. How many clients will it take for your business to pay for the website? With most marketing tools, there was no real way to know if your marketing dollars are working for you. With the website, we provide the client with detailed statistics on the web viewers visiting their site. The numbers are very empowering giving the clients and designers real data to work with. Our main goal then is to get the statistics to the maximum number of viewers possible, as well as use the statistics to improve the site performance. Our secondary goal is to get the website a Google ranking, this ranking is coveted by website owners as it places them higher on searches then unranked sites. Getting a Google ranking is difficult and done internally by Google only a few times per year. Any ranking other then zero is a very good thing. Most websites will never get ranked. Most websites will have development abandoned after 45 days, and no changes or updates will take place after the initial design.

What are the proper steps to developing a website?

Step 1. Have a keyword analysis done on your business. This will tell you what words and phrases people are typing in search engines for your business type. We then build a list of target words or phrases for your business. Step 2. Choose domain names that are the target keyword for your business. More then one can only improve your placement. Purchase words like denvermacrepair.com or aspentreedocort.com or aspenrealestatebroker.com using regions and keywords in your domain name is one way to help maximize your final marketing numbers. Step 3. Start your website graphic design and content creation. Create a logo if the client does not have one. This process is a lot of work on both the designers and the website owners. It will be the responsibility of the website owner to provide text pictures articles and content for the web site. The more content placed on the site the greater the number of viewer you will get. Sites with 500+ pages of content can expect 500-1000 hits per month. In contrast, a site with 50 or less pages of content will only receive up to 200 viewers per month. The more content you place the higher number of search engine hits you will receive. Also you will have greater credibility with the search engines and get a ranking and better placement on searches. The better ranking the more hits you will get, the more potential customers. This process of designing the graphics and content can go on for some time. It will realistically take a few months to get done. This time table is dependent on how many changes to the graphic design need to be made to satisfy the client. The time table is also dependent on how involved the client is with the design and content, if the client knows what they want, and they provide us with the text and pictures to place, then the project moves a site to completion in 6-8 weeks Step 4. Work on the Meta tags for all picture, titles, description and keywords for all pages. Add Google Analytics for statistic gathering. Step 5. Monitor the progress and optimize the site each year to improve its performance. The search engine placement is an arms race with your competitors. Monitor your performance and come up with tactics to add content to improve your placement vs. your competitors. Don’t walk away from your site after 45 days like most developments. Optimize your site each year, the cost of optimizing is cheap to add new content. Call our Web Project Developer Thomas DeVito at 970-379-4094, or the office line at 970-928-7477. Email Thomas http://www.webdesignercolorado.net/?q=contact

We provide full service Web site hosting, web site development, and web site traffic building and monitoring. Our services are geared to get you a return on your investment, and we do this by building websites that strive to get to GOOGLE page one ranked website. We provide a complete package including website development, SEO development, Drupal Upgrades, keyword analysis, website monitoring tools, and progress reports. Our goal is to produce a complete package and develop a long-term business relationship of trust and support. Not only do we produce websites, but we can integrate your site into our marketing networks that get thousands of local eyes each day.  We offer BASIC DOMAIN NAME HOSTING and Web Site Setup with EMAIL. We buy your domain name and charge you $35 to register it on the internet. With this domain we can setup your company email and manage it, and post a simple website at no additional charge. Total cost per year is $150 for the first domain, and $100 for any additional names you choose to buy, $75 for domain forwarding to mirror site. We recommended you consider a full web site design and purchase our $500 DRUPAL startup. For a flat rate charge of $500 we will turn you domain into a DRUPAL website, The drupal site will have a home page, a basic theme design, but no graphics work is budgeted. It is a starting point to getting your website done. At this point we have spent $185+$500 to turn on the DRUPAL site. Now we are ready to drop in content and make menus add google search tags, setup a shopping cart for point of sale. The websites we design are made specifically to search well in google. We do hourly work at $55 Hour or $50 Hour if you PRE PAY 10 hour blocks of time, Must be Pre Paid to get the discount price. You can expect to do 40 Hours of work to get a decent site, but you can also spend 120 hours of work if you are producing 100 plus pages of content. It depends on how big the site gets. Our drupal websites have the advantage of giving the end user the power to make changes and add content on their own with just a little training and support.  We also offer a flat rate development for Two years at $2000 per year.  After two years you are no longer required to keep under contract and you own your site to do as you please.  This is a good way for businesses to get their web development prices in check.  

Websites produced by Absolute Computer Design INC.

https://www.coloradowebcam.net/ - Drupal Website Database of Webcams in Colorado

https://earthwiseinc.net/ - Drupal Website for Tree Doctor Horticultural Company Database of Pests, Disease, Newsletters.

https://aspenranchrealestate.com/ - Drupal Website for Colorado Real Estate with Database of Properties for Sales with custom detailed searches.

https://www.s2mconstruction.com/ - Drupal Website for Concrete Construction with Database of Projects.

https://www.medicinebowlodge.net/ - Drupal Website for Dude Ranch with Database of Horses, Staff

http://bikecolorado.net/ - Drupal Website with Database of Bike Routes, Events, GPS Locations, and Riders. 

http://accountingbookkeepingcolorado.com/ - Drupal Website for Small Business Accounting Service and Bookkeeping Services.

https://www.denvercamerasecurity.com/ - Drupal Website for Webcam Security Surveillance.

https://glassunlimitedinc.net/ - Drupal Website Custom Glass showers, doors, stairs, mirrors. Database of Products in Aspen Snowmass.

https://absolutecomputerdesign.com - Drupal Website for Computer Company Website

http://glenwoodtransmissionrepair.com - Drupal Website for Transmission Shop

http://www.glenwoodautoglass.com/ - Drupal Website for Auto Glass Shop

https://valleyelectricsupply.net/ - Drupal Website for Electric Supply warehouse.

https://www.aspenpetvalet.com/ - Drupal Website for Dog Walker and Pet Sitter.

http://www.flattoppers.com/ - Drupal Website for Snowmobile Club in Glenwood Springs.