Service: Custom E-commerce Design & Development
It all starts with design
Your e-commerce website is the first impression people see of your company and products,
A well-designed website does more than just look good. It conveys to your users a sense of professionalism and dedication to promoting an image that is in line with your brand. You wouldn't have a storefront that was dated and hard to navigate or else customers wouldn't buy anything. The same is true with your website and as the world wide web matures, this is becoming more and more important.
Our e-commerce website design process is simple. We start with a blank canvas. We meet with you to learn about you and your business. We discuss your branding consistencies, between print and digital mediums. Once we have a better understanding of your brand and vision we start the visual design of your new website. This is either a static mockup design, showing how your site will look on a variety of screen sizes, or an interactive visual mockup using a very cool user-experience platform. At A3 Creative Solutions, we take pride in creating custom, beautiful, e-commerce websites that are clean, responsive to work on all devices, and user-friendly. Our process focuses on the user while satisfying your business needs and objectives. Whether you are building a simple 5-page website, an e-commerce site, or an online magazine, your company needs an intuitive, informative, and efficient website. Our complete package of web design and web development services cover everything from the initial planning, to search engine optimization, to final implementation and testing, making your website equally valuable for your visitors and your company.
Build a revenue stream
Whatever your business needs are, we can build it. We design our e-commerce websites to meet your KPIs, whether you are looking for bottom line revenue optimization, better conversion rates or an effective customer acquisition strategy. Our e-commerce platforms are fully responsive and optimized to deliver the results your business needs on all devices.
We handle everything from hosting with our AlpineCMS platform, to setting up your cart and checkout experiences, adding products, great SEO along with all the other bells and whistles.
Recent e-commerce work
E-commerce development process
Every e-commerce experience that we create is built on a unique strategy that details a brand and the company's future. Our team of category specialist, thinkers, and makers work to drive commerce through platforms that express & support brand culture. We understand that if your business wants to expand to sell your products online, your business hinges directly on the fluidity and functionality of your website. We focus on creating an easy to use and innovative user interface, that will attract new customers. Our e-commerce solutions allow for product management and direct connection to your current shipping solution. From the industry standard Shopify to custom solutions we will figure out the best way to take your business to new heights!
We always start our website UI / UX process with an initial discovery meeting. This is super important to understand your existing branding & identity and to begin your new project. Our initial consultations are always complimentary. During the initial discovery session, we'll get to know your tastes and likes, and discuss our process with you. Once all is confirmed, we'll supply an initial estimate / quote. During this time, we will also discuss your hosting options. At this time we will also set up the project schedule using our super handy and organized project management tool.
Digital and User Experience Strategy
We create a simple but strong strategy that details clear brand & design goals. We will investigate your industry and your competitors, and create a plan that is modern but is user-centric, forward thinking and future proof. When it comes to e-commerce, we begin with an authentic, experience-led approach to helping your brand connect with people.
Our e-commerce platforms are rooted in brand and digital strategies that drive e-commerce through culture and storytelling. Our focus on creating a more human ‘path to purchase’ provides an honest base for our experiences that drive results.
We utilize an amazing wire-framing tool for lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity prototyping through to production. Our UX / UI design process is focused on the customer experience ensuring that every interaction reflects your brand and delivers greater value.
The function of development isn’t simply to ‘make things work’. We design alongside development, resulting in a better user experience, which is at the forefront of our ambition in everything we create.
After your website page designs have been approved and content has been received, we will start on the development and coding of your new website. We only utilize the latest modern framework and ensure that W3C standards are met. During each stage of the development process, we will ensure that we are testing, and re-testing your websites responsive design on all major devices. Furthermore, we will integrate all modern organic SEO standards.
Search Engine Optimization
We spend a great deal of time making sure your website is Search Engine Optimized (SEO). From Schema Markup to Google Page Speed insights, we ensure your new website is fully optimized for amazing organic search. Furthermore, we create each page on your website semantically and properly organized for accessibility and www standards.
Right before Go-Live, we will ensure all pages are proofed and tested on all devices and integrate your staging website into a production-ready environment. Our team will finalize the hosting solution integration and test all necessary workflows. Furthermore, we will integrate all post-go-live Search Engine integrations (i.e. Google Analytics, Bing, etc.)
When we partner with you, we team up for the long term. From UX enhancements, to design updates and bug fixes, we continue the relationship long after launch. The work is never done.
Typically all of our website plans include training for your team. We want to ensure you feel confident and know how to use your new website's administration area.
Post Site Launch Support
Your site is now live! Awesome. But...don't fall into the trap of not keeping your website updated. Your new website needs to always look new and fresh, which can be achieved by new content, images and more. We develop all of our websites to ensure that our clients have the tools necessary to make updates on their own. However, if you and your team doesn't have the time to update, we offer a variety of Customer Support Plans available.
Lastly, because of how fast technology and systems are moving on the modern web, we encourage you to refresh the look and feel of your website every 2-3 years.
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