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Website Design

It’s not uncommon in modern day practices for companies, projects and even individuals to have their own website. With this is mind, Scruffymonkey understands the need for these websites to stand out amongst intense competition. We work with our clients from start to finish, providing advice and ideas as well as technical know-how. Whether you have an idea about what you want, or are starting completely from scratch, Scruffymonkey will guide you through the whole website design process from planning to publication.

A professional website is something that reflects our own work in our Scruffymonkey portfolio, and so we’ll make sure you are as satisfied with the product and service as we are before launching your online presence into the public domain.

Responsive Website Design

At Scruffymonkey, we speak with our clients in a language that is clear and straightforward, avoiding technical jargon and confusing terminology.  Responsive website design means that your website will load clearly and effectively on any device, such as a smartphone or a tablet, so that existing and potential clients can access and interact with your website easily on the go and at their own convenience. Scruffymonkey will work with you to find a website design that is appealing to you when presented both in desktop and responsive form.

Bespoke Website Design

The purpose of having a website should never be purely for the reason of promoting your business or venture. It should also be about setting yourself apart from the competition. Sometimes, the best websites are the most simple, but if you have something more elaborate in mind for your online presence, we will work with you to show you exactly what does and doesn’t work, both from a technological point of view and from a marketing perspective.

Examples of the steps we can take to create a unique resource include setting bespoke features for your website’s functionality, for example, crafting specific business tools, setting up capacity for membership subscriptions, and enabling capability for events management. Nothing about our products or services are ‘standard’, and in creating bespoke websites for our clients, we ensure that our provision – and yours – is a cut above the competition.

E-Commerce Website Design

e-Commerce is a popular feature of the websites we design and develop with clients who wish to use their site to sell products and services online. e-Commerce allows you to process payments and transactions from a wide variety of sources, such as Paypal and Stripe. e-Commerce functionality on your website even allows you to effectively manage your stock and invoicing.

With the guidance and support of Scruffymonkey, it has never been easier for you to host your own online store to sell your product to a global audience.   Of course, if you are a start-up business or if this is your first time entering the world of website design and development, the possibility of e-Commerce may be far from your list of requirements at this stage, but, with the support of Scruffymonkey, we will make sure that you can easily add this feature at a later date, thus developing your website as you take care of developing your business.

Our e-Commerce functions are fully tailored to your business requirements and follow your brand guidelines to create a truly unique store to host your products. With our expertise, you will be able to manage your products/stock online and even be able to manage your inventories and calculate shipping. With e-Commerce, the possibilities are wide-ranging, but if there’s something you want and we haven’t covered it, just ask.

CMS (Content Management System)

Scruffymonkey build all of our websites using WordPress as our preferred website platform. Through extensive experience, we believe this is the best possible platform to work with owing to its ease and efficiency of use. WordPress is simple to explore with our clients to ensure that they can interact with the platform themselves should they want or need to.

Scruffymonkey can work with clients to provide a complete content management service to ensure the update, upkeep and maintenance of everything their website has to offer, though the WordPress platform gives the client confidence to know that they can easily and efficiently make any day-to-day edits themselves should an idea come to them at a random point of their busy working day. Scruffymonkey work closely with you to ensure that you are confident in using this technology with ease, providing you all along with the reassurance that we are on hand should you need it.

Responsive Design (Mobile-Ready)

All of our websites are mobile-ready and show beautifully on a mobile or tablet.

Publishing Tools

Self publish your own new articles. You can also schedule them in advance for better time management.

Social Media

Share and promote your pages instantly onto the web. Great for marketing your business and services.

Content Management System (CMS)

We use WordPress as our preferred platform for all of our websites. WordPress allows you to easily access, edit and update your content.

Standard Website Features

Scruffymonkey Web Design Bolton ZVF Responsive Layout

Visual Editor

We like to keep it simple! We use visual editors to make it easier for you to manage the design and content of your site.

SEO

We ensure that your pages are set up correctly for Google ranking by using the appropriate keywords, alt-tags and meta-descriptions.

User Management

Fully control who has access to edit your site and what they can see and do.

Images & Video

Easily upload images to your website with a drag and drop interface to create slideshows and galleries. Add video from popular sources such as YouTube and Vimeo.

Our basic website packages

These packages are based upon websites that are purely text and imagery. Any website that requires additional functionality such as e-Commerce will be quoted on an individual basis.

Bronze

£549
Domain name of your choice
Up to 5 pages
Responsive design
Contact form
Legal compliance
1x email address (1GB)
Social media links and sharing
SEO on-page optimisation
Search engine submission
Google Analytics
1x edit before launch
2 hours of website training
£10 per month hosting

Silver

£799
Domain name of your choice
Up to 10 pages
Responsive design
Contact form
Legal compliance
5x email address (1GB)
Social media links and sharing
SEO on-page optimisation
Search engine submission
Google Analytics
2x edit before launch
3 hours of website training
£10 per month hosting

Gold

£1399
Domain name of your choice
Up to 20 pages
Responsive design
Contact form
Legal compliance
10x email address (1GB)
Social media links and sharing
SEO on-page optimisation
Search engine submission
Google Analytics
3x edits before launch
Half a day website training
£10 per month hosting

Before we get started...

Additional Services

Scruffymonkey has access to numerous other professional services to assist you with your website. These services include Photography, Film Production and Copywriting. Please ask for full details.

Payment

As with all of our projects, we require a 50% payment on the commencement of the project and the remaining 50% once the website is signed off and ready to go live.

Common questions answered...

Your website will usually be finished in 4-6 weeks. This is dependant on the size of the project and any special functionality that may be needed.

No problem! We handle the changeover and move any domain names onto our hosting whilst providing any other support needed to get your new site up and running.

We need to receive your text electronically in some format such as Word or even in an email. Your imagery (if provided by yourself) should be sent to us in the highest resolution (size) possible. Files can usually be transferred using free facilities such as WeTransfer and Dropbox. Remember to check out our Additional Services if you need assistance with text and imagery.

No problem! We have access to professional copywriting and photography services which are available for an additional cost. We can also supply stock imagery which can be purchased for a small additional fee.

Yes! With all of our website packages full training is provided on how to edit / change your website. We encourage all of our clients to engage with their website and this is very much at the heart of what we do. If you feel you are unable to edit your website or wish for it to be managed externally, we also provide Website Care Plans for a small additional monthly fee.

We have been working with Scruffymonkey on a number of innovative digital projects over the past 12 months. Scruffymonkey has walked us through the process every step of the way and has always delivered on time and within budget. I am looking forward to developing future projects with Scruffymonkey and I would have no hesitation in recommending them.

Lindsey Duckworth

Marketing & Communication Manager, Caritas Care
Scruffymonkey are a force to be reckoned with; dynamic, value for money, extremely helpful and above all creative in the bespoke design of a website. They were brilliant designing ours.

Maura Jackson

CEO, BYPHS
First class customer service and a fabulous website which is working very well for my business. Highly recommended.

Julie Lomax

Director, Julie Lomax Photography
Our website needed a complete revamp to make it legally compliant, mobile-friendly and more responsive. Scruffymonkey has produced a really impressive website that fulfils all our demanding criteria for now and for the future that allows us to develop our offerings for a global audience. Scruffymonkey put in the necessary training to allow us full control of the site and are there to provide necessary input and support as appropriate.

Robin Hills

Director, Ei4Change
Scruffymonkey took on a huge challenge when they agreed to develop a website for my digital start-up. If points are issued for tenacity they win hands-down. Anyone can design a standard website but my requirements were highly complex and the functionality is way beyond what is typically required. They've approached every challenge with good grace and determination... and succeeded.

Nicola King

Director, GHIC
Working with Scruffymonkey was a sound and professional choice for me to make in creating and developing my website for my business. From the start, they were honest and upfront about how each idea might best work. I trust them fully in ensuring that my website is functioning as effectively as it possibly can be.

Jo Watson

Director, agoodwriteup

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