Watermelon Web Works is a digital agency based in Portland, Oregon.
We have over a decade of experience building websites and web applications for individuals, businesses, and corporations.
For the past ten years, our team of web experts has been creating high-quality, functional web solutions for clients of all sizes. We collaborate directly with our clients and listen carefully so that our digital projects achieve their ambitious goals. We have several staff based in Portland and are always happy to meet in person to discuss your specific needs.
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Web Design Services
Web Design refers to the overall look and feel of a website, but there's more to design than making a site look beautiful.
User Experience is key; your website's appearance and layout should complement the needs and desires of your visitors and naturally guide them to the pages that will benefit them the most.
We work closely with our clients to create a design that will best serve their visitors. Once we know what is important to you and your business, we can develop simple wireframes that will dictate the layout and format of your website, emphasizing the most important elements.
From there, we move onto the design phase. This is where everything starts to come together. Basic wireframes become beautiful mockups, with graphics and images that represent your brand identity and convey a message to your visitors. The final result is a pixel-perfect visual representation of your new website which will guide our development team as they build the code that your users will eventually interact with.
The web design process is integral to your website's success, and it shouldn't be rushed. It's a learning process; things are going to change mid-stream as you develop new ideas and get a better sense of the best ways to present information to your visitors. It can be an arduous task on your own, and that's why we're here. Our designers are have the knowledge and experience to guide you every step of the way, providing expert advice and best practices that will help your design reach its full potential.
Web Development Services
Web Development is the process of building all of the interactive functions and features of a website, and depending on a project, there may be thousands of ways to go about building a single website or application.
With so many Content Management Systems to choose from and cutting edge frameworks to utilize, developing a website can seem like an overwhelming task. But there's no need to worry; our experience building hundreds of websites over the course of a decade gives us a keen insight into the best tools and languages to use to meet the needs of any project.
One of the most important aspects of great development is sticking to the features you need and cutting down on clutter. It's easy to go overboard with custom tools and plugins that will only slow down your website without providing any real benefit to your users.
Let our development team advise you on the features that will provide real value to your visitors. When users get excited about interacting with your website, they'll keep coming back for more, forgetting your competitors even existed.
Digital Marketing and SEO Services
Digital Marketing is the process of promoting your website and bringing in traffic from across the web. It's the final key to putting your finished site in front of the people who are going to get excited about using it.
Digital Marketing is a rapidly-expanding field that covers a wide array of services. Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Conversion Optimization, Content Strategy - each of these plays a crucial role in spreading awareness of your website across the internet. It's too much for one person to handle on their own - it takes a team of experts in each of these fields to build a winning digital marketing strategy.
SEO is constantly changing; marketers are always trying to break down the secrets of Google's elusive algorithm, and Google is always trying to counter that manipulation and provide the best experience for search engine users. It's a fine line to walk, and virtually impossible to succeed without a profound insight into what works and what doesn't.
Luckily, we've been optimizing websites for search engines for years. We've seen the results of almost every SEO strategy - both the good and the bad - and the real effects they have on websites. It's given us a keen insight into developing plans that will bring a website to the top of the search engine results pages.
The ideal digital marketing plan will involve almost every aspect of your website, from content creation to promotion. Everything needs to work together to provide the most benefit. Let our marketing experts help you determine the best way to increase your site's exposure and build processes that will have every aspect of your website working together to maximize incoming traffic.
Recent Projects from Portland, OR
We build websites for clients around the country, but Portland is our home. Here are some examples of projects we've completed for our hometown clients.
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