We design and build websites that fit the screens people use.

Design

Design is the root of what we do.

Custom Design

We believe that every client is distinct, every project unique. Our style is clean, uncluttered, and steeped in the principals of design. What we lack in über-creativity is made up for in precision hierarchy.

User Experience

Designing a delightful interface should go beyond skin deep. Every design decision we make improves the experience for your customers and enhances the usability of the site. Ha-cha-cha.

Responsive Design

Responsive Design is an art in understanding expectations at a variety of screens sizes.  We were early adopters of the technique, continue to push its bounds, and include it in every project we do.

Content Strategy

The first step towards an authentic, comprehensive website that does what’s its supposed to do.

Research

We need to understand your business, your customers, and your goals before we can solve your problems. Research is the cornerstone to creating a site that will perform to the highest level of expectation.

Strategy

If research is the gathering of facts, strategy is the plan of attack. We determine your keyword focus, the content you need, site navigation hierarchy and more to provide a blueprint for success.

Wireframes

Wireframes are the bible from which we swear our oath. A guiding light for design, development, and content. Cumbersome and oft overwrought, they are simultaneously sledgehammer and scalpel.

Development

Development based on rock-solid open source platforms.

WordPress

We build on WordPress. It’s open source, rock solid, and easy for you to use. Our core template is built on Hybrid Core, the most forward thinking WP framework on the planet.

Why we use WordPress

Standards

We believe in coding up a site the right way. That means Standards. Yes, standards change which is why we strive to stay up on the latest. HTML5, CSS3, jQuery; Got it.

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Front End

While we mostly build on WordPress, it’s not exclusive. We also develop for other platforms such as Ghost and Magento. We also do straight HTML5, CSS3, Git, and Sass.

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Maintain

High five for launching your website. Now let real work of nurturing and caring for it begin.

Security

WordPress has been an historically secure platform, and we fully expect that to continue. If you’ve left yourself vulnerable with weak passwords or fail to keep core files updated, you could be at risk.

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Site Updates

Updating core files has been proven to be one of the very best ways at securing your website. Updating site content keeps you fresh and relevant. We can help and guide you with both.

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Scheduled Backups

Hairstyles change. Interest rates fluctuate. Servers fail. It’s a fact of life and keeping regularly scheduled backups in multiple locations is the cornerstone to your safety net. We do that.

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Marketing

The right words, the right imagery, the right efforts = thriving business.

Content Creation

Stunning imagery, captivating stories, clear messaging, call-to-actions that convert – you want this on your site. Let us help coordinate the creative, from copywriters to photographers, we speak the language and have the people.

Search Engine Marketing

When it comes to attracting traffic and leads using your website, “build it, and they will come” is a frequently-used, but often ineffective strategy. Too busy running your business to focus on making the most of awareness strategies? Let us help. 

PPC & Advertising

Looking to drive even more traffic? Pay-per-click services like Google Adwords is the fastest way to get qualified leads to your site, and works with budgets large and small. We can help with multi-touch advertising campaigns spanning email, print and web.

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Other important things we do.

Web Hosting

We can host your site on a state of the art server located in a top-tier datacenter. Cinch Hosting is a joint venture between Spigot and our good friends at Studio2 in St. Paul Minnesota, and is exclusive to clients we work with.

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Logo Design

Whether you’re building a brand from the ground up or looking to inject a bit of freshness into an established business identity, our experienced design team will craft a unique logo that truly represents your company.

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Template Websites

Not every business has the budget to create a custom website. Your business shouldn’t have to suffer with a poor quality site, however. We’re in the process of creating a series of templates based on our rock solid WordPress stack.

Ask us about  WordPress templates

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