Web Design Examples & Checklist

I mentioned how getting started on a website can feel intimidating. There’s so much to consider — choosing a domain name (www.mywebsite.com), finding a web host, creating content and selecting photos and imagery.  Well don’t worry, it’s not a difficult as it sounds. In fact, domain names and hosting can be surprisingly affordable. Click on the button below to see a checklist (and explanation) of items you’ll need to get started.


  • Domain Name
  • Hosting Plan
  • Website Content

The Society of Midland Authors

Website design for The Society of Midland Authors, an association of published authors from twelve American states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Mauro Investor

Website design for Patrick Mauro Investment Advisor, Inc., an Oak Brook, Illinois based Registered Investment Advisor that offers independent, personalized asset management services.

Joe Niego

Website design for Joe Niego, a top-producing real estate agent, public speaker, author and creator of Instant Inventory.

One Heart Uganda

Website design for One Heart Uganda, an organization that pairs sponsors with orphaned and at-risk students in Central Uganda. One Heart Uganda changes futures through annual tuition scholarships, with 100% of their support going toward education.

Jim Schwab Consulting

Website design for Jim Schwab, Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICAP). Jim is an author, teacher, consultant and public speaker.

Kimberly Lord

Logo and website design for Kimberly Lord, a project manager, corporate consultant, trainer and team builder.

Centers For Family Change

Website design for The Centers for Family Change, a group private practice founded in 1985 by four therapists who shared a vision of developing a private practice that would provide high quality therapy services.

Punchard Consulting

Logo and website design for Punchard Consulting, a small and focused firm providing hazard mitigation and resiliency planning expertise to a broad range of public and private sector clients.

Four Quartets

Logo and website design for Four Quartets, a stage play based on T.S. Eliot’s poetic masterpiece, brought to life by actor Mike Rogalski. The website includes a blog, ticket information, contact form and production photos. Other marketing materials include, postcards, business cards and newspaper advertisements.