Bill Russell Design: Creativity Sets Us Apart
“Bill’s fantastically creative and savvy ability built a site for my work that is stunning and has received highly enthusiastic response from countless people I sent it to. I couldn’t be more pleased.” – Don Ed Hardy, Artist, DonEdHardyArt.com
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We offer these Services:
Web Site Design and Construction:
Every business is distinctive, and your website should reflect your company’s singularity. Bill Russell’s background as an illustrator means that your business will have a website like no other on the Internet. He starts by researching and understanding your company and your clients. He helps you decide the best technical implementation for your website. Then he will design and build an artful and effective website that communicates the importance of your brand to your clients and customers and sells your products and services.
Bill Russell Design can design your website that’s build on a WordPress platform, so that you (with a little training) will be able to write and maintain your website content any time you want. He offers tools and hands-on instruction so that you can easily keep your website content fresh and appealing. Or, if you prefer, Bill Russell Design offers clients affordable site maintenance that will keep your site up-to-date, secure and found in searches.
Here are some of the website design services that Bill Russell Design provides: WordPress • Content Management • Conversions to Mobile • eCommerce Stores and Shopping Carts • Blogs • Email Services • Contact & Database Forms • Social Media • Galleries and Slideshows • Video Production • Search Engine Optimization & Analytics
Your brand is how you visually communicate the essence of your business to your customers. Bill Russell and company collaborates with you to discover and convey what is clear and memorable about you, your company and your company’s message. Drawing upon his 30 years of experience as an illustrator and a staff artist at the San Francisco Chronicle, Bill can expertly design everything from your company’s logo to newsletters and more. The marketing materials that he designs will singularly and effectively convey your products and services to your customers and clients, so you’re seen and successful. Based in Marin County, California, Bill works with clients throughout the United States.
Our Graphic Design Services include: Visual Branding • Logo Design • Marketing • Brochure & Collateral • eNewsletter & Email • Social Media & Integration • Illustration • eBook
Bill Russell Design created an eBook using iBooks Author, a proprietary Apple system for creation design through to distribution. This eBook called Santa Cruz in Song and Image contains illustrated scenes of the natural environs around Santa Cruz, California, an interactive map and 12 embedded songs.
It was made as part of a creative collaboration with musician Brian Gore which can be purchased at the iTunes Bookstore. This is but one example of new adaptive technologies that can be part of your digital offerings on your website.
Do you own a restaurant and need an updated website?
Take our Restaurant Website Evaluation Questionnaire. It’s a simple site evaluation tool that will show you how your site compares with the best practices in restaurant website design. We created a beautiful and effective mobile website for Insalata’s in San Anselmo, California.
See our Work:
Take a look at these recently completed websites by Bill Russell Design by clicking on the thumbnails below. Each site presented unique solutions to client issues, like embedded social media, slider photo galleries, expert search engine optimization, responsive formats for mobile devices, and more.
“I appreciate Bill Russell’s diligence and professionalism!’
– Michael Krasny, professor, author and host of KQED’s ‘Forum’, MichaelKrasny.com
The Design Team:
The Bill Russell Design Team are committed to each client’s complete satisfaction, to clear communication, in partnership with the client and bring a combination of creativity and pragmatism to every project. They strive to provide the services and deliver on this promise. Here’s a look at the team that will facilitate that for you.
As an accomplished web designer, illustrator, painter and visual journalist, Bill has contributed his creative expertise, design and picture-making to a multitude of print and web projects throughout the United States and Canada. He received his degree from Parsons School of Design in New York City and was an adjunct professor of illustration at the California College of the Arts. He loves to pursue his education into new web technologies.
Project Management, Developer and Videographer
Jason combines 5 years of web design and development experience with 20 years of marketing and PR work. He is a long time student of SEO best practices and is Google Analytics certified. Jason works closely with clients to craft websites that are effective at both brand communication and provide a delightful user experience. Jason also specializes in product photography and video production. Visit Pelyon Studios for more information.
How We Build:
Bill Russell Design uses the latest techniques and tools to develop your website. Bill offers a first time free-of-charge consultation to explain the available options and help you get started. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether you want a website that you can easily update yourself. A Content Management System, such as WordPress, will give you that capability. Bill Russell can clearly explain the benefits of various implementation options so that your website will best meet your needs.
Consider these website development setup & tools:
WordPress is the platform for building your site, bar none. Some will debate about SquareSpace, Weebly, Wix, or whatever company is currently spending the most on advertising, but anyone who builds brands for a living will tell you otherwise. WordPress provides an ideal, time-tested structure in which to build a web site which can be tailored to the needs of the client, as well as make it effective and artful. Your site will stand out with the integration of plug-ins and adjustments to the code. Bill Russell Design provides instructions on how clients can easily maintain site content.
Yesterdays’s website is not today’s website! Adapting to new design, new technologies and new capabilities are expected by your site visitors. Bill Russell Design provides affordable site conversions that responsively convert to desktop, smartphones, tablets and other mobile formats.
San Francisco-based book publisher Hardy Marks Publications creates books about tattoos and tattoo history….many written by tattoo hero Don Ed Hardy. Bill Russell Design built an elegant, one-page eCommerce site so they can sell books worldwide using the Shopify...read more