Karla Guccione, Web Designer
Web Design Client: Elk Grove Village Police Department
Client Location: Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 & 60009
Website URL: http://egvcert.org/
AdverGroup LLC was contacted by the Police Services Coordinator from Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. The client expressed their interest in developing a custom website for their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
To understand what components and function ability was desired by the Elk Grove Police Department, one must first understand exactly what a CERT Program is. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concept was developed and implemented by the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) in 1985. Since then the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and the National Fire Academy have all adopted and expanded the CERT materials believing them applicable to all hazards.
Web Design Client: Mr. A's Restaurant
Client Location: Roselle, IL 60172
Website URL: http://mrasrestaurant.com/
AdverGroup LLC was contacted by a representative from Mr. A's Restaurant in Roselle, IL 60015. This client was seeking a very custom Search Optimized Website (SEO) for their Roselle, IL 60172 based Restaurant.
This SEO website was designed with the intention to make this client's new location as popular as their famous location in Arlington Heights. Therefore, it included landing pages that are intelligently titled and authored to target users searching specific keywords and phrases relative to this clients line of work. Furthermore, this project included food photography of the client's location and menu items.
Web Design Client: Integrity Taekwondo
Client Location: Deerfield, IL 60015
Website URL: http://integritytaekwondo.com
AdverGroup LLC was contacted by a representative from Integrity Taekwondo in Deerfield, IL 60015. This client was seeking a very custom Search Optimized Website (SEO) for their Deerfield based Taekwondo School.
This SEO website was designed with the intention to make the phone ring for this client. Therefore, it included landing pages that are intelligently titled and authored to target users searching specific keywords and phrases relative to this clients line of work. Furthermore, this project included photography of the client's location and services.
Web Design Client: Alpha Math Learning
Client Location: Mount Prospect, IL 60056
Website URL: http://alphamathlearning.com
AdverGroup LLC was contacted by a representative from AlphaMath Tutoring who is located in Mount Prospect, IL 60056. This client was seeking a very custom Search Optimized Website (SEO) for their Mount Prospect based business.
This SEO website was designed with the intention to make the phone ring for this client. Therefore, it included landing pages that are intelligently titled and authored to target users searching specific keywords and phrases relative to this clients line of work. Furthermore, this project included photography of the client performing his services with different clients. Beyond search engine optimization and photography this project also included the design of this clients print materials including brochures, postcards and business cards to match the freshly designed website.
Web Design Client: The Student Medical Store
Client Location: Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Website URL: http://themedicalstore.biz/
AdverGroup LLC was contacted by a representative from The Student Medical Store who is also local to Arlington Heights, IL that supplies the most prestigious medical schools in the United States with group packages and pricing on medical supplies for medical students that attend their schools. This client was seeking a very custom eCommerce Website for their Arlington Heights based business.
This shopping cart website required a high-end e-commerce "online store" where users enter a group code to shop. Upon gaining successful entry, users then directed to special landing pages that possess the mandatory products that students are required to purchase for their medical education programs. Beyond the custom features of special pricing for group packages upon code entry, this also required a responsive web design, built in a content management system that would allow them to update their e-commerce website easily.
As a local Chicago area WordPress Web Designer, we develop and maintain WordPress Websites for various clients. Furthermore, we produce WordPress web design video tutorials for our clients in efforts to assist them in embracing the content management tools provided in their WordPress Website.
WooCommerce is one of the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugins. WooCommerce is a free plugin that is packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your WordPress website.
This video tutorial focuses specifically on demonstrating how to add a custom text area to your WooCommerce Products.
This plugin allows your customers to customize your products by adding new options such as input boxes, dropdowns or checkboxes. With the Product Add-ons extension, gift messages, donations, laser engraving and any other product which may require user input in some way is now an option for your customers!
WooCommerce Add-ons can be added globally or per-product from the edit product page – they can also be named described, re-ordered and optionally given prices which will automatically be added to the product price if chosen by the customer. This extension can also work with the WooCommerce Subscriptions plugin to add additional pricing with your options to the recurring subscription.
If you are seeking a local eCommerce or WordPress web designer in the Chicago area, then contact AdverGroup Web Design today!
Client Location: Arlington Heights, IL
Website URL: http://www.foreigncarclinic.com
AdverGroup assisted this local Auto Mechanic and Tow Truck Company in transitioning from a website which required service and hosting fees of $200 a month, into the Joomla Website Solution hosted on a GoDaddy Hosting Account which the client owns and controls for less then $5.00 per month.
Furthermore, their former web service was leasing them the text content. So naturally this client was concerned about having no text content and feared having to author custom content for themselves. However, AdverGroup provided 'search engine optimized "content creation that was written custom for this client. Therefore, the end result was a new SEO custom website without the high monthly payment.
The owner of Foreign Car Clinic and Towing found AdverGroup Website Design by searching Google for a local Arlington Heights web designer. Searching Google yielded AdverGroup Web Design as the #1 organic result (a testament to AdverGroup's SEO techniques). Now this client is happy to find themselves on page one of Google search. This was the result of the geographically targeted landing pages which AdverGroup developed for this client.
Client Location: Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Website URL: http://diamondtoolstechnology.com/
AdverGroup assisted Diamond Tools Technology in transitioning from the Volusion eCommerce website solution into a modern eCommerce and shopping cart website using the Joomla CMS and the Virtuemart eCommerce Component.
DiamondToolsTechnology.com now possesses a true ecommerce website that allows them to showcase their saw blades and coring products in a catalog format. This ecommerce design project included a sidebar accordian menu which allows filtering and navigation through this clients many products which possess unique sizes and material types.
Furthermore, this project included a page viewing PDF component which allows customers to view this clients product catalog in PDF format Online with easy page turning animation.
AdverGroup invites you to explore this website, which provides demonstrates the eCommerce and shopping cart capabilities provided within the Virtuemart Component. http://diamondtoolstechnology.com/
Developing a new website triggers many questions for those seeking to develop a successful website. Perhaps the first and most important question is: which website software or platform should be used? This article compares the two leading content management systems: Wordpress and Joomla. While also offering criteria to adequately determine which web design software is right for you.
Before proceeding into a side by side comparison, you must first understand all of your website's needs which may reveal which option best suits your needs.
Whether, you are a web design professional or a person with zero web development experience, or an experienced web developer, the information shared in this article and criteria to consider are pertinent to both perspectives.
Therefore, this article will explore the following criteria:
A. Understanding all your options when selecting a web development platform for a web development project:
1. Web builders provided by hosting companies
2. Open Source Solutions (Wordpress and Joomla)
3. Custom Developed Proprietary Software
B. Criteria for basing your selection
1. Function ability required by project objective
2. Ease of use
3. The future of your website and the website software you are leaning towards.
C. Comparing Wordpress versus Joomla
3. Core Features
Web Design Client: Get Famos DJ Entertainment
Client Location: Northbrook, IL
Website URL: http://www.getfamos.com
AdverGroup specializes in developing search engine optimized websites that assist our clients targeting geographical locations for search engine results pages. In this project we assisted this Northbrook, IL DJ Entertainment Company in creating a professional custom designed website that looks awesome and is also highly visible by search engines.
AdverGroup invites you to explore this "search engine optimized" website, which demonstrates our ability to conquer search engine results in your local area. The objective of this website was to implement SEO and showcase images of their projects.