Q. Please give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
A. Tree Ring Digital is a Denver based, digital marketing company offering an array of services ranging from website development and content writing to paid online advertising, SEO, and social media marketing. We assist businesses in increasing revenue and brand exposure by collaborating to develop and implement unique marketing strategies specific to the business. Our multifaceted team is passionate about what we do and dedicated to building long-term relationships for our clients.
Q. Give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
I am a self-taught website developer and marketer with a degree in IT, and a concentration in Website Design. I have used my education to develop my own unique vision of website design and digital marketing. My portfolio and business tenure are proof of my successful business strategy.
I stay connected to the ever-changing industry trends while educating other business owners on practical tools, techniques, and methods.
The concept of Tree Ring Digital is structured around understanding the unique business of each client including strengths and weaknesses. This allows my team and I the ability to create a product that will yield the most successful return on investment.
Q. What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
A. I didn’t start off with aspirations of being a web designer. My background was in architecture, but in 2008 the combination of the poor economy and me having multiple seizures that year inspired me to look for a career that I could do from home if need be. I had an interest in website design and past experience in design. I started doing freelance website design work and that quickly turned into offering SEO and other marketing strategies to my clients. Nearly a decade later with the addition of a talented team of a dozen, we’ve turned into a full-service marketing company.
Q. Do you design and develop websites in-house?
A. Yes we do. Having the ability to design and develop websites for our clients including graphics and content helps us to generate powerful brand messaging which streamlines the overall marketing strategy long after the website is complete.
Q. What services do you offer?
A. We offer an array of services ranging from website development and content writing to paid online advertising, SEO, social media marketing, and email marketing. We also offer logo design, graphic design, and printing services as we understand how important it is to have solid marketing materials that match the brand and messaging of your online marketing efforts.
Q. How long have you been building websites?
A. I have been designing and building websites for nearly a decade.
Q. How long have you been a SEO Expert?
A. We have been working with SEO for as long as we have been building websites. We are proud of our work and want it to be seen, for the benefit of ourselves and our clients. SEO best practices are a great tool to make that happen.
Q. Does your firm provide any complementary services like mobile friendly web design?
A. Yes we do. In the current market, mobile-friendly designs are no longer optional. They are a must. All of our designs are mobile-friendly.
Q. How Do I Get My Website Evaluated?
A. We offer a complementary website review for new clients as well as a 50 point checklist upon completion of any website we design. You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, request the website review, and we’ll get started.
Q. How Long Do Web Design Project Take?
A. Our all-inclusive website design services tend to take 6 weeks to complete.
Q. Which are the important Social Media Platforms you work with?
A. We work on content and engagement for Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts as well as some occasional Pinterest and YouTube management depending on the marketing and branding goals of the client.
Q. Why hire a professional to design my website?
A. There is a big difference between a do-it-yourself website and a professionally designed websites. Hiring a professional web designer will ensure that your site is created to suit the specific needs and goals of your business. Having the ability to customize the layout, colors and graphics to perfectly match your brand is crucial for a professional marketing strategy. Another important reason to hire a professional designer like Tree Ring is that we will ensure your site is SEO compliant and will show up in search engine results. What good is a website that no one can find?
Q. What locations/countries do you cover?
A. We are a nationwide company covering the United States, with our office out of Denver, Colorado.
Q. Is your server secure? What about security breaches?
A. Yes, we have hosting support and technicians constantly monitoring our servers. In addition, we have Cyber Liability Insurance in the rare event that something does go wrong. We recommend our clients utilize SSL certificates and also purchase Cyber Liability Insurance to protect their business.
Q. Will WordPress work on your server?
A. Yes, we specialize in WordPress websites and our servers are fully capable of handling WordPress websites.
Q. How you recommend best e-commerce platform suitable for client’s business?
A. We look at the clients needs and determine the best for them. We work most often with WordPress combined with WooCommerce for our eCommerce clients. This allows our clients full flexibility and customization as needed. Our team of developers are also experienced in integration of third-party applications and API’s to achieve the clients eCommerce goals.
Q. Could you elaborate us on your firm’s cliental base?
A. Virtually every business could benefit from a well-designed website and marketing strategy. We currently assist a variety of businesses from retail, restaurants, and breweries to lawyers, health professionals, contractors, and other service providers. We work with businesses with 2-10 employees, typically with an annual $500,000 – $1 million in revenue.