Attract and Engage Visitors with a Website That Showcases Your Brand

SEO website design is crucial because first impressions are everything. Your website must be easy on the eyes, fast to load, intuitive to navigate, and inspirational to your target market. But there’s more … it must also be Search Engine Friendly if you hope to get rankings and traffic.


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Stop Putting Off a New Website as an Unnecessary Expense!

What has your website done for you lately?

Your website is arguably your hardest working sales person – on call 24/7 whenever anyone searches for you. Well-designed websites are crucial in today’s online world and when properly done become revenue generators.

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What Makes SEO Website Design Unique?

We acknowledge that there are plenty of website designers out there who can also make you a stunning website that will WOW your customers. However, there are several aspects of our 1st on the List SEO web design services that set us apart from other Web Design Companies and independent developers because of our background and knowledge of how Search Engines work:

  • SEO Friendly

    As an SEO company we know what makes a website truly “SEO Friendly” and incorporate our knowledge of how the Search Engines review and index various design elements of your website into each and every website we design or redesign. We can help you save future costs by integrating core SEO components during the website development stage.

  • Built-In Features

    All of our website designs are mobile friendly! This means your website functions seamlessly for all your visitors regardless of the screen size or type of device they are using. There also a number of additional features we can incorporate into your website: Image Galleries, Blogs, E-commerce Design, Contact Forms, Maps plus much more.

  • Friendly Support

    Our WordPress web designers listen to your needs and are attentive throughout the entire design process and once your site goes live. We also offer security and maintenance plans to keep your website up to date and current. All of our web designs are scalable and allow for additions and growth in the future as your business grows or changes.

  • Maintain Current Traffic and Rankings

    Your existing site already has an established history and possibly some credit with the search engines, so the SEO website design needs to be done properly. You will need to make sure that due care is taken to not lose or jeopardize your existing website traffic, plus retain any credit your current web pages may have with the search engines.

  • Training

    We can provide hands on WordPress training to teach you how to update or add website content on your own. This means that you can make quick changes without having to call your web designer. Even non-technical people can easily update a page or add a blog post! This saves you both time and money.

  • Scalable Growth

    We’ll build your new website with the correct navigation to allow for additional locations and services in the future. As you pursue new business opportunities we can help expand your website in a way that works for both Visitors and Search Engines in the most cost-effective method.


6 Stages to a Beautiful New Website

  • Orientation and Goal Setting

    First, we get to know the ins and outs of your company, current website, digital footprint, and competitors. With access to analytics systems we define your website goals and collect benchmark data on the current state of your website so that we can accurately measure results in the future.

  • Site Planning, Setup and Configuration

    Next, we take the time to strategically plan out the SEO website design from the user perspective including content, navigation, and URL naming. We conduct site mapping, information design, wireframing and visual concepts to help with the process. At this time, we also configure your hosting, databases, themes, and plugins.

  • Site and Page Design

    This is where the process becomes fun. Our creative side takes control as we design the look and feel of page templates across the website. We include you throughout this process to make sure you are happy with how the website is coming along.

  • Content Population

    Your website really starts to come to life as we add content and images to the new website. Depending on your preference, we can populate the website with the content and images on your previous website, add your new content and images into the website, or even have our Professional Copywriters and Content Developers write your new content and source images.

  • Preparations to Launch Site

    During this phase we make sure all our T’s are crossed and I’s are dotted. We test the website for user experience and mobile responsiveness. We also do an SEO review and make sure all the proper redirects are in place. This is where we also apply your final revisions and add proper tracking code to the website.

  • Website Launch and Final Testing

    Congratulations! Your new website is live! We submit a new sitemap to Search Console to get Google to crawl your new website and perform final testing on various aspects of the website. We also do final site speed optimization to make sure the website is performing as fast as possible.


All of our Web Designs are Search Engine Friendly!

Our website development process incorporates search engine friendly web design and does much more than just get your website up and running or translate your ideas into online marketing materials. CMS custom web design incorporates solid search engine optimization principles to improve your web pages in the eyes of the search engines. SEO website design also greatly improves your visitor experience, which is an absolute must for prospective visitors, clients, and future customers. Our high-performance custom website design packages feature custom SEO services including:


What Our Clients Have to Say About Our Web Designers

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“As one of the final pieces of our rebranding process we had 1st on the List redesign and launch our new website. We’re a building design firm that specializes in custom homes and it was our highest priority to have our website showcase our work and diverse range of projects. Throughout the process 1st on the List was receptive to our ideas and feedback and willing to try out our ideas to see how they would look on the site. They also gave valuable input – both from a creative and practical stance – to produce an outstanding finished product. The site has only been live for a few weeks and we are already getting great feedback. I believe that the website truly captures the spirit of our company and the value we offer. I know it will be a valuable stream for attracting new clients in the coming years.”

Cam Krause
Senior Building Designer, Willson Design

Learn More About Our Award Winning SEO Website Design Services

You deserve a winning SEO website design that attracts and engages your customers and properly showcases your brand for what it truly is. Our designers are ready to work with you to make an impressive website bound to be your best salesperson and brand ambassador all in one.

Founded in 1997 (we’re a year older than Google!), 1st on the List has been consistently ranked for “BEST IN SEARCH” by TOP SEOs, an Independent Authority on Search Vendors. As one of North America’s Top SEO companies, we understand the history and the changing landscape of search engines.

Let’s put our heads together and come up with something great for your new SEO website design.

The end result? You’ll have an SEO friendly website that will please the search engines, engage the visitor, and attract more qualified traffic and leads for improved conversions and sales!


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Contact our team of talented SEO-aware web designers to get a plan in motion.



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