Client-managed sites

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A key feature of our web design services is training and handing over the site to the client, for them to manage themselves at no further cost in future. So you know that commissioning FriendlyWebStarter to make your website won’t be an open-ended, endlessly costly process! To make your own enquiry or booking… Get in touch today!

Website and Social Media Set-Up for Writer Liz John.

Website and Social Media Set-Up for Writer Liz John.

We recently built a website, and social media account, from scratch to our client’s specifications. We recently spent a day with writer, Liz John, helping her setup up and establish a shiny new website and Twitter profile. We trained Liz…

Website for The Moseley Building Company

Website for The Moseley Building Company

This was one of our trademark “One Day Websites”, in which we built a website from scratch to our client’s specifications, trained the client in how to run it, and handed over to them, all in one day…

Pre Metro – Light rail website

Pre Metro – Light rail website

We’ve been creating this attractive website for a light rail company who run a unique, eco-friendly service in Stourbridge which could be extended to many parts of the country…

Santé Theatre website

Santé Theatre website

This clean and clear new website for an innovative theatre company was compiled by us in double-quick time, with content and resources taken from the client’s previous site, and new higher-quality images provided by our client Isis Media…

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

BOLD Text Playwrights – WordPress training and website enhancements

Ian spent half a day with this client, smartening and sharpening their website, adding new features, and training the clients in how to manage it to its full capacity. Before the commission, the site was full of clunky features, like…

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

Jaanika Okk Arts Management website

This one-day website commission for an arts management professional has enabled us to train the client, build the website in full and hand over to her on the day. The site includes an attractive tabbed index pages, customised coding as…

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

New look for our website for writer Raj K Lal

It’s been a pleasure to work again with one of our early clients to modernise her site when her needs for it changed. The original site had been made to the style and specifications she requested, but she was now…

New Website, Hosting and Social Media for QSH Ltd

New Website, Hosting and Social Media for QSH Ltd

Social housing provider QSH Ltd has become the first website provided an ongoing hosting and backups service by Friendly Creatives, along with gaining a refreshed new website (enhancing the look and content of their existing site), and graphics for their social…

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

Website rebranding and updates, plus Filming, for Rebecca Schwarz: Singer, Singing Teacher & Choir Leader

In 2011 FriendlyWebStarter adapted an existing website for performer and vocal coach Rebecca Schwarz, and we later filmed one of her concerts in High Definition… and in 2014 we gave the site a new look and transformed its navigation, creating…

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum website

This website includes fully bespoke graphic and web design, as well as an interactive map displaying hundreds of member organisations and open spaces across a city of a million people. There’s also an events system and a newsletter system built…

The Fancy Silk Store – website, photos & 6 promotional videos

The Fancy Silk Store – website, photos & 6 promotional videos

We produced a glossy bespoke website, nearly 200 photos and a series of corporate videos for the Fancy Silk Store, a long-established family business supplying the UK’s biggest selection of fabrics to businesses and the public…

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

The Producers’ Forum – filmmakers’ organisation Communications (2011-14)

From July 2011 to April 2014, Ian worked as the Communications and Member Services Coordinator for the Producers’ Forum, transforming its communications, website and member subscriptions. The Twitter, Facebook and newsletter following has gone from under 2,000 to over 3,500 cumulatively…

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

Jane Campion Hoye website – writer/actor/coach, Inspire2Speak

To complete a site that had already been initialised, Ian redesigned the header image, amended the website’s style and layout, and added smooth new animated slideshows as well as a testimonials widget and other effects, while training the client to…

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

Make Me Smile Balloons & Events website

This colourful new site makes the most of the client’s vivid images of their creations, with a large slider on the homepage that links to different sections of the site, plus an interactive map and Flash picture galleries. The site…

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

Ian speaks at WordPress Birmingham about building websites in a day

It was an honour to be asked to do a ten-minute presentation to WordPress professionals about how FriendlyWebStarter manage to build entire advanced websites, train clients and hand over to them in a day, and led to our biggest ever…

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

Birmingham Fest – new theatre festival website

FriendlyWebStarter has produced the vivid website for this new independent theatre festival…