Consulting Services

What is a Website Consultant?

A website consultant assists their clients with putting together a solid roadmap for their clients’ web presence. Our consulting services can assist you with SEO, online marketing, aesthetics and branding, website security, website auditing, and social media marketing.

Does the Website Consultant build software and code?

The client is responsible for hiring programmers and developers for the actual build and implementation. We can help you find a programmer or developer and in some cases we can build and develop for an extra fee.

How much does website consulting cost?

Depending on the scope of your project it could cost 90.00 USD per hour to 300.00 USD per hour.

CMS Websites

What is a CMS?

A Content Management System also called a (CMS) is a software that is installed on your website. This software helps website owners and/or users manage and update their content on their website without knowing how to write code

What are examples of content management systems?

Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, WIX, Squarespace, Magento, PrestaShop, Salesforce, X-Cart, Zen Cart

What CMS (Content Management System) is right for me?

From personal websites, E-Commerce websites, to small business websites there is not a “one size fits all” solution. Contact us and we can discuss your specific website and what CMS platform is right for you.

How much does a CMS website cost?

Prices range from 2,000 USD upwards to around 20,000 USD.

How long does a website take to build?

For a small website (under 10 pages) typical turnaround time is 2-3 weeks. Small to medium sized E-Commerce websites should allow for 4-16 weeks. Larger enterprise websites (depending on the scope of the project) could take 6 months or longer.

Design Services

What makes a successful business logo?

A successful logo will clearly convey a company’s identity while being memorable to their target audience.

What’s the difference between branding and a logo?

Branding is a strategy that will dictate the look and feel that a customer will feel and experience when interacting with your company/brand. A logo and brand must work seamlessly side by side, they are not one in the same. A brand can influence a businesses reputation while a logo is simply a stand alone image.

How long does the branding process take?

Branding without a website typically will take 4 to 6 weeks. Branding including branding for a website can take up to 3 months.

How long should a logo take to complete?

A logo takes between 10 and 20 hours to complete. The time is also dependent on the clients’ specifications and revisions.

How much does a logo cost?

Logos typically start at 500.00 USD and up.

What Is a typical rate for graphic design?

Graphic design services start at 100.00 USD per hour. Multimedia and video creation & editing start at 250.00 USD per hour.

SEO and Marketing Services

What is SEO?

SEO (Search engine optimization) is the process of using tactics in an effort to increase the quality and quantity of website traffic and visibility on a search engine.

How long does it take to implement SEO?

Initial implementation takes around 3-6 months depending on how large the website is.

How long before you see SEO results?

The rewards you reap from your SEO efforts and maintaining your SEO will usually be noticeable 3 to 6 months after implementation.

How much does SEO cost?

On site SEO (without additional marketing) starts at 300.00 USD per month. SEO with a marketing campaign starts at 500.00 USD per month with a required 2,500 USD minimum monthly marketing budget.

How often does SEO need to be done?

A universal recommendation is to revisit your SEO and marketing strategy at least every 3 to 6 months.

About Janie Giltner

About Janie Giltner


As a Quad City-based website designer, I specialize in a wide range of creative services, including graphic design, website design, branding, photography, and illustration. My expertise extends to clients both locally in the Quad Cities and worldwide.

With a diverse client roster spanning the globe, my work has been featured in prominent print and web publications. I bring a wealth of experience and a keen eye for detail to every project, ensuring that your vision is brought to life with exceptional craftsmanship.

Whether you need a stunning website that captivates your audience, a distinctive brand identity that sets you apart, visually compelling graphics, captivating photography, or unique illustrations, I have the skills and expertise to deliver exceptional results.

Choose a Quad City website designer with a global reach, serving clients in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas. Let me bring your creative vision to life and help you make a lasting impact in both the online and offline worlds.