Who Owns your Website?

do you have the "keys" to your website?

I had mentioned in a previous blog post, that I often use analogies to explain website concepts to my clients and laypersons. Here’s another…. Do you have the “keys” to your website? One thing you should understand before you sign the contract for a new website designer is whether you will have direct access to […]

World Golf Teachers Federation

WGTF website redesign

ABOUT PROJECT: This WGTF website redesign project was a true collaboration between the client and UmeWorks – USGTF has some very specific concepts for their redesigned world federation site, including a full-screen video splash page and for the navigation menu to open lightbox-style over the page content. The chairman also wanted a site that incorporates […]

UmeWorks Named 1st Ever South Bay’s Readers Choice BEST Web Developer

UmeWorks South Bay's BEST Webs Developer 2021

In 2021 Daily Breeze and The Beach Reporter expanded the categories in the Readers’ Choice Awards poll.   And thanks to the Voters, UmeWorks was named BEST Website Developer for 2021! We are thrilled to be recognized and are grateful to our wonderful clients, friends and community for their votes and continued support! UmeWorks strives to […]

Enlightened Energetics

Enlightened Energetics and Chakra Empowerment for Women website redesign

ABOUT PROJECT: Long-time client wanted to combine two of her websites, retaining the overall look-and-feel of her brand. UmeWorks redesigned the home page and imported content from her second website, incorporating the site design.  Then the domain forwarding for Ckakra Empowerment for Women was set up and the individual page redirects so Lisa’s users could […]

JKB Home Design

logo design for JKB Home Design

ABOUT PROJECT: Loving personalizing and accessorizing homes for herself and friends for years, Client was converting her passion into a business. Having a background in marketing, Julie knew it was important to have consistent branding across her website, business cards, marketing collateral and pitch kit. She wanted her logo to convey her taste in classic […]

JKB Home Design

JKB Home Design

ABOUT PROJECT: Client had started her own website on the DIY Squarespace platform, but soon realized that it was not representing her business well. She was then referred by another UmeWorks client. After designing a logo for JKB Home Design, UmeWorks rebuilt her Squarespace website to better reflect her interior design style. UmeWorks included training so […]

Bessie Morris Foundation – Book Fair

Bessie Morris Book Fair flyer

ABOUT PROJECT: Small local non-profit organization was starting a book sharing program for elementary school students in LAUSD. She wanted a colorful, fun flyer for print and her website. Ivory requested that there be animation to catch the eye. She was very happy with the artwork. TYPE: Create art for printed flyer and animated gif for […]

Launching a Business in California

You’re ready to start your new business in California. Steps to launching a business in the state will vary according to the type of business you will be setting up and the city and county it will be located in. Here’s a business startup checklist to help you: Step 1: Decide on a Business Structure […]

PC Parlor

website redesign for PC Parlor in Torrance

ABOUT PROJECT:The owner of a long-standing tech services and computer repair business in Torrance wanted to redesign his website; UmeWorks created a simple, to-the-point website that the client had envisioned for his company. TYPE: Responsive-designed HTML One-Page Website CLIENT: PC Parlor, Torrance, CA DATE: January 2021 View Website

Privacy Compliance

privacy compliance

Are you confused whether privacy regulations apply to your website and what is required? We were too so we did some homework. Privacy regulations were developed as a result of public concern over privacy. With all the privacy regulations, it is difficult to understand what the requirements are. No one wants to be fined. There […]

Three Competing Constraints of Project Quality

What Happens When One Has Saks Fifth Avenue Taste with a Dollar Store Budget? Sometimes I have a new client come to me with a specific idea of what their website should be with a budget for the project and a deadline. This is great! The rub comes when those three things are not compatible. […]

LionsWing Water

website design for LionsWing Water

ABOUT PROJECT: Venture capital firm wanted a microsite to promote their primary focus on partnership with water industry. Principal relied about UmeWorks to develop website content from broad overview of goals. TYPE: HTML Response Designed Website CLIENT: LionsWing Water, LLC,  Rancho Palos Verdes, CA DATE: October 2020