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Get the word out with a professional website

Increase sales with a website that is both attractive and works on all devices. We have over 19 years experience in designing and developing effective, eye-catching websites that use the latest technologies so we can craft solutions that are fast, modern and provide the user with an engaging experience.

All the websites we create are responsive websites, a responsive layout will automatically adjust itself and adapt to any device screen size, whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet, or a mobile phone ensuring your customers have the best possible experience.

We take care of everything for you so your website can get to work.

A good website:

  • Expands your client list
  • Builds brand credibility
  • Makes your life easier
  • Doesn’t have to be a huge pain to set up! (Really.)

A good website is consistent and credible

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Website Design Packages

First impressions count, if your visitors don’t have a good experience with your website, most if not all, will simply move on to the next website, your competition. We design and create attractive easy to use, professional websites that represent your company and engage your customers.

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  • Include 1 to 6 Web Pages
  • Custom tailored design
  • Individually Designed Home Page
  • Search Engine Friendly Website
  • Mobile Friendly and Responsive
  • Browser Compatibility
  • Content Management System
  • Stock Images
  • *Website Warranty - 30 Days

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Our Most Popular Package!

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  • Include 1 to 14 Web Pages
  • Custom tailored design
  • Individually Designed Home Page and Layout Design
  • Search Engine Friendly Website
  • Mobile Friendly and Responsive
  • Browser Compatibility
  • Content Management System
  • Blog
  • Stock Images
  • *Website Warranty - 30 Days

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Custom Website Design Package

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  • Include 1 to 30 Web Pages
  • Custom tailored design
  • Individually Designed Pages
  • Search Engine Friendly Website
  • Mobile Friendly and Responsive
  • Browser Compatibility
  • Content Management System
  • *Monthly Health Checks (WordPress and plugin updates)
  • Blog
  • Paypal Integrating (E-Commerce)
  • E-Commerce Integration
  • Number of revisions
  • Stock Images
  • *Website Warranty - 30 Days

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If you are interested in any of the above packages or if you don't see a package that meets you business needs, please contact us at (613) 225 8658

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Our 30 Day Website Warranty

It is important to us that our clients get the most out of their solutions and reach their full potential online, Backlit Media provides a 30-day website warranty policy for all solutions we build and host.

What Does Our Website Warranty Cover?

Our website warranty covers code and graphics developed by Backlit Media. The warranty covers errors and/or omissions by our developers for 30 days after the webiste goes live. Any code altered by the customer and/or 3rd party applications used in the website is outside the scope of our warranty..

  • Fix any broken links that are reported to need fixing.
  • Fix error messages and system loading problems reported by users.
  • Resolve problems experienced by users when attempting view and download images or documents.
  • Resolve viewing problems reported by users where your website is not displaying correctly in the major browsers, Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge.

The accuracy of content provided by the customer to complete the website is the customer’s responsibility, and alterations are considered change requests.

Monthly Health Checks (WordPress and plugin updates)

Let our experts manage your WordPress and plugin updates and website optimization so you can focus on what you do best. Our Monthly Health Checks start at $49 a month and can be taylored to your specific needs.

  • WordPress Core updates: These need to be timed correctly to avoid issues, as plugins and themes need time to catch up to WordPress core updates. Let me worry about when that needs to happen.
  • Plugins: Regular updates to plugins to keep things running smoothly.
  • Themes: If you have a theme that can be updated without breaking the design, it will be regularly updated.
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Why Choose Backlit Media for Website Design in Ottawa?

5,47,200. That is the number of websites created around the world daily. And even that is a conservative estimate. All businesses, no matter what their fields are, have their website now. And all of them are vying for visitors' attention.

Yes, it is a large number, but your website doesn't have to end up like a drop in the ocean. You can make your website stand out. You can make people come back to your website again and again. You can present them with a website of no clutter and great functionality.

All of them are possible if you choose us -- Backlit Media, the #1 Creative Web Design Agency in Ottawa. Let us give you ten reasons how.

We Research for You
Design trends keep changing, and once in a while, some trends strike the bull' s-eye. Though some trends like micro-interactions are obvious, some are not. Sifting the thousands of webpages for trends that people love is a herculean task. Backlit Media does this for you. We will integrate onto your website proven strategies that increase your success potential. Whether you want to disrupt the industry or to fit in, we have solutions up our sleeves.

This Way, Spidey!
Search engine crawlers scan the content, structure, and code of your website to rank it. The better your rank, the more visitors you get. Letting the crawlers know that your website is a worthy one is an aspect many developers ignore. Why? Because businesses used to design a website and then hire an SEO specialist to optimize it. This strategy has now become redundant. We at Backlit Media build websites with SEO techniques incorporated. It helps you save time and money. If you are looking for an SEO friendly website design, get in touch with our Web Design Firm in Ottawa.
Timely delivery of the project is one of the founding pillars of Backlit Media. When you assign us to work, you can rest assured that we will finish it within the deadline. We will inform you of the progress of the work. We will also share the beta within the time you set to suggest changes if any.

You Can See Them up Close
Analytical tools help you understand the flow of traffic onto your website. However, that is not all that we give you. According to your requirement, we can add heat-mapping technology to your website. It is a color-coded map that will show you the activity level of a visitor to your website. You will see how and where your customers are engaging on the page. Having such a tool will greatly help you make

Your Website Will Be Intelligent
Over the years, we have been in this field, we have seen web development leapfrog. One of the disruptive technologies now is Artificial Intelligence (AI). Like other industries, web designing is increasingly employing AI to enhance user experience. We can add industry-specific AI tools like voice search and chatbots on your website. It will improve the user-engagement potential of your website.

Get a Piece of the Pie
When you assign us the work of developing your website, you are privy to a wealth of knowledge. Our team at Ottawa will directly help you and advise you on raking the revenue you dream of. We design the website and optimize it for you and take care of online marketing as well. Our social media marketing staff will clear the path for your website to reach its customers.

We Make It Easy for You
Every one of us has a busy schedule to meet. Time has become intangible gold. None knows this better than a firm of energetic and passionate individuals like us. That is why we provide our customers with an easy Content Management System (CMS). You will get a CMS like WordPress or a customized solution to update your site without hassle. You do not have to know any technical knowledge. It is simple; it is fast.

Your Success Is Our Survival
Our growth is directly proportional to your success. That is the linchpin that holds all our policies. As for pricing, our services are some of the most affordable ones in the market. We have packages suitable for all your requirements. You will also get a personal project manager to handle your work and update you on the progress. Moreover, our experience in this field helps us connect you to allied services that help you grow.

Highly skilled workers – We have a team of experienced designers who have rich and diverse experience in all aspects of Web designing in Ottawa. We only employ highly qualified and talented designers. Hence each website design created by them is a masterpiece. These websites have the inherent ability of extensive outreach, and they bring in the highest return on investment.

Cutting-edge technologies – We are highly passionate professionals who are always at the forefront of the latest web designing technology and advanced coding standards. Our time- tested processes are ever-evolving to match industry trends. We invest heavily in the assemblage of the latest tools and techniques. Our culture of always learning puts us well ahead of our competitors.

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Exhilarating designs – Your website is your window to the world, and you need it to attract the attention of your target audiences. That is why we create stunningly, beautiful designs that raise the oomph factor. Our websites go beyond being just visually appealing but also enable your businesses to get the results that you require.

One-on-one Consultation – Every prospective customer is unique, and we give the individual attention they deserve. Our initial one-on-one consultation is absolutely no obligation and free. We collect information regarding your unique business model and distinctive requirements. We also provide an overview of your final product with different options for functionalities that will suit every budget. 

No Outsourcing - All Backlit Media websites come with a guarantee of complete satisfaction and excellent quality. It is because the same qualified experts uniquely craft all projects that you meet and speak to regularly. We do not get your work done behind the scenes by third- party vendors or offshore designers.

Improved ROI – Our website comes with associated analytical tools that visually represent results against each of your business objectives. It identifies areas of improvement. It also helps you to concentrate your efforts and investments towards important business objectives, thus maximizing your ROI. Our websites are optimized to increase website traffic, the number of leads, conversion rates, and social media reach. 

Scalable Website – We have a team of visionaries in Ottawa who can build websites that can meet all your requirements and grow along with you. Our sites have an inbuilt bandwidth to sustain a hundredfold increase in traffic. Additional functionalities that may be needed can also be easily programmed. The reactive framework makes your site adapt to any type of device. 

Keep our commitments – High standards of business ethics form the basic fabric of our company. We are committed to helping our clients succeed. We recognize what you need and paint a clear picture of what you will get. We are known for exceeding client expectations. Our tailor-made websites are sure to impress you and woo your clients.

Continued Assistance - We don’t consider a job completed after we launch the website. We provide round the clock support as long as you need it. Our support experts are approachable and available. We support you by continually updating your website based on user feedback. We also help to increase visibility by doing search engine optimization and increase traffic through digital marketing. 

Fully Proficient – The team that works on each project is highly proficient in the nuances of website designing. They are highly talented and experienced professionals who have been doing this for almost a decade. It gives them the uncanny ability to know what will work under different circumstances. Our experts are proficient at helping you to win more business.

Effective Landing Page Design – Since we begin with a clear idea of your objectives, it becomes easy for us to focus the web functionalities towards the achievement of these. We do this by optimizing the landing page to improve the performance of your site. The landing page will showcase your branding, logo, and colors and helps you reach the right users. Quick Page Loading – We appreciate the value of time. We work hard on achieving the industry-best page loading time for our customers. As we optimize the entire website, it performs flawlessly across all current browsers and devices. We position and deliver a logical flow of information and functionality to your users. It will give them a delightful experience. 

Adequate Documentation – We have a superior process that requires complete start to finish documentation. Our project plan gives you a high-level overview of the project milestones, objectives, target users, color - design theme, structure, and functionality. First, we will send the documentation form to the client to get the approval. We will start working on deliverables only after ensuring the complete satisfaction of the documentation. 

Fully Transparent – Clients are involved in every stage of development. Regular meetings ensure you are fully aware of the progress, milestones, and issues. Your requirements are at the center of what we do, and we don’t sell you features you don’t need. You will be the sole owner of your website once we handover it to you.

Site Progress Monitoring - Following the launch, websites are closely monitored using advanced analysis tools. We provide data Keywords commonly used by your target users. It will help to measure the actual results against the business objectives and trends of products that are in demand. We communicate it in the form of a simple jargon-free report of your success story.

No Extra Charges - The invoice for final payments are an exact reflection of the estimates we committed. We arrive at forecasts after performing a fact-finding exercise of your business requirements, challenges, and competitor research. Thorough research will ensure that our estimates are accurate. There are no last-minute surprises or hidden charges, and we will provide value for your money. 

Long-lasting Partnership - Each customer is more than just a business deal for us. Each website is an opportunity to form lasting partnerships. That is why our past clients always keep coming back to us for any website needs. About 90% of our new clients are from client referrals, which is a testament to our par excellent work.  Are you looking for the Top-rated Website design company in Ottawa? Then, call us at (613)225-8658 to know more.

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How We Became the Best Web Design Company in Ottawa?

An Exceptional Portfolio - We have worked with clients of various sizes from start-ups, mid- size companies to multinational enterprises. Our clients belong to a broad spectrum of industries. Each client is unique and has specific business needs that we fulfill with our dynamic websites. Each client gets a website that is entirely tailor-made for their business.

Creative Design Team  - Ours is an Ottawa’s award-winning team best- known for our creative designs and innovative features. We can give businesses the type of website that can steal hearts and blow minds. Our sites often set new standards for creativity and intuitiveness. Based on our client’s idea and budget, we can put together an out-of-the- world web experience.

Searcher-Friendly Design - A great business idea or a stunning website, is worthless unless it reaches the target audiences. Once we identify the target user’s key competitors, we do robust research on trends and patterns and perform the required adjustments. It ensures that the right people always find our websites, and you have the edge over contenders.

We Listen to Customer requirements - We start by getting to the bottom of what makes businesses tick. It is the unique lifeline of our clients, and it needs to be reflected in their website. We ask smart questions, listen, and learn about their business. We provide an expertly-crafted data-driven recommendation to bridge the gap between clients and their customers.

Compelling UX Designs - We understand successful websites need to be user-friendly and easy to navigate. In today’s age, users have several choices, and competition is fierce. To stand out, we strive to deliver a trouble-free purchase experience. Our competent user- experience causes increased conversions, sales, and customer loyalty.

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Sensible Pricing - Our industry-renowned services and skilled website designers arrive at competitive pricing. We provide an accurate quote at the start of our interactions with prospective clients. We also give an idea of any additional costs that clients are likely to incur; we don’t hold any hidden charges. Our pricing is flexible to suit any budget. 

Effortless maintenance - Our websites are known for their content management systems that are easy to update. Following the design and deployment of each site, we provide comprehensive training to the in-house IT teams of our clients. This feature of Backlit Media empowers our clients so they can independently update the information to keep pace with their ever-changing business. 

We keep up with Industry trends - The digital world keeps changing, and it gets updated regularly. Innovations in the codes, tools, and software, platforms, and algorithms are introduced every second. Companies that do not keep up are bound to fail. We have a culture of always learning and get exposure to every innovation via conferences and industry-accepted web designing forums. Speak with our experts to know why we are the Best website development company in Ottawa. Get a FREE Consultation now!

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What Are the Things You Need to Check Before Hiring a Website Design Company in Ottawa?

Types of Services
A website design company should offer more than just one service. You'll find it easier to sign a long-term contract with a company that also offers hosting, maintenance services, technical support, and, most importantly, online marketing and SEO services. The more related services the company provides, the easier it'll be to manage the business operations.

In-house or Outsourced Services
Not all companies rely on their teams to do the job. They outsource the work to other professionals. From a business's point of view, this is not entirely an effective option. Ensure that the Ottawa web design company has its team of experts who take care of everything. Backlit Media has an experienced in-house team of experts.

Process of Designing the Website
How does the company approach the job? Does it encourage face to face meetings? Is the team willing to listen to your requirements and understand them? Choose a company in Ottawa that answers yes to these questions. The company can provide the best services only when it knows the client's specifications in detail.

What about SEO Services
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a digital marketing process that deals with the business website's content. When you design a website, right from the coding to using the meta tags, many things impact SEO, so you should hire a company that can provide SEO services and include it when designing the business website.

Level of Customization
Some companies use existing templates to design a website, and some code them from scratch. Other companies offer both options. It's up to you to choose, and it depends on your budget limitations and business requirements. That said, hiring a web design company that offers both services is an advantage. You'll have more options to choose from.

Client Support Services
The job doesn't end after building a website. It needs to be monitored, updated, and kept free of errors. As your business grows, you'll want to upgrade the website. The Web Design company in Ottawa should be capable of providing long-term support services. Be it in managing the content or keeping the website safe from cyberattacks; Backlit Media offers excellent client support services.

Discipline and Delivery on Time
Does the company believe in deadlines? Is it capable of delivering the work within the stipulated time? How many projects can the team handle at once without compromising the quality of services? You'll need a company that is capable, reliable, and efficient. Ask for the average time taken to complete a website and then decide.

Previous/ Existing Client References
References are a very valuable point to consider. Ask the company to provide references to their previous or existing clients. Contact them personally to confirm that they are indeed happy with the web design company's services. A reliable and reputed Website Design firm will always be ready to give a few client references.

Why is it Important to Have a Responsive Website Design?

A responsive website can automatically adjust its display proportions to suit the device's screen size on which a user opens the website. In simpler terms, the user doesn't have to zoom the page or change the settings to get a comfortable view of the website. It ensures that crucial information is not lost, and any user can open the website on any device. Over time, the demand for responsive websites has increased. There are various reasons for this-

  • Business owners do not have to pay for multiple websites (there's no need for separate websites for desktop and mobile phones).
  • Users will not feel frustrated or annoyed about having to zoom and pan the website to read the data. A responsive website creates a positive impression on them.
  • Recent studies show that a website gets traffic (more or less) equally from desktop browsers and mobile phones. It allows the business to use a single website for both.
  • It is easier to manage and monitor one website and also get maximum SEO benefits.

Backlit Media builds some of the best responsive websites to help business owners convert their visitors to customers.

Why Choose Us Over Others for Website Design in Ottawa?

Years of Experience
Backlit Media has 19 years of experience in the field. We started in 2001 and have completed countless projects. We've designed websites for businesses belonging to various industries. Our experts are reputed professionals in their areas of expertise and add value to our brand. These experiences help us in delivering only the best.

Range of Services
When a single company can offer a range of services, you don't need to go elsewhere. Apart from website designing (with a number of specializations), we also offer SEO services, online marketing services, and provide maintenance and hosting services to handle your business website. We are a one-stop solution to manage your website and online marketing strategies.

Passionate and Professional
Our team of web design experts in Ottawa is passionate about the work they do. We love building and developing websites, studying the markets to create a comprehensive SEO strategy, and show you the results. We are constantly learning and updating our skills to give you the best of our experience and modern-day creativity.

Custom Designing Solutions
Why should you settle for less when you can get everything you want? We are known for offering customized solutions that suit your business. We don't ask to take what we give. We make sure we give you what's best for the business, that too, without hurting your budget and straining your finances.

Competitive Pricing for Your Budget We offer three price packages for our clients. Each package has a clear list of the services we provide. You can always ask us for more information if you are not sure about any service. We also provide a free quote when you contact us the first time. Our services are competitively priced when compared to other Web Design companies in Ottawa.

Systematic Approach to Work
At Backlit Media, we divide the projects into the following stages-

  1. Planning and designing the project after understanding the clients' requirements.
  2. Developing the website/ strategy after clients approve.
  3. Testing the project for bugs and using the feedback to create an error-free website.
  4. Launching the website and then training the clients in using it.

Listening and Understanding
Many web designing companies can create good websites. But not all of them listen to what you have to say. We understand the importance of listening to our clients. We want to connect with the business's ideology and then offer our services. Tell us what you want.

Perfect for Small and Medium Businesses
We exclusively cater to small and medium-sized businesses belonging to different industries and sectors. We aim to provide an equal platform to business owners who cannot compete with the top brands. We will also help you in expanding the website as the business grows. We understand your needs and limitations and work with them.

Quick Response and Timely Deliveries
We don't want you to wait for weeks and months. Not just the initial interaction, our entire communication will be quick and easy. We know the importance of completing the projects on time. We do not compromise or make excuses to delay the deadline. We create a timeline when we take up the project and stick to it.

Access to Our In-house Expert Team
We do not rely on outsourcing our projects. Our in-house team in Ottawa is capable and efficient in handling any project. When you hire our services, you gain access to our team's expertise rather than an unknown company or professional. From juniors to seniors, we involve ourselves in making your project successful.

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Types of Web Design Services We Provide in Ottawa

eCommerce Websites - Building an eCommerce website is an excellent way to have a global reach. It increases your brand value and builds your customer base. We offer customized and template-based eCommerce services. We develop product catalogs and filters based on thorough research on user patterns. Our responsive online shopping portals have a seamless payment gateway and logistic integration. 

Small Business - We help you take small, smart steps on the path to long-term, sustainable growth. We specialize in world-class websites, mobile apps, SaaS platforms, UI/UX prototyping for small businesses. Design Your Small Business Website & Look Professional Online. Get the flexibility and pricing of a small agency without compromising on website quality.

Corporate Websites- We build informative and branding theme based websites for our esteemed customers in the corporate world. These websites typically require multiple password-protected log-ins and frequent blogs. Apart from that, it also requires white papers, easy content modifications, multiple device flexibility, and data security considerations. We offer professional websites, and that can be adapted to suit your business.

CMS Website Design - We have a high focus and specialized team that builds CMS solutions. These user-friendly solutions make managing websites content-manageable even for beginners. It lets you wear your creative hats and breathe new life into your existing websites. It helps you to act on feedback from users to advance the site’s features and functionality.

Custom Web Design - Each of our websites are built by experienced web designers from the ground up. It ensures that our outcomes are fit-for-purpose and stand-out from the competition. Our Ottawa web design team consists of problem solvers with an in-depth knowledge of aspects of web designing, and we know how to make your website work for you and engross your users.

Personal Web page - You can use your imagination to find exciting ways to share a story. A personal webpage boosts your profile when it comes to a job opportunity. We create spectacular webpages for you that can influence the viewer to contact you right away. The website can be the perfect channel for the inner artist and creator in you.

E-learning‎ Website - E-learning websites provide access to high-quality education for everyone from anywhere. We integrate interactive technologies to create an engrossing learning environment. We develop modules that are compliant with international standards and curriculum. Our learning platforms integrate functions of live streaming, learning community interactions, online exams to help students learn on their terms.

One Page design - A current trend in web development to convey vital information concisely. Our highly skilled content creators are skilled at summarising large amounts of material into easily digestible capsules. The liberal use of images and charts help in creating a lasting impression. The one- page design aids quick assimilation in a short timeframe. We Are The Best Website Designing Services Provider in Ottawa. Have a Question? Contact Us Now!

Our Web Development Process Flow

Precise Estimates - We start by understanding your business, industry, and challenges. Then, we complete our research of your competitors, target users, and brand. This information helps us visualize the overall web design project. We provide you with a clear breakdown of the cost associated with each project. Our pricing is transparent and competitive, providing value for money.

Requirements analysis - We have a comprehensive questionnaire that all our potential buyers are requested to complete after our initial consultation. Through this, we gather essential information on your business goals. This phase marks the basis of further project planning. We collaboratively decide and agree with the clients, what are the required features and functionalities are. 

Project Milestones - Our planning process is exhaustive. We make accurate predictions of how much time the delivery of every agreed milestone will take. We estimate the budget consumption that is associated with this timeline. We schedule meetings in advance around this time individually. This way, you have an oversight of the pace and spending on your project. 

Website wireframe - We build a wireframe to visualize the flow of information and ease of navigation. This critical step ensures that our designers, coders, and customers have the same picture of the outcome. It is a skeleton of the website that shows how each page relates to the next. It also shows the location of each element.  

Content Development Process - Our websites are more than just a pretty asset; our content is primary. We have a highly specialized marketing team that are wizards at crafting compelling content. Alternatively, we work seamlessly with content provided by clients. We incorporate all the commonly used search terms so that the right people find these websites at the right time. 

QA Bug Fixing - Our coders are doyens with an in-depth knowledge of building bug-free and impeccable websites. Nevertheless, all sites are subject to the highest standards of testing right from the early stages of web designing. We examine all aspects of the website, like performance and compatibility. This approach reduces the overall project time and costs by avoiding re-work.

Website Launch Review - Website launch strategies are an essential factor that determines its success. Strategic timing, smart marketing, and real-time content management can drive steady traffic of visitors and buyers. The initial few days are crucial as user inputs, reviews and feedback are received. We have a strict one day turnaround time to update any issues identified.

Updates Support - Building websites for us means forming long-lasting relationships. For this reason, we invest heavily in its results by supporting search engine optimization, continuous improvement, constant support, and troubleshooting assistance. We offer 24 / 7 support services for our websites at menial prices. Apart from this, we can effortlessly keep our CMS enabled websites up-to-date.  We are offering Affordable Web Development Services in Ottawa. Need a website? Get a FREE Consultation now!

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