The Village Websmith Web Design & Services for Cwmbran, Torfaen, South Wales
Dedicated to small businesses.
At the Village Websmith, we only work with small businesses. It is far simpler and much more rewarding. It is far easier to get information about what is good about a business when you are talking to the person who IS the business. We are proud to have helped hundreds of small business people expose themselves more effectively on the Internet since 2003.
Giving word of mouth a helping hand.
As do many small businesses, most of our customers are certain that Word Of Mouth Marketing is the best way to get business. We strongly agree. After all, that is how we get most of our work. However, there is no harm in giving WOMM a helping hand. That is how we see the web presence here at the Village Websmith. It is an easy way for your customers to share your business with their friends and family.
Easy, easy, easy!
The hallmark of all our work is that the experience for visitors is easy. Your information is expertly presented not only in the form of words used and the images associated, but just as importantly, in the places where people look and where they expect to find the information. Nothing gets hidden in unnecessary, distracting animations and the pages follow a stable, comfortable structure, developed with just your site in mind. The most important part is that it is also extremely easy for visitors to respond to you via your chosen communication channel. You choose the option that suits best your availability to handle the enquiries.
Like Baby Bear's Porridge
How customers perceive your business is fundamental in how they respond to it. An impoartant part of our job is to make customers look just the right size for everyone. Small enough to be cherished by existing customers but substantial and professional enough to reassure potential new customers. This is a delicate balance that is only achieved through decades of experience in creating web presences promoting small businesses.
Getting found can also help
With unique functions to associate what you do, for whom and where, Webinthebox® from The Village Websmith helps even the smallest business find its way to the forefront of search engine results. Come and visit us, we will be happy to show some examples of how this works. You will also find that it is explained in plain language and not Jargonese.
Last but not least
The subject of money in many cases can present a surprise. You will find the surprise a pleasant one when presented with your Village Websmith invoice. Your site is built using Webinthebox®, our own content management system, developed since 2003. This makes creation and customisation of sites very quick. As time is money, this leads to small, manageable bills.
Expand and achieve
As your business develops, your Webinthebox® site can develop with it. Options can be added at any time for:
- Online shopping cart
- Payments and deposit taking
- Quote configuration
- Invoicing and contact management
- Interactive maps
- Broadcast emails and newsletters
- Live chat
- Calendars of events
- Video galleries
- Time lapse sequences
Magnificent Monday - MOJO Day
Monday is MOJO Day here. The day that we suggest ways to focus on what is truly great about your business and yourself, then make sure that everyone knows about it.
Once you have this clearly in your mind, the real trick is to understand how different customers will be influenced by your MOJO. A standard test that we apply at the Village Websmith to any statement that goes into promotional material is the 'So What?' test. It works like this:
Simply imagine that you are a customer sitting opposite you and you make a statement about your business. Say "So What?" to yourself and come up with an answer. This answer then becomes the statement in place of the first one. For example "We have the biggest fleet of vehicles locally" becomes "You can rely on efficient, on-time deliveries", or "We deal with more widget manufacturers than any other local supplier" becomes "You can choose exactly the widget that fits your needs and budget". The examples are endless, but the point is that nobody cares about your business. What they care about is the effect that your business can have on their life or work.
So today, if you are thinking about promoting your business, spend a little time in the other person's shoes. One of the additional services available from the Village Websmith is creative business copy writing workshops where this and many other techniques are passed on from four decades of sales and marketing experience.
Over the years, hundreds of Village Websmith customers have been helped to identify their MOJO, put it into a powerful message, then get it seen by potential new customers. Call us today on 0203 239 0350 or click in the header of any page to email us and get your MOJO working.
Cwmbran is also close to our headquarters in Shirenewton, Monmouthshire, which helps us to maintain our policy of only working face to face with customers to make sure they get the best results quickly when writing the content for their web sites. This is a much quicker method of establishing what aspects of a business are the most promotable and getting the order of things. So, if you have a small business in Cwmbran, just get in touch with the Village Websmith and experience the difference of truly personal web design for yourself. For more information, please call us on the number shown, or click in the header of any page to email Cwmbranemail@example.com.