A Madison, WI website design & SEO firm
helping small businesses shine on the web.

 

Whatever you do for a living, you're probably damn good at it. But how do you show your skill and ability to the world? If you don't have website design skills or a dedicated marketing department, it can be tough. Isthmus Design helps small business owners, freelancers, artists and non-profits develop an aesthetic and accessible visual story via elegant website design.

 

 

A la carte offerings to address your website's needs.

 

You might know what your website needs, or you might not.
Or you might think you know, but you could be wrong. It doesn't matter.
We can discuss your situation, bring up important questions,
and get your web presence working better than ever before.

 

 
Website header for a Madison WI restaurant and bar

Website Design

All ingredients go into this cake

Your website content introduces your vision and mission to the world, so it needs to make a good impression. We use thoughtful copywriting, gorgeous photography, and accessible website design to welcome and engage users of all stripes.

Custom website photography makes an otherwise ordinary site shine.

Photography

make an instant impact

Humans are visual creatures, so well-made imagery creates an impact. Our talented, experienced photographers work directly with you to create a custom portfolio of photography stock for use with your website and any other marketing materials. LEARN MORE

 

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Make sure they can find you

Google, Yahoo, Bing, and the other search engines are looking for you... but are they finding you? If you're stuck behind a pack of competitors, we can help you make headway and eventually get the attention quality businesses deserve. LEARN MORE

A woman works on copywriting for her website

Copywriting

Say what you mean, mean what you say

Elegant writing is a joy to read. Whether you need a wordsmith to translate your ideas into words from scratch, or an editor to hone and refine your own writing, we can develop engaging copy to complement your website design and SEO.

When you sharpen your web presence,
here's what happens to your business:

 

Customers looking for you find you more easily.

Customers are not looking for you also find you.

Inquiries and sales increase because your website reflects
your professionalism and attention to detail.

Customers are better-informed before they contact you, saving you
time explaining and answering questions via phone & email.

Customers self-assess their needs versus your target market, so
folks who don't like your style or price point don't contact you.

The difference between you and your competition becomes very clear.

You have a beautiful stage from which to share/spread your mission.

 

 
 

Examples of our work.

Website for Hawks Quindel, S.C., a Madison, WI law firm

Website for Hawks Quindel, S.C., a Madison, WI law firm

Common Wealth Development, a non-profit in Madison, WI

Common Wealth Development, a non-profit in Madison, WI

 

Website design for Zion Guru

Holy Wisdom Monastery, a Madison, WI non-profit website

Holy Wisdom Monastery, a Madison, WI non-profit website

 
Website design for Canyoneering USA

Website design for Canyoneering USA

Website for Madison-based Devils Lake Climbing Guides

Website for Madison-based Devils Lake Climbing Guides

 
Website for Heartwood Tree Company in Madison, WI

Website for Heartwood Tree Company in Madison, WI

 
Nick Wilkes Photography, a Madison, WI photographer

Nick Wilkes Photography, a Madison, WI photographer