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Effective Websites That WILL Boost Your Business!

Kallen Web Design creates clean, unique, professional websites custom-tailored to YOUR business and marketing plan. Dozens of examples are below. You will receive a site every bit as high quality and effective as these, created exclusively for your company, your marketing plan and your preferences. Be sure to read the consistent notes of thanks our clients send us. We are not done until your business is booming!

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Monroe Sweeris & Tromp PLC CPA Firm - Grand Rapids and West Michigan - www.mstpc.com


modern CMSA websiteMonroe Sweeris & Tromp, a prominent West Michigan CPA firm based in Grand Rapids, MI had a dated, "cookie cutter" templated website. The firm, with five partners who specialize not only in Accounting and Tax but also Business Consulting, were not being well represented by their website.

Working with two of the Partners, we developed a unique design and a new logo which they have also incorporated into their other marketing materials. We also incorporated a tax newsfeed from CCH. Their CPA firm site is unique, attractive, professional, and quickly shows potential clients their areas of expertise and specialization. It is a real win for both MS&T, PC and Kallen Web Design.

 
Boersen Farms Inc and Boersen Farms Ag - agribusiness operation - www.BoersenFarms.com


business websites for farm operationsBoersen Farms Agribusiness Operation is very likely the largest agricultural operation in the great lakes region.

The owners and managers realized they needed a professional website not so much for customers but for financial institutions and other B to B relationships.

Their contact with Kallen Web Design was the result of a direct referral from one of existing satisfied clients. Working directly with the owners and management, Kallen Web Design designed and created a modern, professional website that demonstrates the professionalism and environmental responsibility of their operation.

"Hugh Kallen is great with at understanding our needs and preferences, and working with us on the words and pictures for the site. Kathleen Kallen designed and created a really unique, professional, attractive website that really reflects our operation and our family focused environment. We are very pleased." -Stacy Boersen, Boersen Farms

 
Attorney Thomas J. Mohan - Estate Planning Troy Michigan - www.TJMohanLaw.com


modern CMSA websiteAttorney Thomas Mohan serves clients throughout Michigan by providing Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, and Business Planning & Transaction services.

When Attorney Mohan needed a website to promote his newly independent practice, he contacted Kallen Web Design after seeing our work on other websites and knowing our reputation for getting professional websites done right, on time, and for a very fair price.

"Kallen Web Design took my design and content ideas and really ran with them. They always got my feedback before locking anything in, which I like, but thanks to their experience and easy process my website is the internet marketing tool I needed. Please contact me for a personal reference!" -Thomas J Mohan, Attorney

 
Murray Landscaping - Landscaping, Hardscaping, Nursery - www.MurrayLandscapingLLC.com


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Kallen Web Design created a terrific website for Murray Landscaping about six years ago. They received many compliments on the site and reported regularly that it brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars of business! However, internet years are like "dog years", and after six years the site was looking old fashioned, no longer reflecting today's internet standards with wider screens and ipad and phone compatibility.
The old site:
Working the the owners, our lead designer created an entirely new site, utilizing much of the words and photos from the old site, but giving the site a fresh look that reflects the professionalism and design focus that Murray brings to the landscaping and hardscaping arena. The photo gallery was also updated to allow it to display properly on all devices.

"I would never even consider working with a web design company besides Kallen Web Design. Hugh & Kathleen have consistently taken the the time to understand what we need and create sites that are second to none. I highly recommend them. Feel free to call me for a personal referral" -Ken Murray, Owner, Murray Landscaping and Nursery

 
House of Memories Estate Services - www.HouseOfMemoriesEstateServices.com


modern CMSA websiteKyle and Beth Hanson had been a part of a large organization of Estate Sale companies which had been providing their website marketing. When they chose to become an independent company they asked Kallen Web Design to create their new website and manage their online marketing.

Fleshing out their concepts, In a matter of a few weeks Kallen Web Design created their new Logo, designed their new website, then added their words and photos. Their website gets thousands of hits a week and brings in many customers and new clients.

"Hugh and Kathleen are amazing! We are so glad we found them. The site is terrific, the cost was fair and the value we received is fantastic. We love our site and so do our clients." -Kyle Hansen, Co-owner, House of Memories

 
Virtual Vantage Academy - SW Michigan Online High School - www.virtualvantage.org


modern CMSA websiteWhen the Bangor Public School District wanted to launch a virtual academy serving five counties, they turned to Kallen Web Design. After a competitive bid process, Kallen Web Design offered the best value for the cost along with the best reputation in the industry.

Working with the District Superintendent and the Academy Directory, Hugh Kallen helped them define the specific content for each page, while Kathleen designed the logo and graphics and developed the site. The professional but student friendly site is inviting and elicits several inquiries from potential students each week.

"Working with Kallen Web Design to design and develop our academy website made what we thought would be a difficult project very easy. Their marketing skills and eye for design resulted in a site that has exceeded our expectations." -Lynn Johnson, Academy Director

 
The Trench Safety Training Company - Wendell Wood - www.TrenchSafetyTraining.com


modern CMSA websiteWendell Wood was heavily involved with creating a safer work environment. He worked closely with OSHA back in the 1980's and 1990's to create the OSHA standards for trenching and shoring.

His company, Trench Safety Training, does on-site cost-effective training classes for companies all around the world.

He is incredibly talented and a very interesting teacher, but his website had not kept up with the times. Trench Safety Training hired Kallen Web Design to create a really unique design that would appeal to the construction industry, get top results on the search engines, and bring in new clients to add to their existing client base.

"Working with Kallen Web Design was beyond my expectations. I never could have obtained the effective website I needed from a cheapie web firm or a weekend warrior. Very very pleased with the process and the results." -Wendell Wood, Owner, OSHA trenching and shoring expert

 
Allergy & Asthma Care of West Michigan - www.AllergyAsthmaGrandRapids.com


modern CMSA websiteA client of Kallen Web Design, who is a national consultant for physician practices, suggested to Dr. Mark Millar that his Allergy and Asthma specialist office in Grand Rapids could really use a major redesign.

Fitting around the Doctor's busy schedule, we worked directly with Dr. Millar to design a site that would appeal to his potential patients marketing-wise, and would quickly explain the benefits of his practice.

We also built in search engine optimization so people searching for relief for their allergy and asthma conditions would know to call Allergy & Asthma Care of West Michigan. The result is attractive, marketing focused, professional, and really reflects the quality of Dr. Millar's organization.

"Looks Good!" -Mark M. Millar, M.D., Board Certified Allergy-Immunology

 
Case Management Society of America - Greater Grand Rapids & Kalamazoo MI


modern CMSA websiteThe West Michigan chapter of the CMSA serves case management professionals through events, continuing education, advocacy, and resources for this highly skilled group of primarily medical professionals.

Their website was dated and had been updated by several people over the years, so it did not have the modern look and content quality they wanted. The CMSA also wanted to be sure their website was kept up-to-date more timely and wanted easy online registration for their events for both members and non-members.

Working with their President, Kallen Web Design reviewed the other regional CMSA websites around the USA, and made recommendations for a clean, easy to navigate website. The completed website is both modern and very functional. And now, Kallen Web Design keeps the site up-to-date quickly for a very inexpensive quarterly maintenance fee.

"It was a pleasure working with both Kathleen & Hugh from Kallen Web Design. Our new website looks fresh, professional, & is exactly what we were looking for! They were very responsive to our needs, while also incorporating their own expertise, suggestions & ideas into what we wanted. I would highly recommend their services to anyone" -Christine Breeden, President, GGRK-CMSA

 
Heartland Agricultural Services - Farmland Brokers - www.HeartlandAgServices.com


kalamazoo body repairHeartland Agricultural Services of Michigan helps farmers and agribusiness buy and sell farms and farmland in Michigan. Their website was "ok" but they were too busy to maintain it and it had gotten outdated.

Kallen Web Design worked with their President to design and develop a beautiful, professional website showcasing all their property listings, and we also add new properties almost immediately so the site is always up-to-date. When you work with Kallen Web Design, there is no more worrying about your website, 100% guaranteed. Call us to finally have someone responsive and professional taking care of your website so you can get back to doing what makes you money!

"Thanks for everything...I'm already receiving compliments on the new website."
-Doug Oberst, President

 
Superior Fleet & Auto Body Repair - www.SuperiorFleetBodyRepair.com


kalamazoo body repairSuperior Fleet and Auto Body Repair serves all of West Michigan performing body work, maintenance, sandblasting and painting for fleet vehicles, construction equipment, semi trucks and personal automobiles.

Kallen Web Design worked closely with the owners of this very reputable family-owned business to create a "Superior" professional, marketing-focused website.

"Hugh and Kathleen really know what they are doing. They gave us excellent advice and took our ideas and really ran with them. We strongly recommend Kallen Web Design to everyone needing a quality website."
-Chris and Ray Mikowski, Owners

 
West Michigan Lawn Services - Lawn Svcs & Sprinkler Systems - WMLawnServices.com


   Now:
West Michigan Lawn Services is the premier lawn care and irrigation system company serving all of Kalamazoo county - Portage, Gull Lake, Richland, Texas Corners.

They were an early client of ours, and their website, while still bringing in a huge amount of business, was looking dated after six years.

Using the most current design styles and taking advantage of the newest search engine optimization techniques, we updated their website - and it is bringing in more leads than ever before!

   Before:
"We have been working with Kallen Web Design for over six years. During that time our business has grown tremendously, and we owe much of our success to our terrific website!

Hugh & Kathleen are creative, professional, and consistently provide the excellent service we need to thrive. I give them my highest recommendation
."    - Mark Kilgore, Owner
 
Phoenix Cremation Authority - Muskegon Area Cremations - www.MuskegonCremation.com


The Muskegon Cremation Authority is a low-cost crematory serving Muskegon, Whitehall, Spring Lake, Grand Haven, Coopersville, Twin Lake and the surrounding areas of Western Michigan.

Kathleen, our owner and lead web designer collaborated with the owners to come up with a completely unique desktop/notebook design to provide all the information potential crematory clients will need. It is fully search engine optimized for top hits on the search engines, not to mention visually stunning.

"We LOVE our website!" -Jodi Clock, Owner

 
Hoffman Bros., Inc. - Excavating Contractors in Michigan & Indiana - HoffmanBrosInc.com


Hoffman Brothers is one of the largest contractors specializing in earthwork, sitework, highway construction & underground excavating in the midwest.

An out-of-date website was costing them contracts, as many potential clients would check the website before making a personal contact. Kallen Web Design worked closely with their project managers to design and create an informative, professional website that prominently features photos of the multi-million dollar projects they've completed.

Their lead project manager says, "The site came out GREAT! Our wireless provider viewed our site and commented that it was the best “construction company” website they had ever seen! Thanks for everything you've done!"

 
Fred W. Nagel & Sons - Wholesale Gladiolus Bulbs Ecommerce site - www.NagelGlads.com


Nagel Glads, the USA's last remaining gladiolus bulbs producer, needed a beautiful ecommerce site for their midsized wholesale customers, ordering from 500 to 10,000 bulbs.

For less than the cost of mailing out catalogs for one season, Kallen Web Design created an amazing ecommerce site - showing off their beautiful gladiolus through incredible photos and expanding lightboxes. It includes easy online ordering as well, taking credit cards & paypal, and offering mail & fax ordering.

After Kallen Web Design created their website, by the next selling season they are 1st hit in the world on google for the search "glad bulbs" without having to pay any monthly costs for search engine optimization or pay per click. Check it out. We build search engine optimization into every website and often that is all it takes to rocket your site to the first page of google!

Their business manager says, "The site really has the Wow factor we were looking for - just as you promised!" -Jenny Meier

 
Advanced Special Tools - Midwest Precision Tooling - www.AdvancedSpecialTools.com


Advanced Special Tools produces incredibly accurate precision parts. From design and engineering, to rapid prototype development, to creating the precision tooling and molds, to actual production, AST does it all.

In a matter of weeks, working with the Japanese management and their VP of Marketing, Kallen Web Design created a search engine optimized site which gets their services half-sold before the first conversation with a potential client.

"The website looks awesome. You and Kathleen have done a great job, night and day over our old site!" -Scott Brown, VP Marketing

 
Premier Melon - Watermelon, Growers, Shippers and Packers - www.premiermelon.com


Watermelon Growers | Watermelon Shippers | Watermelon Packers |Distibutors|WholesalersPremier Melon Company is a one of the nations largest watermelon growers, shippers, packers, wholesalers and distributors. Shipping literally millions of melons a year, they needed a quality website so that stores needing to purchase and farmers wanting to join their network would find them on the first page of Google.

Their website, created by Kalamazoo and USA website designer Kallen Web Design, quickly rocketed to the first page of google for their keywords!

The owners love the custom graphics and the marketing message. "This website is going to double our business!"

 
Midwest Hydrotech - Chicagoland Wildcat Hydrogen Boosters - www.MidwestHydrotech.com


The Wildcat Hydrogen Booster is fascinating technology that is saving trucking fleets thousands of dollars a week.

After seeing the site we did for one distributor rocket to the top of google and bring in thousands of dollars of business, the owners of the Chicagoland distributor, Midwest Hydrotech, asked us to create a money making website for them as well.

The CEO showed us what sites he liked, and we built a vibrant website that is climbing to the first page of google and really making the phone ring with inquiries.

"It's true, Kallen Web Design really is the best! Thanks for everything!" -Mike Carney, CEO

 
Zimmerman Plumbing & Heating Service of Kalamazoo County - www.zimmermanphs.com


Kallen Web Design created two previous websites for Dale Hubbard, Inc., and they had no hesitancy about calling on us when they needed this third one for their new Plumbing and Boiler repair company.

Kathleen created an attractive site and the owners worked with Hugh to as he built in the marketing focused content and optimized the site for great search engine results.

"We are getting new jobs every week from the site...we have really made our point. I always know I can depend on you for professionalism, quality, integrity....Thanks again." -Dale Hubbard, CEO

 
GLNMM - the Silversides Submarine Museum in Muskegon - www.SilversidesMuseum.org


The USS Silversides Submarine Museum in Muskegon, Michigan is the home of the USS Silversides WWII Submarine.

Their website was out-of-date looking and hard to update and simply did not market them well.

Kallen Web Design created a beautiful, marketing-focused website that really shows how much fun the museum is for families, veterans and boy scouts. However they have had a substantial change of management and are no longer our clients so these links go to www.KallenWeb.com instead for now.

"The website looks GREAT! This is a night and day improvement from our old site. Thank you so much!" -Denise Herzhaft, Business Manager

 
GL Powertech - Hydrogen Boosters for Semis & Agriculture - www.GLPowertech.com


GL Powertech sells a hydrogen booster for Semi's, Agriculture, Construction and Passenger vehicles.

An integral part of their marketing plan was a very compelling website which would also rank high on Google for "Wildcat Hydrogen Booster". In two weeks they rose to the first page of google for these important searches.

Our programmers also created an online program to calculate the savings from installing their hydrogen booster system.

"The website is exactly what we needed, and your marketing advice was top rate too. It is really making the phones ring! You guys are fantastic!" -Brett Cutshall, VP

 
DeYoung Landscape Services of Kalamazoo & Portage - www.DeYoungLandscape.com


Click to visit DeYoung Landscape Service DeYoung Landscape was one of our very first web design clients, from back when Kathleen started Kallen Web Design ten years ago.

Their site was finally looking dated, so they asked us for a complete redesign.

Their new site is very current and showcases the unique design aspects of their services - bringing in more business!

Very pleased, they wrote: "The website really looks great and up-to-date. We are so proud to show this to our potential clients! Thank you so much!"

 
The Lemonbuster's - Chicago Used Car Inspectors - www.TheLemonbusters.com


The Lemonbuster's Chicago Auto Inspection does pre-purchase inspections of used cars, autos and trucks in the greater Chicago area. They needed a website to bring in business and tell their story effectively.

The site we created looks professional, gets lots of search engine traffic, and emphasizes calling for more info so they can sell their services.

"The phones started ringing so quickly we were shocked! You guys are amazing!" -Mike Bohlman, Owner

 
Hoekstra Roofing - West Michigan Commercial Roofing - www.HoekstraRoofing.com


The name Hoekstra Roofing is very well known throughout Michigan for being the premier commercial roofing company.

Their website was not marketing focused. It was out of date and did not reflect the quality of the company.

Working with the CEO and staff, we created a site that brings in new business. It is the top hit on google for commercial roofing related searches. And it focuses the potential customer on their quality, integrity, value and fast service.

"Every job I get, they say they gave it to me because I have the best website they have ever seen!

Please have potential clients call me for a reference."
-Steve Hoekstra, CEO

 
Mark Huizenga Systems Consulting - www.Huizenga-Consulting.com


Huizenga Consulting helps medical practices, hospitals and infusion centers (chemotherapy treatment centers) troubleshoot cashflow, salaries, staffing and efficiency issues.

After two previous unsatisfactory sites, they came to us for the last website they will ever need. Their new site is beautiful, marketing focused, and regularly attracts new clients. It is a top hit on the search engines nationally for the searches that bring in new clients.

Their founder writes: "The team at Kallen Web design took my ideas and created a highly professional tool for my prospective clients. It’s informative and intuitive, we are very pleased!"

 
WMU - Michigan Mathematics Rural Area Project - www.wmich.edu/math/m2rap/


Western Michigan University began another program to train mathematics teachers on current techniques for teaching math.

They were extremely pleased with the site we made for High School math teachers, and contracted with us to create a new site for teachers at the elementary school level.

They specified that the site would have a youthful appearance attractive to primary school students and teachers.

Connie Doorlag, Western Michigan University's Associate Director of Mathematics Grant Projects says: "We love our new website! The vibrant colors along with the professional design are exactly what we wanted to display. Once again, Kallen Web Design exceeded our expectations. Thank you for your outstanding work!"

 
VIDA Sciences - Preclinical CRO & GLP Toxicology Consulting - www.VIDA-Sciences.com


William Harrison, the former CEO of MPI Research, is an internationally recognized expert in preclinical CRO management and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulatory compliance.

His company, VIDA Sciences, helps life sciences companies increase market share, improve efficiencies and take quality to a new level.

Most of their clients come through industry relationships but VIDA Sciences needed an appealing and professional website so potential clients would understand their specialized services and be able to easily contact them.

CEO and Founder Bill Harrison says: "I've received tremendously positive feedback on the site - I'd be pleased to recommend your web design services without hesitation."

 
Superior Receipt Book Company - Personalized Receipt Books - www.receipts.com


Superior Receipt Book Company contacted us to redo their older website. They needed a top-tier site to sell their custom receipt books and business stationary, and compete with the newcomers in the industry.

The site reflects their commitment as a large company to personal service, quality products, and great value.

Their CFO writes: "Thanks to our beautiful new site and your search engine optimization, our online business has tripled!"

 
Kalamazoo Anesthesiology Pain Clinic - Pain Treatment Doctors - www.KAPainClinic.com


Michigan's premier Pain Doctors needed a quality website to add to their practice. Their administrator had worked with us on the Kalamazoo Anesthesiology website. It was a very positive experience so they turned to us for their second site's design and development.

Their Comptroller writes: "Thank you so much for developing another quality website that is so helpful to our practice. You are great to work with. The site is all we hoped for, and for a very reasonable cost..."

 
WMU Kalamazoo Area Algebra Project - KA2P - www.wmich.edu/math/kaap/


Western Michigan University's Mathematics department has a grant funded program to provide training to algebra teachers.

They needed a website to explain their purpose and also to make the training modules available online. Our experience with University websites allowed us to quickly create a site that exceeded their expectations.

They wrote: "The website looks great! I think our participants and stakeholders will find it very appealing, professional, easy to navigate, and informational - all the qualities for which we hoped."

 
Servo Innovations LLC - A2LA Hydraulic Test Calibration - www.ServoInnovations.com


Servo Innovations does A2LA certified calibration of hydraulic test equipment and dynamometers for manufacturers.

The company has grown but their old website was outdated and did not show the quality or strength of their organization.

Working with their busy schedule, Kallen Web Design put together this fantastic site which is doing great on the search engines and really makes the phone ring. Win-Win for everyone!

"I love what I see! The site is everything we hoped for - and more. Outstanding!"

 
Gull Meadow Farms - Family Fun Adventure Farm - www.GullMeadowFarms.com


This top Michigan Adventure Farm is a combination of working farm - u-pick apples and pumpkins - and a destination for family fun.

They wanted their website to draw in families who are looking for enjoyable outings.

Between top hits on Google for searches like "u-pick apples Kalamazoo" and the fun, unique design, this site is really bringing in customers!

A note from the owner: "Our traffic is through the roof since you redesigned our site, 20,000 hits this week! Well worth the expense, and I love working with you and Kathleen. We're sending everyone your way that is looking for a website."

 
ServPro - Water/Fire/Mold Emergency Remediation - www.ServProKzoo.com


A large Michigan SERVPRO office needed a website that looked classier and brought in much more business than their national corporate site.

We created a fantastic site that brought in many thousands of dollars of new business.

They reported "The site is outstanding. Our website is now an essential part of our marketing strategy. Thank you!"

Unfortunately in 2012 their corporate office put out a policy that franchisees could no longer have their own websites, so to everyones regret, they had to remove it from the public internet. I know, right?

 
Kalamazoo Chuck Manufacturing and Service Center - www.KalamazooChuck.com


Kalamazoo Chuck Manufacturing and Service Center is one of the few remaining USA manufacturers of industrial chucks.

Their old website was not scoring well against cheap, low quality foreign chuck manufacturers.

Their new website catalog is search engine optimized to bring in new business from companies searching for any of their products.

We received a nice note from the owners:
"Our website now has us beating out companies that are 20 times our size. We are SO impressed with how much our business has been impacted by it.  Super job, and just so you know, we tell everyone how pleased we are!"

 
Split Power - Turnkey Green Energy Solutions - www.SplitPowerOn.com


Split Power is a Start-up Dealer for Michigan wind turbines. Every Start-up needs a website!

They wanted a clean, uncluttered website that was easy to navigate and explained their main selling points right up front.

They gave us this for you: "Kallen Web Design is extremely professional but has the kind of personal service that helped us feel comfortable with the entire process. Hugh and Kathleen gave very good advice about what to incorporate and even how to say it. I highly recommend their services to anyone who needs a superior quality website at an affordable price."

 
Wil-Care Nursing - Michigan Home Healthcare - www.Wil-Care.com


The environment for Home Healthcare in Kalamazoo has become very competitive since franchises are now competing in this arena.

Owner and R.N. Jean Wagoner needed a quality website that gets great google hits, tells their story quickly, and makes the phone ring with inquiries.

We incorporated their existing TV spots to quickly give their message to every visitor.

She says "Our business has clearly increased since going live with the new website. You do fantastic work. I am very glad I chose Kallen Web."

 
Visions Auto Glass - Michigan Auto Glass Repair & Replacement - www.VisionsGlass.com


Our client needed their website to make the phone ring in their highly competitive business.

The site is first page of google for Michigan auto glass repair related searches - the design then leads people to quickly call or click to schedule their repair. We included their video TV Ad on the homepage - it really enhances the message.

They sent this note for you to read: "When people ask me about creating a web site I always recommend you. Kathleen did a very nice job."

 
Christy's Fine Furniture and Accessories on Consignment - ChristysConsignment.com


Christy's Fine Furniture and Accessories on Consignment needed a website that showcased their newest items for sale.

Their new site highlights their most interesting inventory, and is updated frequently. The site also reflects the high quality of their shop - elegant but straightforward.

Business has greatly increased due to potential customers finding the store on google and being able to view the inventory online. Another winning site!

 
Kalamazoo Pool Service & Construction - www.KalamazooPool.com


Kalamazoo Pool Service and Construction builds high end swimming pools, as well as selling supplies and accessories and providing swimming pool maintenance in the greater Kalamazoo area.

Their site gets great search engine results, is absolutely beautiful, and has brought in many new customers.

The Business owner sent us this note to share with you:

"It's a pleasure to work with a business that, not only follows through with their promises, but continually exceeds our expectations. Thanks again. Jan Lutke, Kalamazoo Pool"

 
Kalamazoo Anesthesiology P.C. - www.KalamazooAnesthesiology.com


Kalamazoo Anesthesiology is a very busy medical practice located in Southwest Michigan.

Beyond an attractive website for the public, they need to post internal schedules so that certain logged in groups (Doctors or Nurses for example) will see only the documents related to their group.

Our certified designer worked with our experienced asp.net programmer to accomplish all of these goals - on time and on budget!

Their management was so pleased that they asked us to create a site for their sister org, the Kalamazoo Pain Clinic.

 
Migala Carpet One - Flooring Retailer - www.MigalaCarpetOne.com


Migala Carpet One is a retailer of residential and commercial flooring in West Michigan, with three locations and a shop-at-home service.

We worked with them for six weeks to create a website that tells their story quickly and beautifully, and brings in more business through SEO and better search engine ranking.

They sent us this note to give to future clients: "Kallen Web Design built a beautiful and creative website for us. Hugh and Kathleen were fast, organized and efficient on layout and design. The web site exceeded our expectations. Hugh and Kathleen are a very professional team. We really enjoyed working with them."

 
Kalamazoo Race Exhibit - Understanding Race Museum Exhibit - www.RaceExhibit.com


understanding race - kalamazoo valley museum exhibit - race relations and racial informationA traveling museum exhibit called Race - Are We So Different? was featured at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum from October 2010 through January 2011.

The organizers of this non-profit exhibit contacted us to create a special website promoting the exhibit's stay in West Michigan.

The organizers then modified our original design, so we put this site online for our portfolio visitors and to provide free publicity for this non-profit organization.

 
Vicksburg United Methodist Church - Church Website - www.VicksburgUMC.org


Vicksburg United Methodist Church wanted a modern design that maintained respect for their rich heritage.

One of the administrators is quite competent with the industry standard Dreamweaver software. We designed the site and set up the menu and the shell for each page. We had a few hour training session to show the administrator the in's and out's of the setup. Then the administrator filled in the content for each page.

The site is maintained by the church. It is attractive to visitors and helpful to members.

 
Clean Earth Environmental Contracting - www.CleanEarthEnvironmental.com


Clean Earth Environmental Contracting Services serves Commercial, Industrial and Residential Customers in Michigan and Indiana.

Their services are quite varied and complex, so a major goal of the site is to provide customers with a thorough understanding of their services and options. Of course, it also gets higher rankings on Google and others.

Their owner says:
"We get compliments on the websites daily. It makes a real difference to have such high quality websites."

 
Roto-Rooter of West Michigan - Plumbing & Drains - www.RotoRooterKzoo.com


Roto-Rooter of Southwest Michigan is one of Michigan's largest and most respected Plumbing and Drain Service companies.

Working closely with the company owner, we put together a site which we all feel is as good or better than the Roto-Rooter corporate HQ site, for a fraction of the cost! The site urges visitors to set an appointment for service, really bringing in more business!

More than three years after going live, the owner wrote us to say:
"Working with you has been one of my best business decisions to date."

 
Seber Tans PLC - Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Firm - www.SeberTans.com


When we were contacted by the prominent regional CPA firm Seber Tans, they had an outdated website that simply did not reflect the professionalism of their firm.

They desired a high quality website that would be informational to potential clients as well as for accounting professionals looking for career opportunities. They also wanted their site to bring in more business through great search engine results.

They are very pleased with the new website, and how easy the process was for them.

 
Kaplan Corporation - Boston Construction Management - www.KaplanCorp.com


The Kaplan Corporation, one of Boston's most respected construction management companies, needed a website to reflect their professionalism and showcase their numerous multi-million dollar projects.

Working with our designer, they chose to go with a minimalist approach, putting primary emphasis on photos from their project portfolio.

The CEO offered many sincere compliments: "Kathleen was incredibly patient and flexible, and very easy to work with. Our website is a great reflection of the quality of our company."

 
DeVisser Landscape Services - www.DeVisserLandscape.com


One of Michigan's oldest and most respected landscaping companies spoke with many web designers but chose Kallen Web Design because our owner and head designer, Kathleen Kallen, had the artistic background to create a design that reflects the creative nature of their work.

"We have been extremely pleased with our website and all of our dealings with Kallen Web Design.  They really created the professional site that we were looking for, and were very quick to respond to all our feedback.  I highly recommend them." Joel DeVisser, CEO

 
Hopkins Fundraising Consulting - www.HopkinsFundraising.com


The Midwest's premier fundraising organization needed a website that reflected the high quality of their company and made them easy to find on the search engines.

Their website brings in new clients, expresses their professionalism and showcases the numerous organizations they have helped.

"Kallen Web Design is easy to work with and very professional in assisting their clients. I’ve been very pleased with the look of my website and I get positive comments on it all the time."
Keith Hopkins, Managing Director

 
World of Floors - 19 Flooring Retail Stores in 3 States - www.WorldOfFloors.com


This multi-state flooring retail business needed a site to reflect the high quality of the products they sell. Our new site was intended to replace a poorly done site that was harming their reputation

Their demographic was women in their 40's+, and the colors and layout were designed to appeal to this group. The result was a site that drew much new business to their 19 stores in three states.

Several years later the chain was bought out and the new management had their in-house staff create a new home-grown website, so this thumbnail is no longer active.

 
Venlo Place and Tioga Park Student Luxury Apartments - www.VenloPlace.com


We have been partnering with Phoenix Properties, a prominent West Michigan Property Management company, on their main website for several years.

When they brought two Big Rapids student luxury apartment complexes on-board, they asked us to create a two-complex website.

The vision for the site is to say "youthful, fun, student oriented, luxurious, and safe".

The site features online maintenance requests and a link to a "pay your rent online" service.

 
Connect Resources - Staffing and Recruiting - www.Connect-Resources.com


We found Connect Resources on the Grand Rapids Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The company does senior-level permanent and contract staffing & recruiting for accounting and finance positions in West Michigan.

In two weeks start to finish, Kallen Web Design created an attractive, professional website that is a top hit on google nationally for his keywords!

The CEO sent us a note that honestly echo's all our clients: “I am very happy with where I rank in the searches. The web site is great. I am very happy that I chose your firm to upgrade my site. Well worth it."

 
Genesis Molding - Plastics Manufacturing - www.GenesisMolding.com


This Indiana manufacturer had a poor quality website that did not reflect the quality of their product or their professionalism.

Working entirely via phone and email, we passed design options by them and they chose the one that reflected their company persona best. Using their content (logo, words and photos), we created a site which demonstrates their quality and is easy to navigate.

We also modified a demo video they had, resizing it for viewing by customers with either slow or fast internet, and made it available on their site.

 
United Nursing Services - Home Healthcare Agency - www.UnitedNursing.com


Kalamazoo Michigan's longest established Home Health Care Agency needed a website to illustrate their professionalism and explain their variety of services, driving potential clients to pick up the phone and call for more information.

Total time from receiving their words and pictures to the completed site was about 10 days.

"The professionalism and support you provided during the process of development is greatly appreciated. We have received many compliments and are very pleased with the final product. Thank you again for the superb website." -Susan Molenaar, RN, Executive Director

 
Haun Publishing Company of Texas - www.HaunPublishingCompany.com


This Texas publisher of Christian literature found us on Google and called for help. They have been printing and mailing out 20,000 catalogs every year. They needed a website that their customers could visit, avoiding the huge expense of printed catalogs.

We photographed and input the thousands of items from their catalog, putting it all on line for a fraction of the cost of printing and mailing catalogs.

"We are absolutely delighted with the website. What a dynamic duo you are!"

 
University of Michigan Flint Office of Student Life - www.umflint.edu/studentlife


The University of Michigan at Flint is using a Content Management System (CMS) that severely restricts any sort of creative web design. Frustrated, the Director of the Office of Student Life contacted us.

We discussed this with their webmaster, and then, on our own time, learned the in's and out's of the content management system.

Kathleen then created some colorful and creative web code which works perfectly within their system! All the staff is very pleased!

 
Nina Kallen, Attorney at Law - Boston - www.KallenLawyer.com


Click to visit Nina E. Kallen Attorney at Law
This independent Attorney needed a site to advertise her services and showcase her various writings. Total time from start to going live on the web was about two weeks.

The site has excellent search engine placement (as do all of our sites), and we also include a free hit tracker so our clients can tell how visitors find their site.

She reports getting numerous inquiries every week from clients who find her through Google, Yahoo and MSN Live search engines.

 
WMU Student Apartments from Scheffers Management - www.scheffersmgt.com


Click to visit Sheffers ManagementThe owners of several student rental properties wanted to provide all the information students would need to rent an apartment. They also wanted a site that reflected the high quality of their properties.

Working with their photos and text, we created a site that provided visitors all the needed information and had a fun look to it as well.

Within a few weeks of going live with this site, all their properties were fully rented!

 
The WMU Music Department's Trombone Program


The Director of the Western Michigan University Music Department's Trombone Program desired a website that portrayed the high quality of their program.

As a smaller program, they did not have much funding. Still we were able to work within their limited budget to create a really terrific website!

The site includes everything needed for the faculty members to do updates on their own. Another win-win for our client and Kallen Web Design!

 
Marké - Designs in Stainless Steel


Click to Visit Marke Designs in Stainless Steel The owners of this site had purchased a web site package from another design company but the end result lacked the polished look needed to represent the highly artistic qualities of their product.

After one week of working together we delivered a redesign that reflects the artistic beauty of their unique merchandise.

Unfortunately the company has gone out of business so the site you see is an archive of the original.

 
Skyline String Quartet Chicago - Chicagoland Quartet - www.SkylineStringQuartet.com


The prominent Skyline String Quartet, who perform in weddings, receptions, parties and other events in the Chicagoland area, wanted more contacts from the search engines.

All of their gigs were from referrals, so their web site's new first page search engine results has really boosted their contacts.

Their site reflects their professionalism and the high quality of their performances. They are very pleased with the site and the increase in their bookings that come through the site!

 
WMU MGRRE's Core Kids - University Department - www.wmich.edu/corekids


The Director of the Western Michigan University (WMU) MGRRE K-12 Education Program ("Core Kids") received a grant from the DTE Energy Foundation to make their Earth Science education materials available online to assist students and teachers.

Sticking with WMU's standard template, Kathleen helped them design the site to be easy to use for K-12 age children and also for teachers needing curriculum materials.

Kathleen also gave the Program Director training for doing most website updates!

 
Soga Japan International Center at WMU - www.wmich.edu/sogajapancenter


This Western Michigan University department needed a more professional and attractive website which also conformed to the WMU standard formatting. We quickly created a new masthead and menu system, then placed their content into it. Another Kallen Web site on time and on budget!

Note that Student Interns have modified the site since it was completed. The link and image to the left will take you to a recreation of our original site.

 
Gull Lake Michigan - Luxury Real Estate Listings - www.GullLakeMich.com


Click to visit Gull Lake, Michigan
A prominent Southwest Michigan Realtor wanted a web site to give her prime listings more exposure.

We consulted with her to determine what style and themes best reflected her business and created a site to reflect her personality and preferences.

Within a matter of a few weeks from start to finish, the site was bringing in new clients and new business!

Our client retired and this website is no longer active.

 
The Western Michigan University (WMU) Music Therapy Department


   Now:
The Western Michigan University (WMU) Music Therapy Department is one of the most highly recognized Music Therapy programs in the nation.

However their website did not reflect the quality and professionalism of their program. The content (words, pdf files, other documents) was fine - but the site layout was not up to their professional standards (below left).
   

   Before:
In a matter of less than a week, Kallen Web Design brought their site into the University Standard Template, created a Custom Masthead and Custom Splash Image Bar, brought all their words, pdf's and Docs over, added several new images, and then updated some of the content.

The Department Director is very pleased with the process and the results!

The total cost was only a little over half of his initial expectation!

 
Casa Mirador Bed and Breakfast, Puerto Vallarta Mexico - www.CasaMirador.net


Click to visit Casa Mirador Bed and Breakfast This resort owner had an out-of-date web site.

Working with their photos and tastes, we put together a great masthead and color scheme.

They have been so pleased they worked with us to develop another website for them as well. If you treat people right your business will naturally grow.

This was one of our earlier websites, and they sold the resort, so this site is no longer live.

 
College of Health and Human Services - Western Michigan University


Working closely with the new communications director for WMU's College of Heath and Human Services, we created a new site for this large division of the University.

Our work included bringing hundreds of pages into the standard University template with updated content and photos, while creating unique designs for each of the seventeen CHHS department and program subsites.

We then trained departmental staff so they could keep the site up-to-date without requiring regular assistance from Kallen Web Design.

 
John Hoerr - Internationally Recognized Labor Author - www.JohnHoerr.com


This internationally recognized author desired a web site to showcase his books and articles, and so colleagues looking for him on the web could find his contact information.

He desired a very straightforward, professional site without unnecessary graphics. He supplied the content (text) and we did the rest. It is now a top hit on the search engines for his keywords!

In 2008 we did a - beautiful and inexpensive complete site redo to promote his new novel.

 
WMU Comparative Religion Departmental Website - www.wmich.edu


This university department badly needed an updated site. After meeting with a group of five representatives from the department, we integrated their ideas into our design. We used some of their graphics and found many others to add to their theme. We also created links to Amazon.com so students could purchase books and the department would get a small commission.

The site has since been modified quite a lot by students and staff. It has evolved into something different from what we originally created for them so we removed the live link.

 
Saugatuck Hideaway Vacation Rentals - www.SaugatuckHideaway.com


This client owns a high-end vacation property rental business in Michigan. They felt their homegrown site needed a more professional look, and approached us for assistance. The client supplied the photographs and text for the site, then we developed a professional yet fun design to highlight each property.

Every property page contains a slide show so potential customers can see many photos of each cottage. There is also a link to a "specials" page, which they regularly update without any assistance.

 
Arcadia Dental of West Michigan - www.ArcadiaDental.com


This prominent dental office needed an upbeat but professional site to market his services to local university students. Students (and most people under 35) search Google before ever picking up the yellow pages.

This site encourages visitors to pick up the phone to make an appointment. He receives more contacts and more business because of his terrific website which is very highly ranked on google.

This link is no longer live due to management changes at the Dentist Office.

 
The Year in Weird - Book Promotion Site - www.theYearInWeird.com


A relative published a book and wanted a site to draw extra publicity to it. With our expertise in search engine optimization, he gets hundreds of hits a week from people searching for funny stories.

The site then leads them to amazon.com where they can purchase his book. Note that we also used his photos and text to create the book cover for publication.

 
WMU STEP - Grant Funded University Program - www.wmich.edu/step


in 2006, Kathleen, our owner and designer, directed a grant-funded program at Western Michigan University. The program needed a way to communicate to prospective and existing students and faculty.

This educational site contains an easily updated calendar, downloadable forms, a photo and video gallery, podcasts, and other helpful "content".

The site was redone by the current director in 2009, so this is no longer a live link.

 
Make A Difference - University Employee Recognition Program Site

Click to visit Western Michigan University Make A Difference

The design objective for this employee recognition program at Western Michigan University was to create a look and feel that was fun and professional.

We created animated buttons and incorporated a variation of the WMU logo. The site is crisp and clean and easy to navigate.

 
Proteos - Michigan BioTech Startup Company - www.Proteos.net

Click to visit Proteos The owners of this site, a Michigan biotech startup, needed a professional and informative site for marketing their company.

We incorporated their logo and color scheme, then finished the site by adding a simple but compelling Flash banner.

Recently the site was absorbed into the West Michigan Innovation Center site, so this is no longer a live link.

 
WMU Employee Dispute Resolution Services - www.wmich.edu/cedrs


Click to visit CEDRS We collected this Western Michigan University organization's existing materials (brochures, logos, posters, PowerPoint presentation), sketched out a site structure and discussed the owner's goals and target audience.

We created a masthead based on the agency's theme of reconciliation.

The site was required to be redone by WMU staff to be "more standard" in 2009, so this is no longer a live link.

 
West Michigan Appraisal Services - www.WestMichiganAppraisal.com

Click to visit West Michigan Appraisal Service, Inc.

This client needed a professional web site to refer their clients to for forms, coverage information, and the pricing of their services.

Instead of using office resources to send faxes and answer basic questions, they can now refer their customer inquiries right to their web site - saving them time and money!

 
Detroit Engaged Encounter Program - www.EngagedEncounterDetroit.com


The Eastern Michigan branch of a pre-marriage counseling organization wanted a website that reflected the beauty of marriage, and utilized their themes and logo. This site received many accolades for its beauty and message.

Later, due to changes in their organization, the Detroit branch was eliminated. The link and image to the left will take you to a recreation of our original site.

 
Trinity Vineyard Christian Fellowship - St. Charles, Illinois - www.TrinityVCF.org


Click to visit Trinity Vineyard Christian Fellowship
A church in St. Charles, IL, needed a web site that looked contemporary. Their previous site was text-dense and had all content on one long scrolling page, making it difficult to find information.

Like many Kallen Web Design sites, this site is designed so that our client can do updates themselves.

 
Stitching Memories Yarn Shop - www.StitchingMemories.com


Click to visit Stitching Memories
This site is one of the first sites Kathleen completed early into her post-graduate certification in communications from the Advanced Technology Center for New Media.

The yarn company has long since taken over the maintenance of this site and made many changes. This is merely an archive.

We keep it in our portfolio even though it does not reflect our current level of professional work, but it does show a simple text masthead, colorful, clean graphics and an emphasis on the class schedule, address and store hours. And it brings back happy memories.

Graphic Design Samples - Mastheads For Our Clients' Websites


A quality masthead sets your site apart from the competition. Please click here to see examples of the mastheads we have produced for our customers' web sites.

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We serve a wide variety of businesses and organizations - here are some of the types of businesses that depend on Kallen Web Design for their website marketing:

Agribusiness Firm
Attorney's Office
Nursery Retailer
Landscaping Companies
Estate Planner
Estate Sale Contractor
Auctioneer
Virtual Academy
Safety Trainer
MD – Allergist
Case Management Assn
Farmland Broker
Fleet Body Repair Company
Lawn Service Company
Crematorium
Large Excavating Contractor
Flower Bulb Wholesaler
Flower Bulb Retailer
Precision Tooling Company
Watermelon Distributor
Hydrogen Booster Sales
Plumbing and Heating Co's
Museum
Used Car Prepurchase Inspector
Commercial Roofing Company
MD/Chemotherapy Consultant
WMU Departments
U of M Department
Preclinical Toxicology Consulting Firm
Printing Sales
Anethesiology Practice
Pain Clinic
Adventure Farm
Industrial Chuck Manufacturer
Wind Turbine Retailer
In-Home Nursing Services
Auto Glass Repair
Pool Construction Company
Flooring Retailer
Church
Environmental Contractor
Construction Management Co.
Apartment Complexes
Recruiter/Staffing Firm
Molding Manufacturer
Printer/Publisher
String Quartet
Renowned Author
Vacation Rentals
Appraisal Company


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