SKDesigns, a Sacramento Web design business since 1996, provides worldwide professional Web site design, Web development, Web graphics, and writing services. We excel at creating standards-compliant, accessible Web sites, beautiful custom graphics, retouching and optimizing photos and graphics, editing, and more. Although based in Sacramento, California, our delighted Web site design clients span the United States and the world.
Our expert Web site design and development services result in visually appealing, user-centered Web sites that are fast-loading, easy to navigate, widely accessible, and search engine friendly. Our eye-catching, tasteful Web graphic images and photos accentuate content without dominating, and are optimized to load quickly without compromising quality.
- User-friendly, standards-compliant, accessible designs optimized for search engines and directories, U.S. Section 508 accessibility guidelines, usability, and device independence
- New Web sites, Web site redesigns, minor changes, updating
- Custom Web graphic images and retouching, including photo retouching
- Web standards, accessibility, upgrading existing Web sites to conform to Web standards and accessibility requirements, consulting, and training
- Web site speed optimization, Web site graphics and photos optimization
SKDesigns' owner, Shirley Kaiser, is also a published author who is available for articles, tutorials, book authoring and contributing, technical or expert editing and reviewing, and more related to Web site design and development, music, and other topics.
See the Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists section for more on Shirley's new book, and check out the Writing, Editing section for more information and writing examples.
- Be sure to visit the continually growing SKDesigns iStockphoto.com portfolio (external link). In addition to the graphic design examples there, you can also purchase these reasonably priced royalty-free graphic images and illustrations.
- Shirley's new book on Web site essentials, Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, is now available for purchase. Learn more about this exciting new foundational book on Web site essentials, packed with helpful checklists and countless references and resources.
- Shirley Kaiser Interview
A new interview at Digital Web Magazine by Meryl K. Evans with SKDesigns' owner, Shirley Kaiser. Shirley discusses the current state of Web design, planning and working on Web site projects, her recent WebsiteTips.com megasite redesign, music, her new book, and more.
- The Ultimate SEO Checklist
A new article at SitePoint based on a chapter on search engine optimization from Shirley's new book, Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists. Dated 26 July, 2006 at SitePoint.
- The Ultimate Testing Checklist
A new article at SitePoint based on a chapter on testing Web sites from Shirley's new book, Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists. Dated 26 July, 2006 at SitePoint.
- Another new Web site is completed and online! Find out all about it at our WebsiteTips.com Redesign project page.
- Semantics, HTML, XHTML, and Structure
A helpful reference by SKDesigns owner Shirley Kaiser. At Brainstorms and Raves.