Barnstormer Design Group :: website design

Portfolio of Select Website Designs
by Barnstormer Design Group

The sites listed near the top of this page were built using responsive design, which enables the site to be easily viewed on a full spectrum of hand-held devices and computer monitors.

Machias Bay Chamber Concerts

This music organization brings live, classical music to Washington County. The original website needed a facelift and was not mobile-friendly. The new site provides a more easily-viewed performance calendar and better showcases the talented performers. A content management system allows for easy updates.

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InspireME

When the original site we built for this Bath, Maine fitness studio become eight years old, it was time to give it a fresh look. The new site is mobile-friendly and designed with photos that offer a glimpse of the beautiful studio space. A content management system allows for 24/7 site updates by the client.

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Peninsula Builders, LLC

This site for a full-service building contractor in Down East, Maine features a gallery of photos from selected building projects. Website content is managed by the client using a content management system.

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Artist Leah Jacobs

Official website of artist Leah Jacobs, whose abstract paintings reflect the beauty intrinsic in nature. Author bio, exhibits, and selected paintings are featured. Client updates site text and images using a content mangement system.

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Bayside Transport

This interstate and international flat-bed trucking company's website includes a list of services and various forms to assist in business communications.

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Roma Amor - Author Sherry Christie

Official website for the historical novel, Roma Amor. This responsive website design site draws on strong visuals to set the stage for this novel of Caligula's Rome. Author manages news, updates, and a blog via a built-in content management system.

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Jonesport-Beals High School

Official high school website fully managed with a content management system. Photos, videos, and calendars are regularly updated to encourage student and community engagement.

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Joyce J. Jackson - Fine art photographer

Official website of the fine art photographer, Joyce J. Jackson. Features a selection of recent photographs, artist statement and selected art chronology. Artwork in the online portfolio and other site content is managed by the artist with a content management system.

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Gedmin Parker Equipment, LLC

This site for a New England HVAC equipment manufacterers' rep provides a list of manufacturers and products lines offered. The product listings can be easily updated by the client through the use of a content management system.

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WomenVetsUSA

A resource website for women with military experience and those who care about them. The site is built on a responsive framework, with a built-in content management system for easy editing by various site admins across the country.

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Look Lobster Co.

The first website for a fourth-generation Maine wholesale and retail seafood company. Site provides general information, with a focus on the company's history, that dates back to 1910.

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Author Alexander ter Weele

Website for the author of We Escaped: A Family's Flight from Holland during World War Two. Site designed to promote latest book, author biography, and to provide for various methods of purchasing.

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Paul T. Iossa Real Estate Agency

This Jonesport, Maine realty office, in business since 1978, requested to have their website updated to provide visitors on mobile devices a better viewing experience. A content management system allows the office staff to manage real estate listings 24/7.

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Coastal Animal Care

This is a minimal website design for a veterinarian who provides in-home services. A coastal theme was accomplished with the use of fun, animal photos. The site is a responsive design for easy viewing on phones, tablets, and computers.

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Bluebird Motel, Machias

A new website for this established motel followed their recent upgrades and renovations. Potential guests can now check room availability and request a reservation online. The site is mobile-friendly for ease of use for travelers with smartphones.

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Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope

A not-for-profit website targeted towards in-need, homeless, or in-transition female veterans seeking services to help in achieving self-sufficiency. Website features news and info about fundraising and home renovation efforts.

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Lubec Community Outreach Center

The website for this non-profit organization provides program information and community news and event updates. This mobile-friendly site also has a content management system to allows our client to manage photos and other content 24/7.

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Prospect Harbor Soap Co.

For these makers of all-natural, handcrafted body care products, we created new product photos and a mobile-friendly website. Our client manages products and promotions via a content management system.

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The Village Doctor

This is a complete site makeover for a family practice physician in Winter Harbor, Maine. Dr. Newman's site provides his qualifications as well as a series of health articles authored by the doctor. Site content is managed by the client with a content management system.

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Downeast Home Improvement

A smaller site to promote this builder's services that range from general carpentry to new home construction. The portfolio of completed projects can be added to easily by the client with the content management system.

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PlantPep®

These makers of an organic plant fertilizer "brew" wanted a site to feature tips and techniques for use of their products, as well as providing online ordering for both wholesale and retail customers. A content management system allows for easy client updates.

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Addison Point Agency

A non-profit agency providing much-needed services to individuals and families in Washington County, Maine. Their site is configured with a content management system to allow easy updates by staff.

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Amy's Salon and Spa

Amy Spencer's Aveda concept salon website features a menu of salon services and products with bold imagery and vivid colors. A content management system allows easy updates to special offers.

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Castine Arts Association

A non-profit, community-based volunteer group organized promoting awareness and appreciation of the arts. Site features calendars for events and workshops and is managed by the organization staff with use of a content management system.

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The Eastland Motel, Lubec

The new website for this Lubec, Maine motel features recent room renovations and tourism highlights. The site was crafted with consideration for travelers on smartphones and tablets and includes an online registration request system and availability calendar.

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VisitLubecMaine.com

This tourism website for the Lubec, Maine region was recently upgraded to be more compatible for viewing with mobile devices. The site's volunteers keep the content current with use of a content management system.

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The Inn at Schoppee Farm

This was a complete site redesign for an historic farmhouse inn overlooking the Machias River. We incorporated photos of the well-appointed rooms and river views. The website features an online availability calendar and registration request system.

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Sebasticook Valley Federal CU

Celebrating their 60th anniversary, this Maine credit union upgraded their website with a user-friendly, responsive web page design that adjusts to the user's computer monitor or device. Content updates are made by the staff via a content management system.

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Castine Golf Club

This newly designed golf club site is a considerable upgrade from the original site we built in 2004. Featuring a responsive design that adapts to various screen sizes, tablets, and devices, the new site can be more easily viewed by members and travelers. Content updates can be made by the staff via a content management system.

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Whiting Bay Bed & Breakfast

This water's-edge B&B website projects warmth and simplicity, focusing on the photos provided. The underlying template features the latest in "responsive design" methods to allow the site to be more easily viewed on computers, tablets, and phones.

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You Can Learn

For this creator of basic skills teaching kits we've created a website for use in marketing to potential wholesale buyers. A wholesale login directory provides established customers with downloadable documents and order forms.

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Blueberry Patch Motel & Cabins

New owners of this well-established Down East, Maine motel wanted a website to promote their recently renovated motel rooms and cabins just outside of Machias.

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Artist Shanna Wheelock

An experienced sculptor, potter, and weaver, Shanna wanted a method to connect a greater audience with her one-of-a-kind artwork and line of pottery. We chose a clean design that allows the art to be the central focus. Shanna manages the site content herself using a content management feature.

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Amy N. Jones Septic System Designer

Amy is a State of Maine licensed site evaluator and certified soil scientist. Her website describes her list of services and provides helpful information to those seeking new or replacement septic systems or soil evaluation.

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Whoopy Kat - Classic Rock Band

Billed as "a premier classic rock band", Whoopy Kat plays popular clubs in Maine and New England, as well as private parties and special events. Their website photo gallery, play list, and other content is managed by the band using a content management system.

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Wallace Events

A full-service tent and party rental service, serving New England. Site features photos of tent installations, lighting effects, and some of their vast inventory of rental items. The entire site can be managed by the client using a built-in content management system.

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Susan Wuorinen - Author & Illustrator

This children's book illustrator and author had need for an online presence to display samples of her various works. Images and text on the site are managed by the client using a built-in content management system.

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King Construction Services

Website for a Maine building contractor who provides commercial and residential construction services. The site promotes their business with service descriptions and photo slideshows featuring past projects and custom homes.

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Peacock House Bed & Breakfast

Historic Inn - Lubec, Maine. We originally built a website for Peacock House in 2006. The innkeepers wished to redesign the website, incorporating new photos of the individual rooms in slideshow format. The new site includes a content management system for easy client updates.

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Helen's Restaurant

A landmark Maine restaurant with a commitment to serving local foods, traditional Down East fare, and creative specials. A live feed of the restaurant's Facebook page displays on the home page, allowing site visitors to view specials.

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Artist Margaret La Farge

This minimalist website for a Maine watercolor artist features a gallery of images representing various categories and collections of her work. The entire site content is managed by the artist and is built with a responsive design method.

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Hancock Dental

This dental office serving the Ellsworth and Bar Harbor area was in need of a website redesign. The site was built to be easily expanded upon. A content management system allows the staff to update the site content from their office computers.

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Down East Credit Union

Website for a credit union serving eight counties in Maine. This is a completely new redesign from the original site we built several years ago. We created a fresh visual presentation and set the site up for management by the client with the use of a content management system.

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Water Street Tavern and Inn

The website for this Lubec, Maine restaurant and inn serves a dual purpose in displaying restaurant and lodging information. A content management system allows the client to update menus, events, and other content on the site.

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Author Cynthia Voigt

This website for an award-winning author offers her readers a list of published books with descriptions and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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CranberryShop.com

A complete site redesign for Weownit Cranberry Co.'s online retail store offering dried cranberries and cranberry products. The food and package photography was also provided by Barnstormer Design Group. Site uses the PayPal shopping for online order processing.

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MainePromotional.com

A one-stop promotional products store, with custom screenprinting, custom embroidery, and personalized service. This new website connects to the various manufacturer's websites for online sales. A content management system allows the client to easily update the site's slideshows, photos, and text.

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Peabody Memorial Library

The Peabody Memorial Library is the social heart of the Jonesport, Maine community. With art shows, music concerts, children's programs, and an ongoing series of creative fundraising events, we incorporated a content management system to allow the various library committee members to update the website content and calendar.

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Funeral Alternatives

This family-owned and operated funeral and cremation business needed a new online presence. We focused on providing easy access to helpful planning information, as well as offering a way for relatives and friends to share memorials. A content management system allows the client to directly update the site.

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Kelly Cunnane - Author and Educator

Award-winning children's book author, Kelly Cunnane, presents creative cultural workshops for children and communities. Her website offers workshop descriptions and reviews of her book. Photographs documenting her travels through Africa were incorporated into the design to add color and vibrance.

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Seal Cove Farm

Wholesale producer of gourmet goat cheeses. Crafters of artisan cheeses for thirty years, they have a devoted consumer market. Their site features a story about the farm, a password protected wholesale area, a PayPal shopping cart, and a content management system.

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Laurel Robinson Editorial Services

This experienced copy editor has performed editing work for Fodor's and an impressive list of clients. The website showcases some of her past projects and describes her services and areas of expertise. A content management system allows her to update and add content throughout the website.

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T.A. King & Son Building Supplies

The new website of this lumber and building supply company was built to serve local customers and contractors. A content management system allows the easy addition of new brands to their product listings and a preferred contractor portal allows contractors to place orders or request estimates 24/7.

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Artist Jaap Eduard Helder

This contemporary abstract artist's site features an online portfolio of selected works, a bio, and exhibition schedule. We chose a pure, minimalist approach to the site design for best presentation of the vibrant images. The slideshow galleries can be easily updated as new paintings are created.

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D.L. Furrow Landscaping

Sometimes it's best to let photographs tell the story. The beautiful photos of this Deer Isle landscape design and realization company are presented in large-format galleries. Site visitors can learn of the landscape services and capabilities offered as well as gain inspiration from viewing the various landscape installations.

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G & G Products, LLC

The colorful website for this established custom injection molding company provides a new online marketing presence for their services, allowing them to expand their market base to reach new potential customers nationwide. Site designed for easy future expansion.

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Maine Lobster Dealers' Association

This state-wide organization was formed to enable Maine's lobster dealers to stay informed about important issues relating to their industry. MILDA is able to add, edit, and delete news, photos, membership lists, and other site content through a content management system.

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Artist Raymond Hendler - Tribute Site

Site dedicated to artist Raymond Hendler, a New York school action painter and pioneer of modern art. The minimalistic design of this website allows the bold photos of the artist's work to be viewed without distraction.

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Jonesport Realty

A Down East Maine real estate office specializing in waterfront, water view, and island properties. Using customized software, the realty office staff manage their online listings, blog, and other site content. Site includes custom search, visitor account creation, and effective display of property photos.

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Washington Hancock
Community Agency

A community action agency dedicated to fighting poverty and helping low-income people in Down East Maine. The website provides information about various services and programs offered and is structured for easy navigation. WHCA is able to manage content t through a user-friendly content management system.

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The Home Port Inn B&B

This Lubec, Maine inn overlooks Cobscook Bay and offers guest rooms tastefully appointed with period antiques. Barnstormer Design Group provided the innkeepers with a complete website overhaul which included a visual redesign, updated coding, search engine optimization, and an enhanced interface with their room reservations calendar.

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Jordan Ridge Builders

This Waltham, Maine home builder with 25 years of building experience, wanted a basic online presence for their construction business. A slideshow gallery of before & after photos of some of their home renovation projects demonstrates their building capabilities and fine craftsmanship.

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Artist Elizabeth James Perry

Native artist Elizabeth James Perry of the Aquinnah Wampanoag/Eastern Band Cherokee practices the traditional craft of wampum. Her website provides an online portfolio of her jewelry. Many of the jewelry items were photographed by Barnstormer Design Group.

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Coastal Cruises / Dive Downeast

Cruise or dive the Downeast Maine coast with the coastal cruises and diving tours offered by this family business. Website provides information about tours and maps of cruise and dive locations.

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Artist Elinor Carbone

Maine watercolor artist Ellie Carbone paints scenes of rural Maine and coastal New England. Reproduction art prints of her work are available for purchase with the use of a PayPal shopping cart. The site also features a listing of her upcoming watercolor workshops and exhibits.

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Roy Toy Manufacturing

This Maine toy company's new website is designed to promote USA-made toys and their new eco-toy product line. A PayPal shopping cart enables online orders. Product brochures and price lists are available to prospective wholesale customers through use of a password-protected section of the site.

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BulzEyePro Optical Boosters

Official site of the Original BulzEyePro Optical Booster, a product that has received high marks from competition shooters around the world. Their website reflects the precision quality of their boosters and offers customers complete product information and usage tips. A PayPal shopping cart allows BulzEyePro to sell their products worldwide.

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Riverside Inn and Restaurant

This Machias Maine B&B is everything and more one could want in a New England inn, with the addition of an award-winning restaurant. Photos of the inn's interior and grounds serve to communicate the inn's unique charm and riverside location. A content management system allows the inn's owners to update the sample menus and other content.

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Aurora Timberframes and Barns

Timber frame home designer and builder, offering traditional timber frame construction, hybrid models, and specializing in eco-friendly timber frames. Website presents the various timber frame kits offered, their custom design services, and a photo portfolio of past projects.

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Down East Insurance Agency

A Maine insurance agency representing some of the finest independent insurance companies in the country. The website communicates their dedication to helping clients find the best insurance coverage, with helpful tips, and an "approachable" style. A content management system allows for easy updating of website content by the client.

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Artist Jan ter Weele

Maine artist - post-modernist paintings. Jan ter Weele works with a rich, lively palette, painting New England landscapes, lighthouses, and neighborhood scenes. His website features a slide show of his selected work, a bio, and exhibition schedule.

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Richard Parks Furniture

Retail furniture store in Ellsworth, Maine. Richard Parks Furniture is the largest furniture importer in Maine. Their website furniture photo galleries enable them to visually represent the diversity of their furniture selection to potential customers throughout the state of Maine.

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Tunkables

Inscribed Vintage Silverplate Items. The whimsical phrases and sayings that make these tableware and jewelry items so unique are hand "tunked" by Penny Conti. This portfolio site provides samples of her products and example phrases for inspiration. A content management system allows Penny to add new phrases, when desired.

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Monica's Chocolates

Chocolatier with retail chocolate shop. A sampling of these beautifully handcrafted chocolates is showcased on their home page with a Flash animation. The product photography was done in our photo studio. Website features a PayPal shopping cart.

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Tours of Lubec and Cobscook

Interpretive history, farm, art and nature tours. This non-profit required a new website to promote their tours and to communicate their mission of preserving the historical, cultural, ecological and economic environment of Lubec.

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Maine Seafood Alliance

Organization representing the Maine seafood industry. This site was created to provide a central source of information for those involved in the Maine seafood industry. A content management system allows the organization to keep the site content fresh with new information.

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Sherry Christie - Copywriter

Professional copywriter for the financial industry. Sherry's copy writing skills provide the "bridge" that allows financial institutions to communicate effectively with the consumer market. Her website features a sampling of various projects she has created - letter, articles, brochures, and Web copy.

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Artist Alexander Crane

Artist and founder of Connecticut Watercolor Society. Mr. Crane's relatives have launched this website to serve as a clearing-house for information about the artist. The website incorporates a slide show of Crane's selected works and an extensive bio.

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The web site has been one of the best things I have ever done. It has brought in a lot of business over these last few years and I thank you 100%!

~ Don Furrow,
D.L. Furrow Landscaping,
Blue Hill, Maine

Let me say now I SOOO appreciate not just your work, but you as a person. You bring good things to our work. Thank You!

~ Perian Moore,
InspireME, Bath, Maine

"The website is a big help in getting the word out and answering questions about who the speakers are, etc. ... [Farmers' Market Convention] You've done a great job for WHCA at a very reasonable cost!"

Resource Developer
Washington Hancock
Community Agency

"I'm so pleased with the site design, and it has been a pleasure to work with you. Your expertise, fine eye, and ability to explain how all this works has made my venturing into the big, scary world of the Web much, much easier!"

~ Laurel Robinson
Editorial Services, Maine

"Barnstormer Design Group produces New York City work in Down East Maine. We cannot say enough how pleased we are with our new web site."

~ Susan Dennison
Roy Toy Manufacturing, Maine

"Our new website paid for itself in 10 days! 60 days after we went online, we have had sales from 72 different countries with an increasing number of site visitors each week. (It's like having a store with the whole world driving by!) I'd give an A+ across the board to your creativity, marketing knowledge, layout, color scheme, and extraordinary product photography. All in all, I could not be more satisfied! (And I'm especially pleased that your price was considerably less than the other companies I contacted.) You should be very proud of this site... we are."

~ Management Team
BulzEyePro

"Barnstormer is everything we hoped for and more. They have been very responsive to our needs and have helped us grow our business. We have passed their name on to many other companies and will continue to do so. You may contact me for a personal testimonial."

~ Bob McLean
Your Memory Lane, Georgia

"Your work and professional approach exceeded my every expectation. I can't tell you how pleased I am and how positive the feedback about the site has been from my friends and supporters."

~ Kris Farris, Owner
Aurora Timberframes, Maine

"We are very pleased with the web design that Barnstormer has developed for our association. The website is easily updated, and if anything, exceeded our expectations. The professionalism and patience during the design process is greatly appreciated."

~ Dan Rogde, Vice President
Maine Seafood Alliance, Maine

"Deborah worked closely with us, listened to our concerns, and built the current website. Barnstormer Design Group solved our problems...our search engine ranking is in many cases first page, and our site is first rate!"

~ Steve and Sharon Cook
Maine Sea Salt Company
Marshfield, Maine

"Having worked with creative people of all types as a former ad agency creative director, I would rank you in the top 1% for the quality of your work, your professionalism, and the sheer pleasure of doing business with you."

~ Sherry Christie
Financial & Business Copywriting
Jonesport, Maine

"Deborah's assistance in developing our website was fun and exciting, because she handles all the details in a seamless way. Very professional and creative!"

~ Vaughn Rasar
Rome Strawberry Patch
Rome, Maine

"During the entire process of creating our new website, we found Deb to be accessible, flexible, patient, and professional. She was sincerely focused on providing us with what we envisioned..."

~ Sue.& Dennis Baker
Peacock House Bed & Breakfast
Lubec, Maine

"You have been professional, honest and up front with quotes, and extremely helpful in designing my site. You certainly made one of the many aspects of starting a business much easier."

~ John Holmes
Holmes Property Inspections
Winterport, Maine

"For two years, Barnstormer Design Group designed, managed, and updated the Washington County Business Conference and Marketplace website. Our planning team was extremely pleased by its high quality, accuracy of content, user friendliness, and general appearance. Throughout my work with Deborah, I have found her to be professional, knowledgeable, and timely in providing the information I required. I can recommend her without the slightest hesitation."

~ Louis V. Bassano, Ph.D.
Former Chair, Washington County Business Conference and Marketplace Planning Team

"Everyone comments that they think our website is the best. We are having all we can do to keep up with the orders. I really couldn't have pictured it going better our first year."

~ Northeast Wreath
Addison, Maine

"I have used Barnstormer Design Group for two different large projects. The service is very prompt, attentive, creative, careful, highly professional, and sets the highest technical standards. Outstanding in every respect."

~ Jan ter Weele, Artist
Maine

"What I liked best in working with Barnstormer Design Group to make the website for my company, is the time Deborah devoted to understanding my ideas and what I wanted. ...my company has increased its sales and I'm very happy with their work."

~ Monica Elliott
Monica's Chocolates
Lubec, Maine

"Everyone in my industry that sees the site asked who did it and comments "Awesome job!". Good attention to detail, very flexible, excellent rates, very helpful, full of fresh ideas."

~ Scott Gove, SGE Racecars
Dennysville, Maine

"From the initial meeting to the final launch of the website, Deb was outstanding. Her guidance and suggestions through the process were timely. She always listened carefully and could execute our wishes."

~ Barbara Brooks,
Seal Cove Farm
Lamoine, Maine

"Great customer service!"

~ P. Haugen, for
Castine Golf Club
Castine, Maine

"The Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is very pleased with the creativity and responsiveness of Barnstormer Design Group. We had them create new pages for our festivals [Blueberry Festival and Margaretta Days Festival] and calendar of events. The continued success of our chamber activities is directly affected by responses and activity on our website. Deborah has helped us double our page views."

~ Louise West,
Executive Director
Machias Bay Area
Chamber of Commerce

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