Atilus Blog: Profit Redesigned

What does a website cost? Web Site Development Costs


UPDATED FOR 2014 (PRICES ADJUSTED BECAUSE OF CHANGES IN THE MARKET, ADVANCEMENTS IN PROCESS, AND TECHNOLOGY) This post has been updated a number of times throughout the years. This is currently it’s 4th major revision since its first posting in 2010.  You probably came here in the process of doing research. Are you a small ...


Why Light Switches have Nothing to do with Website Development


I really don’t know that much about drywall. I like to think I do, considering that I have done drywall, but I’m mostly fooling myself. A few years ago, when we were actually living in the house we own, the basement was old, dingy and disgusting. One Saturday morning, my wife and I had enough ...


Community Building Continued | The Road To Greatness-Measuring Success

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  Measuring Success In An Ever-Changing World Have you ever heard of a business standing on its own for millennia or even for more than one hundred years? If a tree can grow, prosper, and thrive through the ever-changing environment and shifting climate, a business can sure follow in its footsteps. The core of the ...


How (Not) to Build a Web Application


What you might not know about most of the successful websites and web applications you visit – is that many were initially funded with millions of dollars to make them a success. Hell – even Basecamp – who touts itself as “bootstrapped” received a lot of funding (and help) from Amazon’s own Jeff Bezos. If ...


PRSA Sunshine District Annual Conference | Atilus

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Atilus, the Bonita Springs based web design and Internet marketing company is pleased to publicly announce their partnership with the PRSA Sunshine District. Here at Atilus, we recognize the importance in rallying the community around some of the best public relations professionals. The power of giving back is a central focus to our vision of ...


Some Fatherly Advice on Networking and Follow up


I recently celebrated my first Father’s Day. It didn’t live up to my expectations. My wife was not feeling well and our two girls were in rare form. Thankfully they both went down for naps right after lunch and my wife was able to get some rest; I was even able to get in nine ...


Website RFP (Request for Proposals)

Website Request for Proposal

Website RFPs (Requests for Proposals) We just lost a bid for a website through the Southwest Florida economic development alliance. I’m not going to gloss this post over and pretend like I’m happy, like “hey you win some you lose some.” This post isn’t about that project specifically, instead it’s about Website RFPs (or requests ...


Community Building|The Power of Giving Back

Atilus & Community Involvement in SWFL

Community Building “There are colonies of clonal trees that have lived for tens of thousands of years, but there’s something majestic about a single tree able to stand on its own for millennia. These ancient trees have bore witness to the rise and fall of civilizations, survived changing climates, and even persevered through the fervent ...


Web Design vs. Search Engine Optimization

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I have to admit this to myself: times have changed. I remember, not that long ago, when office lunches would consist of greasy burger pits (may favorite of which will always be Louie M’s Burger Lust). The grease, thick cheese and single slice of tomato (so we could call it healthy) rested perfectly against fresh, ...


TOP 10 Web Development Lies Businesses Have Been “SOLD”

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Typically I’m an upbeat, happy go lucky person. Yesterday started off great, with a couple jokes, in-office pranks, and Ryan and I brainstorming a hilarious top-secret idea that we may be sharing soon. But, the day concluded with me listening to a client who had just come out of a meeting with one arm of ...


Alford Wildlife and Pest Management | A Website Upgrade Experience

Alford Wildlife Website Launch

It is Atilus’ special niche to work with a client that is on their 2nd, 3rd or 4th iteration of their website. Once a company tastes success with online marketing, the potential revenue possibilities become clear and they become willing to invest in a website upgrade; something that can actually provide a return. We were ...

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