The internet is saturated with websites. Users determine what organizations and companies they trust almost as soon as the homepage opens on their computer. Every visitor on your site is a prospective client meeting. How are you dressed?
Each of our websites is unique, attractive, and constructed in a way that will drive visitors to take the desired action. Give us a call or scroll down to contact us via email.
How we work
After the interview, we will expect to understand the aesthetic you desire, functions you need, and additional services – like photography, logo design, or content composition – that you may benefit from. We will put all of your needs into a line-item Scope of Work so that you can choose what to purchase.
What clients say
Committed, Quality Support
I want a smooth running site without having to struggle through learning how to make that happen myself, and that’s exactly what I’ve gotten with JRyven Web Design. I can rest assured that all of my hosting and WordPress maintenance needs are covered. I have built my WordPress site as a total novice and I… Read more “Committed, Quality Support”
Matt Lager Reviews JRyven Web Design
JRyven Web Design helped us revise and update our website. The work turned out great. James Valeii is a creative listener and truly responsive to client needs. I can’t speak to anything technical about the web stuff that was done, I can simply say they made it look and work the way we wanted.
Human Rights In Childbirth Reviews JRyven Web Design
We have really enjoyed working with JRyven Web Design. They provide exceptional service, communicate clearly and, in a timely manner, and they birthed a beautiful website for our organization. We absolutely recommend their work.
James is on top of things!
James is a website superhero. He knows wordpress, knows how to make things look pretty, and understand how to make it all come together. He also understands organizations and people. James understands what we need to create a professional and powerful image. He has been collaborative and responsive. We are very happy to have him… Read more “James is on top of things!”
Roxy Toporowych reviews JRyven Web Design
My cousin recommended James to me after working with him on her website, which I thought looked great. His patience and creative ideas blew my mind. We started with a detailed questionnaire, which I found to be really helpful. Not only for him to figure out what I envisioned but it helped me streamline and… Read more “Roxy Toporowych reviews JRyven Web Design”
Paul Clements reviews JRyven Web Design
James Valeii, of JRyven Web Design, developed the initial website for my campaign for the Congressional seat for Michigan’s sixth district. It was a pleasure to work with James Valeii, and he did an excellent job taking my ideas and concepts and turning them into digital reality. He has a rare combination: a keen aesthetic sensibility,… Read more “Paul Clements reviews JRyven Web Design”
Paul Sotherland of Kalamazoo Bicycle Club
Folks at Boiling Pot Media, particularly James, have done an outstanding job of helping create and revise the new website for the Kalamazoo Bicycle Club. Most excellent…attentive, timely, and top-shelf quality are phrases that come to mind when thinking about our interactions with Boiling Pot Media.
Tania Jarosewich reviews JRyven Web Design
With James’ help, creating and maintaining a website is completely painless. The process that James used to learn about our work and brainstorm initial website ideas was focused and led to a good rough draft for the site. He was thoughtful in his suggestions about tools and design, and open to our feedback and requests.… Read more “Tania Jarosewich reviews JRyven Web Design”
Allysa Crittenden of Community Health Center
I highly recommend James. Friendly, quick, responsive, and very knowledgeable! He knows what he’s doing, and gets it done in a timely manner. Great resource in the community!
Kristina Ledlow Reviews JRyven Web Design
James Valeii was wonderful to work with on my website. I had never done anything like this before and did not know where to start. I told James things I liked and did not like, colors, pictures, etc… He put together something beautiful! It was like he read my mind only it turned out better!… Read more “Kristina Ledlow Reviews JRyven Web Design”
More than a just a website
When I started my own company, there were so many things I needed to do to set up in order to compete in the marketplace. It was a bit overwhelming. James was able to break down the process for me into manageable steps and guide me through each of them. I also needed my new… Read more “More than a just a website”
Ryan Koziatek Reviews JRyven Web Design
There hasn’t been a moment that JRyven Web Design hasn’t been able to respond to requests or website issues. Because of JRyven Web Design, our website is up-to-date and easy to manage.
Steve Walsh Reviews JRyven Web Design
James Valeii did an amazing job at converting our existing webpage into our new WordPress based page. Our existing CMS was inadequate for the changing needs of our organization and the move to WordPress was seamless. Additionally, the new format and content was far more vibrant and engaging for our client base. The ongoing support… Read more “Steve Walsh Reviews JRyven Web Design”
James is great to work with!
I had no clue as to what I needed nor wanted for my website, but he walked me through the steps, and we came to a design that my board members are impressed with and I can work with easily. I also appreciate the fact that he directs me to tutorials and offers assistance when… Read more “James is great to work with!”
What we use
A great website consists of three things: high performance coding, smart graphic design, and effective language. Our web development team consists of three people who have the skills required to do the work correctly.
James is the Lead Developer for all web services. James has been making websites since 2010. He has been working full time at Boiling Pot Media since founding "the Webstuff firm" in 2012.
Simon does Graphic Design. He has worked with Boiling Pot Media since 2015. Simon brings an intelligent aesthetic approach to our web designs, and has a tuned sense for designing websites that meet the goals of the client and their audience. Simon graduated from the University of Michigan with a BFA in 2011.
Kathi assists many of our clients by composing taglines, product descriptions, blog posts, and pages for their website.
We have made websites that do a lot of different things. Here's some general functions that we can provide. If you're looking for something that's not on the list, call James.
Set yourself up with a site that converts readers to leads through careful subscription placement.
DocBox Websites (Dropbox-Like website)
Maintain an online drag and drop file exchange system. Restrict access to files by user. Allow your team to share a system of common files. Allow your clients to upload files to private folders so that you can easily get and send content to them.
Distributed Content System (DCS)
DCS is a syndication system that automates cross-platform posting, wringing all of the value out of the content you create. If you post on Facebook, your website will automatically capture it and turn it into a Blog post, and vice versa. Read more about DCS.
- Accept donations
- Sell items (a bumper sticker or a webinar that you created)
- Host a complete inventory of thousands of products with a cart-based checkout system
- Calculate current shipping rates with your favorite company
- Issue fulfillment orders to your distributor
- Retain contact information from your customers
- We offer e-commerce at a scale and cost that fits your needs.
Publish courses that users can pay to take, or take for free. Courses can be broken down into many lessions with multiple topics. At the end of sections of the course users can take interactive quizes, good scores can unlock achievements, certificates, and more.
With a backend system designed to look beautiful on the front end, you can easily post your events online. This optimization allows users to RSVP, purchase tickets, and has the ability to restrict the number of tickets to be sold. Contact data from registrants can be automatically gathered and added to your email list at MailChimp or Constant Contact. The calendar can automatically post events fed from an ics feed - like Google Calendars.
Capture customer and client emails via webforms and other tools. Then, create beautiful HTML email newsletters to keep them abreast of what you are doing. If you want to save time, we can talk about configuring an RSS-based newsletter that will automatically generate a newsletter comprised of the posts that you make on your website. Read more about newsletters
Paid Membership Websites
Paid membership websites can accomplish a lot of goals. If you run a local club and are tired of tracking dues - we can develop a paid membership website that will allow all of your members to purchase and renew their memberships online so that you can just access the website to see who is up on their payment. Or, you can sell access to your website. If you have special knowledge or experience to share, you can have people pay to be able access the content of the website.
Create a members-only area…
- for your employees, where they can safely share files;
- for your clients, so that your copyrighted content can only be reached by those who you’ve invited;
- for your community, so you can each share equally in developing ideas.
Social Media Sharing
Having a well integrated Social Media system is essential to engaging with and growing your audience.
- Share tools allow users to conveniently share your content on their preferred network.
- Integrate Social Media follow tools allow users to track your activity.
- Automate Social Media posts to some or all networks so that you don’t have to spend the time logging into each obscure social network every time you release new content.
Social Media Networks
Build a place for an online community with a website that works like Facebook. Users can follow, instant message, post to their wall, view each others wall, do more than that - or less.
Slideshows, Galleries, and Lightboxes
Get current media – video, image, audio – from your latest works, and easily present that media in a unique, striking way with styled galleries and frames.
If you have a community that wants to support each other by sharing information via forums, let's make a forum. Users can be required to pay to have access to the forum.
Maybe you have a vision for a brand new function, or have seen another site host a feature that works for what you are trying to do. JRyven Web Design WordPress Development will make it happen. Talk to us about it!