what you focus on will grow

more traffic. more sales. more profit.

Below are just a few of the companies we've helped since 1995.

Small Business Online Success Checklist For 2024

start 2024 right with our free e-book

Navigating the ever-evolving online landscape can be daunting for small businesses striving to stay current. The reality is, the digital realm has transformed the way small businesses operate, but many super small businesses seem to have missed the memo (because they never got one).

At Skorched, we've put together a straightforward list outlining the bare minimum (in our opinion) steps needed for your business to 1) get found by potential customers and 2) keep up with competitors.

Our no-nonsense, catch-free eBook is devoid of unnecessary fluff. You won't find marketing jargon or sales pitches here—just clear descriptions and explanations. It's a concise snapshot of the challenges facing small business owners today.

Get your free copy now and stay ahead...without the hassle.

Every small business budget is different.

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Skorched knows very well that every business is different—different owners, different industries, different challenges, and certainly different budgets.

We also know very well that if you’re a small business owner and you’re reading this, you probably don’t have a well-defined budget for online marketing.

Fair enough. We are not out to squeeze the last drop of money your company has. Just the opposite. What we do best is help you get people to fill out your online forms, send you emails, and actually call you on the phone. Since you know what you’re doing, that equals more sales and more profit.

make us an offer

With every small business having its financial issues, we do not feel right giving a price list for our services mainly because we don’t know in advance what your company can comfortably put towards your website improvements and online marketing.

We also don't have a clue how far you want to go to beat your competition.

Skorched isn’t selling a product here. Our time is our commodity. Of course, we know how much time things take us to help you accomplish your goals.

That’s why we’ve decided to have you name your price. Make us an offer. Whatever you can afford right now becomes our first budget for your project. We’ll be straight with you and tell you what we can do for that initial starting cost. This way will help prioritize your first steps toward online marketing success.

We can help you move forward at a pace you’re comfortable with. Let’s call each step a “phase." Phase 1, phase 2, and so on.

Call us today and we’ll get you started at a speed you’re comfortable with. Oh, and if you know a business that could use some help, do them a favor and tell them about us.

Let’s go!

(916) 243-6660

Local SEO for Small Businesses

local seo strategies for small businesses

We don't focus on the algorithms and things that we can't control. We want your website to be found and for it to be easy for your customers, and potential customers to find what they are looking for. The way that we will incorporate the important SEO factors, your website WILL be found when your market is looking for a business just like yours.

"(Small) business owners are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of the internet and using search engine optimization (SEO) to increase revenue for their business. Climbing to the top of Google’s search engine is something almost every business owner should want since it can exponentially increase revenue."

– Forbes Magazine, 2021

Forbes Magazine says that SEO can exponentially increase revenue for small businesses.

web design for today's standards

Yes, things have changed, but the idea of building a professional website that is modern and easy to use hasn't changed at all. Our talented group of talented web designers has created thousands of sites since 1995. Your website will look amazing and load quickly – on all devices.

We don't just make a visually impressive website for our customers. Each website build will have the basic necessary code and setup specifically per Google's specifications–included.

Professional Web Design

website design examples

All websites are designed to a business's unique specifications. Each have different requirements for every different industry. See our FAQ page for more.

Please Note:
The examples below are not what your website will look like. Your website will be customized for your company and for your individual business goals.

Website Example - Professional Athlete
Website Example - Executive Chef
Website Example - Lakeside Resort
Website Example - Full-Service Salon
Website Example - Full-Family-Owned Restaurant
Website Example - Plumbing Contractor
Website Example - Full-Blogger
Website Example - Full-ADA Compliance Consultancy
Website Example - Auto Repair/Mechanic
Website Example - Professional Photographer

    website design

    Skorched SEO and Web Design Services has been developing websites since 1994 – when websites were created in a text editor and SEO wasn't even a thing yet. Since then, we've developed websites and consulted for Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Oakland Raiders, Oakland A's, Silicon Graphics (SGI), Canon USA, NBA Stars Jason Kidd & Stephon Marbury, Pittsburgh Steelers, Network Solutions, 24 Hour Fitness and thousands of others.

    Considering that SEO begins and ends with your website, we can optimize a current site or create a new, modern website from scratch for your small business. A new website design will be built to attract new business that makes your phone ring.

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    don't just take our word for it

    “Working with Skorched has been great! I had a less than ideal experience with another website developer and they have made an effort to make sure I feel heard, comfortable and supported during the process of creating a brand-new website. We've already had a client find us through the website he built, so it's working! Skorched is professional, communicative, detail oriented and excellent at what they do. Highly recommend!”Dr. Taylor Haller, DC, CFMP, cAVCA
    “When we first approached the Skorched team, we knew that we needed a lot of help. We are a small lakeside resort and we were still making reservations on our desk calendar. Skorched simplified everything and we are now getting reservations from all over the state – and now they can pay online!”Rollins Lakeside Inn Resort
    “Skorched is AMAZING! They are innovative, and customer friendly, with excellent communication. I HIGHLY recommend them.”Claudine Curates
    “I had no idea that I needed this or that something was missing. They did just as they said they would and now I have customers calling and filling out appointment requests every day. It's great and growing.”European Auto Care
    “I hired Skorched Small Business to implement SEO on my website. The service I got from this business was truly phenomenal. Skorched Small Business implemented SEO on my website and sent me a short e-book on making sure you have a good website for your business. Skortched helped me have a truly amazing website for my clothing brand, Satlas Brand, and everything is running beyond smooth now.”Satlas Brands
    “Skorched performed Local SEO work on our website. The number of people who now visit our site – and our restaurant – every single day is simply hard to believe – and it keeps going up!”Tofanelli's Gold Country Bistro
    "A website is a powerful tool for small businesses. It can level the playing field with larger competitors, showcase products and services, and build credibility with potential customers."

    – John Rampton,
    Entrepreneur and Investor

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