Q: Lara, would you tell us a little about yourself and Designed by Lara?
"Hi! I am Lara, the founder and lead designer here at Designed by Lara. It is my goal that every client leave not just happy, but thrilled with their finished product. We have a long list of happy customers that keep coming back for more!" Click here to read what some of our happy clients had to say about our design services. I am a Homeschooling Mother of two and wife to my best friends. My hobbies ARE all things web design related. I love web design. I dream about it. LOL! Literally."
Designed by Lara offers a full array of web design services including:
- Commercial/Business Web Design
- Website Design
- Ecom Designs
- Blog Design (wordpress, blogger, and typepad)
- Custom Signatures (static or animated)
- Forum/Message Board Design
- Logo Design
- Header Design
- Banner and Button Design
- E-Book Cover Design
- Newsletter Template Design
- Splash Page Design
- Image Resizing
- CSS Adjustments
- Premade Designs
- Business Cards
- Print Work
Here is a logo design that Lara did for a national product:
Q: Do you have any advice for someone who is starting a new blog?
Cheapest is not always best. You get what you pay for. Make queries, see how fast you get a response, read testimonials, check out sites they have designed.
Lara is giving a Wordpress Blog Design to one lucky reader. (must be self-hosted, NOT hosted by Wordpress) Design comes with: 2 or 3 column cross browser, SEO friendly design, matching signature, matching favicon, 2 matching images (80x15, 125x125, 120x60 or 488x60), contact page, widget installation (up to 3), installation, matching Twitter page design.
***** This entry open to self-hosted Wordpress blogs only*****
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Giveaway will be open for one week, ending on June 5, 2010 at 11:59 pm EST. Entries can be made on both blogs and the winners will be selected from entries on both blogs using random.org. Winners will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to reply back before a new winner is selected. Please leave your email if it is not on your profile so we can contact you if you win. Good luck!
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