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Cedar Studios Web Design

Small Business
Web Design

Gain more customers with a hand-coded website, optimized for performance and SEO.

  • Responsive Development

    Our websites look great on phones, tablets, laptops, and everything in-between.

  • On-Page SEO

    Controllable SEO features like meta tags and url slugs are built-in. The right way.

  • Contact Form

    Get leads directly to your email inbox or phone. No third-party service required.

  • Hosting Included

    We deploy and host your site so you can focus on your business.

  • Personal Customer Service

    Call your developer directly for support. No phone trees.

  • Unlimited Updates

    We will keep your website's text and images up-to-date. No additional charge.

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About Us

We design, develop, and maintain websites for small businesses in the Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas. We offer a unique subscription model — starting at $150 per month — for a standard 5-page website.

Hosting Fees Included

Included with your monthly payment

Unlimited Edits

Same day updates of any text or images

Personal Customer Service

Call your developer directly—no phone trees

Web Design & Development

40+ hours of design, development, and testing

100 Google Page Speed Score

Boost your search ranking with a perfect page speed score

Google Analytics

Free installation of Analytics to monitor traffic and user behavior

Our Services

Our Work

Explore some of our hand-coded websites and templates.

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CR Facepainting

CR Facepainting was started 15 years ago by a Cedar Rapids native. They perform facepainting for parties and events in the Eastern Iowa area. A clean, colorful design matches their beautiful artwork. Parallax images at the top of each page give the website a modern edge.


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The Hair Lounge

The Hair Lounge is a hair salon in Waukee, IA specializing in hair coloring and Invisible Bead Extensions. This website consists of a single landing page with a neutral style, meant to draw attention to the before-and-after photos and the clear call-to-action.


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The 10 Principles of Good Website Design

Great design is equal parts creativity and convention. If your website is too plain, your business will be overlooked. Too different and you confuse and alienate your users. You must learn the rules of good design before you can break them. Here is a list of the 10 principles of good website design that we adhere to at Cedar Studios.


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How to Setup a Google Business Profile

If you want your business's website to show up on Google's first page (you do), there is no better way to get started than by creating a Google Business Profile page. Google Business Profiles are the boxes that pop up when you search for local businesses. They include important information about your business, such as your phone number, website, hours, and more.


What People Are Saying

Lizzy Dvorsky reviewer

Lizzy Dvorsky

CR Facepainting

Incredible results, speedy, and my website is already performing well on Google. I love the detail that they put into the website design and that Ryan took the time to make sure everything I wanted was on there, and added in some awesome ideas that I wouldn't have even come up with. The website is easy to navigate and both functional and attractive. 10/10 would absolutely recommend!!

Madison Robertson reviewer

Madison Robertson

The Hair Lounge

Ryan made having a website for my small business so easy and seamless! I would highly recommend Cedar Studios for your small biz website needs!

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