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Web Design Portfolio

Jul 17, 2014

Responsive Web Design for Ranch Real Estate Company

Five Technology recently designed and implemented a responsive web design for Pfister Land Company , a premiere ranch real estate brokerage in Wyoming. Pfister was in a position that many companies find themselves in, it needed a new website design as its current website was outdated and difficult to manage. Pfister needed a website design that would showcase its premiere ranches and properties, an easy, yet robust way to update listings, and a ...

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May 20, 2014

Responsive Web Design for Minnesota Bank

Five Technology designed and implemented a responsive web design for a American National Bank, located in Brainerd, Minnesota. American National Bank has been a long time client of ours, we had designed their website awhile back. So, it was definitely time for a website redesign. Design standards and trends change often, so we typically suggest redesigning your website every three to five years. ANB needed a website that provided easy to access information ...

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Apr 7, 2014

Theme Website Design for Assay Hill Lodge Condominium Association

We recently implemented a theme website design for Assay Hill Lodge Condominium Association . Assay Hill Lodge is a condominium complex in Snowmass Village, Colorado that is owned and operated by Viceroy Hotels and Resorts. We created a theme website design for Assay Hill Lodge that can easily be duplicated for other home owner association websites that Viceroy Hotels and Resorts own. This will maintain a level of consistency for the Viceroy HOA brand. When ...

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Feb 17, 2014

Custom Website Design for a Ranch Real Estate Broker

Five recently designed and implemented a custom website for a ranch real estate broker in Houston, Texas. RanchLand Network is a premier sporting and ranch property brokerage. Keep reading to learn more about this great addition to our web design portfolio . RanchLand Network approached us to enhance its online presence. It needed a way to display its ranch and sporting properties and its team of real estate agents. Our solution was to create a custom ...

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Feb 10, 2014

Custom eCommerce & Gift Registry for a Minneapolis Retailer

We recently designed and implemented a custom eCommerce website for a Minneapolis retailer, that included a custom gift registry. Baby on Grand is a retail store with a location in Hopkins, Minnesota as well as off Grand Avenue in St Paul, Minnesota. They sell baby supplies like car seats, cribs, and strollers out of their store. Recently, they wanted to expand their online store in an effort to compete with the big box retailers. The team at Baby on ...

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Jan 22, 2014

Custom Website Design for a Local Law Firm

We recently finished up a custom website design project for a Saint Michael law firm that included a unique element of custom website development that will make this business stand out from the rest. Gries Lenhardt Michenfelder Allen (GLMA) was in need of a website redesign , a logo redesign, and some custom website development. GLMA’s old website design was outdated and its logo needed a major revision because it was going under a name change; Gries ...

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Dec 16, 2013

Custom eCommerce for a Minneapolis Company

Most eCommerce websites are pretty straight forward. You have a company that sells a product and its customers can buy the products online and have it shipped straight to their door. But what happens when you have a company that has hundreds of products, sells only to businesses, and each customer has slightly different pricing based order amount and frequency? The solution would be a custom eCommerce website that you adapt to fit your client’s needs. ...

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Nov 14, 2013

Responsive Web Design for a School Website

More and more people are accessing the web through devices other than a desktop computer, which has increased the importance of responsive web design . Think about if you were a student, where are you going to go to see what’s for lunch, when an assignment is due, or what time the football game starts? Now you’re a parent. What would be the most convenient way to check your children’s grades, or see if they got out early for a snow day (a ...

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May 28, 2013

A Custom eCommerce Responsive Web Design for Blazing Adventures

Blazing Adventures has over 40 years of experience providing outdoor activities in Colorado, they are the most knowledgeable whitewater rafting and outdoor adventure company in Aspen and Snowmass. However, their web design did not convey this reputation or how adventurous this small business actually was. After seeing the renovations that Five did to Blazing Adventures’ sister company website, Incline Ski, it decided that it seriously needed a revamp of ...

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Apr 23, 2013

Custom eCommerce Web Design – All Natural

Ranchline has been an extensive client for Five Technology. We have done many web designs for various projects within the Ranchline company; including, RL Network, RL Auction, RL Hunting, and now … drumroll please …  Ranchline All Natural . Straight from Felix River Ranch, New Mexico, Ranchline All Natural supplies end-user clientele with all natural meat. This organically grown meat distributor was in need of a custom eCommerce web design for ...

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Mar 28, 2013

Automation.com: A Responsive Web Design for Online Magazine

Recently, Five Technology worked with a partner to design and implement a responsive web design , one that adapts to whatever device it is being accessed from. It was a industry  portal website design for Automation.com, which acts much like an  online magazine for professionals in the automation engineering industry. Our strategic partner assisted with all of the graphic and user interface design work, while Five took care of the CMS integration and ...

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Jan 18, 2013

Custom E-Commerce Responsive Web Design

Incline Ski & Board shop , located in Aspen and Snowmass, Colorado, is a local ski and snowboard shop. It provides customers with an easy way to travel without all of their bulky ski and snowboard equipment by providing high quality rental gear at fair prices. Incline Ski approached Five’s partner company Blue Tent Marketing for a brand new  responsive web design that heightened its web presence, Internet transaction functionality, and ...

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Dec 20, 2012

A Real Estate Firm’s Custom Web Design

Ranch Marketing Associates , located in Colorado has been one of the most successful ranch brokers in the west. It has always prided itself on excellent client relations, immense marketplace intelligence, and has even managed a strong global reach. Such a prominent figure in the real estate industry needs to have the top-of-the-line web design and  Internet marketing tools available at its fingertips. RMA Brokers approached Five Technology’s ...

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Nov 15, 2012

Responsive Web Design for Vacation Rentals

The Inn at Lost Creek and Hotel Madeline, located in Telluride, Colorado, have been highly ranked vacation destinations for people seeking a relaxing escape to “The Rockies.” People from all over the world have traveled to Telluride, CO to experience the amazing skiing conditions, fantastic restaurants, and the welcoming western village. These sister vacation rental companies were in need of a high quality  web design make over. They ...

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Aug 23, 2012

Custom Website for Spray Rack

Five redesigned and built a custom website for Spray Rack , a commercial manufacturing firm specializing in water and air infiltration products and services. Spray Rack needed a new web design that elegantly displayed its products and services. The custom web design needed to be professional, yet eye-catching as to entice potential customers to contact them for more information and to purchase its products. The website redesign was built on the our ...

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Mar 22, 2012

City Website Design for Delano, MN – Online Agenda & Meeting Minutes

With the first quarter coming to end soon, I wanted to shed some light on a city website redesign that was sent live back in February. The web development project, of course, being the official city of Delano’s government site .  While this online marketing project included web design, custom web development, content management, etc., I want to give some attention the online Agendas and Meeting Minutes application . Custom Programming for ...

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Dec 21, 2011

Providing a Communication Link for K12: The Delano School District Website

Schools have an overwhelming amount of academic and administrative information to provide parents and students.  Five Technology can help your school district put all of that information in one easy-to-access place. Five Technology’s website for the Delano School District provides an easy, effective communication link between their parents, students, teachers, and administration. Your district can benefit from this same convenient communication link ...

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Dec 1, 2010

Web Design Project: Whole Cottonseed for Cotton Incorporated

Our latest web design project was built to communicate the benefits of whole cottonseed for dairy cows.  The project was a microsite for Cotton Incorporated and involved working with the great team at Harvest PR . A Website With A Message The fun part about a microsite is the focused message. Cotton Incorporated needed to reach dairy farmers with the benefits of feeding whole cottonseed to their herds in new ways online.  The website is ...

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Nov 1, 2010

Web Design Project: Excel Mechanical

Five’s latest web design project is for Excel Mechanical, a Twin Cities plumbing and mechanical services company located in Watertown, MN.  Excel came to Five looking to renew their brand, redesign their website and focus on improving content and search engine rankings. A New Logo Design Here is the refreshed logo for Excel Mechanical. Website Redesign The website redesign focused on communicating the experience and ...

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Jul 15, 2010

Great Web Design & SEO Bring Exposure, Not Just Leads

The efforts and investment in your business having a well designed website that ranks well on Google, Bing and other search engines is mostly geared at generating leads and new business.  Consider that you also get a bleed of other benefits when your web design is solid and your site has search engine credibility . 4 Quarters Design & Build is a Five Tech client that witnessed this bleed first hand.  Their recently redesigned website earned them ...

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Apr 30, 2010

Web Design Project: Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. Accounting Firm

The latest web design project from Five Technology is for the accounting and cpa firm of Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. located in Buffalo and Waconia, Minnesota. Johnson Mattson Peterson + Co. provides accounting and tax services to businesses, non-profits and individuals. Their old website was just a handful of pages in a stale accounting industry template.  The new website is clearly organized with multiple routes of navigation to find what ...

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Apr 14, 2010

Web Design Project: Simonson’s Salon & Spa

There is never anything wrong with creating something beautiful, especially for a business that is all about it.  Our latest web design project released is for Simonson’s Salon & Spa .  Adding to the fun was the co-agency efforts of Spyder Trap Online Marketing working with Five to produce the website. A Web Design With Style & Simplicity During the early project discussions it was clear that we wanted to bring a stronger style to ...

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Dec 5, 2009

Five Technology Client Appears On WCCO-TV

Rear Window Media , a Five Technology client was featured on WCCO news for their mobile digital advertising service.  While the story played to the “controversial” angle of vehicles displaying ads, we’re excited for our client’s exposure of their unique advertising service. WCCO doesn’t offer a video embed, click here for the video . Five Technology worked with Rear Window Media’s President Jessica Netter and ...

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Dec 3, 2009

Web Design Project: Ranchline Network

Sometimes you have to go bigger, the Ranchline Network web design project is an example of that.  The Ranchline brand has 4 other websites on our web platform and I have worked with them for years, including on their logo design. Ranchline Network is a national real estate listing website, focusing on high-end land and ranches for sale . The website features hundreds of listings from brokers and agents all across the US and even Internationally. ...

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Nov 30, 2009

Non-Profit Web Design Project Lets Five Give Back

One of our latest web design projects was 100% donated by the Five Technology staff to a local non-profit in Wright County. The Community Health Foundation of Wright County was in need of a better web design and platform to communicate their projects and causes , events and how to get involved. In addition to the redesign of the website, it now runs on a content management system allowing the CHF to easily update and grow their web presence ...

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Nov 11, 2009

Web Design Project: Concrete Treatments

The web design is now dry and it’s time to announce the release of the new Concrete Treatments website.  Concrete Treatments, Inc. is a Minnesota company specializing in polished, terrazzo and decorative concrete floors. CTI does some amazing things with concrete floors for both commercial and residential clients.  From large retail to a modern kitchen, they can handle your concrete flooring needs.  The client hired Five to ...

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Oct 30, 2009

E-commerce Web Designs: Let It Snow(mobile)

Our latest e-commerce web design projects come in a 2-pack and cater to the snow loving crowd. MotosportsGearUSA.com and SledGearUSA.com feature snowmobile clothing, gear and accessories for the snow and machine enthusiast. MotorSportsGearUSA.com The Motorsports USA Gear site is the flagship of this e-commerce network of sites.  The initial release of the site only lists snowmobile gear for sale , but will eventually offer ATV, Motocross and ...

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Oct 20, 2009

Drive-By Design

Five didn’t create the billboard design for S.K.I.N. Medical Spa , but we did design their logo and website. We just thought we would share our work and a great client being shown on a larger scale.

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Oct 1, 2009

Get More Features, Control & SEO Friendly With A CMS Conversion

Not every project for Five involves creating a new web design.  Sometimes a company will come to us satisfied with their design, but in need of better technology to run it.  We can convert an existing website to our content management system (CMS) and improve numerous areas. Streeter Companies, a Maple Grove, MN Commercial Property firm came to us with this situation.  They were satisfied with their current web design, but wanted to be able to change ...

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Sep 17, 2009

Web Design Project: SKiN Medical Spa Launches

With a fresh face, S.K.i.N. Medical Spa’s new web design has hit the Internet.  S.K.i.N. is a skincare and anti-aging services spa located in Blaine, MN. S.K.i.N. has been a fun project and client for us as we’ve had our hands in many elements of helping launch this business. From the logo design , to photography, to the website, to a social media campaign. This web design project features: Custom web design Transparency ...

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Sep 8, 2009

Logo Design For A Start-Up Medical Spa

Five was recently lucky enough to be chosen to design the very first logo for a new business in the skincare industry here in the Twin Cites.  S.K.i.N Medical Spa became a reality this summer and we played a big part by designing their logo and website (more on the website in a later post). Below are the logo concepts we designed to start the process: With just a few minor tweaks to one of the logo concepts, we had ourselves a winner. ...

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Sep 3, 2009

Website Re-skin Project

The beauty of a well designed, CSS coded and simple layout is the ability to easily re-skin the web design if needed.  This was the case recently for the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce as they designed a new logo and needed to not only add the logo to the website, but update the color scheme. New Chamber Logo New Web Design After the Re-skin The Old Website & Color Scheme The website re-skin with the new logo turned ...

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Sep 1, 2009

Our Latest Web Design Project: Realtor Marci Weiche

It might not be hard to notice the same last name as myself for our latest web design project.  It is indeed my wife, Buffalo, MN Realtor Marci Weiche with a great new website from Five Technology. Marci wanted a high-end, warm, inviting and easy to use web design to brand her services, attract new clients and market her homes for sale.  We came up with a custom web design that hits upon these and more. This Web Design Project Features: ...

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Aug 5, 2009

It’s A Big Event As The Crown Room Gets A New Website

The Crown Room, an event and wedding facility located in Rogers, Minnesota has released their new website from Five Technology.  The Crown Room is a premier event and banquet facility with a full offering of event services to accommodate groups up to 400 people for weddings , meetings, conferences, dinner galas and more. This website design project involved: Custom web design Built on the SMC for content management Photo gallery and ...

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Jul 28, 2009

Five Tees Up A Golf Course Web Design

Five Technology is proud to release the new web design for Wild Marsh Golf Course .  Wild Marsh is a fantastic golf course located just west of the Minneapolis metro area in Buffalo, MN . Our web redesign aimed to capture the beauty of Wild Marsh and it’s surrounding nature, while making it easy for interested golfers to get all the golf course information they needed to make a tee time . This web design project involved: Custom web ...

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Jul 22, 2009

New Web Design Project For The Mental Health Association Of Minnesota

Five Technology is excited to announce the release of the new website for the Mental Health Association of Minnesota (MHAM).  This non-profit was the state’s first mental health advocacy and education organization founded in 1939. MHAM works to meet the needs of the mental health community, respond to those needs, and work to make positive changes in the lives of individuals and in public policy.  The organization had utilized a web presence for the ...

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Jul 12, 2009

Logo Design Project Goes Clean & Green

While our main focus at Five Technology is usually web related, we won’t turn away the opportunity for great creative work in other forms when asked.  Easiway Systems of Minnesota wanted us to design their new logo as they sought to align their brand with their trusted reputation, outstanding product line and then launch a new e-commerce website. Over the last 20 years, EasiWay has grown to be a leader in the screen printing industry, making the ...

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Jul 6, 2009

Five Delivers A New Web Design For A Minnesota Trucking Company

Five is pleased to announce the release of GW Transportation’s new web design .  GW Transportation is a national logistics and trucking company located here in Minnesota.  GW provides a complete logistics and freight service including truckload freight (TL) , less than truckload freight (LTL) and specialty trucking. GW Transportation sought out Five’s web design services to upgrade their website’s design, content and ...

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Jun 15, 2009

Web Design Recap: Rosen Properties Gets A New Home

Today’s real estate market has a lot of sellers asking real estate professionals “can you sell my home fast ?”.  Rosen Properties is a Minnesota real estate service that provides home buying, selling and renting services in the Twin Cities area. An Improved Website Across The Board Rosen Properties had been using a real estate website solution for some time that lacked in many areas.  While it did provide Rosen a presence ...

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May 18, 2009

Hunting Gets A Bit More Social With Our Latest Web Design Project

Five Technology is excited to announce the launch of TheHuntingAuthority.com web project.  This hunting community website combined a great web design interface with a ton of features. Bringing Social Interaction To The Duck Blind The guys behind The Hunting Authority came to us with the goal of being the best website an avid hunter and outdoors person could find.  Great design, great content, great features and most of all, a voice for the ...

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Apr 21, 2009

Giddy Up, A Website Redesign For OutWest

We recently released a website redesign for OutWest , a family-friendly horse ranch, show and horse event organization in Minnesota. OutWest had been on the Site Management Console web platform for over 5 years, but the growth of their business and interest in new web features brought them to explore a web redesign.  In meeting with OutWest’s owners and staff, we learned the new additions of horses for sale to their offering and their ...

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Mar 25, 2009

A Great Client Experience, A Great Result

The web design project process is always a challenging one.  A lot of work is put into setting correct expectations, proper scope, inclusions and features.  Work to create the right plan, then work the plan right. No matter how defined things are, there always seems to be a wild card.  That said, good communication, some creative thinking and hard work can overcome any of these in the long run.  Below are a couple of comments we’ve received from ...

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Mar 20, 2009

We’re Guilty Of A Great Law Firm Web Design

Five launched a new web design project this past week for the Minnesota and Wisconsin law firm Hansen, Dordell, Bradt, Odlaug & Bradt, PLLP. HDBOB.com now has a new interface design, content management platform, enhanced attorney profiles and a search engine friendly website. HDBOB’s past website was focused on the firm’s strong history, but didn’t offer a clear view to their current capabilities and offering. The old site ...

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Mar 8, 2009

A Small Coffee Shop Web Design Project Has A Big Future

Last week we launched the Blackwater Coffee Company & Cafe website. While the web design project was small in size on the surface, but its part of a very big service we are rolling out. The Blackwater web project included the following: Custom design elements over an existing CSS layout Full CMS back-end for updating of all website content Easy to use menu admin that allows for creating unlimited menus, categories, sub-categories, item ...

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Jan 30, 2009

Minnesota Web Design Is Both Hot & Cool: Corporate Mechanical

Our latest web design project to be released is for commercial HVAC and mechanical contractor Corporate Mechanical of Minnesota.  Serving the heating, cooling and mechanical needs of the Minneapolis area, Corporate Mechanical asked Five to heat up their web presence with a cool new web design and improvements to other areas online. For the project we took up the creative task of a new web design and flash element to the home page.  Corporate’s ...

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Jan 9, 2009

Local Web Design Goodness: Buffalo Chamber Website Redesign

This past month we had the opportunity to complete a website redesign for the Buffalo, MN Chamber of Commerce . It’s a project I enjoyed for the fact I grew up in Buffalo, moved back 4 years ago and have worked with them on and off for the past 6 years.  The Chamber has been on our content management tool, the SMC , for over 5 years but the site’s design was about 7 years old and in need of a serious redesign. Web Redesign Needs ...

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Jan 7, 2009

Creative Web Design Energy: Energy Cost Cutters

Our latest web design project and the first to hit the web for 2009 is Energy Cost Cutters . A start-up company in Minneapolis, Energy Cost Cutters came to Five Technology needing to get a basic website rolling as they started their commercial energy audit and reduction services . The web design project included the interface design, build-out on the SMC for content management , an interactive form for the Energy Audit requests and we even went ...

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Dec 11, 2008

A Great Web Design In The Crosshairs: Ranchline Hunting

Five is excited to launch a new web design for Ranchline Hunting . RanchlineHunting.com offers New Mexico hunting at it’s finest with their accomodations and guided hunt options for antelope, deer, elk, quail and more. This web design project involved: Custom web design Content Management with the SMC On page SEO & content structure Photo galleries Online reservation request form ...

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Jul 30, 2008

Trucking Company Web Design Project Is An Oversized Success

Otto Transfer hauls the big things others can’t.  Giant telephone poles and other oversized loads are the common freight for Otto’s trucking and hauling services . Owner Kevin Otto came to Five with two needs.  One was to get a professional website up and the other was to make it a valuable resource for his cusotmers and staff by adding online account management and quoting.  Kevin had tried to put up a Yahoo ...

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Jun 23, 2008

E-commerce Web Design Project for little dreamers

Colorado monogrammed gifts retailer, little dreamers, has big ideas for their new e-commerce website that went LIVE last week. Business owners Nicole and Paula sought a better web design to brand their unique monogrammed baby gifts and more and they needed it powered by an easy to use content management system and e-commerce solution. Five’s custom web design coupled with the SMC was just the right solution. Some of the project ...

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May 30, 2008

Online Review & Business Blogging Success Snippet

Last week when I posted about online reviews being used as a marketing strategy , I didn’t grasp that my post would push one of our customers to take action. Shortly after the blog post hit, which our client Sparkling Clean Window Washing subscribes to via email,  the owner headed off to one of our local pages and left us a great review .  It turns out that Ryan has been nudging clients to use online reviews for his business as well and in ...

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Apr 28, 2008

A Clean Website Redesign For Sparkling Clean

In landing a website redesign project for a window washing company we knew it had to be a clean web design, streak free content and a clear focus on local search results. Ryan Doliber, the owner of Sparkling Clean Window Washing has been in business for a few years and realized it was time to move up in the web world and decisively differ his brand appearance from the competition. Sparkling Clean Website Before When launching his ...

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