Rose Jacobs Web Services

Rose Jacobs Web Services

2 employees
14 years in business

About this pro

As a work at home mom who has been making a living on the internet for over 10 years, I know firsthand the importance of putting your best foot forward when it comes to your web presence. I also know that there is an overwhelming amount of choices and solutions for building your web site, getting your name out there and creating advertising media, social networking, blogging and on and on. It’s tempting to choose the option that seems to be the easiest and the fastest, but that usually causes headaches, and subpar or disappointing results. In the end, you may wind up wasting time, money, energy and other precious resources that would be better spent elsewhere.

Our services:

  • Responsive Web Design, Development, Maintenance and SEO
  • Content and Copy Services
  • Media and Graphic Design Services
  • Other Business and Local Services

My Story

I’m going to be real with you here for a minute.  I don’t have a degree in Computer Science.  I do not have a degree in Web Development. I have real world experience, and I’m completely self-taught. in 2006 I was working at a very busy corporate job (I was a Revenue Auditor for Casinos!) and I was miserable.  I really hated my job and hated the 3 hours of commuting I had to do every day from Denver up into the mountains and back. It was awful.

My partner at the time worked for a small GIS Company based out of Northern California; and the business owner wanted a web designer. Having always been artistic and crafty, and a quick learner, I took a risk.  I dropped everything to learn how.  I spent hours and days and weeks learning the ins and outs of HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, layouts and design.  I paid for online training courses. I got some certifications; and I researched from others doing the same thing.

I started to notice some things.  There are a lot of ripoffs out there! People who charge exorbitant fees for outsourced products, proprietary software and graphics, and overpriced marketing and search engine optimization.  I learned that there are a ton of scams!  So I have made it my mission ever since to promote good, honest, web services.  I use as many open source tools as possible. I work from home.  All you pay me for is my time and expertise. I believe that I can still be successful as a web service provider and provide quality work while being respectful to the budgets of small businesses, non-profits and other work at home parents and entrepreneurs.

These days, I live in Eugene, Oregon with my husband Dustin and our daughters. In addition to this business we are working on building a homestead and I’ve just started homeschooling my kiddos!  I look forward to hearing about your projects and working with you.

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Eugene, OR 97403
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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

We ask for specifications of your project and what your budget and timeline is, and build a quote based off of those factors. 

We then come up with a proposal and both parties agree to said proposal.

A contract is signed at that point, and then we work on the site. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Certified in XHTML, JavaScript and PHP via W3Schools. I do not have formal education in computer science, I am self-taught, but I have 12 years of experience and a lot of on the job training.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

It is all described on this page:

However, we do take the budget of the client into consideration and will do our best to work within your budget.

How did you get started in this business?

I got hired on to work with a small Design / Development firm because of my design skills; and I was given on the job training to learn the technical aspect of Web Design and Development. I  still contract for that company 12 years later.

What types of customers have you worked with?

I mostly focus on Small Businesses, Non-Profits, Individuals, Event Companies

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

Be very clear and specific with what you need; so then that professional can get your job done as efficiently and accurately as possible.