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Chris O'Brien Communications

Chris O'Brien Communications combines career broadcasting and corporate communications experience with website design, professional writing, digital graphics and database application programming. We provide professional websites, e-commerce, e-newsletters and media release services at affordable prices.


If knowledge is the fruit, imagination is the tree.

— Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Website Development

Website Development

Responsive website design and development, web hosting, email setup, custom content, professional graphics, sign-up forms and much more.

WordPress E-Commerce

WordPress / E-Commerce

Complete WordPress websites, themes & plugins, custom content, e-commerce systems, web hosting, SSL security and more.

Professional Writing

Professional Writing

Tight writing for web text, newsletters, social media and feature articles. Discover the credibility professionally written copy conveys.

Email Marketing

Email Newsletters

Keep your clients informed and up-to-date with custom sign-up forms and professional e-newsletters targeting a subscriber base we help you grow.


Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Do your websites include imagery, sign-up forms, shopping carts, analytics, mobile design?

You bet. We do complete e-commerce systems, photos and graphics, sign-up forms, Google analytics, professional writing and responsive (device sensitive) design.

Can you help with graphics and other related jobs?

Yes, we do Photoshop graphics, Mailchimp email forms and campaigns, content research and composition, WordPress maintenance, web page updates and much more.

How much do your websites cost?

WordPress Professional Package: $2,250 *
 Setup + 3 custom pages + Contact page
 Additional posts & maintenance: $45/hour
 Professional WP web hosting: $35 USD / month

WordPress E-Commerce Package: $4,250 *
 Setup + shopping cart + 3 custom pages + Contact page
 Additional posts & maintenance: $45/hour
 Professional WP web hosting: $35 USD / month

* Not including premium themes, plugins, domain names or email addresses.

What does your web hosting include?

With every new WordPress website we provide:
 Your own private "staging" website for testing and development
 High speed server using the latest PHP 7 technology
 Automated daily backups
 Free SSL certificate
 Enterprise grade security

Does your hosting service specialize in WordPress?

Absolutely. We work with the best WordPress-only hosting company in the business: WP-Engine. WP-Engine is one of the most reliable, feature rich, WordPress web hosting systems available today.

Will there be extra expenses for my website?

The purchase of premium WordPress themes and plugins, domain names and email addresses are extra. While themes and plugins vary, domain names and email addresses usually cost less than $20 per year each. Our hourly rate is charged for content, updates and regular maintenance only.

Can you update our existing website?

Yes, whether your website is WordPress or not. Either way, we will happily update your content, add new pages and features, improve layouts and menus, update images, etc. All updates will blend seamlessly with your existing content. We also manage ongoing website maintenance which is vital to both the function and security of your site.

Why is updating and adding new content to my website so important?

Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo love new content. Keeping your content fresh ensures your site ranks higher. Updated content also conveys professional credibility. Your web visitors need to know you can be trusted to provide current prices, products, ideas and information.

I have a content management system. What can you do that I can't?

Fine tuning any website requires the ability to write and revise code. We are continually customizing WordPress plug-ins and themes to accommodate our customers' needs. Non-coders simply can't produce the professional feel and functions that developers provide. We save you time and money while producing a website you can be truly proud of.

I only have a few changes to make, do you accept small jobs?

You bet. We want your business and know the value of a job well done, big or small. Updates and make-overs are billed at our standard hourly rate of $45.

How does your email marketing work?

We create a subscriber form on your website to collect names and email addresses. Then we code custom newsletters complete with your branding and content in appealing easy-to-read layouts using MailChimp. MailChimp is the world's leading provider of subscriber based email marketing services. Their “Forever Free” plan is great for newbie bloggers and small business owners. We send you a draft of each campaign before your newsletter gets delivered. A detailed report of opens and clicks is also available.

What particular software skills do you have?

 WordPress: E-commerce, Front-end, Back-end
 Metrics: SEO, Google Analytics
 Google: Maps API, Google+
 Adobe: Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Soundbooth
 Web: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, PHP + MySQL
 Mail & Social Media: MailChimp, Eventbrite, Blogger, YouTube, Facebook
 Researching, writing and editing: web content, articles, media releases, ad copy, correspondence, etc.


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