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What makes Impress a Smart Site?

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Impress is Goal-Driven

From sign-ups to sales, Impress is designed to achieve your goals. Impress customers report up to a 2x increase in conversions.

More Sign-Ups

More Sign-Ups

Grow your email database by making it easy for your visitors to sign up on your site. A Flip Form or FlipJack can start your relationship off on the right foot.

More Purchases

More Purchases

Remove friction from the user experience while telling a compelling story that creates action. Good design builds trust, informs the visitor and makes it easy for them to buy.

More Leads

More Leads

People don’t just hand over their information to anyone. A reputable site, a delightful submission process and a compelling visual narrative will drive more leads for you.

More Viewers

More Viewers

Good design is memorable and sharable. Potential customers will share your unique site with their friends and colleagues, resulting in more traffic for you.

More Downloads

More Downloads

A strong call to action is key to any download process. Combined with design that informs and guides your users, you’ll maximize your download conversion rate.

More Fans & Followers

More Fans & Followers

Your strong Web brand will encourage visitors to stick around on social channels to see what you’re up to next.

Grow your email database by making it easy for your visitors to sign up on your site. A Flip Form or FlipJack can start your relationship off on the right foot.

Remove friction from the user experience while telling a compelling story that creates action. Good design builds trust, informs the visitor and makes it easy for them to buy.

People don’t just hand over their information to anyone. A reputable site, a delightful submission process and a compelling visual narrative will drive more leads for you.

Good design is memorable and sharable. Potential customers will share your unique site with their friends and colleagues, resulting in more traffic for you.

A strong call to action is key to any download process. Combined with design that informs and guides your users, you’ll maximize your download conversion rate.

Your strong Web brand will encourage visitors to stick around on social channels to see what you’re up to next.

Use Impress to:
  • Launch a business
  • Drive app downloads
  • Take pre-orders
  • Promote a new product
  • Generate sign-ups
  • Sell your book

Impress is Handcrafted Design

Each Impress is built from scratch in California, by us, digital-telepathy, a UX Design company.

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Goal:

Sell Millions of Copies of The 4-Hour Chef

4-Hour Chef
Full Size 4-Hour Chef +

Goal:

Start a Movement

Lean Startup
Full Size Lean Startup +

Goal:

Make Monitoring Software Sexy

New Relic
Full Size New Relic +

Goal:

Launch a New Product

Batterii
Full Size Batterii +

Goal:

Drive Product Signups

Fuelly
Full Size Fuelly +

Goal:

Refresh an Iconic Software’s Web presence

Adobe
Full Size Adobe +

Goal:

Create a Brand that Promotes Growth

Retargeter
Full Size Retargeter +
The impressive people we work with
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Impress is Visceral

Why are websites so static when apps are so dynamic? The app-like interface of Impress delivers a visceral experience that delights visitors and drives conversions.

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Flip Form

Increase completion rates with a rewarding experience.

FlipJack

Improve conversions with this delightful call to action.

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Origami

Tell a multi-layered story.

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Keep detailed content nice, tidy, and easily accessible.

Every Impress comes with:

  • Custom flawless design
  • Rich intuitive interactions
  • Works on any device
  • Free 30 day check in
  • Built-in insights
  • Objective-based design
  • 2 week turnaround
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Content Sliders

Tell a story, show off a portfolio, or give a tour.

Y-Axis Animations

Catch a visitor’s attention when they scroll.

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Impress looks great on any device

Impress is fully responsive. It knows when your visitors are on a smartphone or tablet and adapts to deliver the perfect experience.

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Impress is Smarter

Impress comes stock with pro-grade analytics that provide deep, actionable insights into your site’s performance. In addition, we provide a free 30-day analysis to identify ways you can get even more out of your Impress site.

Built in insights
Heatmaps

A Heatmap is an easy way to understand what users do on your site. Heatmap reports let you see what's hot and what’s not, so you can make changes that increase conversion.

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User Insights

What better way to understand your users than speaking to them directly? User surveys give you qualitative insights that help you improve your website’s performance.

powered by Qualaroo

A/B Testing

Test your assumptions and get real feedback from your visitors to see what headlines, offers and calls to action work best.

powered by Optimizely

Impress is Faster

Get your custom Impress site designed and coded in just 14 days

Here’s how we do it

We gain a clear understanding of your objectives, form a strategy to achieve them, and execute an accelerated design and development timeline.

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Your Questionnaire

We provide you with a thorough questionnaire and review with your team over the phone

Project Kickoff

Review objectives, strategic alignment

Design Round One

We deliver a complete design comp for you to review

Design Iteration & Approval

We receive feedback from your team and make necessary changes

Day 14
Development & Delivery

We deliver a final website based on your feedback and deliver all of the necessary assets

PLUS: 30-day Check-in
We offer a free 30-day evaluation of your Impress site performance
and offer suggestions for further optimization

Impress is Affordable

Starting at just $7,500

Every Impress Features:

  • Custom, flawless design
  • Rich, intuitive interactions
  • Works on any device
  • Free 30-day check in
  • Built-in insights
  • Objective-based design
  • Two-week turnaround
  • FAQs

Is Impress right for you?

Please fill out our short quiz and drop us a line.

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The Impress Format
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What type of site are you looking for?
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What’s your desired start date?
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Development requirements
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Copy and assets
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Impress integration

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Eric Ries

Impress combines great design with an objective based, iterative approach that creates websites that are more than just good looking – they get results.

- Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup
Tim Ferriss

The Impress team delivered design expertise and passion that were instrumental in The 4-Hour Chef’s debut at #1.

- Tim Ferriss, Best Selling Author of The 4-Hour Chef
Hiten Shah

Digital Telepathy has truly democratized design. An Impress website looks like it should cost tens of thousands of dollars, when in fact anyone can have one for less than $7,500.

- Hiten Shah, Co-founder of KISS Metrics
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Is Impress right for my project?

Great question. We’ve found that our Impress format isn’t for everyone. Impress is ideal for the following types of projects:

  • Launch a business
  • Drive app downloads
  • Take pre-orders
  • Promote a new product
  • Generate sign-ups
  • Sell your book

If your project falls outside one of these goals it doesn’t mean we can’t build an Impress for you; but there are some projects that require something other than Impress. This fit isn’t a qualitative reflection of your project, it’s more of a technical and logistical issue of working within the Impress delivery process.

I want the best colors and fonts for the best conversion rates, period! Can you guys do that?

If you’re only looking for the best colors and fonts to push conversions, Impress may not be your cup of tea. Unfortunately, the most beautifully designed sites do not always provide the highest conversion rates. On the other hand, a well designed site provides the user with a sense of trust and security. (ie. this is not a “Sideshow Bob” dog-and-pony-show, these guys are the real deal!) Impress is a happy medium between design and performance. Impress offers a directed user experience similar to a landing page but with story-driven design and interactions that deliver more information and create an emotional brand connection.

2 weeks! That’s fast! Is it two weeks from the time I make my deposit?

Not quite. We need some information from you first. In order to provide custom design within two weeks we’ve created a highly streamlined process. That process starts with an extensive questionnaire to help us understand your project better. It’s the self-service version of the full design agency discovery process. You’ll need to complete it in order to get the ball rolling.

Once we review your questionnaire, we’ll evaluate the project to see if it’s a good fit for Impress. We also need all copy and assets (images, logos, etc.) for the site and signed client agreement and payment before we do our initial kickoff call. The clock starts as soon as that kickoff call is complete. A straightforward Impress project takes approximately 14 days to complete.

Will you connect it to my existing site?

Integration is not part of the Impress package. We deliver final files that you can use to deploy your Impress site, but its up to you to deploy and connect them. Impress services are limited to design and front-end development.

How will my site be delivered?

We deliver layered PSD’s and HTML/CSS/JS files.

Do you offer hosting for my Impress site?

We don’t offer hosting, but we do recommend MediaTemple.

How is my website going to be “smarter”?

We load up your site with analytics to provide actionable insights. We also offer a 30 day check in to suggest ways your site can evolve to improve performance.

Can I include a video?

Yes, but it needs to be hosted somewhere else (YouTube, Vimeo).

Can I include images?

Yes, you can have many images, even a slider full of them.

Will you provide the copy?

You provide all copy. We’re happy to help make suggestions to best fit your Impress site if need be. We won’t write it for you.

Can I have a form to collect information?

Yes. You will need to provide your own lead collection backend. Your Impress can have a great looking form, but when you click the “Submit” button, it won’t go anywhere. You will need to connect it to something (MailChimp, Wufoo, etc.) to collect the submissions. This is not included as part of the Impress service.

Impress is Pageless? What do you mean?

Each Impress is one long scrolling page, top to bottom. There aren’t any extra pages or navigation. Impress is a concise, interactive, compelling story told through fantastic design in a seamless, single page layout.