Lightburn

Hard Working People

Our ridiculously smart team believes in the marriage of form and function.
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Smart Working Digital

Our goal is your goal: Attract, convert, and retain customers.
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Your no-nonsense digital partner

Lightburn is a Milwaukee-based digital agency specializing in website design and development, search engine optimization, paid advertising, and ecommerce. Working with us is simple. What you see is what you get. As an extension of your team, you can count on us to speak frankly, share openly, and deliver on our promises.

Bray Architects

Building a new digital home for one of the area's most trusted architectural firms

When Bray's marketing team came to us, they were looking to rebuild their digital home and launch an evolved brand.

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Confidential Financial Client

Reimagining a website's user experience for the modern investment advisor

Working directly with their investment technology team, we were able to help create a new infrastructure for a number of enterprise applications that were crumbling.

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Douglas Dynamics

Plowing the way for dynamic, long-term, multisite success with WordPress

We helped future-proof three manufacturing websites using WordPress multisite, increasing performance, and helping their team manage assets.

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Lowlands Group, LLC

Marketing and merchandising for the grandest of Grand Cafés and Taverns

Using WordPress and Shopify, our team helped rebuild six websites, reposition their marketing efforts, and sell swag.

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Our work by industry

Your digital needs are unique, but it helps to see how other companies have chosen to move their digital presence forward. You might just recognize the problems we've solved for other clients in your industry. 

The more you know...

When it comes to building your digital community, it's important to understand how different web and marketing practices can help support your long-term goals. 

[Checklist] Navigating the fine line between a website refresh and a website redesign

It’s easy to get lost in the weeds when considering a website refresh or redesign. The following checklist showcases the complexities of a typical project and development tasks.

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The 5 key components every modern manufacturing website must have

In the last few years, successful manufacturers have launched D2C brands, invested in customer applications, and rethought how they showcase products. Here's how.

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Let’s Talk SEO Ranking Factors: Real vs. Not vs. Maybe

Which SEO tactics *actually* help you rank? We read Search Engine Journal's 550-page fact or fiction report, so you don't have to. Here's the abridged version.

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