We Create Smart Digital Experiences Using Big Ideas.

Technology

Technology

Our company was founded when the Internet was barely out of its incubator. Based in downtown Chicago, web development is simply in our DNA. We support our developers to become certified in Microsoft® .NET and the Sitefinity CMS, and we also rely on their C# and SQL Server expertise. We specialize in understanding amazing technological advances and using them to solve real-world problems.

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Design

We understand that websites and web-based apps have to do way more than just look pretty. They have to work hard at achieving your business goals. Our approach to design is based on the nuts and bolts of what you want to accomplish. Could be lead-gen and conversion. Could be e-commerce. Could be customer support. Could be anything you want. Whatever it is, understanding user journeys and designing dynamite user experiences spell success.

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Strategy

Let Azavar help you see how the trends in technology can guide your business from a strategic perspective. We’ll be the technology geeks you can count on to understand your business well enough to know how the latest and greatest in technology could support it. We’re the partner you need to introduce big ideas that can obtain a competitive edge—and maintain it—with smart digital solutions.

Capabilities and Services

Design and UX
Design & UX

Make a killer first impression with a digital interaction that’s built on thoughtful design and a well-planned user experience. Our design process and pixel-perfect attention to detail keep your brand and user journey top of mind.

01 User Experience

A great website or app puts users first, helping them find the information they need as quickly as possible. In turn, that depends on understanding each type of user that visits your site. We’ll dig deep with you to define user personas and user journeys. Then, our idea intelligence kicks in to deliver a superb, brand-appropriate user experience across all device types and screens.

02 Responsive

We design on the premise that your user’s experience should be consistent in usability no matter the device or location. In our book, there’s no leaving it to chance on how your site or app appears on the desktop, a tablet or a smartphone. Each design and UX decision we build takes into account potential screen dimensions and connection speeds so that your website or web app looks and works great, no matter your user’s device.

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Blog

By Azavar Development Team
448 day(s) ago

5 Effective Web Design Tips for Ensuring a Great First Impression

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Mobile Apps
Mobile Apps

It’s natural nowadays to stay in touch, learn, explore, respond and buy with your handiest mobile device, whether that’s a smartphone or a tablet. So, let’s imagine and build the killer app for your business with customized mobile app design and development.

01 Online Purchasing

Make it easy for your on-the-go customer to decide and buy with an app that supports video/text communication, mobile payments and QR code technology. Keep the ball rolling with incentives and online loyalty programs that are integrated with social media. Deliver a great user experience no matter the screen size, connection speed or operating system.

02 Customer-Centric

Support self-service with mobile app tools so customers can instantly access need-to-know details like order status, inventory, shipment status and current company information. In coordination with social media marketing strategies, mobile apps provide a whole new avenue of leaning on smartphones and tablets to increase advertising response,  develop customer incentives and increase customer loyalty.

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By Azavar Development Team
437 day(s) ago

Four Steps to a Better Mobile Strategy

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Website Apps
Web Apps

Web applications—either internal or customer-facing—that focus on both users and functionality as top priorities are the ones that can move your business forward. With a well-conceived, well-designed and well-executed web app, you can lift sales, provide loyalty-bonding customer service and hit productivity home runs.

01 Function First

What do your customers and employees want to do?  Track an order? Get training? Submit a request? When we answer that question, big ideas for smart web app design begin percolating. And, no matter what, simpler is better in our book. Just enough to get the job done. No more. No less.

02 What Web Apps Can Do

…at least the ones that Azavar designs, develops and delivers:

  • Personalize product features, simplify ordering, get customized service.
  • Provide up-to-date, relevant product specs.
  • Deliver safety or product training that integrates video, e-learning and certification.
  • Build brand loyalty with interactive experiences.
  • Convert mounds of raw data into customer-friendly reporting tools.
  • Anything you want a web app to do. Just let us know.
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Blog

By Azavar Development Team
455 day(s) ago

6 Best Practices When Designing Web Apps for Your Business

10 minute read

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Website Development

Website development has been our wheelhouse since we were founded in 1996. You’re in good hands with Azavar Technologies, whether you’re starting from scratch or redesigning. We do intranets and extranets, too.

01 Maximize Engagement

A well-designed website is one that will generate leads, help convert leads to new business and make it easy to do business with your company. It all starts with understanding the user journey, which then translates into a user-centered website that delivers information as quickly and easily as possible—even in foreign languages. Maximizing engagement means maximizing mobile in today’s world. We pay special attention to developing your site so that it is responsive and easy to use on a variety of smartphone and tablet screens.

02 Manage In-House

User-friendly extends to updating and maintaining your website, too. Because we build your site on a robust content management system, it is easy for your in-house team to add, delete or update content as needed. Also, we configure your site so that it can live anywhere—within your IT infrastructure, in a hosted environment or in the cloud.

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By Azavar Development Team
447 day(s) ago

How to Supercharge Conversion Rates With Your Website

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E-commerce
E-Commerce

Whether your company is B2B or B2C, we’ve got the hands-on experience to build that ultimate e-commerce website. Tying into bulky, clunky ERP systems to extract critical data? No problem. Capturing that elusive lead? Piece of cake.

01 Online Store

Point, click, buy. Easy as pie. It’s what you want, and—more importantly—it’s what your customers want. To get there, though, takes incredible attention to design, detail and your internal data systems in order to deliver seamless buying and customer support experiences.  We’ll make sure the wheels are greased among every process and system along the way, including security, pricing and ever-changing inventory.

02 Lead-Gen

No one becomes a customer without first becoming a lead. We’re masters at drawing attention to your calls to action, and then making it easy to move further down the marketing funnel. And, to make both Marketing and Sales happy, we can build out reporting and nurturing tools that hook into current internal processes, or popular third-party providers.

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By Azavar Development Team
293 day(s) ago

The Digital Marketing Technology Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

8 minute read

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Integrated Solutions
System Integration

Your universe spins slower when your data streams don’t talk to each other easily. With our expertise, we’ll find the technology solution that pulls together all that siloed, manually updated and redundant data into a single, integrated system that hums with efficiency.

01 Data Integration

Getting to your data and customer information is often the biggest challenge. We can develop a web-based interface—be that a website, web app or mobile app—that integrates with your existing ERP  or CRM so that customers and employees can access orders, inventory, pricing, tracking and reporting data quickly and easily. And, it will be a breeze to access from both desktop and mobile devices.

02 SaaS

Third-party, cloud-based SaaS solutions have a lot going for them, but the choices can be overwhelming. Count on Azavar to not only help you sift through the options, but also integrate them with your website and web applications to provide a quality, brand-appropriate user experience.

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Blog

By Azavar Development Team
279 day(s) ago

Is the Future Cloudy or Bright for .NET?

5 minute read

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Consulting
Digital Strategy Consulting

Leverage our in-the-weeds technology and business expertise with a digital consulting relationship. We’re always on top of the latest trends, applications and protocols that can help you gain—and keep—a competitive edge.

01 Business Strategy

Trying to compete without cutting-edge web and mobile technologies is simply not an option anymore. You’ll stay ahead of the crowd by tapping into our technological expertise and our strategic business know-how. We focus on your unique business needs to become your partner and trusted advisor in developing a strategy that delivers, ranging from online lead-gen to e-commerce solutions to systems integration and more.

02 Key Questions

Count on Azavar to be the set of fresh eyes and ears that can help you identify business opportunities, and then develop a plan to generate measurable results. We start with these five questions:

  1. What are your competitors doing?
  2. What are your customers telling you that you’re not hearing?
  3. What are your strengths and demonstrable recent achievements?
  4. What is your field of opportunity?
  5. What is your winning move?
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Blog

By Azavar Development Team
293 day(s) ago

The Digital Marketing Technology Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

8 minute read

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Managed Solutions
Managed Web Services

Launching a new website or app is like buying a new car. You’re confident everything works perfectly and there’s nothing to worry about. But, once you drive it off the lot, you’ll need the right people, processes and technology to achieve measurable, lasting results. Azavar is the partner who can help with post-launch managed web services, such as hosting, maintenance and inbound marketing.

01 Hosting and Maintenance

Where you choose to host your website is a big decision with many downstream consequences. Concerns such as uptime and upgrades go away when Azavar hosts and maintains your website. We built it, so we already know it inside and out. And we know what to do to keep it running in peak form. Count on us to handle upgrades to your applications and systems, as well as ensuring your data security with regular backups and disaster recovery planning.

  • Dedicated development and testing environment
  • Performance monitoring
  • Security enforcement
  • Upgrade and enhancement rollouts 
02 Inbound Marketing

Websites are more than just a pretty face. They have to work hard, too. It starts with traffic, moves on to lead capture and engagement and ends up at conversion to new leads or new business. We can establish and monitor critical metrics that measure what is important to your business. Then, we’ll adjust and iterate changes to the site or your strategies based on those results.

  • Content production
  • SEO
  • Social media strategy
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Blog

By Azavar Development Team
440 day(s) ago

Most Businesses Hate Their Website, Do You?

3 minute read

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