Chicago's Web Development Agency for SMBs

180 Link Digital Media:
Where Innovation Meets Excellence

Full-Service Website Development & Maintenance

You thought getting a website for your business was another box to check.

If you are going to do it right, the journey is just beginning.

Part of our marketing as a service (MaaS) approach, end-to-end website management and strategy.

Website Development
Web design and build services for branding, e-commerce, and lead generation.
Website Maintenance
Like any software, websites need ongoing maintenance to ensure performance reliability and security risk mitigation.
Website Performance
SEO, content development, and digital marketing strategies to increase your brand's visibility and sales.

Website Development & Performance

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We have established project management protocols that prioritize timely and cost-effective completion. Open communication with both team and clients is vital to ensure success.

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We have the skills to bring your vision to life, from creating the front and back end. Additionally, we handle website hosting, domain registration, email setup, and more.

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Website KPI Reporting & Dashboards

Use our tool to monitor and analyze your website's performance and its impact on your business. Our dashboards provide real-time data to guide your business growth.


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Web Development

First and foremost, we specialize in creating user-friendly, mobile-responsive websites. Importantly, we understand that a website is often your customer’s first interaction with your brand.

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SEO Services

Beyond just web design, we also offer targeted search engine optimization services. As a result, your website isn’t just pretty; it’s effective.

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Digital Marketing

Next, we bring our marketing expertise to the table, enhancing your online presence with tailored advertising strategies.

Website Maintenance Services

Continuity is key, and that’s why we offer ongoing website maintenance to troubleshoot issues and implement updates.

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E-Commerce Solutions

Finally, we bring your retail business into the digital age with seamless e-commerce solutions, making the customer journey enjoyable and straightforward

Bridging the Gap of Enterprise Expertise and the Specific Needs of Small Business

We understand that web development is crucial for SMBs in Chicago. With years of experience managing web projects of various sizes, we have learned the significance of accuracy and efficiency. Our collaboration with top marketing agencies has also enhanced our expertise, enabling us to implement big agency strategies for your local business.

Firstly, we know that managing online operations can be a colossal task for any SMB. That’s why we offer end-to-end website maintenance solutions alongside our web development services. Whether it’s updating content or improving UI/UX, we’ve got you covered.

Also, we’ve reinvented outdated lead generation processes, reducing MQL rejections by up to 80% in past roles. This means we don’t just get you leads; we get you quality leads that convert.

To sum it up, we combine big agency expertise with local market insights to provide you a web development service that understands your challenges, solves your problems, and helps you thrive in Chicago’s competitive SMB environment.

Why Choose Us

Where Expertise and Empathy Meet

At the outset, let us be clear: we bring years of hands-on experience in both marketing and web development to the table. With a background in hiring and working with large marketing agencies, we’ve seen firsthand the challenges small and medium businesses face, especially in Chicago’s competitive market.

Next, our accountability in project management ensures your web development project runs smoothly from start to finish. We’ll keep you in the loop every step of the way.

Additionally, our pricing is both competitive and flexible. No surprises. No hidden fees.

Finally, we deliver on time, helping you plan your business activities with absolute certainty.

Proven Web Experience - At Your Service


When it comes to web development, 180 Link Digital Media is a force to be reckoned with. With a seasoned team led by Howard White, a digital marketing veteran with over two decades of experience, we don’t just build websites; we build web solutions that power businesses. Our expertise stems from a rich history of delivering code and tangible business results.


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Notable Projects

CNA Insurance: Led the go-to-market strategy for CNA Cyber, a key revenue driver for the $3B+ GWP portfolio.

Panduit: Spearheaded digital transformation and led redesigns impacting $1.1B of annual sales.

Viviscal: Turned a small brand into the #1 product in its CPG category through an integrated e-commerce and digital marketing strategy.

Samantha Ford
Samantha Ford
I have worked with Howard White of 180Link Digital Media for 3 years and his marketing consulting is the best. He helped my company put together a very successful website and marketing strategy. I highly recommend this company for your business needs!!!
sheila humphrey
sheila humphrey
180 Link Media did an amazing job creating my website. They listened to my vision and made it a reality. Always available to answer any questions, very professional, and made sure that I received a quality product in the end. I am a very satisfied customer.
Elizabeth Corcoran
Elizabeth Corcoran
Howard and 180 Link Media are amazing! So talented, so skilled, so easy to work with. Our new website is incredible and has driven a fundraising increase of almost 10%! Our partners rave about how professional our site is after 180 did the renovation. Chicago Bridge Project is thrilled with our partnership with 180 Link Media and are excited to meet next level marketing challenges together.
Rev. Rosemary Norris
Rev. Rosemary Norris
Thanks Mr.White for your excellent service.Your creativity and expertise in your field has been beyond what I ever I imagined.I thank you for your time, talent and service.


Most people are, especially when it comes to business operations. Generally speaking, you can expect a project completion time of 4-6 weeks. Importantly, we never sacrifice quality for speed.

Finances are a common concern. However, we offer several budget-friendly options specifically designed for SMBs. On top of that, a quality website is an investment that pays off in the long run.

After-sale service is crucial, and we’ve got you covered. Should any problems arise post-launch, we are here to resolve them. Also, check out our maintenance packages for ongoing support.

If you are, remember this: we have firsthand knowledge of the Chicago market and a portfolio enriched by our experience with top marketing agencies. This gives us an edge in delivering a product that will truly stand out.

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