Turning Vision into Reality: Grano - Casa Bella Vista

Turning Vision into Reality: Grano - Casa Bella Vista

The owner of Grano - Casa Bella Vista, a stunning vacation rental property in Italy, had embarked on a two-year journey to create a website, working with various developers and designers. Unfortunately, these efforts yielded limited results. Understanding the urgency for a functional online presence, I assessed the situation and devised a strategic solution.

While building from scratch would have been optimal, time was of the essence. Recognizing the existing website elements (whether from past attempts), I prioritized a swift and effective path forward. Throughout the process, I maintained close communication with the owner to:

Clearly understand his needs and requirements: Frequent discussions ensured the website aligned perfectly with his vision for showcasing the property.

Provide regular progress updates: I frequently presented the website's development progress, allowing him to see his wishes come to life step-by-step. This transparent approach fostered trust and ensured we remained on the same page.

By streamlining the process and focusing on essential functionalities, I was able to effectively combine the roles of developer and designer, ultimately delivering a functional website within a tight timeframe. The owner particularly appreciated this collaborative and efficient approach, as it provided him with a sense of ownership and involvement throughout the process.

While the initial website launch was a significant milestone, my involvement with Grano - Casa Bella Vista extended far beyond simply building a website. I take a holistic approach to website management, providing ongoing support in several key areas:

Marketing and Promotion: We explore various strategies to generate interest in the property, potentially including social media marketing or search engine optimization (SEO) recommendations to increase online visibility and attract potential guests.

Website Maintenance and Updates: I ensure the website remains up-to-date with fresh content, engaging visuals, and optimized functionality, reflecting any changes or updates to the property. Additionally, I prioritize cost-effective solutions for website maintenance.

Technical Expertise: As the owner's trusted website advisor, I address any technical issues that may arise and recommend cost-effective solutions to maintain a smooth user experience. Since the owner is not very technical, I ensure he understands the proposed solutions and their value.

Analytics and User Experience: Utilizing Google Analytics and Microsoft Clarity, I monitor website traffic and user behavior, providing insights to optimize the website for conversions and improve visitor engagement.

Google Business Profile Management: I manage their Google Business Profile, ensuring accurate information and positive online visibility, potentially leading to increased bookings.

In this project, I thrived in an adaptable and client-centric environment. I leveraged my technical skills to build a successful website, exceeding the owner's expectations within a tight timeframe. Through clear communication and a focus on cost-effectiveness, I became a trusted partner, providing ongoing website management and marketing recommendations.

This project showcases my ability to deliver results, prioritize client needs, and build strong working relationships.

  • Wix
  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Clarity
  • Google Business Profile
  • Google Maps
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js