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Tarbell Media is a web design and search engine optimization company located in Des Moines, IA. It was originally started in 2015 by Cameron Tarbell when he started as a freelancer. 

Tarbell Media includes clients such as Tarbell and Co., Altoona Park Storage, Eisenlauer Team, and more. 

$50 - $99 / hr
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Des Moines, IA
  • 699 Walnut Street
    Des Moines, IA 50309
    United States


Key clients: 

Eisenlauer Team

Tarbell and CO PLC

Cumulus Media

Altoona Park Storage


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Web Design for Furniture Refurbisher

"For being a relatively small team, Tarbell Media was very professional and worked around our needs."

Willing to refer: 
The Project
Less than $10,000
Nov. 2017 - Mar. 2018
Project summary: 

Tarbell Media designed a website for a furniture refurbisher. Key features include product pages for online shopping, e-commerce functionality, and automatic tax and shipping calculators. 

The Reviewer
1-10 Employees
Phoenix, Arizona
Marina Villegas
Marketing Director, Say Yes To The Dresser
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The site launched and brought more traffic to the client's Google My Business listing, increasing exposure and sales. Tarbell Media delivered a high-quality website design that met all requirements and came at excellent value. Professional and independent, the team led a smooth workflow.

The client submitted this review online.


Please describe your company and your position there.

I work as the marketing director for Say Yes to the Dresser where we up-cycle and refurbish furniture that was made to last. We do a variety of projects such as taking beloved family heirlooms and helping them to become statement pieces in your home rather than an eyesore. We also offer interior decorating services, painting classes, and have a showroom displaying furniture for sale. All of our furniture we have painted, refurbished, restored, and given a new life.


For what projects/services did your company hire Tarbell Media?

We hired Tarbell Media to create a website for us back when we were flipping furniture out of our garage. We needed a custom website to display that although we were at a humble beginning we were absolutely professional.

What were your goals for this project?

At the time we wanted to ship furniture nationally so one of the features Cameron created for us was an ability for people to be able to shop online from our collection. Additionally, we wanted a place for people to read our story and background as well as hire us for interior decorating projects.


How did you select this vendor?

We heard about Tarble Media through word of mouth from trusted resources. They suggested TM as a great freelance website builder who was easy to contact with questions, easy to work with and an efficient yet professional website builder.

Describe the project in detail.

The initial website was built on in a little over a month, while the more complicated pieces took a few additional months, which included the e-commerce side, automatic tax calculations, and shipping calculation software.

What was the team composition?

Cameron was the primary point of contact for the entire project. I know there were a few other designers working with him, but I did not have contact with them, as having the primary point of contact was sufficient.


Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

With the launch of the website, we saw more traffic on our Google My Business listing, which did help us with our exposure and a few sales. This wasn't really our goal, as we really just wanted a website to showcase our products, but it was a huge plus.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Most of the project was entirely handled by Tarbell Media, which is why we hired them. We gave them files from time to time with imagery, but that was entirely handled by them.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

For being a relatively small team, Tarbell Media was very professional and worked around our needs. That was expected but sometimes with web designers, there is a lack of empathy, which Tarbell Media showed.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I do wish the project was done in a faster manner, but the end product was really good and worked well. For the price, we really couldn't complain.

Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost was relatively low and good value for what we got.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    The website worked really well and was pleasing to the eye.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    They were helpful and got the project done, just how we wanted it to be done.