With over 30 years of experience, Mays & Associates is the creative edge that your business needs. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Mays works with businesses of all shapes and sizes, from nonprofit organizations and government agencies to small business owners and large corporations.
By analyzing your brand, Mays can design a program based on your company’s needs using any or all of the four major brand building blocks of your brand: Graphic Design. Responsive Website Development. Animation and Video. Advertising and Marketing.
We help you become the sum of all your parts. We’ll share your story, build your brand and reach your audience. A complete program geared to valuing current clients and cultivating new ones.
Our team of designers, programmers, and marketing professionals have the tools and knowledge to deliver results.
The Mays approach to responsive website design optimizes your new website on all devices from desktop to mobile phones and computer tablets. Your website project is developed, tested, maintained and continuously monitored by the Mays Team. Because your new website will be on a dedicated, secure hosting platform, Mays has full control of hosting and can add new technology as soon as it becomes available.
Mays has over a quarter of a century of outside-the-box thinking and the development of proven creative strategies that produce measurable results and build brand-awareness. Our in-house team of designers, writers, programmers, marketers, SEO, social and traditional media specialists is unmatched in talent and skill set.
Talent is important but when combined with experience, it is an unbeatable combination. Mays has been designing and developing websites since 1995, when the first web browser turned the Internet into an information super highway. We are proud of this longevity but are equally proud of our reputation as an early adopter of emerging technology. We were the first web team in Maryland to offer affordable, data base driven websites with content management systems to local businesses and were an early adopter of “responsive” website frameworks.
We represent a wide range of industries, both commercial and non-profit. Everything from the science of the human genome to diet & nutrition. From banking & real estate to arts & entertainment. From computer software that stops cyber terrorists to philanthropy that assists the poorest of the poor in the third world countries. Our diverse portfolio of clients chose us because we can think outside the “industry box” and give them a fresh perspective.
Mays’ dedicated hosting platform is located in the largest and most secure data center in the country and is mirrored in multiple geographic locations to ensure the stability and continual running of your website. Fully PCI compliant (the highest level of security), the servers are monitored 24/7. Fiber connections to data centers throughout the country ensure blazing speed and maximum reliability.
When you hire Mays, you are accessing much more than the experience and talents of a web development company. You are hiring a digital marketing, communications and design company with a much broader view. Our capabilities include search engine optimization, social network marketing, online marketing, flash development, blogging, mobile phone apps, email marketing, online shopping and more. Mays also produces superior print collateral, print ads, television spots, trade show displays, logo design and other creative services for traditional media venues. Our team is accomplished in addressing all of the dimensions of your vision, and turning that vision into a reality that has a far-reaching and positive impact on your audience.
Although we have a lot of experience at building brands from the ground up, we are also an experienced and reliable brand steward. We will honor your current brand identity and position it on the Internet so it integrates seamlessly with all of your other marketing components. We are also great team players and enjoy working with other marketing companies to help build and extend brand messaging.
Building your new website is only the beginning. Attractive, easy to navigate websites are critical to engaging and keeping today’s internet user. However, the “backend” and programming code of your new website is of equal importance. Today’s websites must be “optimized” for the major search engines, especially Google and Bing. This is a complex task and if not completed properly, could result in a major drop in search engine rankings that may take months to correct. Mays has the capability to build and manage your search engine rankings during and after launch of your new website. Best of all, our customer service focused staff will provide additional support and training whenever you need it.
The process for developing a successful website is becoming more complex, especially on today’s database driven platforms. Technology now has an equal seat at the creative table with the writing and design. Yes, it now takes a geek to help crystallize the creative process and launch “big idea” creative strategies that fly ahead of the competition. We know this seems like an oxymoron: a linear thinking, code writing programmer with big picture perspective. But not here at Mays. We’ve always had a senior level programmer on our web development team. We call our team the Web Triumvirate©:Writer, Designer, and Programmer working together to develop and build the next generation interactive web experience for the public. This “power of three” in web development makes Mays the best choice for your next website.