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Web Design & Local SEO Business Solutions.

Near Greenville, NC — Serving Eastern NC.

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Mobile-Ready, Responsive Website Design & SEO Marketing

It's Your Dream. It's Your Vision. It's Your Website.
We are a web design company that puts your website to work.

Are you ready to tell the world about your business?
Williamston Start Up Marketing can help.

WSUM is rated 4.9/5 based on 12 ratings & reviews on Google, Facebook, Thumbtack, Alignable, Yelp, and LinkedIn.

We would really love to help your business rise to the top of the search engine results page!
Check out our info on Greenville SEO services or Local SEO services

Mobile-Ready Website Design

In this mobile-crazed world, businesses need a fully responsive website that fits perfectly on any device. Williamston StartUP Marketing can help with that.

Search Engine Optimization

Williamston StartUP Marketing uses proven SEO marketing tactics to improve search engine results page ranking and foster steady growth in organic traffic.

Powered by WordPress

Only 30% of all self-hosted websites have a CMS. WordPress accounts for a whopping 20% of those because it’s easy for clients to learn, flexible and cost-effective.

Local SEO Experts

If your business targets local customers, Local SEO is the name of the game. We’ll improve your search rankings & appearance — and get you on the map.

Branding & Graphic Design

Williamston StartUP Marketing can launch or rebrand your company’s Identity threading a cohesive message throughout your marketing efforts — online and off.

Love & Support

Support is free and just a phone call away if you have any questions or need help making changes to your website. Yes, you read that right — free.

  • WSUM brought a consistent, clean and sophisticated quality to The Grove Park brand. They proved to be conscientious and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. I highly recommend.

    Melody Rigdon, The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa
  • WSUM changed my old, outdated website into just the look I wanted. Once the content and images were in BJ’s hands, the site was done way faster than I expected. The best part has been the training and the support I get from WSUM when I have a question. Very knowledgeable about Google Analytics, key words, and SEO-which I know nothing about. Totally worth the customization WSUP offers.

    Peggy Rogerson, Peggy Rogerson Photography
  • Your work is incredible. I am honored and will give credit to you and your company whenever possible. Thank you a million times over for all that you do! We will always recommend you to everyone we see.

    Anne Coombs, Rock Academy
  • Thanks again for all your great work on the Toolkit site – we launched this week and are getting a lot of good engagement!

    Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Campaign for Southern Equality
  • From the marketing plan to website design to email designs, thanks to your help, everything is now looking crisp, clean and professional. I’m so glad to see our website traffic finally going up.

    Josh Hill, FetchRx
  • This is perfect — thanks much. I have been more than impressed with your work.

    Paula Wilbur, Chipper Cream
  • The site is looking really good… Our emails are looking great! You really do great work!!!

    Casey Hite, Aeroflow Healthcare
  • I am very excited about your new ideas! Thanks so much for working with us! You are wonderful!!!! …We are so tickled!!

    Susan Holman, Holman Recovery Center
  • Your ideas are fantastic!! Thank you so much. You’re the best!! …Your ideas are getting a lot of attention from the people on FB. I have received a lot of msg and emails. Great work!!

    Tommi Crowe, Crowe-Erickson Inc
  • Love, love, love the new logo and all the email designs you create for us! I can’t wait to see the new website design!

    Jennifer Jordan, Cheap Cpap Supplies

Search Engine Optimization That Works

SEO is more than writing a few keywords and if you don’t have a full understanding of how to make the site perform well on Google’s Search Results pages, then your website is nothing more than a digital business card thrown out in the middle of a bustling highway.


We offer on-site and off-site SEO services as well as analysis, strategy and reporting. Click here for complete details of our SEO services, pricing and success stories.


Google knows the difference between bogus backlinks and relevant backlinks. It knows the difference in quality keywords and keyword stuffing. Furthermore, Google will penalize websites that attempt to game the system. We use Search Engine Optimization best practices to ensure your website succeeds. Click here for a list of things to watch out for when choosing an SEO company.

Affordable Web Design Services & Online Marketing

We can get your small business on the web at extremely affordable rates. Our pricing philosophy is “Name-Your-Price Website Design!” So, it’s easy. Just name your price and we’ll develop a website and an SEO marketing plan that fits your budget. No ifs, ands, or buts.

While we love to build beautiful websites, what we won’t do is build a beautiful website and leave you without any marketing dollars to drive traffic to your site. We understand that on-site search engine optimization, off-site supporting elements and pay per click campaigns are essential to an effective online marketing plan.

Our goal is not only to deliver a professional website, but to deliver a professional online marketing workhorse that brings new clients or customers through your door. Your Success = Our Success.

Williamston StartUP Marketing specializes in making sure you take a holistic online marketing approach, budgeting your marketing dollars in a way that ensures the website has all the support necessary to perform well in search results. That’s the golden rule of Search Engine Optimization.

  • “If opportunity doesn’t knock,
    build a door.”

    — Milton Burle
  • “Life isn’t about finding yourself,
    it’s about creating yourself.”

    — George Bernard Shaw

About Williamston StartUP Marketing

Located in Williamston, NC, Williamston StartUP Marketing provides Search Engine Optimization, Online Marketing and Web Design services to Greenville, Washington, New Bern, Williamston and all Eastern North Carolina cities in between.

Owner, web designer and internet marketer, BJ Bowen has 27 years of marketing and graphic design experience and 11 years of web design experience. Bowen’s career shifted from graphic design to internet marketing and web design in 2004 as the Online Marketing Manager for The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa.

Since 2004, internet marketing has changed and it continues to change daily. How does that affect your small business website in New Bern? How does that differ with the internet marketing needs for a startup business in Washington or Greenville? Thanks to years of experience, Bowen has developed an in-depth interview process that precedes all website development. This Discovery Phase prevents many common mishaps that delay website launch and cost more money along the way.

BJ Bowen teaches classes at the Small Business Center of Martin Community College and Bertie Community College on Website Assessment, Branding, Internet Marketing and building your own small business website.


Our awesome work!

Our web design and logo work speaks for itself. Browse our projects below and click through to learn more about each website project and how we addressed the business goals of our clients. We have many more projects that are not on the website, so if you're interested in seeing more examples, don't hesitate to contact us.
See why our clients love us!

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