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About Carlos

A Little Bit About Me and My Company

It Started with Website Design

Carlos in 2003Back in the early 2000s (check out the phone and “portable” radio, lol) I decided to go to college after finishing my time in the Army. 

It was a trade school where I was able to immediately practice my skills I learned that particular quarter. I joined that college because it would not only teach me website development, it would also teach me the foundations of design as well. 

College wasn’t cheap, especially private college. So I immediately began looking for business owners to work with. Keep in mind, this was before Social Media was a thing. MySpace was only one year old when I began!

To make a long story short, I began working with local small businesses. As time went on, the business owners I worked with began asking me about Marketing their business. That wasn’t a part of my college curriculum so I learned it as I went along. 

Over time I combined Website Design with Marketing and hosting, creating a complete solution for those interested. By this time, I was close to graduating with my Bachelor of Arts degree and I made the decision to pursue my Master of Science. 

Changing Times in Website Design

As time went on, my skillset grew, I attained my Master of Science degree, and I even taught Website Design at the college level. It was a great time to be a freelancer. 

By this time, Social Media, specially Facebook™, was prevalent. WordPress has dominated the website marketshare, and the economy started to bounce back from the 2008 recession. It was a completely different atmosphere than it was when I started. 

Finally, after doing this for for over a decade-and-a-half, and after a few other attempts, I created CarlosBuiltThis. 

Normally, the story would be over, but another curve ball was about to hit everyone, knocking us all down.

The Worldwide Pandemic of 2020

Everyday is Bring Your Daughter to Work DayBy now I had been married for ten years and my daughter decided to pop into this world. Having already mastered working from home, it made everyday “Bring Your Daughter to Work Day” and I love every minute of it. 

But the pandemic changed the rules again. Those that refused to change, died. By March of 2020, over 100,000 businesses had permanently closed. 

Around this time is when I decided to build an agency with me as the project lead. I wanted to help as many businesses as I could, because the small business is the backbone of our country. 

It’s still a work-in-process, but with new marketing methods, better ways to build websites, and technology as a whole exploding with innovation, today is the best time to begin Marketing your business. 

Allow me to show you how I can help with your business. Below I outline how the process works. 

If you actually read this far, I thank you for taking that time. I know you’re busy. Now, I invite you to finish up and schedule a time with me. You can also text me directly using the number at the bottom of this page. 

I’m looking forward to hearing from you!


Carlos

How it Works

01.

Discover

Let’s discover your needs over a cup of coffee or a video conference call.

02.

Define

We then define the scope-of-work and send you an official proposal. 

03.

Design

Once signed and paid, we begin to design your website.

04.

Develop

While we design your website, we develop the marketing strategy.

05.

Deploy

Once your site is done, we deploy it to the world!

06.

Deliver

Once your site is deployed we deliver on your marketing plan.

Our Customers

Local Businesses, Like Yours

Get Started

Fill out the form below to get started by speaking to me about your needs

Or Schedule a Call

Alternatively, you can schedule a call to speak with me face-to-face

Request For Proposal

Fill out the form to the best of your abilities. The more it’s filled out, the better the quote will be. Once submitted, you’ll get an email from us within 3 days.

These questions are primarily focused on website design. If the question doesn’t pertain to you, just put an N/A as the answer.