Why First Scribe?

Why First Scribe?

When you’re researching web firms, the options are almost mind-numbing. How do you tell all the agencies apart in a meaningful way? 

At First Scribe, we think it comes down to one key issue: If you have specific business goals in mind, then you need a web design agency that’s 100 percent Built for Business

Here’s what First Scribe has that the other guys just can’t match: 

Leadership + Experience
  • We have a 20-year proven track record, among the longest in the industry.
  • We’re consistently named a Top 25 Web Design Firm by Twin Cities Business magazine (2008-2014).
  • We have experience with clients in multiple industries, meeting the unique challenges those markets present.
  • No outsourcing: We deliver full-service in-house web design, development and internet marketing.
  • We’re Minnesota’s only Certified Adobe Analytics Digital Agency.
  • We’re always current on industry best practices, standards and trends.
Accountable + ROI-Based
  • The vast majority of our business is generated from repeat customers and referrals. 
  • No “one-offs”: We emphasize long-term client relationships that bring the highest value over time.
  • Due diligence: We truly take the time to understand your business, industry and audiences.
  • Revenue, not just clicks: We judge our success on eCommerce sales and lead generation. 
  • We find and leverage hidden patterns in large amounts of data to drive conversion.
Creativity + Technical & Marketing Expertise
  • We bring 50+ years of combined web design experience to your online presence. 
  • We tap user-friendly content management systems that let you easily update your own site.
  • We focus on positive user experiences, not just “cool design.”
  • We handle complex integrations with your internal and external systems. 
  • No templates: We only deploy custom web designs that match your business objectives.
  • We provide in-house expertise in SEO, digital advertising, content strategy, email marketing strategy, social media strategy and conversion optimization.
  • Unless a scope change is requested, the quote is what you pay. No surprises.
  • We always prove our results with data analytics.
  • We make sure that YOU own your website, copyright and analytics data.
  • No long-term contracts: We earn your business each month or you’re free to take it elsewhere.
  • We only use open source content management systems like WordPress, Drupal and Magento.
  • We guarantee that our code will work to specification.

If your web agency isn’t Built for Business, then they shouldn’t earn yours. Period. 


First Scribe has successfully completed more than 18,400 web projects in its history.

Contact First Scribe today for web design that's truly designed to help your business grow.