doing the best for you

Doing the best for you:

The Website Guys works with small and mid-sized companies to help create a niche for their businesses in the online marketplace by using a mix of traditional, social and new media outlets.


Individually, we've worked for the large corporations with huge marketing budgets. That's why we focus on smaller companies who need help getting their companies established online. We believe that no company is too small to be an online rockstar and will work within your financial means to get the best possible product.


In addition to web design and development, The Website Guys is a full creative branding boutique—with services ranging from graphic design and corporate identity to marketing strategy and search engine optimization (SEO). See our full list of services below:


Web, Design & Marketing Services


  • Need a website for your small-medium business or organization?
    The Website Guys is your one stop for design, development, hosting, yadda yadda yadda. Basically, we're here to do all the leg-work so you don't have to.


  • Want to be able to easily edit your website yourself?
    We can build your site on an easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) allowing you to login and edit text or images and even add entire pages or photo galleries with the click of a button with no web expertise needed.


  • Need a domain name, hosting space, or custom email services?
    We do all that jazz. And we will set you up with Google Apps for your business on your domain, keeping costs low for you.


  • Need a logo or company brand identity?
    We'll architect a strategy-driven, one-of-a-kind brand identity to visually represent you and your unique offerings.


  • Need photography or video for your site?
    We got cameras. We've got expereince. You can view our portfolio if you'd like.


  • Need help promoting your business on the web?
    We've got a pretty extensive bag o'tricks. The Website Guys will enable you with the right web and social media strategies. Then we'll train you in best practices and be right here for any questions you may have.

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Get to know us

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Ben Smith

Lead Creative Director

When you combine a multitude of creative experience with exceptional functional design expertise—and add a dash of ninja—you get Ben. Working with some of the biggest media companies in Knoxville, including Fiveman Productions and Jupiter Entertainment, Ben has had experience in everything from print, to web, to TV, and movies (even credited on IMDB). Some of his most notable creative experiences come from his work on the TV series Snapped (Oxygen) and How Stuff Works (Discovery Channel). He's also a published cartoonist.


Ben's B.F.A. in Graphic Design and minor in Cinema Studies—combined with his zest for technology, innovation and Web development—makes him the perfect fit for Lead Creative Director of The Website Guys.

Wes Alvaro

Director of Web Development

Wes is, to say the least, the technical/code-y website guy. He has several big names under his software engineering belt including Google, Intel, Microsoft Research, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the Innovative Computing Laboratory (the people that bring super computers to life). He has created many stand-alone web applications and has piles of experience in Python, PHP, SQL, JavaScript as well as many libraries and frameworks. He's also no stranger to building websites in content management systems like Joomla, Concrete5, and Wordpress.


Wes has his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science and is currently working at the front of technology in the Silicon Valley. Needless to say, that's why we picked him to serve as Director of Web Development for The Website Guys.

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Josh Gibbs

Director of Business Development, CEO

Josh's unique skill-set of graphic design, marketing strategy and understanding of informational heuristics has allowed him to drive successful marketing campaigns and develop creative pieces for companies like Skype, Cisco Systems, VMware, Hewlett-Packard, and Salesforce.com. Other account experience includes NASCAR, The City of New Orleans, and Heavy Duty Entertainment (production company for Dodgeball and Waiting).


Josh earned a B.S. in Advertising with a focus on Web usability from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. In addition to serving as the CEO of The Website Guys, he also holds the position of Web Marketing Director for SharedVue Marketing Technologies.