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What We do

Web Design

Are you looking for a professional Web design company based in Christchurch with proven creativity, inventiveness, experience and credibility?

Avatar recognises that most businesses want a significant ROI and need an online presence that is goal-orientated with a results focus. It's about building targeted traffic, optimising the user experience and converting visitors to sales.

We recommend the powerfully engineered WordPress content management system (CMS) to enable fast website development and easy content maintenance.

Responsive design is used to ensure your site looks great on desktops, tablets and phones.


Web Marketing

The crucial x-factor trigger for most successful websites is having an outstanding search engine optimisation (SEO) and web marketing strategy.

Our specialist SEO and Internet marketing team have proven, sure-fire techniques that will increase your online sales results. Avatar can help in a wide range of areas such as Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Google+ Local, SEM, Facebook, YouTube, content writing and semantic search.

Get clarity around your online marketing goals, then give your visitors a compelling reason to take action. Avatar is a certified Google Partner and have been working in the SEO industry since 1998.


Mark Rocket

"Since 1998, we have been designing great websites and consistently getting top search engine rankings for hundreds of clients."

Mark Rocket, Managing Director

The Avatar Formula

More Traffic

Experts in achieving top search engine rankings.

Goal Conversions

A strong sales focus with an eye on the key results.

Attractive Designs

Commercially effective & enticing Web design.

Easy Updates

WordPress content management system specialists.

Extensive Experience

Launched 100's of sites since 1998.

Our Work



New Zealand Rent A Car

New Zealand Rent A Car

Oasis Greenery Systems

Oasis Greenery Systems

Southern Wings

Southern Wings

The Great War Exhibition

The Great War Exhibition

Air Milford

Air Milford

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Client Comments

NZ Rent A Car

"We've worked with Avatar over the last 8 years. Last year we increased our site marketing budget and challenged Avatar to reach new growth targets, it was very pleasing to see a 62% increase in revenue as a result."

– Ross McElvie, New Zealand Rent A Car

National Army Museum

"We are extremely satisfied with our new website and have achieved all our goals. The team at Avatar have done a great job and were awesome to work with. I would recommend them to anyone looking to develop an attractive, easy to use site which is highly visible with the search engines."

– Nicola Bennett, National Army Museum


"I have been delighted with the website design and search engine optimisation work that Mark and his team have done for me. Our hits and newsletter subscriptions have significantly improved as a result of Avatar's involvement."

– Kevin McMahon, Stepshift

USAVE Rental Cars

"Avatar has played an important role in realising our Internet strategy and we have enjoyed the working relationship we have developed over several years. We look forward to further innovations and growth in Internet business."

– Andrew Strong, USAVE Rental Cars

Avatar Updates

Web Design & Marketing Blog

Man Using Maps On Smartphone

Google My Business, Google Places, Google Maps, Google+… What Do They All Do?

October, 2016

Google has so many products that you can be forgiven for not knowing what each does. This is not helped when, over time, the function of a particular…
Mobile First Web Design

What Is Mobile First Web Design?

September, 2016

Website designers typically approach the design process focused on how it’ll look on a desktop computer, then they optimise the website for mobile devices.  Driven largely by the…
2016 SEO Quick Tips

2016 SEO Quick Tips

September, 2016

For many years, achieving top Google rankings has been highly reliant on quality back links, a keyword-rich content structure and a solid technical setup.  These things are still crucial,…

Avatar Newsletter


Optimising Conversions On Mobile Websites

September, 2016

Creating a mobile device friendly version of your website doesn’t automatically equal more conversions by way of mobile devices. The gap between desktop and mobile conversion rates is…

Over 50% Of People Don’t Recognise Google’s Ads

August, 2016

Do you usually spot the difference between Google’s paid adverts and the free search results? Google’s ad labelling has grown increasingly subtle over the years, leading to over…

Is HTTPS Better For SEO?

July, 2016

Standard HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the most widely used for most websites (e.g. HTTPS (e.g. adds an additional layer of security encryption and web browser…

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