Where winning strategies ORIGINATE
Who We Are
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a Midwest work ethic, we hire the best talent independent of location, allowing us to deliver the best expertise, scale quickly, and work just as well with you remotely as we do with our local clients.
Many reputable companies with mission-critical business needs put their trust in Origin Eight. Clients come to us from other vendors who weren't sufficiently responsive, failed to follow best practices, or did not deliver a solution that drives business value. We frequently rescue websites, often from digital agencies who focus more on creative than technical, who didn't have the tech savvy, technology specialization, and infrastructure to deliver a high-quality, functional, maintainable product.
Not only do we do things right, and we do things better – best practices are right only 50% of the time. For the other 50%, we back up our assumptions with extensive data, analytics, split testing, optimization concepts, persuasive psychology principles, brain-based research, and conversion tactics. It's in our DNA.
We’re good, personable people who care about our clients, the quality of our solutions, and each other. We're a fun, young-hearted team who places client services at the top of everything we do.
We incorporate expertise and elegance into our infrastructure, toolset, planning, processes, and the final solutions we create together.
Your Growth, Design, Support, and Strategy Team for Hire
As your growth team, we offer a holistic digital marketing and growth acceleration solution for new and existing websites, digital marketing campaigns, or your digital strategy as a whole, so that you can save time and focus on your daily responsibilities.
As your design team, we design websites, landing pages, and ads that convert. With Origin Eight, you don't just get beautiful designs – you get workable solutions that drive business value. We are truly user-centric and customer-focused, basing our design on neuromarketing and conversion optimization research. We do user testing, pull insights from analytics, implement surveys, look at heat maps, and watch "mouse movement recordings" of people trying to use websites. In short, we test our designs to ensure that they are highly-usable and actually working the way they are intended to.
As your proactive support team, we're just as adept at digital marketing as we are at technology, so our support becomes much more powerful, proactive, and time-saving than what you may traditionally imagine when you hear the word "support."
We're strategic and proactive advocates for our clients, helping you understand where to get started on your journey towards further business growth through digital media. We integrate tightly with client teams, augmenting your staff with ours. We sometimes say that one of our greatest offerings is our clients' ability to "rent our brains", essentially making their own "mind space" bigger and better, thus making our clients better at what they do and look great to their bosses!
Our Team's Expertise
Design, Strategy, UX
- Website Design
- Content Strategy
- Startup Strategy
- User Experience
CMS, Mobile, Tech
- Drupal and WordPress
- Mobile Apps and Responsive Design
- Salesforce, Other Tech
- SEO, PPC, CRO, Analytics
- Digital Strategy, Transformation, and Optimization
- Web Hosting
- Website Support
- Digital Campaigns
- Staff Augmentation
Some Technologies and Platforms We Love
Our Web Development and Design Process: Agile, Iterative & Incremental
Origin Eight In the News
Open Source Contributions & Community
One of the conferences we sponsor every year is the Twin Cities Drupal Camp. We love being a part of the community: speaking, learning, seeing old friends, meeting new people, and contributing however we can.