What We Do

NewWard Development, LLC™ has been helping small to midsize businesses leverage the power of the Internet since 1999. At NewWard, we don’t just build websites, we help you build a digital marketing strategy.

We listen to your goals, your wants, and your needs and create an online presence that works for you

Our Approach to Digital Marketing is Centered Around Learning & Growing With Your Users

You only get one chance to make a first impression – make sure that your website properly reflects your business philosophy and highlights the aspects of your company that make you unique.

If you want a dynamic online presence, the digital marketing team at NewWard Development, LLC™ will put you on the map.

Whether you are just starting out or are getting ready to expand into other markets, NewWard’s digital marketing services can help you reach your goals.

When you work with NewWard Development, LLC™, we give you more than a website; we give you our loyalty, experience, and professionalism. Partner with us to create an eye-catching website that is custom tailored specifically to your needs.

Melissa Ward-Rathbun

Melissa Ward-Rathbun

Managing Partner

Melissa works with clients to help create a digital path to success. Lead designer and social media manager, Melissa acts as the marketing arm for your company.

With a B.S. in Computer Science and an MBA with a minor in Marketing, Melissa understands how the internet works and how to get your message out to those who will most likely buy.

Robert Newberry

Robert Newberry

Operations Partner

Bob is a database and programming guru.

He’s devoted thousands of hours building custom applications that are the “meat and potatoes” of real working websites.

As head developer, Bob takes your vision and creates the code to make it happen.


What Clients Say

Melissa ROCKS the web design world! She took my stagnant website and in just a couple of hours, with me watching her fingers flying, she transformed it into a dynamic powerful tool I can use for my business. Thanks to Melissa, I now have a web presence I can be proud of! Compared to what I have paid web designers in the past, she is a TRUE bargain – you get SO much for your money! Rock On, Melissa!

Karen Schiltz


I’ve had an extraordinary experience with Melissa Ward and NewWard Development. Melissa was charged with updating my website, and she did a fabulous job. She grasped what I needed, and quickly produced a first draft that was close to perfect. Gorgeous to look at.

David Louis



Clients From Anywhere

We have been using video communication to connect with and train clients before it was “cool”.