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    Why we code.

    Web development is our passion. We formed Shift One Labs in order to help other entrepreneurs - like ourselves - build their dream websites.

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  • What we code.

    Each company is different, and customization is key. Whether you need an Ecommerce platform, a new Content Management System, app development or a complete website overhaul, we'll create the ideal online solution for your business.

    Success Stories!

    Interactive & Social Web App
    Custom MLS & Real Estate Website
    Scholarship Resources Search App
Customer Relationship Management

A great CRM is key to managing your company's interactions with current and future customers. We develop customized CRM solutions using only the best software (like SugarCRM) in order to help your company stay organized across all aspects of your business, from marketing to customer or technical support to automating or synchronizing sales and more.

Content Management System

It's important that you are able to update your website on your own terms, without a third party involved. The answer: a great CMS.

We use two of the most user-friendly CMS applications, Joomla! and WordPress, to create simple-to-use systems with endless customization options. We'll work with you to create and personalize your dream website.


Ready to start selling online? We work with you to maximize online sales by building a streamlined user experience for your customers.

We work with only the premium ecommerce platforms, like Magento, osCommerce & VirtueMart, because the security of your business and your customer information is our top priority.

Custom Development

Our favorite work comes from custom development. We work with the newest technologies, including Laravel, AngularJS, jQuery, Bootstrap and Foundation, and MySQL and elasticsearch to name a few, to build applications from the ground up. Our expertise shines when it comes to being able to design your custom application.

We do what we love

We are a forward-thinking web development company located in Richmond, Virginia. It's our passion to build dream websites for entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes.

Our Experience

With decades of experience in the web development industry and as entrepreneurs, we have the expertise and understanding to construct an innovative and effective web solution for your business.

Our Certifications

We don't just talk the talk. Our developers are all Zend Certified Engineers in PHP, and we even have Oracle Certified MySQL Database Administrators on staff. Our expert team members are industry leaders who support the field by regularly contributing to open source projects.

Our Values

We value innovation above all else. We run our business as a think-tank, a place to combine brilliant minds in order to accelerate innovation and help businesses reach their full potential.

Our Success

We take great pride in our client portfolio, which includes over 100 websites and applications in numerous industries across the country.

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Did You Know?

The old saying 'you only have one chance to make a first impression' has never been more true than it is online.

Much like the Internet itself, the speed at which that impression is made is inconceivably fast. The brain can process single images in as little as 13 milliseconds. To take full advantage of this incredibly short moment, your business needs to create a seamless online presence that instantly communicates your brand and offerings to capture a visitor's attention before they click the dreaded "back" button.

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CRM Myths and Truths

Setting up your first customer relationship management (CRM) system requires a significant investment of time and resources. In working with clients, we've...

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Content Mapping for Fun and Profit

Designing your first web site, or performing a long-overdue refresh of an existing site, requires a significant investment of time and resources. In order to...

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Shift One Labs Announces New Branding To Celebrate Fifth Anniversary

RICHMOND, Va. (March 2, 2015) - Shift One Labs, a forward-thinking web development company that builds dream websites for entrepreneurs and businesses of all...

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Client Story

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It was a pleasure working with Daniel. He came into the chaos of our project well versed in the development process and anticipated our needs before we even knew what they were. He was fast, proficient and left us wanting more.

- Kim S.

Meet the Team

Entrepreneurs. Forward-thinkers. Car Enthusiasts.