Carol Gallmeyer (Cottonwood Whispers’ owner) is a gifted magician. She can make beauty out of thin air OR out of amateurish photos and text OR out of half-baked notions. I know because she has been raising the bar for me in all of those arenas for years.

My website. The Topeka High Historical Society’s website. My advertising-by-mail campaigns. My family Christmas cards including multi-page stories I shared with friends. I give Carol my rough ideas and she gives them back to me looking professional, glossy and polished, assembled in better ways than I could have ever envisioned. Thrilling.

Carol even helps me with wording and grammar! She knows PUNCH.

My only frustration with Carol is that she is too humble. I think that she doesn’t charge enough for her time. For instance, working with Hall’s Commercial Printing for paper goods like photo cards, advertising fliers, and stationery, under Carol’s sophisticated eye and supervision I get better, more personalized cards and advertising than I could get elsewhere, and I get it all for half the price I would pay elsewhere.

Helen CrowRealtor, Kirk & Cobb

Cottonwood Whispers Design combines the feeling of being a member of their family and the professionalism of hiring a corporate company when creating, designing, and publishing your website. I felt so confident and comfortable working with them and not feeling like I was being taken advantage of — which, if you’ve gotten bids for a website before, is very likely. Working with Cottonwood Whispers in 2017 made me more motivated to work with them again in 2019 when I helped a surgeon start his own company.

Rest assured, the work CWD provides is never one and done. They are the first to tell me if there’s a website issue, and in the rare chance I catch something first, they will drop anything and everything to resolve the issue.

If you’re debating on whether or not to update a website or start a new site, stop your search. This company will not disappoint.

Amy OchoaPractice Manager, Sumit A Sitole, MD Oculoplastics & Aesthetics

When I started my company I created a webpage on GoDaddy using one of their templates. It was only one page and it served its purpose for a brief time. I reached out to Carol because I needed to get a full, professional website done as my company was growing. I gave her basically no information or direction. I sent her a few examples of what I liked and didn’t like but, really, she was starting with little to go on. Carol absolutely crushed it. She took what little information I gave her and ran with it and from the very first concept that she sent to me, my attitude about this website completely changed. At the time I started this process, it was just another tedious task that I needed to get done, however, her designs got me excited about the project and the possibilities. By the end, this project had gone from me just needing a website so potential clients knew that I was an actual company, to a website that I am VERY proud of. I WANT to send people to my website now to show it off. She made the process simple and delivered results that I couldn’t have even dreamed of when I first started. I would highly recommend her services to anyone.

Seth StevensOwner, Phoenix Marketing Group

I’ll forever use this designer. Exceptional work!

Kirk CrosbyOwner, Kirk's Whimsy

Wonderful to work with. Wonderful work. Thank you!

Kathy BodeOwner, Bestie Dog Collars

I’ve worked with Carol in the design/web industry for over 5 years! She is creative, but also tech savvy, which is the best of both worlds when it comes to a designer! We have worked together on many different projects and she always has had them done on time and would work hard until the project was complete! Carol is a perfectionist and always does her best to keep her clients happy! 🙂 I can always count on her!

Lindsay KooserOwner, Veil Events

We have had Carol completely redo websites for two organizations here in Topeka. She had wonderful suggestions, worked very well with our group who really doesn’t understand the first thing about websites and how they operate, she is very quick at turning things around, and the finished product was beyond what we had envisioned! We are very pleased with everything she has done and look forward to a continued relationship with her. Thanks so much Carol!

Tim KollingMarketing Consultant, Alpha Media Topeka, President of the Topeka Area Catbackers, and Chair of the TIBA Board of Directors

“I have never met a more talented digital artist than Carol. She never fails to exceed my expectations. I would not recommend her to anyone because I want her all to myself.”

Dave NavarroDirector of Digital Media, Alpha Media Topeka