Celebration as web design business turns 10

  • Milestone reached: George and Ritu Botelho are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their business Advanced Services (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Milestone reached: George and Ritu Botelho are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their business Advanced Services (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Milestone reached: George and Ritu Botelho are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their business Advanced Services (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

    Milestone reached: George and Ritu Botelho are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their business Advanced Services (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

  • Advanced Services promotional flyer (Photograph supplied)

    Advanced Services promotional flyer (Photograph supplied)

  • Advanced Services promotional flyer (Photograph supplied)

    Advanced Services promotional flyer (Photograph supplied)


A Bermudian-based web design company is celebrating its tenth year by offering exciting promotions and contest giveaway, including two top prizes worth $5,000 each towards purchases of the company’s web and graphic development services.

The owners of Advanced Services are George Botelho and his wife Ritu, who is originally from India. They met on a dating website and have been married for 12 years. They have two children.

The company was originally set up as an at home business and moved to its Cedar Avenue location in 2016. It offers a range of services which include; web development, graphic design, marketing and consultant services.

The Botelhos are proud of the longevity and success of the business, and put that down to the care and service they provide.

“We believe in quality over quantity,” said Mr Botelho. “We offer professional work for exceptional value. No one can match our rates. We also provide charity and non profit rates which are lower than our already low amount.”

Advanced Services has an extensive client base that range from start-ups and non-profits, to financial service firms and the Bermuda Government.

“We are looking for more corporate clients as well,” said Mr Botelho. He has a background in IT and Mrs Botelho has is a double master’s degree holder and one is in computer management.

“I have been taking care of our two-year-old daughter and working part-time from home. I will be starting full-time work again at our office as of October 1,” Mrs Botelho. said.

Some of the business clients are Bright Isle, Kids in Control Systems, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Girlguiding Bermuda, Bermuda Bar Association, Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers, Bermuda Sailing Association, Marketing, Bermuda Investment Advisory Services Ltd

and the Parliamentary Registry Office.

The couple said client satisfaction is important to the team and customers have expressed positive feedback.

Tenia Woolridge, of the Parliamentary Registrar, said: “I have had the pleasure of working with Advanced Services for the last two years. I find them to be both cost effective and efficient,

“They are very customer service oriented and gave us 110 per cent with our project under really tight budget constraints and short deadlines. They have also been very helpful in providing support, training materials and training to our staff. I would recommend Advanced Services to any business or organisation!”

Another customer is Sabrina Ledyaev, of , Bermuda Investment Advisory Services Ltd

She said: “We have been working with Advanced Services for at least six years now. They are very quick to respond and efficient. The whole team is always happy to help and go the extra mile to ensure we get the services we need and even more. It has been a real pleasure to work with Advanced Services and we would recommend their services to anyone.”

To celebrate its tenth anniversary the company is running a competition that starts today and until the end of September. The top prize is two $5,000 value awards to use towards the company’s web and graphic development related services. another prize is the offer of a payment gateway promotion, which allows businesses to accept credit or debit card payments on their websites.

To enter the contest, people are being asked to like and share Advanced Services’ Facebook page, to share the Facebook ‘giveaway’ post and to tag three friends in the giveaway post.

The contest is open to Bermudian residents only. Complete giveaway details will be published at http://www.advanced.bm

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Published Aug 22, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Aug 22, 2018 at 12:13 pm)

Celebration as web design business turns 10

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