Common Questions & Answers
Do I really need a web developer to build my site?
How much will my website cost?
This depends entirely on what you need. There is no “stock” price. Websites are very individual and there are many factors that influence the cost. In order to get the most accurate price proposal, be very clear and detailed on what you want your website to do or have (such as shopping carts, directory listings, private logins, hidden content, and so on).
Will I be able to edit the content on my website?
If this is a feature you want make sure to let your web developer know. This does increase the cost of your website. Many CMS’s (content management systems – ones with editing capabilities) are built on the WordPress platform which is very robust, powerful and gives you a lot of options for control on your website. There are other editors that can be installed on a website that allow you to edit text content. These can be more cost effective for the owner who wants to make small text changes from time to time.
Can I make payments on my website?
We generally give clients different options for payment. Our usual is 1/2 payment up front and the other 1/2 upon completion of the site. Other options we have done are to split the website cost into 3 payments and on some rarer occasions we will take a down payment and set up a monthly payment schedule.
Does my business really need a website?
Most businesses need an online presence these days. You especially need a website if you are a Brick and Mortar store, offer professional services, are a non-profit business or sell products.
I have a Facebook business page, isn’t that enough?
Facebook does not replace the value of a website! It is a marketing vehicle meant to compliment a website.
Why does my website need to be hosted?
Hosting provides a “home” for your website. All websites need to be hosted somewhere. The best hosting from professional companies provide 24/7 maintenance of the servers that house your website. Quality hosting usually costs anywhere from $75 to $150 per year for the average business. Not all hosting companies are created equally. Research top providers and make sure to read forum comments where great feedback from real customers can be found.
What if I don’t even have a logo or design idea?
Not to worry. We can work with you on a logo and corresponding website design. We also partner with other talented professionals who can work with you on developing the perfect logo for your business and a website layout geared for success.
What if I want marketing or social media help?
Again, not to worry. We can work with you on this. We partner with other knowledgeable professionals who can assist you with your marketing and social media needs.
What if I don't have a lot of written content about my business?
Copy writing is definitely an art and you want to make sure you have someone well versed in writing content and especially writing content for the web which requires the use of target keywords. If you have some content and just need it proofed and enhanced, we can do that as part of building your website. If you need major sections of content created, we will hook you up with one of our professional partners who will assist you with this endeavor.
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New to the whole website thing? Unsure of your first step? Need a "face-life" for that old, outdated site? Give us a call to discuss your options! Talk is FREE and we love helping people find solutions.
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More Than Websites
Online success is more than just having a "website". We offer other services to help your business succeed - custom logos & graphics, social media set up, copy-writing, unique functionality, and more.