Frequently Asked Questions
How does this all work, I am haven’t had a website before?
Sure, it can be overwhelming, I get it. That is why I am here. You can learn about my proven process on my How I Work page.
How much does a website cost?
The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, how large is the site, how will the site function, etc. Though my website projects generally start in the $3,500 range for basic business sites and range upward depending on your unique needs.
How long does it take to design and build a website?
The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site and the quality of content that you have ready to go. A basic website typically takes around 4 weeks from beginning to end.
Will my website work on mobile devices?
Yes, it will. All the websites I design work on all devices. Depending on your requirements I can design and develop your site using responsive design so that the site is optimised for mobile devices.
Do I need my own domain name and web hosting?
Yes, I can help you get this set up and I can work with your existing provider. I am not a web hosting company.
Do you do ecommerce/online store websites?
What is a Content Management System?
A Content Management System is a tool that allows you to maintain the pages of your website yourself, without the need for any technical skills. A CMS allows you to edit and add pages, images, products or blog entries to your website. No additional software is required – all you need is a web browser and an internet connection.
Do you provide training?
Yes, I provide all my clients with training on maintaining their website.
Can you help me with Social Media and Email Marketing?
I sure can. As part of your project I can include social media and email marketing services.
What is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?
Search Engine Optimisation is all about getting your website higher up in the search results on search engines such as Google. The higher up the results you are the more traffic (and customers) you’re likely to get.
There are many aspects that go into achieving good SEO, and one of the most important is the copy (words) on your website. Focus on well written, keyword rich and appropriate content is the key.
Do you write the content for my site?
I don’t directly write your content, however if you need help with this I can put you in contact with a copywriter who specializes in writing for the web.
Can you design my logo?
I focus on what I am good at – designing and building websites, however if you need someone to create your logo for you I have a great connection with a graphic designer who specialise in logos and branding.
What is a domain name?
A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be viewed on the Internet. It’s basically a computer housed in a data center that runs your website and email.