Your Website Design Questions – Answered
If you want your website looking and doing the best it can you will have some website design questions.
Serva has nothing to hide and only too please to answer these website design questions, we hope this helps.
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QUESTION: How much do you charge to design a website?
It’s a little like asking ‘how long is a piece of string?’ Obviously, the more you want from a website, the more it will cost. This includes more pages, the ability to do more within the website, SEO, SSL certificate, shopping carts, mail forms, etc. These all add to the cost. In our opinion, you have to spend a minimum of $1,000 for development. In addition to this charge, there’s SEO, the domain name and hosting.
So, as we’ve said, for more extensive websites, the cost is going to be more, smaller and simpler the price is going to keep lower, but frankly, our quotes are on average well below half what most U.S. website design companies charge.
QUESTION: My brother in-law/nephew/a friend, says that they can design my site for free or at least a lot cheaper than your company. Why shouldn’t I just let them?
There are a number of ‘do it yourself’ options out there. Plus there are a number of people who ‘play’ at doing websites. There are problems that you must consider. Simply ask yourself if the person offering to create your ‘free or cheap’ website has:
- Graphic Design training and years of design experience
- Knows how to get sites to rank well on Google
- Comprehensive knowledge of available CMS programs
- Knows how to repair a website when it goes down
- Carrying out the work in a timely manner
- Dedication and business reputation
Your website is like buying a car. You can find a used car for $300! It may even get you where you’re going, but you know it will eventually need repairs and probably gallons of oil to keep it on the road. You will spend more time and money getting that car fixed than if you had simply bought a more reliable one in the first place.
So, if you care about how much new business your website will bring you, have it designed professionally and save a load of time, money and hassle, but we would expect that you’re aware of some these issues because you’re visiting our FAQ’s page to see what we have to say about it.
QUESTION: I'm not in your city or state, can you still build my website?
Our firm has developed websites for clients all over the United States, from Texas to Florida & even England. Distance is no problem.
QUESTION: How long will it take to complete my website?
Most websites are developed in only 1 to 3 weeks, but it really depends on you, the sooner you give us the information, the sooner we’ll get it done. We’re also able to create a professional site presence in as little as 24 hours when an immediate promotion is required, but this would need further work of course.
QUESTION: I already have a website. Why isn’t it listed well on searches?
This is because most companies can create a website. However, most don’t have experience in getting those sites to rank well on search engines like Google. Even if you have the best-looking website in the world, it won’t matter if people can’t find you. The key to ranking well on Google and Yahoo is to find a design company that is experienced with SEO (Search Engine Optimization). By using a variety of techniques, an experienced web design company such as Serva can improve your business exposure.
QUESTION: What should I look for when hiring a web designer?
When choosing a company to design your website, there are a number of important factors to consider. Keep these questions in mind when considering a particular firm:
Q. How long has the company been in business?
A. Serva has been in graphic design since 1980
Q. Do they have a large portfolio with working sites that you can visit?
A. Yes and we have more if requested
Q. Does the company have positive client testimonials & links to their sites?
A. Yes, both on our testimonials page and Facebook
Q. Do they offer organic SEO?
Q. How will I know if people are visiting my website?
A. Our hosting company offers a free statistics program. This program shows you how many people visit your website, where they came from, and even what they were searching for on search engines to find you.
QUESTION: What if I need to make changes to my website?
Websites we develop can be edited with a Content Management System so that you can make edits online. We’re happy to give you access, however … The thing to consider is how long will it take you to make some changes once you’re familiar with the CMS. That’s why our firm is also able to maintain your website for you, that way it will be done quickly and right first time. Just supply us with the changes and we do the rest.
QUESTION: What forms of payment do you accept?
One of our popular FAQ’s is about payment, we accept almost everything, from checks, Paypal, money orders. Overseas bank transfers and credit card payments incur small transaction fees which are usually added to our charges.
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