OUR WEBSITE & MARKETING PACKAGES
1. A professional, custom website that can grow with your business
2. Ongoing tech support – updates, maintenance, security, backups, and more
3. Basic online marketing, including SEO and your Google business listing
All your website and IT needs and nothing extra, done professionally, for an affordable monthly price, and no contract!
WHY WE THINK THIS MODEL WORKS FOR BOTH PARTIES (click here)
Quality work and straightforward billing in the hopes of building long-term relationships.
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Or $2750 once (see below)
- Rock-solid professional-grade website perfect for any small businesses. Includes all the core basics out of the gate. Build on it and expand in the future as you grow.
- A CUSTOM DESIGNED WEBSITE
- Beautiful, professional web design
- Home, About, Products, Projects, News, Contact + 5 more.
- Unlimited text and image edits!
- Mobile-friendly responsive design
- Categorized, filter-able project listings
- Extra option: Ecommerce-ready / online product catalog
- 3hrs custom website work per month
- YOU ALSO GET
- Web hosting, + 2-yr free domain
- 15 email addresses set up
- Industry-best security & backup
- Page-caching for quick load speed
- Monthly maintenance package
- AND AN INTRO LEVEL MARKETING PACKAGE!
- Basic SEO work on all pages
- Google My Business listing setup
- 4 social media accounts set up
- 2/mo social media posting
- 1/mo news or blog posting
- Google Analytics
- No contract, no committment
- Website, hosting, maintenance & marketing
- Best value for long term!
- No contract, no committment
- Website, hosting & maintenance
- Marketing package extra
+ $75/mo maintenance*
- *1 year min. ($3000 with no maintenance plan)
- Website, ongoing maintenance
- Hosting not incl. Marketing package extra.
Ah…we hoped you’d ask! Here’s the thing about our websites – and why we call it the “Foundation Site” – it’s the solid platform everything else can be built upon! We have built incredibly complex websites with dozens of unique custom features of all sorts, but they all start with the foundation. That’s the beauty of WordPress and our approach. It’s ground-up. And we have yet to encounter a single feature or option or request we couldn’t accommodate with either a trusted plug-in or some minimal custom coding.
We start with the basics and you’ll keep paying monthly for that. And if you want extra features, we’ll just charge you for the time it takes us to build them.
The real value in a website is the content and branding – the images, text, structure, logo, colors, etc. That’s your IP and you will always own all that no matter what. But do you really need to spend thousands on the technical infrastructure that you barely understand, and that will probably need an upgrade anyway in a couple years? For most small businesses, that can be a big cost. And there’s the price of hosting, maintenance, and ongoing updates. And then there’s the online marketing…etc. Do you hire or train someone in-house to deal with all that – design, content, IT, marketing…that’s a lot of overhead. Or just hand it all over to us for a single monthly cost, since this is what we do best.
You probably lease or make monthly payments on most of your other business assets. Why invest in a depreciating asset, right? Especially when it’s technology that changes so fast. It makes much more sense to invest in the content and marketing and let specialists build and maintain these online marketing systems, so you always have the newest versions, most up-to-date security, regular backups, and someone who can make changes quickly.
No. Really, it doesn’t. We make sure our pricing is set up that you’ll pay about the same over about 3 years, based on the assumption that you’ll want an overhaul of the site every few years. This is just spreading it out and keeping it simple.
We get that small businesses have small marketing budgets, and this is our way of removing barriers to getting you on-board. We carry the cost up front and once it’s ‘paid off’, then we do a redesign and keep adding value. We take a hit up front by building an expensive website for no payment up front, but we do it to gain a long-term client relationship. Plus the stability of the cash flow lets us run a better company and reinvest in our team and technology to keep offering the highest value of service we can.
Short answer – yes! Website are built on dynamic technology with a lot of things that change frequently and can break. Like any preventative maintenance, it’s easier and cheaper to keep thing running smoothly than to try to fix an issue after something breaks. The maintenance package includes not just critical updates and regular scanning for malware, it also includes regular off-server backups, uptime monitoring, google analytics, and regular reports sent to you showing website traffic, update status, and security scan results, among other things. And if something goes wrong, we take care of it at no extra cost. We strongly urge you either have us perform these tasks or else have someone else do it. Due to the ever-changing nature of the technology and persistence of hacking and malware, we can’t make any guarantees or take responsibility for your website if we’re not maintaining it.
Maybe, maybe not…depends what you’re looking for. But it definitely helps your online presence. Do you want more leads and customers, or just want to look good for people who already know about you and look you up? Most small businesses want more customers, or at least more potential customers to choose from so they can justify charging more. If you want people to find you online, some key words on your website alone won’t do it.
We start with basic set-up (keyword analysis, adding meta data to your site, creating accounts for you on various social media platforms, google business listing, business directories, etc.) and then move into content-marketing by creating new website posts, social media posts, and other avenues. Even if you don’t think your customers will find you on Twitter, for example, it’s about activity and content that directs back to your site, so that your organic results do better.
CUSTOM-BUILD PRICING AVAILABLE
Our “website as a service” monthly payment packages are a great deal for the vast majority of our clients – standardized IT, with customized content and service! But if you don’t think this will work for you, we can price and build completely custom websites that involve more one-on-one time and unique features. We sit down, determine your needs, come up with a proposal and a total project price, and you own everything.
The features of the website are the same, and much of the process will be the same. The differences are:
You pay for the site up front
Hosting is set up in your name, and you pay for it
Maintenance is not included (but strongly encouraged as a monthly service)
Marketing, SEO, social media, etc. is not included (available as a service)
It’ll probably cost you a bit more due to the extra time required on our end, and almost all special features can be added on after we’ve built the standard foundation site, so we might try to steer you towards our packages, since they are a better value for most of our clients. Still not sure? Give us a call and we’ll talk through it.
HOW WE BUILD WEBSITES
Just like every good building project, every website should have the same basic building principles and good standards.
So we build every website with those tested and true components and best-practices, including industry-leading systems, solid design principles, excellent security, page load speed, SEO, and much more. From there, we can customize your site further with any number of helpful add-ons features. This means you only pay for what you need.
This practice of standardizing system and customizing the design and content keeps our prices down while ensuring all our sites have the best core features and set-up and are still unique and tailored to your needs. Plus, we can always add and edit content quickly and easily, and at any time we can add on countless features and extra functionality in order to make your site even better, from calendars to Ecommerce.
This website is built with our foundation site and some add-ons. Take a look around this site and check out portfolio to get an idea of some of the options. But don’t let it limit your imagination. The options are endless, and your site will look completely unique!