I charge a straight $40 per hour for any work I do. There are no hidden fees or
surprise costs. I bill in half-hour increments.
You can pay by check, or PayPal. With
PayPal you can use any credit card, you don't need an account with
them and it's free for you.
New to the
Internet? Is this your first website? I'll make it easy for you.
I will do everything I can to make
setting up your website fast and easy for you.
I do it all, from start to finish
so you won't have to do a thing.
I've listed the services I use, if
you have a service you prefer, I'll happily work with that.
Or maybe you just know a little bit
about it, I'll take care of everything start to finish and teach you
what you need to know.
I am committed to running a legal
and highly ethical business. I am a Christian and answer to a higher
I do not offer my services to sites
directly or indirectly involved in gambling, pornography, any
immoral practices, or anything that is destructive to families.
Domain Name Registration
This cost about $9 a year for one name.
I will help
you determine a name, research it and register it for you. Whatever you
both start at about $5 a month, or a
little less with an upfront annual purchase. They may charge a one-time
setup fee, depending on the package you choose.
Their basic package
several email accounts and reasonable storage for a small to medium
Website Design, Implementation
I'll design a website from one page to however many pages you need.
The initial design and home page take longer, additional pages go much
faster once the design is set.
How many pages you need depends upon
the type of site you want.
If you strictly want to make your
contact information available, you may need only one page.
If you want an informational site, or
you're selling a service without a product, you may need only 3 to 5
If you have a larger company, but are
still only informational, such as a church, you may need 10-12 pages.
If you're selling products, you'll need
a shopping cart and more pages, depending on how many categories and
items you have.
I will setup and populate an e-commerce shopping cart for you. I
Mal's, which is a
free service for
their basic cart, or you can purchase options they provide. They
are a safe and efficient service.
Graphics and Logos
I design graphics and logos, which you can own outright.
I purchase professional images from
Corbis. Prices for royalty-free
(other people can use it too) pictures, run about
$90. These can add a
very professional touch to your site.
I am committed to running a legal and
ethical business and will not use copywrited items without proper
Online Magazine, Client Mailings
Many businesses like to provide tips, information, or just keep in
touch with their clients. It's a great marketing tool when you offer a
weekly/monthly newsletter. These are called E-Zines.
I can create a page where your
customers have the ability to sign up for your "magazine", I can setup
the service for you and manage it. I use Ezine Director, which is a free service for up to 249 emails
Tracking and Usage Reports
If you want to get a handle on who is visiting your site, which pages
their viewing, when they access or site, how long they stay and other
statistical information, I use
Sitemeter. They offer a basic, free service, or you can pay for an
You will want your site to remain fresh and you can expect to have
changes. Whether it's on a regular basis as with calendar items, or
just as things come up, I'm happy to make the changes for you.
Optimizing is how your website gets to the top of the list when
someone searches for you from a search engine.
This is a complex process that is
constantly changing, so most designers avoid it. I will incorporate
basic optimization as part of your design.
If you would like a professional to
maximize your optimization, I use
ClearTraffic. This is an
initial cost of at least $400 and should
be considered as an investment investment in your business.