How much does a Web site cost?
While this seems like an easy question to answer, there are many factors to consider to give an honest quote. Site costs are determined by how many pages you will have, if there will be a shopping cart, if there are any online forms, plus other factors. You will also need web hosting and domain name registration. Contact us to get an accurate quote.
Do I need to hire a "local" Web site designer?
At Mellan Solutions, we strive to get to know our clients as friends, so it seems like the distance doesn’t even come into effect. With todays technology of email, IM and cell phones, it is easy to be in contact with someone who is across the globe.
How long does it take to have a Web site designed?
We try to get a sample layout for proofing within 7-10 days of receiving all content… the time it takes to make the site live, however, varies on how many pages your site contains, the complexity of coding, logo needs and our current workload.
What is a domain name?
A domain name is a specific Web site address that you want your business to be known as on the web. The domain names typically ends in .com, .net, .biz, etc. Contact Mellan Solutions with your domain name ideas and we will check for availability and purchase what you need.
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is the server space you use on the web to store your files and data. Mellan Solutions will be in charge of purchasing the space and storing your files for you. This step is hassle free for you.
How do I update my site?
Drop us an email. If you have text or photo changes on your site at any time, just drop us an email and we will make those changes.
Do you offer any type of discounts?
Yes, we offer discounts for non profit organizations. We also offer discounts for referrals...
Web Site Content - What Do I Put On My Site?
That depends on what you want your site to do. If you are selling a product or promoting a service, you would want to include as much information as possible. The more information people can find on your Web site, the better.
What is SEO?
SEO, or "search-engine optimization" is the process of optimizing your Web site so it ranks well for particular keywords in searches (ex. Google, Yahoo!, MSN, etc.) When building your site Mellan Solutions strives on providing you with quality graphics will optimize your site with keywords of your choosing.
Companies that specializes in search-engine optimization are very expensive (as much as $5,000/month) and there are no guarantees on their results.
"Search engine optimization is not an exact science, and even if you follow best practices, there are no guarantees." — Kristopher B. Jones (President and CEO of Pepperjam)
I've made my decision- I want you to design my Web site.
Now what do I do?
If you are ready to get the ball rolling on your new Web site design, please contact Mellan Solutions and we will get to know each other and we will learn about your style and business. Click here and we will walk you through the design process.