"Starter Basic" Website
Launch your online presence with a clean, simple, well-organized, mobile-friendly "online brochure" website. I keep your costs down by starting with a beautiful design that's already fully responsive, and then customizing it for you with your unique visual elements, contents, and menu.
To build your “Starter Basic” website for you, I will:
- Offer you a shortlist of beautiful templates to help you pick your desired design.
- Customize your selected design to include your logo and your company colour(s) and font(s).
- Help you decide on the best menu structure for your site.
- Create an attractive and effective home page with all your key messages & calls to action.
- Use the content that you supply to create all your other web pages (up to 20), including Product pages, About page, and Contact page.
- Add any photos and/or videos that you supply.
- Create a simple Contact Form for receiving inquiries from your website.
- Create your site’s favicon (the small icon that identifies your website on the tab at the top of your browser, next to your page's title).
- Do basic search engine optimization (SEO) of all pages, based on your (supplied) top keyword phrases.
- Upload, test, and launch your new website on your hosting server.
Optional but also included:
- If desired, I can add social media icons to the top or bottom of your site, with links to your social media page(s).
- If desired, I can embed a Google Map of your location to your Contact page.
- If desired, I can add your (supplied) Google Analytics code to all pages.
Not included (but available as add-on services):
- Selecting and registering your domain name (and related email address): $40*
- Selecting, purchasing, and setting up your website’s hosting account: $40*
- Setting up your Google Analytics account: $40
- Setting up your social media account(s): $40 each
(*These add-on service prices don't include the cost of hosting or of domain name registration.)
I’ll complete your website within three weeks (15 business days) after you supply me with all of the content (written material and photos) that you would like on your website.
In a rush?
Add CAD $300 to the cost to get your Starter Basic website built for you within one week (5 business days) after you supply me with all of the content (written material and photos) for your website.
Who this package is best for
The Starter Basic is perfect for owners of new businesses who "just need a simple, professional online presence without a lot of extra bells and whistles". You don't have the time or interest to learn how to use a DIY website creation tool yourself, but you don't have the budget or need to pay for a full-featured, custom-built website.
- Fully responsive (mobile-friendly)
- Clean, professional design
- Low maintenance: built on a platform that doesn't need to be updated very often
What you supply
To keep the Starter Basic cost so affordable, I will rely on you to supply me with the following pieces of your new website:
- All of the written content for your website
- All of the visuals (photos) for your website
- Your company logo, colour(s), and font(s)
- Your domain name
- Your hosting package's login information
- A list of the top SEO keywords and keywords phrases that you'd like to be found with
If you're interested, here's a blog post about the technologies that I use to build our Starter websites for our small business clients.