A great deal! A brilliant website you can edit yourself from £650*
THE SERVICE is for a new mobile friendly website of approx. 20 pages. The design, building and consulting time is 11 hours.
This fee includes designing a simple banner, contact form, adding videos via YouTube, SEO and fast loading, setting up MailChimp with a mobile friendly template.
Your site can have a timetables for classes, a Business Home Page with slider (as seen on this site).
Your site can be up and running in 3 days if you have your content ready. However it’s a process, so the time will depend on how far along you are with the content. Pam is an excellent coach, so understands this process.
Pam gives you support and offers ideas that you may not have considered. If you have an existing website Pam prepares it so the ‘downtime’ is minimal.
One hour initial discussion. Choosing and buying domain name. The theme -choice of colours, page background-white or a colour or a picture. If you have some websites you like the look of, that really helps. Or maybe you have a flier of the work you do?
Page design. Home page, Profile/About You, Products, Events, Testimonials, Services and Contact form are the basic pages you need. You can have a drop down menu if you have a lot of content such as several services or Courses.
Basic Banner design is included. However be aware that it can eat up design time, so it’s a good idea to know what you want and discuss with Pam beforehand. You will see your site as it’s being designed which gives you the opportunity to change it as it progresses.
Building your website. Pam customises your WordPress website with ‘plugins’ which offer you versatility and the ability to take payments, contact form, subscription sign up form, etc. This can be a minefield for beginners if you try to go it alone as not all plugins are safe to use and may not be updated as WordPress updates at least twice a year. Some can actually break your website resulting in a white screen.
Revisions and further discussion on the phone for any design changes.
One Hour Tutorial using a webinar service coaching you to feel confident using the Dashboard. This can be done in 2 half hour sessions.
Grow your business and build a client list. Fee includes the design of a template that you can use to email out a professional newsletter with your own logo. Plus the all important Contact Form for Subscribers placed on your site.
Pam has researched and used many of these companies and MailChimp is now her favourite. It’s easy to manage, offers great tutorials and is FREE for up to 2,000 subscribers.
You can add subscribers via many methods.
You can learn how to use Mailchimp via their free videos.
Sign Up here with MailChimp
Search engine Optimization is built into your website.
Each page has keywords and a description so you can see how it appears in Google’s search engines. Content is the key. You can only gain a high ranking on Google if you offer good content. Also making a YouTube video really boosts your ranking. You need to set up a YouTube account with your business name.
Your website will have Gzip compression and cached via the htaccess file.
Taking Payment on your site with Paypal
For simple transactions the plugin Pam uses is simplicity itself. You need to set up a Paypal Business account attached to a business bank account and with the same email address as your website.
If you wish to sell Digital Products such as e-books, you need to purchase a paid for plugin. Or you can use www.e-junkie.com
(Pam does not build e-commerce sites)
Extra value- Paid for plugins included!
Pam installs BlogVault on all sites. If bought by you it would cost you approx. £87 per annum ($108).
Your website will have ongoing support
Monthly Hosting and Total Back Up of your site.
All websites need to be hosted.
Your site will be hosted via one of the UK’s top companies with unlimited bandwidth. You can have the login details for your ‘backend’ if you want. Hosting and daily maintenance costs £168 a year, or £14 a month.
The Back Up Service using BlogVault gives you a guarantee that in the event of any problems your website content can be fully restored. This would cost you $9 or approx. £7 a month if bought by yourself.
Security and Daily Maintenance. Pam monitors your site on a daily basis for WordPress updates, theme updates and plugin updates. Plus spam is deleted from your site. Pam has been taking precautions against hacking since using WordPress. She keeps on top of all WordPress security bulletins and installed the plugin Limit Login Attempts on all sites immediately after the Global attack started.
Domain Name Renewal. The domain name is renewed annually. This is included in the monthly/annual fee.
Terms of Business
Fees are to be paid 50% upfront and the balance on completion. Credit cards are accepted via Paypal.
Note as soon as the website is started will need to pay a monthly fee of £14 for the hosting, backup and domain name, or an annual fee of £168.
To pay your deposit via credit card with secure paypal:-
|MOBILE WEBSITE Deposit £325|
You can also pay via online banking BACS. Please ask Pam for her bank details via the Contact Form.
Monthly Hosting Fee
Pam will request that you pay via Paypal or a direct debit.
Remember that the site can grow, that you can add to it. You just need the basics to get out out there so you can start shining!
Terms and Conditions
* If the design takes longer than 11 hours then a fee of £65 an hour will apply.
The deposit is non refundable, so requires a commitment that you are ready to launch your business via a website. Pam’s rates are designed for holistic therapists who have been in business for a while. The fee does not include e-commerce sites. Hosting is payable even if the site is Under Maintenance.
If you decide to transfer hosting to another company then a fee of £40 will apply for the administration involved.