Web Design Frequently Asked Questions

The most common Web Design FAQs

If you are planning to build a business website, you probably have some questions. Below you can find quick answers to the most common Web Design Frequently Asked Questions

You can browse the topics below. We have tried to cover the most common questions asked by our clients, but if you are unable to find an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our helpful support team. 

For a professional small business website you can expect to pay between £300 and £500 for a single page website, £500 and £1000 for a 5-page website and £1000 and £1500 for an e-commerce website. However, it depends on what kind of website you need and larger custom-built business websites can cost considerably more and over £20,000.

Designing a small business website that looks great, generates leads and sales takes a lot of time, research and planning.

We understand that when you buy a business website it is quite an expense. However, the best small business websites are sales tools that should earn you money.

We are a specialist start-up and small business web design company in Cornwall.

Our design processes are set up in a way that cater for smaller sites of between 1 and 10 pages. This enables us to keep pricing structure competitive.  We feel we offer Website Design in Cornwall at the right price point to create a professional small business website.

A simple 5-10 page business website should take about 4-6 weeks to build. This includes 2 weeks of research and planning, 2 weeks design and development and up to 2 weeks of review and testing time.

Before we begin working with you, we always have an initial chat on the phone or via Skype to discuss your website project. Following this, the majority of communication will take place using email as it makes the process a lot easier having all the information captured so we can come back to it later.

To develop your small business website, we'll need to find out a lot about you and your business. Beyond that, what we need will vary depending on which website package you choose but may include:

  • Images of you and your team
  • Images of your workplace
  • Company Logo 
  • Content for the website eg text, PDFs etc
  • Staff Profiles
  • Any Videos you would like adding to the website

You do not have images for your website. Don’t worry. We can send you a website link where you can choose from hundreds of free images. We also provide some royalty-free stock photos with all of our website packages. However, you may want a more personalised website with photos of your staff and business. 

  • If you would like photos of your business we offer a cost-effective Cornwall photography service from £149

In a perfect world, every business owner would be an incredible copywriter as who knows more about your business than you. However, we understand that some people find writing website copy stressful and challenging.

 

If you feel your energy is better focused on other areas of your business, we offer an in house copywriting service in Cornwall which includes 2 long-tail keywords per page and website copy based on buyer intent from as little £49 per web page.

No problem, you may feel you would like to invest in a company logo when you have a more established brand. Many great websites use text for their company name until they buy a logo. We can style that for you.

However, if you are looking for a cost-effective company logo we have an in-house service that starts for as little as £149.

You will benefit from a free web domain with all our packages. However, if you already have a website domain you would like to use with your new site it is a simple process to point it to our servers, where we'll host your website.

If we build you a business website. You will benefit from 12 months free hosting which is fast, secure and reliable. So you don't have to do anything.

After the first 12 months, we can continue to offer you hosting, maintenance and ongoing support for a small annual fee. You can find out our pricing structure by visting our Cornwall Website Hosting page.

When we are approaching the end of the 1st years free hosting, we'll invoice you for your web domain renewal and the next 12 months hosting and support package.

Our website support and hosting packages are great value and work well for small businesses. However, we release that as a business grows you might wish to move to a larger web design firm who specialise in meduim to large style businesses.

 

If you wish to move your website and hosting the good news is you are not tied into a contract and just need to give us 28 days notice. Although we would hate to see you leave we can help you move your site to another host at any time.

All our websites on WordPress which is by far the most popular content management system with 60.4% of the market share and used by 33.5% of websites worldwide.

 

We love WordPress but don't just take our word for how good it is check out 40 big brands that use WordPress

A content management system (CMS) is an application that is used to manage web content, allowing multiple contributors to create, edit and publish. Content in a CMS is typically stored in a database and displayed in a presentation layer based on a set of templates.

All our websites are built using up to date web design practices so you can rest assured your website will be fully responsive and display perfectly on mobiles, tablets and laptops.

Our web hosting deploys sophisticated intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems that continuously scan for, and block, malware, and viruses. Our hosting comes with daily backups to offer extra security and peace of mind.

No we don't charge VAT.

Yes! Just provide us with your google email address and we’ll do the rest!

Yes our websites are built using up to date best SEO practices to make sure your site can be crawled by search engines. We can even register your site map with Google to speed up them finding your new website and start ranking it!

Yes. We like to offer the ability for our clients to update the website themselves. We will give you all the training and tools to be able to use a simple and intuitive content management system.

When we design your website, we’ll build in all the features you want, including an email sign-up form. As we design all our websites from scratch, we’ll make sure it fits in with your website style and branding.

Of course. All our packages come with a free domain which we purchase for you. After the first year this can be renewed annually for a small fee typically £10 - £20.

You will own your website domain it will be registered in your name and address and it will belong to you.

Our web design company is a one-stop-shop for website design, SEO and hosting in Cornwall. Our packages include everything you need to have a professional business website and include hosting, domain, design, build, launch and support are all for one fee.

We have a range of small business website design packages which you can find out more about if you click here.

 

Once you have selected the right website package, you also have the option to add a blog and even design you a company logo if you need one. When you have purchased a website package, we’ll create you a great website, which will include a simple Content Management System so you can add additional pages, images, text or image as your company grows. We even purchase your unique domain, set up your company email addresses and hosting – all included in the one package fee.

We have found a simple 7 step process helps keep our small business website design process simple, on track and reflecting your business in the way you want. This is the typical website design process we follow:

 

STEP 1 – You choose a small business website design package and have an initial meeting with us by phone or skype to talk about your website project.

 

STEP 2 - You give us all the information we need, we begin researching and planning a website that reflects your business and its goals.

 

STEP 3 - We provide you with a first draft design and we make sure you are are in love with the design before moving on to the next stage.

 

STEP 4 – You provide us with website copy and content a page at a time. As we are designing your website, we'll provide you with a web page to view and discuss before starting the next page.

 

STEP 5 – You send us feedback on the design and we make adjustments to ensure you're 100% happy with the design.

 

STEP 6 – We ensure your site works across different devices and browsers.

 

STEP 7 – We launch your new website, register it with search engines and shout about it to everyone.

Need help? Call Web Designers Cornwall support team 24/7 at 07468575394

About Web Designers Cornwall

We are a Cornwall web design agency, specialising in affordable professional small business websites and web design services for start-ups and small businesses. We build custom websites that are professional, easy to use and convert visitors to customers. All our Cornwall web design packages include a free domain name, hosting for 12 months, site maintenance and  ongoing support as standard.

Visit our How it Works page to find out about our design process or get visit Website Design Cornwall to find the right package your you.

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