FAQs

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How much does a website cost?

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Each website is completely different from the last, whether you are working with me on a custom website or an express website. Depending on your projects size and complexity your investment can vary. Heres a guideline so you can get an idea of which service fits within your budget

Cost guidelines:
Express website: Projects start from £499
Custom website: Projects start from £1199
Design only: A project that is 4 pages starts at £300.
Development only: Projects start at £999

How long will my website take?

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The project duration will vary depending on the overall size of the project alongside the amount of time it takes to provide all the content and feedback.

Your projects duration can vary depending on the overall size of your project, complexity, content gathering, feedback response times etc... Here's a guideline of what to expect.

Timescale guidelines:
Custom websites usually take between 4-8 weeks.
Express websites usually take between 1-2 weeks.
Design only: A 4 page project usually takes 1-2 weeks.
Development only: Can vary anywhere from 2 weeks to 8+ weeks depending on your projects requirements.

What are your payment terms?

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Custom & Express Websites:All projects will be split into two stages. 50% upfront and 50% before the site goes live.

Design only & Development only: The same as the above - all projects will be split into two stages. 50% upfront and 50% before the site goes live.

Maintenance & Updates: All* maintenance and updates require payment upon project completion, with the cost calculated hourly.

*Monthly maintenance plans are offered with payments being paid monthly. The hourly rate being calculated if the work is either not included in the plan or exceeds the monthly hours included in the plan.

Do I need a domain and hosting?

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Yes you do! Your domain and hosting are integral parts of having a website and it would not exist without them. I know this can be confusing so please let me know if you need anyhelp with finding reliable providers.

Will I be able to edit my website once it’s completed?

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If you have chosen the Express Website package or purchased a template then you can edit as much as you like.

For Custom Websites his depends on your projects requirements. If that's something that's important to you and your project then absoloutely!

Do you offer training on how to manage the website?

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I will provide you with a ‘how-to’ guide so that you are able to update your content whenever you like. If you need any further assistance with updating or adding content, please send me an email.

Will my website be SEO friendly?

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I will build your site with on-page SEO in mind as Google likes websites that load quickly. This means I will optimise images, make sure the structure of the website is up to web standards as well as being accessible and responsive.

Can you help with future maintenance and content?

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For the 1 month after launch, I will fix any bugs that occur. This doesn’t include adding additional content. After the month or if you would like any additional content, I work by the hour. I also offer monthly maintenance packages which can include up to 6 hours of work, you can find my packages here.