I love nothing more than designing and building effective websites for my customers. Whether you’re a one man band, or a medium size enterprise, I can give you a website that is well designed, search engine friendly and easy to manage and maintain.
My website design services provide an all inclusive solution for businesses of all sizes. Built around WordPress, an open source website design solution, I can create professional websites that are visually pleasing, functionally robust, and search engine friendly. You’re probably not even aware that many of the top websites are based on WordPress – sites including LinkedIn, Mashable, Playstation and eBay are all using WordPress (along with over 25% of all the other websites in the whole world!).
WordPress began life as a blogging platform but has evolved into one of the easiest to use, comprehensive content management systems (CMS) on the market. This means that websites can be designed and built quickly and effectively, it’s easy to manage and maintain, and comes with the latest coding so it’s super search engine friendly.
Unlike a lot of website builders (other CMS’ or websites built from scratch), WordPress is a lightweight CMS and gives you full control of your meta, content and URL structure with the ability to add sections pages and posts at will. It’s a future-proof solution that will always remain as secure and search engine friendly as possible.
Web Design Southampton from SMEketing
My website design process includes a customised WordPress theme – branded to your corporate style and brand guidelines, page creation, relevant plugin installation, basic search engine optimisation (SEO), social media integration, a blog, enquiry/contact forms, and if you need one – an e-commerce store too.
Once the website is built and live, SMEketing will install Google Analytics, create an XML sitemap and submit it to Google Search Console. I’ll can also integrate a newsletter subscription box, and if you’re active on the main social networks (if you’re not, I can create these for you), I’ll integrate your Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts to the site to give you a a fully functioning, social, SEO’d website.
A lot of web design companies will charge you for updates, or make you pay a reoccurring monthly fee which includes a set amount of updates. I don’t like that; it’s your website, why should you pay if you see a typo, or want to add a new page?
What I do like is how easy WordPress is to use. I’ll show you how you can make your own updates – so you’re not relying on anyone else to do it for you. If you want to add or remove pages, you can easily do it yourself. If you can use Microsoft Word, then you can use WordPress! If you get into trouble then get back in touch with me for help and advice. But I certainly won’t be charging you hundreds of pounds to add a new enquiry form or to change the images on your homepage!
Website Packages Include:
- Domain, hosting and WordPress installation (if required)
- Custom email accounts created (if required)
- Customised, respsonsive WordPress theme
- Configurable sidebar
- Custom favicon
- Integrated blog
- Search engine friendly URLs
- Keyword rich meta descriptions and titles based on the keywords you want to be found for
- Contact form with enquiries going to an email address of your choosing
- Social media integration
- Content sharing buttons
- Newsletter subscription signup integration (dependent on email newsletter provider being compatible)
- Redirected URLs to map old web pages to new pages if needed (100 page limit)
- Google Analytics account creation and installation
- XML sitemap creation and submission to Google Search Console
- Custom training guides and 1 in-person training session
Sometimes you just need a small site to get you started – you don’t need the all singing, all dancing version, just something small and simple to get your message across to your customers and prospects. Well I can help with that. SMEketing offers a SimpleSite service – this is a scaled down version of our website building service. It includes five pages which is normally more than enough to get you going.
All this, for just £299! What are you waiting for? Get in touch now!
- Up to 5 Pages
- 1 years hosting and domain name registration
- WordPress Content Management System
- Social Media Integration
- Google Analytics Integration
- How to instruction and custom video training guides
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