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The goal of TXsoft is to provide an EZ, inexpensive, trouble free way of hosting a website.
We specialize in getting your business online and working!
New business: All new businesses need a website!
Established business: Your business can easily be incorporated to your existing
Businesses without a website???
We figured everyone had a website,
Our Google search came up with results claiming a wide range of statistics for businesses without a web presence, ranging from 15% to higher than 50% ....
Were not sure who to believe, but it is a bunch!
We would have thought when starting a business, having a website would be one of the most important things...
But, we have found there are a lot of businesses like electricians, plumbers, florists, maids, yard services, and many other small businesses that just don't have one.
A lot of these businesses rely on word of mouth, that's great, but even a past customer may do a web search if they forgot the number or lost the address. A website is more then attracting new customers, its there for continuing business, its a ROCK for a business. That's where most people look .. ONLINE!
Plus, some people think a business without a website is fly by night, or at least very unprofessional.
Why don't these business have a website?
4. Don't Need One - Some say there is no benefit to me being on the web, I already have my customers, or I rely in word of mouth.
Why do you need a website?
How Much Does a Web Site Cost?We get this question all the time. There are many types of web sites.
Static web sitesA static page is something that is always the same.
Dynamic web sitesA dynamic page is something that can have new information, or updates, or changes often, sometimes with interaction from the users or the owners of the site.
Starter web sitesThey can be as simple as one page, and are static, kind of like a large yellow page add of old .. Every business MUST HAVE this at the very least.
Database driven web sites
E-commerce web sites
Flash sitesand others. Each taking more or less time than the next site.
Since 1995 TXsoft has designed and developed almost every type of web site imaginable.
When you search for the right web developer or web site design company, you will find a wide range of pricing. One thing will be consistent; The Real Web Design firms normally charge by the hour.
Doing your own research and deciding what you want your web page to be could save you some money. Thats as simple as looking at the web sites of others, maybe even your competitors and deciding what you want your web page to look like and what you want on it. Write it down. This will give you something to compare from one web outfit to another as well as reduce the time involved in creating the site.
So how much does a web site cost? It varies. Over the next few pages, we will show you a few sites and what you might expect to pay for design, development, hosting and search engine optimization. These prices are not firm. They reflect an average of what we have done in the past. We have completed web sites for hundreds of dollars less for each type of site listed, as well as sites for many thousands over what we are listing. Again, the pricing is simply to give you an idea of what you might expect to pay for a QUALITY WEB SITE, not one done by 'Uncle Bubba's nephew, Buford.
Lets look at some pricing > >
Web Site PricingAs we mentioned web sites vary drastically in price. From a One page starter to a twenty thousand page (seriously) large e-com site.
Simple Starter SiteThis is where a company usually begins their web presence. Starter sites are a MUST for a new business.
Way too many times we hear " We dont have a website yet, but my brother in law is going to make one for us soon."
Don't fall into this procrastination!
Get you a web site NOW, your brother in law can help you with the design and he can spruce it up with his/your personal touches later. Starter web sites are generally very inexpensive and a great value for the money. Starter sites are usually simple and with lack of complexity comes an inexpensive price.
One Page Starter SiteOne Page 'Starter-Sites' generally need the basic information about your business, company name, logo, a photo address, maybe a map, an email to you, phone number and some text telling all about your business.
Multiple Page Starter SiteMight consist of a Home page, About Us page, Contact Us page, Products and/or Services pages a few photos and a Testimonials page.
Of course each business may have unique web page requirements, but these pages are fairly common for a business. A 'Starter Site' with one page could be as cheap as $100 because we make so many like it we can almost do it blindfolded.
A Multipage site a Quality Design (not an Uncle Bubba's nephew design) will take about 20-25 hours to complete and run in the neighborhood of $1500-$1800. Now with that said, we have done 'Starter-Sites' as little as $600.00 (see 'Scope Document' on previous page). We have also developed 'Starter-Sites' for several thousand dollars. Each project is unique in design and development time.
Advanced SiteAdvanced Web Sites may be the next progression for a company web presence. The 'Advanced Web Sites' might include the same pages as 'Starter-Sites' as well as additional pages or features like:
Social Media - Connections and links to Facebook, linkedin, and other popular social media.
Blog - interactive messaging for your business, and/or your customers
Product Pages - pages to display brands, categories and/or individual projects.
Mobile Friendly pages - for use of your web pages on mobile devices
Database - Storing and Retrieving data right on your web pages, your customer information and /or your products among other things.
CMS - Content Management System - This can be anything from a simple Wordpress or Joomla addition to a custom back end which could include every aspect of your business including, sales, accounting, timecards, payroll, training, and so fourth.. Almost anything you can think of.
All of the things listed above require more development time, which means increased cost.
Costs Associated with Your Web Site after Launch
Once your web site is designed and developed, it is necessary to put it "out there" on the internet. That normally means paying a company a small amount to HOST your site on a web server. This is what allows a 'Web Browser' (visitor to your web site) to access your company web site.
Web Site Marketing - Getting Listed on Search EnginesIf there is one area many companies do not plan for Wizely PRIOR to having a web site designed and developed, it is Search Engine Marketing ( SEO / SEM ).
There is so much involved in getting your site listed on search engines, reference books the size of Tolstoy's, 'War and Peace,' have been written on the subject. We will keep this shorter but want to stress: Research, Planning and Budgeting.
After your web site is 'Live', it is time to address search engine listings. Depending on the competitive nature of your industry and the targeted keyword phrases for your web site, SEO cost will vary greatly. SEO/SEM companies can dedicate multiple employees up to and over 40hrs a week to your marketing campaign. SEO Campaigns MUST BE ADDRESSED BEFORE YOU START THE DESIGN PROCESS, NOT AFTER!
The single most common issue we see from existing sites that do not rank well on search-engines is the technical manner in which the web site was coded and developed. Web Designers without fundamental search engine knowledge rarely code a site that can get listed well in search-engines. Below are areas you should address with your Web Site Development / SEO Team.
Keyword analysis (prior to copy writing!)
Technically sound SEO structure of the web site code
Site Maps for each Search Engine
'Mobile-Ready' version of your web site (PRIORITY FOR TODAYS MOBILE CULTURE!)
Directory Listing Submission (paid & free Directories - Authoritative Direcorties!)
Develop a 'Back-link' strategy
Develop a Search Engine 'Local Search' strategy
Create a Blog & update it weekly or don't do it at all.
Create a Social Networking strategy & update it daily or don't do it at all
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