FAQ Freelance Web Development

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many employees are in your company?
A. One. I have an extensive network of folks doing similar work that I collaborate with. I make sure to take on only the work I can handle, and carefully schedule and manage each project in order to meet all deadlines.

Q. Do you have marketing experience?
A. Yes. I have a long history of working with budget conscious non-profits, small businesses, educational institutions and community-based organizations. This forced me to always take a measured marketing approach to all projects.

Q. Do you program with Web Standards?
A. Yes I do. This site was designed and developed using Web Standards standardized best practices for building web sites. Considerations include the interoperability, accessibility and usability of web pages. In essence, this means that web pages will load faster, reach more users, and cost less to design and maintain.

Q. Are you able to guarantee a high ranking in the search engines?
A. I can't guarantee it no can anyone else. I can promise that your site will be search engine friendly. And, I can give you plenty of solid, proven advice on how to increase your ranking for particular search terms, in particular search engines. Search Engine Optimization and Marketing takes time, patience and a ton of effort! It depends upon how much time, money, and energy you have to dedicate to the task.

Q. Do you do search engine optimization?
A. Of course. Creating a web site that doesn't speak the language of the search engines is pointless. Since 80% of people are now researching products or services on the Internet you need to ensure you put your best foot forward. A majority of your web site traffic is likely to be from search engines, and you can't afford to have roadblocks to potential customers.

Q. Why should I hire you for the job?
A. I can offer budget conscious and measurable solutions to your marketing problems because I have proven experience in multiple mediums read more

Q. Do you charge by the hour or by the project?
A. I provide both per-project and hourly rates. For large projects spanning weeks or months, you may prefer a per-project payment structure.

Q. Do your clients realize a return on their investment?
A. Yes. I like to stay in contact with clients over time to measure the results of each project. I'm am interested in my clients' success, and becoming a more effective designer.

Q. Do you offer any Internet marketing services?
A. Of course. Creating a web site without marketing is like having a party and not inviting anyone. A web site needs to be developed and marketed to promote the growth of your business. A combination of web and print marketing strategies will be suggested based on your budget and needs.

Q. What is site maintenance?
A. Web maintenance consists of refreshing and adding content to the site, reviewing web site statistics and traffic on the site, monitoring the site for hacker activity, keeping an eye on server maintenance schedules or server errors.

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