FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We at Daniel Sim Design have been helping organisations build web experiences since 2005 and have gained a vast amount of experience and knowledge. We have listed some of the most commonly asked questions regarding this process. We like to keep things simple!
I’m new to this whole website thing, how does it work?
The process is kept simple and intuitive. Here’s a brief outline of the web design process Daniel Sim Web Design.
How much does a website cost?
This really depends on your requirements. The cost of a web project can vary depending on several factors, much like the cost of a new house build may vary. Our website projects generally start in the $4,000 range for basic business sites and range upward depending on your unique needs.
How long does it take to design and build a website?
Timing depends on the complexity of your site and the quality of content that you have ready to go. Allow around 3 weeks for a basic website from beginning to end.
Do I need my own domain name and web hosting?
Yes, we can help you get this set up or we can work with your existing provider. Your web package will usually include a 12 month web hosting package.
Will my website work on mobile devices?
Yes, yes, yes. With almost half of all online content being consumed or accessed via mobile devices, your website NEEDS to be mobile responsive.
Do you do e-commerce/Online Store websites?
We do on a case by case basis! talk to us.
What is a CMS or Content Management System?
A Content Management System is a tool that allows you to maintain the pages of your website yourself, without the need for any technical skills. A CMS allows you to edit and add pages, images, products or blog entries to your website. No additional software is required – all you need is a web browser and an internet connection.
Do you provide training?
Yes we provide all our clients with training on maintaining their website. You will have access to a series of instructional videos within your administration to guide you along the way.
Can you help me with Social Media and Email Marketing?
We sure can. As part of your project we can include social media and email marketing services.
What is Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)?
Search Engine Optimisation is essentially helping your website rank higher within the search results within search engines EG Google, Yahoo etc. The higher the results, the more likely for visitors to click through. A great SEO practice is having relevant, updated copy (words) and content on your website. Focus on keyword rich, well written and engaging content.
Do you write the content for my site?
We work with some great copywriters and translators who can make your words sing to the relevant audience.
What is a domain name?
A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com or .com.au if you’re based in Australia.
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be connected and viewed on the internet. Data servers are housed in a data centre that runs your website and email.