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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of a career website?

Having a career website allows you to present your portfolio, writings, and other accomplishments in the marketplace of ideas and stand out from the crowd. Far from having a social profile, you can help polish your reputation in search engine results and beyond.

What services are limited, and what will I pay after their expiration?

What services are limited/expire?

Due to the number of components in your website, certain extra charges will accrue for the following items only.

Domain Name

If you choose the standard subscription, your domain will expire after one year.  Following this, you will be charged to renew your initial domain name.  The annual renewal cost will be a one time fee of $15.

Hosting

For both the standard and premium subscriptions you hosting cost will be an additional $10/month after you initial free hosting period ends, dependent upon your plan selection.

Security (SSL)

If you choose the standard subscription, you SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)/TLS (Transport Layer Security) will expire after one year.  This feature is important as it creates security and trust for your website, and can have an impact on search engines’ perception of your website. When this expires, you will be charged a one time fee of $25/year.

What work does site maintenance include?

Why do I need this?

Site maintenance is required to keep your information safe, update plugins and make adjustments to fit your needs.

Standard Site Maintenance

For a standard subscription your first five hours per month are always free of charge and included in your purchase.  Every hour after the fifth is $11.99/per hour.  You will receive an email to inform you when your fifth hour has ended before we proceed with further maintenance.

Premium Site Maintenance

For a premium subscription your first ten hours per month are always free of charge and included in your purchase.  Every hour after the tenth is $11.99/per hour.  You will receive an email to inform you when your tenth hour has ended before we proceed with further maintenance.

What website customization do you do?

Website Editing & Creation

Number of Pages:

For standard subscriptions the limit on website pages is four for all content. For premier subscriptions the limit is eight for all content.

Standard v. Custom Design:

For a standard subscriptions all content will be templated and customized from the initial templated design. For premier subscriptions, content can be customized either from templated designs or according to the client’s desires. Both standard and premier subscriptions include a free initial one hour consultation.  All design changes after this consultation, will be included in the hourly site maintenance allotted per plan or purchased thereafter.

Responsive Design:

Both standard and premier subscriptions include responsive mobile design. This allows your website to properly adjust to phones and tablets.

Domain Names:

During your initial consultation, our experts will help you decide on what domain will be most beneficial for your needs. Please be aware that some domain names vary substantially in cost, based on a number of factors. While we can find an affordable and useful name for your site, it is important that you factor in this cost if you would like to purchase a particular domain that is already taken or sold by a third party.

Contact Form:

If you purchase the premier subscription, we can include a customized contact form on your website that connects to an appropriate email for your needs.

Blog:

If you purchase the premier subscription, we can include a blog with your personally generated content. We do not create content for your blog, however, we can optimize the content for search engines (see below). Uploading and optimizing your blog content will be included in your allotted site maintenance and upgrade time.

Personalized Emails:

Our team can create a personalized email with your name or alias @yourdomainname.com.

Marketing Features

Social Media Integration:

This feature includes button links on your website to an unlimited number of your personal social media platforms.

Seo Integration:

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a process to make your website discoverable to search engines and help others easily find your website.  We provide an initial setup for a SEO-friendly website.  All SEO improvements thereafter will be included in your site maintenance and upgrade time.

Link Personal Publications:

If you purchase a premier subscription, we will include links to your publications. For example, artwork or other downloadable information can be hosted on your website, if you desire this feature.

Site Analytics:

If you purchase a premier subscription, we will provide a monthly emailed report about the traffic, demographics and other details regarding visitors to your website.

Social RSS feed:

For premier customers, we can integrate your desired social media feeds to your website.

E-commerce Integration: 

For premier customers, we will include a free initial one hour consultation to discuss and present the myriad of options and responsibilities that are included in an e-commerce integration.

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