What do I need to provide to start the process?

To start, you will need to provide the text, photos and logo that you would like on your site. If you don't have any of the above, we help design a logo or gather any image files that would help with the overall look of your site.
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My friend (or family member) knows HTML, couldn't he make my web site?

Unless this person is a web design professional it is not the best choice for your commercial site. A poorly designed site will reflect on your business and can may drive potential customers away. When it comes to your business, it makes sense to invest in the tools and providers who will help take your company to the next level?

Having a knowledgeable web designer/developer is the key to making your web site work for your benefit. As far as the Internet is concerned, a well-designed and properly marketed web site will increase your revenue and client base. A poorly designed and marketed web site will only hurt your business.
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How much does a web site cost with you?

It all depends on the the type of site, how many pages, the complexity of the site, and how long the site will take to develop from start to finish. Our focus is on top quality web sites that position and brand your company as a leader in its industry. Our sites are developed from a SALES and MARKETING perspective. Most websites are quickly thrown together by designers and developers who know very little about SALES and MARKETING. The purpose of a website is used to promote a business and help increase SALES.
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What are the deposit requirements?

A 50% deposit on all design work with the other 50% payable at the completion of the site. However, if the full price of the design work is below $1000 we receive the full amount at the start of the project.

All web hosting, e-commerce software packages, domain name registration, third party software needs and related fees are payable in advance.

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How long will it take to get a site developed?

The length of time to create your site depends on the scope, complexity and size of the web design. Once you have approved the layout of the design it will take approximately 1-2 weeks before your site will be available for your clients.
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What will my web site be named?

Your web site will have a unique domain name. Most often we will try to get however, another company may have already purchased that name. If this is the case we will discuss with you the available, related domain names. If you have already registered a domain name we can use that name for your site.
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Can I start with a small site and add to it later?

Sure. We will design your site to fill your current needs. Then, as your needs change your site can be changed to align with them.
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How is a site kept up to date?

Every time a prospect returns to your web site they are that much closer to becoming a client. To keep them coming back to your site we recommend updating your content periodically. We can update your site for you for a fee based on how often you would like to update it and the complexity of the updates. We can also provide a solution whereby you can update specific areas of your web site.
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What is a Host?

A Host is where your site is stored and basically lives 24/7. When clients type in your web address they are directed to your host's computers, which will then display your site on the Internet. The cost for this service varies but is usually between $20 and $40 a month. Usually buying hosting for longer periods of time saves you money in the long run.
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What is a domain name?

A domain name is the web address or URL of your web site. Because domain names need to be unique you will need to register one for your company so no one else can use your address. The cost for this service is usually around $10 a month.
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Who owns my website once it is finished?

When you purchase a website from Tampa Design Experts, we create the web site for you! At the end of the transaction you are the full owner of the site. You have full rights to it and have complete ownership.
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