Web design packages are a great way to get a website up and running without the need of hiring someone for every aspect. A Web Design Package contains all you need to make your project happen. These packages contain everything from Domain Registration, Hosting, Custom Designs as well as Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and E-Mail services.
The web design package that you choose is going to depend on the size of the company or business that you own or manage.
You will also be able to select what type of website that you would like such as: eCommerce websites with online shopping carts and secure servers for processing credit card payments.
The blogs/news sites; personal websites; small businesses with their own name and email address; multimedia sites with audio, video and photos; online magazines/ newspapers with unlimited articles per month, etc.
When putting together a web design package it is important to have more than just one option so that you are able tailor it around your needs best. The most common options being offered are: number of pages on the site; types of pages such as blogs and shopping carts.
The inclusion of internet security and anonymity; number of visitors allowed per month and email accounts.
Other factors that you will want to consider are: website hosting, streaming video/audio access; uploading graphic images; domain name registration; search engine optimization (SEO) services etc.
A web design package typically costs between $40-100 USD per year which is an absolute steal if you think about it! You pay a monthly fee for your website to be live and accessible on the next 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
It also includes all the necessary tools along with professional tutorials so that you can manage your site yourself without any technical knowledge or experience required. Some providers include free updates and unlimited customer support as well.
Typically, these professional web design packages come with the following:
Basic Hosting and Web Design – includes a domain name (your website address or URL), full featured hosting, and a custom designed website that is attractive and easy to navigate – typically including six pages of content such as: an “about us” page; contact page; services offered; work examples; photo gallery; and blog.
The basic site will have a homepage, four inner pages, and one shopping cart if desired. In addition, your website will be optimized for search engines so that it ranks highly in local searches. All this costs around $100 USD per year which is amazing value!
More Handy Tools – those who opt for this option will also receive a shopping cart plugin, multimedia galleries and unlimited updates. This is the best way to go if you plan on using your website with all its features extensively. The cost of this web design package is $160 USD per year.
Photo Galleries and Blogs – choose this package and you will get two photo galleries and two blogs (if desired). All of these can be integrated into one webpage or they can be separated onto different pages for easier access. As well as getting the standard six pages of content that come with basic packages, an additional four blog posts will be included per month within that package at no extra charge.
A blog gives visitors the opportunity to post comments on your company’s website which looks like a discussion forum. This option costs $220 USD per year.
More Pages and Unlimited Updates – the most comprehensive of all the web design packages, it allows you to have as many pages as you wish so that you can create a site which is truly unique and personalized.
A great solution for those who need more than just a basic website, this package gives you total flexibility in terms of how your site functions with unlimited shopping cart entries if desired, plus the addition of an online photo album with five images per month.