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Frequently Asked Questions

The following are common questions about our services, as well some general questions about the Internet:

How much do you charge to create a website?

The prices for our web design services vary from project to project. Every website we develop is completely unique because every business we deal with is completely unique. However, we offer a one to six page website for $895. Additional pages are $120. The Basic Monthly Maintenance for this website is $50.

How long will it take to create my website?

Depending upon our schedule, a small web design project could be completed in 2 or 3 days. However, when research, planning, design, graphics, programming and testing are required for more complex sites it can take 3 to 4 weeks or longer. The best answer to this question depends on the complexity of the project.

Do I need to buy any computer equipment for my website?

No. However, if you don't have any equipment (which is very rare), you most likely will want an inexpensive basic system. This will allow you review your website online and/or use e-mail to correspond with your present and prospective customers. You will also need an Internet connection.

What are the steps involved in creating a website?

Please see Design Team section for details and how Talahi Media Arts approaches this important component in the overall process..

What makes a good website good?

The elements of a successful website are numerous. This diagram illustrates a successful one with important components above and beyond just image and content: Sound programming, A well-planned framework, Goal-driven design, Effective Maintenance, Usability considerations, Accessibility considerations, Quality assurance, A great web marketing strategy, Search engine optimization, Excellent ISP services.

What makes a bad website bad?

No consistent color theme, they are thrown together as the designer saw fit. Poor contrast makes text difficult to view. The images are not optimized and are distorted. Large banners on the page which has nothing to do with the content. Poor use of buttons that take a long time to load. There is no apparent grouping of the pages within the site. Pages scroll from 10 to 15 lengths. Large number of animated images which are distracting. Disregard for browser and computer differences.

How can I ensure that my website is listed first on Search Engines?

Nobody can truthfully follow through with guaranteeing you top results on search engines . A variety of methods exist (both paid and unpaid) that can help improve your website rankings. Please see Promoting Your Website for further details on the services we offer.

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