Frequently Asked Questions
We at Hagens Marketing have been building websites since 2009 and in that time have gained a vast amount of experience and knowledge. We crafted this FAQ page to answer many of the frequently asked questions we were asked along the way.
I’m new to this whole website thing, how does it work?
Never fear, that’s why we are here. You can learn about our time proven process in our process section.
How much does a website cost?
The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a house may vary. Though our website projects generally start in the $5,000 range for basic business sites and range upward depending on your unique needs.
How long does it take to design and build a website?
The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site and the quality of content that you have ready to go. A basic website typically takes around 6 weeks from beginning to end.
Do I need my own domain name and web hosting?
Yes, we and help you get this set up and we can work with your existing provider. We are not a web hosting company, but we can recommend a few providers.
Will my website work on mobile devices?
Yes it will. All the websites we design work on all devices. Depending on your requirements we can design and develop your site using responsive design so that the site is optimized for mobile devices.
Do you do ecommerce/Online Store websites?
We sure do!
What is a 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. We build all of our sites on the WordPress CMS.
Do you provide training?
Yes we provide all our clients with post-launch training. We actually install a video library within your CMS so you can reference it at any time.
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 Optimization (SEO)?
Search Engine Optimization is all about getting your website higher up in the search results on search engines such as Google. The higher up the results you are the more traffic (and customers) you’re likely to get.
There are many aspects that go into achieving good SEO, and one of the most important is the copy (words) on your website. Focus on well written, keyword rich and appropriate content is the key.
Do you write the content for my site?
Yes, we do provide content services. We use professional writers that will craft content that is unique to your business and SEO friendly. Note, this is an additional service and separate from website development work.
Can you design my logo?
We focus on what we’re good at – designing and building websites, however if you need someone to create your logo for you we have relationships with several graphic designers who specialize in logos and branding.
What is a domain name?
A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be viewed on the Internet. It’s basically a computer housed in a data center that runs your website and email.
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