Zuk Design ~ Custom Website Design
We provide a user-friendly experience for you - and your customers
Every website unique... just like your business.
The world wide web is still a big mystery to many - there’s so much to know and it is easy to get overwhelmed. That’s why we’re here. We see it as part of our job to educate clients and help you feel more comfortable and less confused with the whole website experience. To view some of our client websites, click through the slideshow above.
What most of our customers want is a website they can manage themselves (CMS), that is designed for all devices (Responsive), and shows up on Google (SEO). That is why all our sites are Content Management (CMS), Responsive and include SEO (Search Engine Optimization). For what these terms mean, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.
Websites 101 - you need 3 things to have a website:
This is your "www" or website address.
Domains cost from $10 - 25 each.
Try to buy a domain that matches your busienss name, but if your name is long, buy a shorter version too.
Always buy the .com and .ca. You can have multiple domain names - one will be your ’default’.
Always buy your domains yourself, with your own credit card, so they are owned by you.
Always keep your domain renewals up-to-date, so you don’t lose them.
The is a fee you pay to get your website up on the internet, similar to paying for your phone or cable service.
Paid annually, usually about $10-15/month.
We set up your hosting, however it will be billed directly to you.
This is the part we do for you; the custom designing the ’look’ of your website, all your pages, content and images.
All of our websites are unique, designed to reflect the essence of your business, with your customers in mind.
Although we are building your website for you, we are actually building it for your customers.
For a quote on your project, please contact us.
RESPONSIVE CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS • WITH SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
How much does a website cost?
Our websites start at $1200: this includes 3 pages, Responsive, CMS and SEO for every page.
Additional pages cost $100 each.
*does not include hosting or domain fees, or ecommerce (see below).
Are there maintenance fees?
Once your website is built, there are no ongoing maintenance fees. Our goal is to help you be independant with your website - that’s why all our websites are Content Management. Training is included. However, some clients do not have time to make changes to their website - if you require on-demand maintenance, we are happy to set that up for you.
Need an ecommerce website?
We can set up your online store and get your product on the internet. Prices range depending on the number of products.
Ready to get your business online?
Contact us, consultations are always free.
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WEBSITE TERMS EXPLAINED
What is a Content Management System (CMS)?
A website you can edit yourself - change pictures and words, update text when you want to, and even add pages. A user-friendly CMS will save you maintenance costs.
What is Responsive?
A responsive website is a website that is designed to change size and shape to fit the device it is being viewed on: desktop, tablet, or mobile (phones).
What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?
’Just build it and they will come’ does not apply to websites. Having a website does not guarantee that your customers will find your business. A properly optimized site will ensure your site comes up in the search engines. This involves several factors that include the headings on your pages and the meta tags in the coding. Zuk Design web designers have Certified SEO training.