We opened our doors in Miami, Florida Dec. 1, 1989 in a brick and mortar office with the goal of providing professional graphics.
On Dec 1, 1996, We expanded to web design and marketing. We launched our marketing website netpromotions.com first to promote small businesses on the Internet. We later launched our design website affordablewebsites.net.
Due to a personal condo fire accident to the owner, on May 1, 2007, we moved our operations to Georgia.
We are pleased to brag about out our partners, maybe you've heard of them. They include, but are not limited to: GoDaddy, Hostgator, AIT, iStock Photo, Constant Contact, Paypal, The Better Business Bureau, WEB CEO, BigCommerce, Logo Designs and Vista Print to name a few.
No, we are professional designers and have no need to use these tools. These are great for some clients that have some computer or web skills, but can be very time consuming. We have used professional grade web and graphics tools since we opened our doors, currently upgrading the most current Adobe™ Creative Cloud CC, service.
With internet traffic moving increasingly onto mobile devices, having a mobile plan and a mobile-friendly site is no longer a “nice to have.” To test your site’s mobile usability, use Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test.
Do you upgrade current websites to mobile websites?
Of course we do and we highly recommend that if your current website is not mobile friendly, you upgrade it at your first opportunity. As more and more consumers rely on their mobile devices for personal and business use, the need for a mobile websites is rapidly growing.
Mobile websites like THIS ONE, automatically adjusts to the device it's viewed on, either Desktop, Tablet or Smart Phone.
That really depends on a few things, if you have your content ready, then it will take a lot shorter than if we have to wait few days for your content. We understand that we initially have to wait for your content, but once we start it would be extremely helpful if we have most of the initial content to start.
Not only do we register a unique name for you, we do a little research to make sure that the name you select helps you with your marketing rankings. Go to http://www.affordabledomains.ws to register a new domain.
Hosting is what makes it possible for others to view your website over the Internet. Without it, you’re the only one who will ever get a look. Shared hosting accounts usually have up to 500 accounts on one server. We lease a dedicated hosting server and place ONLY our clients accounts on that server.
A nice text logo is included with your package. However, for all custom logos, we can provide you with a nice custom logo for the web as well as for print use.
Unless otherwise stated, all content will be delivered electronically(email, dropbox, etc.). We can accept content in the following formats. Graphics files can be sent as GIF, JPEG, TIFF, or BMP files.
How do you handle eCommerce for hard products and digital products?
We are proud to be partners of the BigCommerce family of ecommerce solutions. Previously, we offered a license solutions using the "product cart" eCommerce software. The increase in operating costs and recent ownership changeover prompted to us to renew our relationship with a more stable, growing and cost effective company.
We provide 1 hour of online training with each project. For a small additional fee, we will provide a online tutorial that for to refer to 24/7 that covers the most requested features.
The store can hold an unlimited number of products and categories. However we add the first set of products or categories that you initial need. After we add these initial products and categories, we then show you how to add additional products and categories. Most of our clients just modify the products and leave the category related stuff to our staff. Either way, whatever you're comfortable with.
Yes, there is a monthly fees as follows:
- $29.95 for up to $50,000 in gross sales with no transaction fee
- $79.95 for up to $125,000 in gross sales with no transaction fee
- $199.00 for up to 1 million in gross sales with no transaction fee
Social commerce solutions to sell on the world's leading social networks. BigCommerce is the leading ecommerce platform offering built-in selling on Facebook and Pinterest. Our elegant solution to social selling is the only one that lets you quickly list on multiple networks while controlling inventory, processing and fulfillment from a single source.
Add Facebook Shop to your business page
BigCommerce lets you sell and showcase your entire product catalog on the new Shop section of your Facebook Page, then drive traffic back to your store for adding to cart and checkout. Facebook Store's section’s mobile-friendly design makes it easy to browse on both desktop and mobile devices, and Facebook allows for easy tracking with stats on views and click-through.
Let Pinterest users pin and buy your products
Shoppers can discover, research and purchase your products right from Pinterest with Buyable Pins. Any product pinned from your store will automatically become a Buyable Pin, with no need to create additional listings. Buyers check out right from Pinterest, with a mobile-optimized experience that saves their shipping information for future purchases and allows payment via credit card or Apple Pay.
You basically have 2 main choices depending on if you require frequent or periodic changes. Either way, we can either provide those changes for you which lets you focus on your business. The other option is for us to develop and install a content management system that will let you make basic changes to pages, while preserving your overall look.
Through Paypal, we are able to accept most major credit cards (AMEX, Visa, Mastercard, Discover) and echecks.
How do I get started?
You contact us at 478-922-8979 and let us provide you with your initial free consultation. We will attempt to answer any questions you may have. Once you're comfortable with our presentation, we will email you with a simple proposal complete with a deposit link. Once we receive your deposit, we will send you a "getting started' link that will provide you with the simple information you will need.
This information includes, but is not limited to:
- Sending your content/images/social media links, etc.
- Selecting your colors (we have an online color chart)
- If you do not have a domain name already, we will ask for 2-3 names you are considering so we can register them.
Putting content in front of people who overtly and explicitly express a desire, via keywords for a particular product, service or a piece of information.
A long tail keyword (or key phrase) is the set of words that is typed into the search box of a search engine to find a particular business or topic. An example of a long tail keyword is "affordable ecommerce website developers".
Black hat SEO tactics are those that are meant to trick the search engines or site users in an effort to create a shortcut to higher search rankings. Those tricks can include: using duplicate or low quality content, paid link schemes, cloaking (delivering different content to the search engines and the user), keyword stuffing, and trying to hide keywords on the page (like using text the same color as the background). All of these tactics violate the guidelines set forth by the major search engines.
They are a bad idea and a waste of time. The time spent on trying to game the system is better employed in creating a better site (with quality content and a good user experience). With the release of Google’s Penguin algorithm update in April of 2012, these tactics became even less effective than they had been. If you are talking with a company about doing SEO work for your website, you need to ensure that they will not be using any of these tactics on your behalf.
The difference is that encrypted HTTPS is the basic price of security these days.
You may have heard people urging you to switch your website to the HTTPS security encryption. They cite Google’s announcement that HTTPS is a ranking signal and that failure to switch could mean your ranking will take a hit.
We're asked this over and over, the best way to answer this is by saying it really depends on your industry and the keywords you select. No two companies are exactly the same.
Paid search is when an organization pays to have their website and service appear at the top of search results. When a user searches a specific term, ads that fit this keyword appear as the first group of results. Advertisers use the Google Keyword Tool to see which keywords and phrases are being used, and match these keywords to their business to service a specific niche, product and/or service.
Organic search is search results that match Google’s search algorithm, matching websites that closely suit the keyword being searched by the user. A website with credibility, good content, and authority in a specific area is more likely to appear near the top of a search query.
Both strategies offer highly advantageous end-goals for any website: appearing on the first page of Google translates to more visitors for the site.
As you can see, both organic and PPC search have their advantages and drawbacks. The important thing is that both have short-term and long-term advantages that greatly outweigh any negatives. Interestingly, a combination of both is found to be the best way to get results from search engines.
Most of the time, the two strategies bounce off of one another, providing benefits in one area and then feeding another, which leads to unparalleled growth for an organization’s digital presence.