Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of questions clients frequently ask.

How long does it take to design and build a website?

This answer depends largely on the scope and level of complexity for each project. An average sized site typically is completed within a four week span of time. You can learn more about the process here.

Do I need my own domain name and hosting?

You will need to register your domain name to ensure that you legally own it. You are welcome to purchase your own hosting, however you will be responsible for it’s configuration and maintenance. Many clients choose a service plan provided by Liberty Digital which takes care of all your maintenance needs. Hosting related issues at additional cost.

Will my website work on mobile devices?

Yes. All websites created by Liberty Digital look great on any device.

How much does it cost?

Typically template based websites created by Liberty Digital start at $1,800 while custom solutions range from $4,000 to $10,000+.

What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

Content Management Systems (CMSs) are a type of computer software that allows people to publish, edit, modify, organize, delete and maintain conent (text, videos, images, etc.) from a central interface. They are used by news agencies, blogs, online stores, celebrities, businesses, corporations and universities. There are several platforms availble with WordPress being the most popular. You can learn more about WordPress here.

Can you help me with Social Media and Email Marketing?

Definitely! Your site can be connected to any Social Media Site through direct links, social sharing links and “Like” buttons. Email Marketing is a proven strategy to engage with your audience. Sign-up forms can be installed on your site and you can import a list you already have. The key advantage of Social Media and Email Marketing is that they provide opportunities to engage with people who are already interested in your business.

What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of effecting the visibility of a website in a search engine’s (like Google or Yahoo!) unpaid, or “organic,” results. Typically, websites that rank higher, or towards the top of the results page, are more likely to be visited by the search engine’s users, thus increasing traffic. In terms of Internet Marketing, SEO strategies consider how search engines work, what people search for, the keywords used to conduct searches and which search engines are preferred by the target audience.

Do you write content for my site?

Yep! Have custom written content created by a professional author for your site to help drive conversions.

Can you take pictures for my site?

Yes! Websites are primarily a visual medium and therefor high-quality images are a must! Custom photographs taken by a professional photographer will make your site personal and authentic. Check out sample images taken for my clients.

Can you design a logo for me?

Absolutely! Your logo will be a reflection of what makes your business unique!

What is a domain name?

Simply put, a domain name is the address of a website. They must be registered by a Domain Name Registrar and are typically rented for various periods of time. When a person has “bought” a domain name, they legally own that address until their rental is not renewed or they transfer ownership to another person. This is similar to your own physical address. You can own/rent your home for a period of time, but not forever. During that time, no one else can use your exact address.

To ensure every client legally owns their domain name, Liberty Digital does not provide domain name registration, but can assist with the process.

What is web hosting?

Web hosting is a service that allows people and organizations to make their websites accessible to the world via the internet. Web hosting companies provide space on their servers which is used by customers to store their website and “serve” it to people on the internet. Web hosting is not a simple task and often requires expertise in a number of technical fields such as Database Management, Server Languages and Server Configuration. To further complicate it, there are a HUGE number of hosting providers with an even larger number of options. Liberty Digital is happy to assist you with choosing a hosting company/package that will suite your needs.