In order to streamline the Web Development process, we've put together this short checklist of items to bring to the initial free consultation. Just like you, Our Web Development Clients want the most effective Web Presence for the least expense.
-Frank Erhartic, President of Lynchburg.net
Step One: Consultation with a member of our Design Team
There is no cost to this consultation. This meeting is provided to allow the customer a chance to ask questions about the process of developing a website, review any costs involved, and meet the Lynchburg.net Representatives who will be building and maintaining their website.
What to bring to this Consultation: * All of the following is not required. It is only recommended to make the Web Development process more efficient.
All textual content (rough drafts are fine) divided into sections just as it will be on the Website.
Company logos, graphics, letterhead or any other graphic materials that would be desirable on the website. (May be in print or digital form). Include information on Company Color themes or Mascots.
Any other graphics that would pertain to the content of the website or descriptions of graphics that you would like our Graphic Designer to custom design for you.
General idea of the navigation of the Website.
- General idea of any Special Functions on the Website (Forms, Databases, or other Special Programming)
- Several Possibilities for the Domain name (example: www.selldomain.com, www.selldomain.net, www.yourcompany.org)
- Finally, Do some of your own surfing on the internet, and pick out 5 to 6 websites that you find attractive, thorough, and easy to use. Feel Free to make notes about what aspects you like on each website.
Step Two: Agreement via contract
We will fax or mail a contract for you to sign and return. A small percentage of the total agreed upon price will be due for the web development to begin. Any textual or graphical content for the website should be organized and delivered along with the contract or shortly after.
We reserve the right to require additional paid for design time before proceeding, if additional materials, design requests, or instructions are given.
Step Three: Mock-Up and Sign-off
In a few days our Graphic Designer will email you with an attached image of what your Website will look like. This is the very first part of the actual site development. This design will need to be approved by the client. Any corrections, additional segments or graphics should be communicated in writing (email is preferable) before site design proceeds.
The graphic designer will make these changes and email an attached ".gif" image for approval once more. Final changes to the basic design will be made at this point and sent by email to the Designer.
Step Four: HTML Integration and Programming
The Graphic Designer in cooperation with a programmar will complete the site design and creation of all pages using graphics and textual content provided by the customer. The customer will be notified when this is completed and sent a url via email where they may view the sites' current progress.
The customer must make all revisions, additions, and changes within the following 14 days and approve the site for completion.
Step Five: Submission to Search Engines
After final revisions are completed, the Designer will submit the completed website to over 1300 search engines and 30,000 link lists. Full payment for site design will be required thereafter.
Block of 10 Hours
*Does not include Internic registration fees of $30 per year (paid 2 years in advance)