This page contains detailed explanations of the work involved for each service. Yes, it’s quite long…
Website design and build
Core design and build: This service includes the technical setup, installation, configuration and construction of your website and any bundled extras. It also includes the site-wide aesthetic design of your website for the homepage and any additional pages you have included in your order. You will also be credited 1 hour of free consultation time to use as you see fit.
The design aspect of the site build will managed in 4 stages with 2 revision stages:
- Initial design based on your brief
- Major changes – e.g., major changes to the site structure
- Minor changes – e.g., colour changes
- Final design
Where design changes are required post-completion these will be charged for at the freelance rate less any applicable discounts
Hosting and support
Fully managed support: This covers the cost of hosting your site on the server and ensures that all technical elements of your website are backed up and kept up-to-date. This also grants you priority support in the event of an attack on your site or any unintentional downtime.
Security and privacy
Basic security: A leading security plugin will be installed on your site and configured to prevent, spot and react to any malicious attacks on your site
Enhanced security: As above but with many additional options to help combat malicious attacks on your site
Domain privacy: When you register a domain name it is a legal requirement that the holder’s details be made available to the public. For a small fee, your details can be hidden and replaced (in this case with Crazy Domains details). Keeping your details hidden helps combat spam, unsolicited correspondence, fraudulent activity and malicious attacks.
Unique IP address: A requirement if you are applying an SSL certificate to your domain
Basic SSL certificate and encryption: Secure data that is sent to and from your site and instil confidence in customers with the secure icon in the address bar and a decorative seal for inclusion on your site. If your site is taking payments this is the minimum level of encryption required.
Advanced SSL certificate and encryption: As above but with additional extended validation for extra protection and confidence
SSL setup and integration: Labour cost for making required changes to activate either of the SSL certificates above
Professional e-mail address: Your choice of e-mail address to match your domain e.g., email@example.com and a 250MB inbox
Basic spam control: Basic protection against unwanted and unsolicited e-mails
Additional e-mail addresses: As above, see ‘Professional e-mail address’
E-mail forwarding: Automatic forwarding to another address or addresses
Auto-responders: Automatic replies back to the person e-mailing you. Useful for acknowledging receipt of their message etc.
Basic: A basic blogging function that allows you to post new stories, notifications and updates etc., categorise/tag them by topic
Advanced: For integration with other blogging services or notification services, allowing blog posts by e-mail etc., also covers forums
Social media integration
Basic integrations: Connect your social media accounts with your website. Covers things such as showing Twitter feeds on your website, Like/Share buttons etc.
Advanced integrations: Covers things such as allowing sign-ins, commenting etc., by logging into a social media account
Account setup: Select this option if you are yet to set up one or more of your social media accounts and would like help getting it right first time around. Includes designing graphical elements for your accounts (logos, banner images etc.)
E-commerce and online payments
Custom shop: A customisable shopping experience that can be as big or as little as you want it to be
Integrate Paypal: Enable payments through Paypal from within your site. A Paypal account is required
Integrate Stripe: Enable payments through Stripe from within your site. A Stripe account is required. An SSL certificate is also required for this integration
Online forms and surveys
Basic contact form: An online form that captures customer details and a message and then sends the details to you via e-mail.
Basic spam control: Recaptcha is included as standard on all forms/surveys
Additional forms/surveys: For custom forms/surveys as big or as little as you want. You can also extend your forms further with various export options and integrations with various CRM systems, mailing systems etc.
See the page ‘E-mail Marketing‘
Data and stats reporting
Basic data and stats reporting: Setup and integration with Google Analytics plus configuration of one automated report to run at intervals of your choosing.
Advanced data and stats reporting: As above plus setup and integration with Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools for advanced reporting and additional data collection.
Custom: Setup and integration with other products not mentioned above and/or additional reports, goal setting, custom tracking and more.
Site and search optimisation
Basic optimisation: This option takes care of all basic SEO requirements and provides a solid foundation on which to better your site’s ranking on search services such as Google and Bing.
Optimisation review: This option involves a review of your site from a search bot’s perspective and a human’s perspective. Your site is then rated as to whether it is in need of further optimisation. This service can be bought in advance and used at any time. It is recommended that a site be at least 3-6 months old before conducting an optimisation review.
Optimisation review and action report: As above but includes a full report with recommendations, tips and options on how to further optimise your site.
E-mail support: Get support/advice via e-mail on any Get Boosted service purchased.
On-site support: I will travel to your location and give hands-on support and advice on any Get Boosted services purchased.
Remote support: I will connect to your device remotely and give hands-on support and advice on any Get Boosted services purchased.
Unlimited remote support plan: As above, see ‘Remote support’ but you pay a flat fee per month instead of per session.
Monthly: Your site’s files and settings are backed up once a month or whenever an update is required.
Weekly: Your site’s files and settings are backed up once a week or whenever an update is required.
Daily: Your site’s files and settings are backed up every day or whenever an update is required.
Offline backups: Your site’s files and settings are also backed up offline (not on the server) to an AVG protected hard drive and to the same schedule as above depending on your selection. A good option for additional resilience and peace of mind.
Site restore/rollback: Should something go wrong with your site that requires a rollback or full restoration, this service will put things right.
Unlimited restoration plan: A flat fee per month that covers you for unlimited rollbacks/restorations.
Transfer site in: Import an existing site prior to building/designing.
Transfer site out: Export your Get Boosted built/designed site for hosting elsewhere.
Get Boosted can help transfer, register, renew and configure your domains through Crazy Domains.
1:1 consultation to support and advise on anything you like, it doesn’t even have to be related to a Get Boosted service.
Gosh, that was a tantalising read wasn’t it?!