FAQ for Contractor Website Design & SEO
Looking for answers on designing a new contractor website? Or maybe you have some questions around Search Engine Optimization for Contractors? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below. Still have questions? Contact ContractorWeb.net for a speedy response!
Yes! Some customers prefer to talk things through, but some want to get started right away. If you’re ready to move forward, you can secure your website order now by clicking here. We will contact you within 24 hours or less to get started (most likely within 2 business hours). Securing your project now will allow us to get you in the schedule right away and ahead of those on the fence.
Timing – How Long Does the Process Take?
After your deposit is made and your business information is submitted, the average time for development is 1 – 3 weeks. Work begins immediately after deposit is made. Deposits are non-refundable as our resources and team of expert web designers are utilized right away to meet your deadline.
Deposit – Is a Deposit Required to Begin Work?
Yes. A 50% deposit is required to schedule a project. Projects are not scheduled until deposit is received.
The final payment is due immediately following the website draft.
Payment Options – How Can I Make Payment?
We accept PayPal and all major credit & debit cards. We also accept checks, but delays the process. We can also process payments via Square.
Hosting & Domain – Do You Set Up a Hosting Account & Domain for My Company?
ContractorWeb sets up a hosting account and domain for your company with BlueHost – a leading hosting company. This is an annual expense.
Hosting & Domain – I Already Have My Own Account…Can We Utilize It?
That’s okay. If you can provide the user name and password to your account, we can upload and manage the website within your current domain and/or hosting environment.
Ownership – Do I Own the Website and Hosting Account?
ContractorWeb has no interest in retaining the rights to the website nor the hosting account. Upon request, we can transfer ownership to the website and/or hosting & domain account. Be careful when selecting a contractor website design company because this is not a common practice! We are the exception to the rule.
Contractor Types – I Don’t See My Industry Listed in Your Portfolio. What Construction Markets Do You Serve?
No problem. We work every kind of construction company type out there. If we have not built one specific to your trade, we will study your industry and market at no additional charge to ensure your website is successful!
Location – Where is ContractorWeb Based?
Our home office is located in Michigan. Our designers are spread across several states. 100% of our professionals are based in the USA. We serve clients nationwide. We work remotely & virtually through phone, email, and screen sharing.
Templates – Do You Build My Website in a Template?
We are not one of those design companies that purchase templates, plug in your information, and call it a day. Nor do we use cheesy website builder tools. We design websites unique to your business. Our website designers use professional code and proper structure using professional web development tools. If WordPress is utilized, we only use premium themes customized to your business.
Changes & Tweaks – Can I Request Changes to the Website Once It’s Ready?
Of course! We believe in 100% satisfaction! Once your website draft is ready, you have the option to work with us for changes, adds, tweaks, etc. We want YOU to be SATISFIED! We can work together on a finished product that your LOVE!
Updates & Changes – Can I Make Changes to the Website On My Own Once it is Live? Can You Manage it for Me?
Well, if we build the website in Word Press, then you can make the changes with a little bit of practice (but only if you want to). Or, we can everything for you no matter what code is used. We have very reasonable “annual” packages that provide our customers with Peace of Mind…In summary, it’s up to you – we are flexible!
Overwhelmed! I Just Don’t Know Where to Star…Can You Help?
We can help! Have a brochure? Send it to us and we’ll start there…
Have a logo? Great place to start with the look and feel…
We all have competitors, right? Tell us your top 3 competitors and we’ll get an idea of what you offer! We also have a client questionnaire that covers all the info we need…
Content – Do You Help with Content for the Website?
Yes. We offer professional copyrighting services, stock photos, basic logos, and even 100% full content development. Check out our website packages to determine what package best meets your needs!
Content – Can You Incorporate My Stuff into the Website?
For sure! Send us your logo, brochure, photos, client list…you name it and we will incorporate it into the design. We can also add your info as it becomes available over time such as project photos, promotions, etc.
SEO – Will My Website be Search Engine Optimized?
Most definitely! We understand that your business is local and that you’d like to gain customers from your website investment. All of our websites are designed to be search-engine friendly. We also offer on-going off-page Search Engine Optimization for Contractors to ensure that your website ranks high to generate traffic and attract new customers.