Commonly Asked Questions
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WordPress | Website Design FAQs
Q. What is a web design?
A. Web design is the making of a website with either single or multiple pages. Typical websites you see on the Internet can be a blog site, general business website or an e-commerce site, also known as an online store where online users make purchases of physical goods or services.
Q. What type of web designs do you do?
A. Our experienced web design specialists at HNC Digital can tackle at creating and designing any type of websites at many different angles. Depending on your personal or business objectives, we provide the best guidance you on what type of website you need.
Q. How long does it take to design a website?
A. There’s really no specific time frame when it comes to developing and design a website. But to give you a rough idea, standard business websites with 1 to 5 web pages usually take us around 1 – 2 weeks (up to 10 business days).
Q. How much does your web design services cost?
A. Our standard web designs for small businesses in New Zealand usually costs around $500 to $1000 incl. GST. To make it fair for both parties, we calculate our costs based on the time taken for the completion of the website. Different type of websites and web designs can also vary in cost as one can take a little longer than the other. This is why we offer a free consultation for all new clients so they understand every bits.
Q. What do you use to design websites?
A. Our web design specialists creates professional websites using WordPress, the world’s most popular and leading CMS (content management system). According to an article by Forbes, the American business magazine website, the number of websites powered by WordPress are sitting at a staggering number of 75 million. And according to WordPress themselves, it powers about 39% of the entire web.
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SEO | Search Engine Optimisation FAQs
Q. What is SEO?
A. SEO, short for search engine optimisation, is a process of ranking a webpage on search engines to increase its exposure. The main purpose of performing SEO is to rank your website on the first page of search results for relevant keywords or search queries.
Q. Why is SEO important?
A. SEO can benefit your website in a lot of ways. Showing up on top of search engine results pages, SERPs for short, can drive hundreds and thousands of free organic traffic to your site depending on the search volume of a target keyword. So, if the sole purpose of your website is on making profits, then SEO can play that huge part in driving customers and leads for you automatically.
Q. How long does it take for my website to rank on Google?
A. No one knows exactly how long it will take for any website to rank for specific search terms and this is because it’s up to Google’s algorithm to determine who ranks where. However, our SEO specialists are well aware of the ranking system and its factors which judge a website’s ranking metrics so that your website can appear on the top of SERPs as quickly as possible.
Q. How do I check for my own website's SEO?
A. To quickly check for keywords which your website might rank for, you can simply jump on to Google and type in a keyword that you want to rank for and see if you’re within the first few pages. You can do this multiple times with different keywords each time but just make sure that you’re using keywords that are relevant to your business. If your website appears on the first few pages, then you’re on the right track. If you can’t find your website within the first 2 – 3 pages, then you might need to put some more effort in optimizing your SEO score.
Q. Can I beat my competitors on search rankings?
A. Yes absolutely. First, we need to analyze your competitor’s website to see how much work you need to put into your SEO to overtake that business website in search rankings. It’s important to take every single SEO ranking metrics into account to ensure long term results. To analyze such SEO metrics, you’ll need a hand of a good SEO software that measures everything for you. Most reputable companies which you can trust include SEM Rush, Ahrefs and Moz.
Q. How much does your SEO services cost?
A. There’s no set cost when it comes down to our SEO services as time can vary depending on the keyword you want to rank for. If the keyword which you want to rank for has high competition, then it’s going to take longer therefore costing you more money. On the other hand, if it’s a low competition keyword that you wish to rank for then the time taken will be shorter therefore cheaper in cost. That’s why we’re happy to offer a free consultation beforehand to make sure both parties fully understand each other’s expectations.