What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
WordPress sites start at $800 and custom sites are quoted based on scope of work.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
We discuss the website objectives and target audience and review competitor websites in the same market. This will drive the functionality, SEO, and web architecture. Lastly we discuss the client's Brand and look and feel for design direction.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have a BA in design and over 15 years web experience. CiWeb was established in 2004.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Worked for a top NY/NJ Web agency and then left to start CiWeb in 2004.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I have had the opportunity to work with large and small businesses. I have worked with Pharmaceutical, Telecom, and Hospital entities as well as professionals, not-for-profits and start ups.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Spectrum Construction is are most recent website. The development was 6 weeks because of the custom nature of the design and extensive photo gallery of their house projects. Custom work provides an avenue of creativity.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
It is important to validate what you are getting for the money. The cheapest quote may end up costing more in the end.