Web Development Costs

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Thinking of building up an online presence sounds appealing and good, but it is not easy and incurs a good amount of cost. Website designers in the phase of designing a website typically focus on programming and design while there are additional costs that occur which needs to be considered as they are supportive costs that develops your website.

When developing a professional website design, there are certain main cost centres to the development process. Each cost centre has a variety of option and budgets so do your research before starting your own site. Let us have a look at the most common options.

  • Domain Name Registration

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Along with programming and design, register your domain name from a known domain registrar. Certified domain registrars like NetworkSolutions.com, GoDaddy.com or Hover.com sell domain names so get one before you start developing your website. Purchasing domain name is done on an annual basis which might let you pay a hefty cost at once but will save your website in the long run. In case, if you do not find your desired domain or find out that it may have been purchased by another business, then you may look from other domain registrars or contact that particular individual or business owner.

Things to keep in mind while buying a domain name,

  • Get it on your business name.
  • Buy it lump sum for years and or you can also get auto renew features.
  • Keep your credentials safe.

 

  • Website Hosting

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As discussed earlier, a website is not just about design; you need to keep it safe in the right environment and on the right server. Just how you chose a home for yourself while considering all the facilities same is the case when you get a web hosting for your website. Hosting your website in the right environment will boost up your website’s efficiency, produce faster page load speeds, improves the search engine performance and maintains your website functionalities.

Costs that you may have to pay here is of getting SSL which is Secure Sockets Layer that creates an encrypted connection with the web servers and the visitors and saves the website from issues like eavesdropping, data tempering or message forgery.

  1. Developing a website:

When you are in a phase of developing a website, you need to think of a brand name, prepare web content and put on relevant images. Web content itself is a separate task and you have to pay a good amount on it while also getting paid photographs.  Even after developing a website, you have to keep on checking with the ongoing maintenance that includes plugins, content and software updates.

  1. Cost of Hiring a Website Designer:

The next level up is hiring a freelance designer to do your website. When working with a freelancer, you can expect a design that looks amazing and functions well without any evident flaws. They are likely going to consider your ideas and provide you with a few mockups for you before designing the final web design.

The primary focused is on delivering the aesthetic appeal you describe to them while suggesting certain features to improve user-experiences  but to let everything go smoothly for final aesthetic web design project; you need to pay a good amount of money to the designer.

Wrapping up,

The rates of every web design company are different, and it entirely depends upon your web design project. There is no such rule that higher price means a good website and a low price mean a poorly designed website. Set your budget first and your project and look for the best web design company that comes in your price range and make the right decision for your business.

Loius Martin is a Digital Marketing Manager at a professional logo design company. With expertise in digital marketing and design, he has covered major topics in the industry.

You can read his other articles at http://theelysiangeek.com/2018/04/08/logo-design/

 

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Logo Design and a Fresher Look?

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People recognize your brand name only when you have made a profound presence of your brand in the industry. A logo design is one of the most important things while creating a brand’s identity and it is the first thing that the people notice of your brand. A logo design conveys the story of your brand and has to be immediately recognizable wherever the audience sees it.

Needless to say, a logo design has to be timeless, it is not something that needs to be revamped in short spans of time. A logo design that hasn’t been given any attention or not being recognized by the audience then it could be a great indicator to bring a change in the logo design. In general, companies do not change their logo design in ten years and might do it after first ten years only if a need occurs.

Having a look at the best logo designs of all times such as Starbucks, Mercedes Benz and other famous logo design, these brands as well had changes in their logo designs over time. So, the truth is that no logo design can stay forever and you can get it done in time by any affordable logo designers that could just give your brand a fresher look. Here are few indicators that lead to a change in logo design.

A Logo Design Is Old:

All logo designs have a certain life and no matter how good your logo design was initially but with time the logo design becomes stale and no longer remains attractive or appealing to your target audience. Every year brings in new design trends, and if your logo is not in the race of ongoing trends, then it is easy to spot it as out dated so this is the time to get it redesigned and add few appealing elements. Think back to the last time your logo was refreshed and consider whether signs of age are beginning to show and if yes then you need to add some new features in the logo design.

Complex to a Simpler Logo Design:

It is the time for some simple logo design for brands. Earlier, companies had complex logo designs, but the current design trend is about simplicity and brands are opting for simpler logo designs because these designs look the best everywhere like on website and stationery. If you notice that a complex logo design is difficult for your audience to decipher, then there is a clue that a logo redesign is on your way.

Structural Changes in the Company:

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An indication in the logo design process also exists when the company is going through any structural changes, or there can be a change in the rebranding process of the company. Whether it is a merger or major advancement in your organization, a change in your business can cause for a 360-degree transformation to your marketing strategies. A new logo can indicate new branding, and we often see this with company acquisitions and mergers throughout a variety of industries.

Ask You Are Yourself: Do You Need A Logo Redesign Or Just A Logo Refresh?

It is not necessary that a brand always needs a logo design, it could be just a logo refresh too, where you just need to make slight changes in your logo design. You can refresh your logo or give it the full redesign treatment. Think of it as a logo makeover that works with design elements that are already in place. During a logo refresh, a professional designer will make small shifts to what’s already there by adding or altering shapes, updating colours, or simplifying the entire look and feel.

Wrapping Up,

A logo design represents your brand by just its appearance so if you think that your brand’s logo has lost its appealing effect then it’s time to give it a change and add more elements like a slight change in the shape or colour of your logo design to give it a fresher look.

Loius Martin is a Digital Marketing Manager at a professional logo design company. With expertise in digital marketing and design, he has covered major topics in the industry. Read more of his articles @loiusmartin1.
 
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Natasha Knight’s Dishonorable

Natasha Knight’s Dishonorable

 Natasha Knight’s Dishonorable

 

 

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Sofia

I knew little of Raphael Amado’s history with my family, but when he turned up on our doorstep demanding restitution, my grandfather quickly conceded. That restitution? Me.

Six months later, on my eighteenth birthday, Raphael came for me. He stole me from my home, taking me to his Tuscan estate, where from the crumbling chapel to the burnt-down vineyard, to the cellar that haunted him, the past stalked him like a shadow. It waited for him, hid behind corners for him and trapped him at every turn.

As much as Raphael’s cruelty terrified me, his darkness seduced me. But in the end, it was his tenderness that devastated me.

Raphael

Sofia came to me like an offering. Like a virgin to be sacrificed at the altar. But truth was, her grandfather betrayed her. I guess we had that in common. He’d screwed me too.

I knew hate. I’d vowed vengeance. This was never supposed to be about anything else. But in the end, her innocence broke me. The very thing I would destroy, destroyed me.

 

 

 

 

USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance, Natasha Knight specializes in dark, tortured heroes. Happily-Ever-Afters are guaranteed, but she likes to put her characters through hell to get them there. She’s evil like that.

 

 

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Confidence in our ourselves – What is it exactly?

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Confidence; how do you gain it? how do you lose it? And, how come some people have so much of confidence?

Confidence; what are you exactly?

Do we gain trust in ourselves when we have achieved something incredible in our career? Or, do we lose it when someone told us that our outfit looks like crap?

Is it dependant on something or everything?

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