Since SMP Studios began creating solutions for wonderful people in 2008, we have gained a vast amount of experience and knowledge. This page was built to answer many of the frequently asked questions we have been asked along the way.
If you can't find the answer to your question here, please contact us.
Fear not! You can learn about our time proven process in our process section.
The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a house may vary. Our website projects generally start in the $3,000 range for basic business sites and range upward depending on your unique needs.
Yes! We specialize in building websites utilizing the WordPress platform. However if you are interested in using an alternate cms, we also have experience designing and developing sites using Squarespace, Shopify, and the ZD-CMS. The most important factor in choosing a content management system is picking one that will work best for you and your business' needs.
Yep! We have experience building websites with online stores.
The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site and the quality of content and images that you have ready to go. A basic website typically takes around 4 weeks from beginning to end.
Yes, you will need to purchase your own domain name and hosting. If you are unfamiliar with how to do this, we can help you get this set up or we can work with your existing provider.
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A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like yourcompany.com.
Web hosting is a service that allows your website to be viewed on the Internet. It’s basically a computer housed in a data centre that runs your website.
Yes it will. All the websites we design work on all devices. Depending on your requirements we can design and develop your site using responsive design so that the site is optimised for mobile devices.
A Content Management System is a tool that allows you to maintain the pages of your website yourself, without the need for any technical skills. A CMS allows you to edit and add pages, images, products or blog entries to your website. No additional software is required – all you need is a web browser and an internet connection.
Yes, we provide all our clients with training on maintaining their website.
Yep! As part of your project we can include social media and email marketing services.
Search Engine Optimisation is all about getting your website higher up in the search results on search engines such as Google. The higher up the results you are the more traffic (and customers) you’re likely to get.
There are many aspects that go into achieving good SEO, and one of the most important is the copy (words) on your website. Focus on well written, keyword rich and appropriate content is the key.
We don’t directly write your content, however if you need help with this we can put you in contact with a copywriter who specialises in writing for the web.
Yep! One of our specialties is branding and identity design. Take a look at our work gallery to view some samples.
When talent and perseverance meet opportunity, what is the result? Not only are SMP the initial s of owner Sarah M. Page, the acronym also stands for so many possibilities, our design philosophy.