Website Package Add-On’s

Increase website Value

Increase the value of  your website by including one or more of these options

Some options are already included in one or more of the website packages

Search Engine Optimization | Social Integration | Responsive Mobile Friendly Design | Live Chat

Vector Web Designs is your Marketing Partner with the long list of services we provide we make sure you get noticed.

Pricing available upon request

Blog

Blogs are typically opinions or thoughts. Blog Posts can also be used to present news and information about a business, product or service.

Blogs are short articles with information about your company, product, service or just information you want to get out on the Internet.

Another name for Blog on websites is “News & Information.  These articles can be published by you.

If you would like, these articles can be pushed out to your Social Media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google + by using our SocialMax product.

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Commerce-Connect

Add a storefront to your website. Sell your products, accept credit cards

Administration / Back-end Functionality

  • Supports unlimited products and categories
  • Add/Edit/Remove categories, products, manufacturers, customers, and reviews
  • Support for physical (shippable) and virtual (downloadable) products
  • Create discount codes and sales items in a flash
  • Mass product upload tool
  • Contact customers directly via email or newsletter module
  • Print invoices and packaging lists from the order screen
  • Statistics / reports for products and customers
  • Select what to display, and in what order, in the product listing page

 

Product Functionality

  • Multiple images
  • Easy inventory and customer / order management.
  • print invoices and even packaging slips.
  • Quantity price break module
  • Specials / sale items
  • Discount codes
  • Automated display of specials
  • Easy populate mass product import / export tool (add thousands of products instantly via CSV file).
  • Control if out of stock products can still be shown and are available for purchase
  • Customers can subscribe to products to receive related emails/newsletters
  • Forward to a friend

 

Customer / Front-end Functionality

  • Customers can view their order history and order statuses
  • Customers can maintain their accounts
  • Address book for multiple shipping and billing addresses
  • Temporary shopping cart for guests and permanent shopping cart for customers
  • Fast and friendly quick search and advanced search features
  • Built in social media links, (Facebook, Twitter etc).
  • Product reviews for an interactive shopping experience
  • Number of products in each category can be shown or hidden
  • Global and per-category best-seller lists
  • Display what other customers have ordered with the current product shown

 

Payment Functionality

  • Works with almost 50 worldwide credit card processing companies. Including but not limited to: PayPal, 2CheckOut, Authorize.net, iPayment, Moneybookers and more

 

Shipping Functionality

  • Weight, price, and destination based shipping modules.
  • Real-time quotes available (UPS, USPS, FedEx and more)*
  • Shipping price per item
  • Free shipping based on amount spent and destination

 

Tax Functionality

  • Flexible tax implementation on a state and country basis
  • Set different tax rates for different products
  • Charge tax on shipping on a per shipping service basis
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Email - Anti Spam

Eliminate spam, viruses, phishing, harvesting and other email-related malware attacks by botnets and spammers.

Advanced filtering algorithms and spam pattern detection to eliminate 99.98% of all inbound, unsolicited bulk email. Save time, eliminate wasted disk space and protect your hosting service from junk email and email threats.

 

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Forms

Collect information from viistors to your site. Respond with email notifications

So you have your website set up with all the necessary features, but what about customer feedback? You have to be prepared to field the questions and concerns of your users, and nothing really does that better than a form. In one simple form, you can open your business up to constant feedback, while still maintaining an air of privacy and professionalism that a simple contact page can’t do.

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Hosting - Dedicated Server

Best suited for fairly large companies or large eCommerce provider. Includes isolated ultra performance server hardware, multiple IP's, root server access

A Server to Call Your Own

Your websites can experience the best performance imaginable while you enjoy the advanced control and security you need.

Speed

Storage

RAM

Bandwidth

  4 x 2.5 GHz CPU

1TB (Mirrored)

4 GB

5 TB

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Hosting - Plus

Best suited for small to mid size companies. Includes improved performance shared server hardware,

Shared Hosting Done Right

Our shared service delivers a powerful, proven platform that’s perfect for hosting your websites.

 

Speed

Storage

RAM

Bandwidth

  2.5 GHz CPU

150 GB

2 GB

Un-metered

 

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Hosting - VPS

Best suited for mid to large size companies or large eCommerce provider. Includes isolated high performance server hardware, 1-2 IP's, root server access

Virtual private servers are built from the ground up on cloud technology. Enjoy increased power, flexibility, and control for your websites.

Speed

Storage

RAM

Bandwidth

  2 CPU Cores

60 GB SAN

4 GB

2 TB

 

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Image Gallery

A collection of images or photos that is uploaded to a website and available for website visitors to view.

If your website relies heavily on images, then having an image gallery is a great way to showcase your content on your website. Ideal for news portals wanting to display some product images

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Image Sliders

A visually appealing and interactive slideshow at the top of the page before their main content. This allows users to quickly see the highlights and take action.

Image sliders (also known as image carousels or slideshows) can be a convenient way to display multiple images, videos, or graphics on your website. The thought of big, beautiful, flashy image shows can be quite alluring

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Live Chat

``Get more leads with real conversations Chat with customers on the go with our mobile app``

Capture More Leads

When you can’t chat live, use the email capture form to never miss a lead.

 

Give instant Answers

Buyers on your website have questions. Make sure they get an immediate answer.

 

Chat with customers on-the-go

Answer pre-sales questions from anywhere with our native mobile apps

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Login-Logout

Provide Menu's and Information to users who have a login ID/PW on your site.

Login, registration and forgot password pages according to your current theme.
Features

  • Registration, log in, and password recovery pages will all match the rest of your website
  • Includes a customizable widget to login anywhere from your blog
  • Redirect users upon log in and log out based upon their role
  • Show gravatar to users who are logged in
  • Assign custom links to users who are logged in based on their role
  • Customize user emails for registration and/or password recovery
  • Send user emails in HTML format
  • Allow users to set their own password upon registration
  • Require users to be approved or confirm e-mail address upon registration
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Logo Design

Good logo design announces that your business is legitimate, trustworthy and credible. A logo increases credibility and aids in business branding i

Great Logos Make Great First Impressions

Before your sales person knocks on the door, before your truck pulls up, and even before they call you, potential customers consider your logo when they decide whom to trust.


Attract New Customers

Your customers see hundreds of logos a day—and they know a good logo when they see one. By sending the right message to potential customers, your logo helps them choose you over the competition.


Stand Out from Your Competition

Flip through the phone book and you’ll quickly see that potential customers have plenty of landscaping company choices. You’ll also notice very few logos stand out from the crowd. Differentiating yourself from your competition is critical in winning the battle for customers.


Keep Loyal Customers

Good service is the key to keeping your customers. But what happens when a competitor moves in with shiny trucks, clean-cut employees, a professional look and promises to match your service? If your company image isn’t as good, your customers may be tempted to try the competition.


Earn Trust with Professionalism

What convinces people to choose an established landscaping business over a couple kids with lawnmowers? Often it’s the professionalism of the business.

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MobileMax

``Keep up with today’s large use of portable devices for online access. Optimize your website for smartphones and tablets. ``

It’s Time To Mobilize

50% of all Local Searches are done on a Mobile Device. Stay Connected to your Customers with a Vector Web Designs Mobile Website!

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Check-mark Optimize website for use with smartphones, tablets


Don’t get left behind – Smartphone/tablet use has doubled since last year.

Customers want to know if you’re open, how to contact you, and where to get more information about your products. It also helps if they can purchase your products without being asked to download an application or being redirected to a non mobile-friendly Ecommerce site. You’re more likely to complete a sale if you empower your customer to do so on-the-go, perhaps right after seeing a relevant, engaging advertisement for your best product.

mobile-fullwidth-180 More than 60% of consumers search for brands from mobile devices before purchasing, and another 49% of mobile searchers made a mobile purchase in the past six months. Businesses must view mobile as a significant piece of their overall marketing campaigns that can drive substantial traffic and increase revenue.
  • Increase User Interaction
  • Customized Content Delivery
  • Unique user experience

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What to Mobile Users Want?

Mobile - what people want

 

As with all of our projects we start by reviewing your goals and your users needs. Our team then carefully plans the features and functionality of your mobile website which may include:

  • Mobile eCommerce
  • Social Media Integration
  • Click to call
  • Multimedia delivery
  • Map Integration

We design professional custom mobile websites to meet your specific needs. We provide professional design with powerful back-end technology to deliver best mobile websites.

 

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Realty-Connect

Connect your MLS Listings to your website. Includes interactive maps, saved searches and Facebook MLS search

Realty-Connect

Nine out of ten of your website visitors want to search for homes and you have to give them the tools they need. If you don’t, someone else will! So give them the search tools they want AND the features you need to capture more leads

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Check-mark MLS connection Once you enter your listings into your MLS, they will be pulled into your website. You’ll never have to re-enter listing information into your website again!


Check-mark Interactive Maps Home buyers simply click on the area where they would like to search. Maps zoom in on the area and display available listings with icons.Once visitors have their area zoomed in, they can use custom filters to determine which listings have their desired characteristics (# of bedrooms, sq ft, etc).Visitors simply click on the icon on the map that represents the listing to view individual listing details.


Check-mark Saved Searches Visitors have the option to save searches


Check-mark Facebook Add MLS Search right inside your Facebook Page without making visitors have to leave Facebook!Social Media is HOT right now. With over HALF A BILLION users on Facebook, this is a must have tool for Real Estate Agents who want to offer MLS search on Facebook!
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SocialMax

Connect your website to Social Media's including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google Plus

Expand your presence to the Social Media’s


Social Integration

 

Businesses can no longer survive by just having a website.  Today’s complex market requires the integration of Social Media to reach your target audience.  At Vector Web Designs we are positioned to help you achieve your goals.  If you don’t already have social media accounts setup, we can do that for you.  If you already have social media accounts, we can brand them to look similar to your website.

Simply having a set of social media accounts is just the beginning.  Would you buy a skid full of lumber and nails hoping that if you put them in your yard a shed would be built?  Just like building a shed, it takes planning and work to make your social media accounts successful.  Vector Web Designs works with you to create, and carry out the plan.

Your social marketing campaign needs to be more than tossing out an article or updating a page on your website a couple of times a year.  Successful marketing campaigns are well planned, include a lot of relevant information and are well timed for your market.

Vector Web Designs “SocialMax” package includes:

  • Creating, or updating accounts on
    • Facebook
    • Google+
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Youtube
  • Create a Blog page on your website. This can be called “News & Information” or other names based on the content that will be placed there.  Every time you publish an original blog post, you’re creating a new opportunity to get found in search engines, get shared on social media, get linked to by other sites, and get a new person to interact with your company. It is recommended to publish at least once a week.  The more post per month the greater the chance of getting more customers.
    • Link the Blog page to your social media accounts. This updates your social media accounts when a new Blog page is published, which drives traffic back to your website to read the full article.
    • Option 1:
      • Permission will be given to a representative of your choice allowing them publish to the Blog page. Basic Instruction will be provided on how to easily create and publish articles.
    • Option 2:
      • Vector Web Designs can create the articles for an additional charge. The cost is dependent upon the article subject and length.
  • Work with you to create an Editorial Calendar to schedule when articles are published, and what their topic will be.
  • Facebook Advertising is available for an additional charge. The cost is dependent upon the complexity and size of the campaign.
Check-mark Facebook Build a Relationship with your Customers Provides you with an opportunity to connect with your customers and build a trusting relationship.Feature your charity work or highlight an employee of the month. This will make your business feel “human” and encourage a relationship with your customer
Drive Sales using Facebook Advertising You can use Custom Audiences to target using email lists or you can use Partner Categories to target an industry such as small business owners
Engage Your Customers and Influence your Prospects By providing your customers with useful content they become your brand ambassadors. They will share your content with their friends thereby influencing them to become aware of your business or products


Check-mark Google+ 343 million active users, 60% of which log in every day. There are 500 million Google+ enabled accounts

  • Helps Google verify your business
  • Helps Google understand your business
  • Helps Google understand your on-line ecosystem
  • Quicker indexing of Web pages
  • Increases the quantity and quality of links pointing to your site
  • Opens your business up to a new audience
  • Improves your local signals
  • Optimizes your maps listings
  • Reviews boost Google trust

Check-mark LinkedIn LinkedIn is considered the world’s largest audience of influential, affluent professionals in one place. Like other forms of Internet marketing, marketing a small or home business on LinkedIn is relatively inexpensive and provides a lot of bang for the buck
LinkedIn is a network with 65 million business professionals around the world.The average LinkedIn member has an average annual household income of $109,000Nearly 50% of LinkedIn members have decision-making authority for their companies


Check-mark Twitter Twitter is a short message communication tool that allows you to send out messages (tweets) up to 140 characters long to people who subscribe to you (followers)Tweets can include a link to any web content (blog post, website page, PDF document, etc.) or a photograph or video
Tweets get information to your clients in real time. Let them know of sales, changes in hours, upcoming events, etc.


Check-mark YouTube Video provides an excellent opportunity for your brand to show off its products and connect with existing and potential customers in our impatient, busy world, many people would prefer to watch a video instead of trying to digest a huge chunk of written information.Since more consumers are spending time online instead of watching TV, the popularity of watching videos online is growing exponentially
Search Engines such as Google tend to favor sites that offer video. Hosting video and images on your Web Pages will improve the overall quality of your site, as well as entice visitors to stay longer. This in turns gives you a better chance of ranking higher than your competitors in search engine results


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VisiMax (SEO)

Basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) gives your website the best searchable results using keywords and submission to multiple search engines (Google, etc)

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process to establish an online presence for your website.  The focus of SEO is to optimize your website to have the best searchable results for prospective clients. This includes the underlying code that drives search engine spiders into your site so you get indexed in the major search engines. To put it into plain terms it means getting your website on the first page of search engines like Google when someone is searching for your product or service.

SEO = Earned Rankings.  You need content, a high quality website and perceived trust and authority to achieve high rankings at search engines.

Content: You should have an about page, location page, FAQ page, Resources (downloadable forms, calculators, etc.).  You want people to come to your site to get quality information.

High Quality Site: People can easily use it.  Links take them to the right page. Users are not so overwhelmed with nonsense that they get distracted stop using your site.

Trust and Authority: Who is linking to you? What other sites are linking to you that are relevant to your site?  Relevant sites can include Angies List, Yelp, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Better Business Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Organizations relevant to your business.  The more popular you are with other sites the more popular you will be on search engines

 

VisiMax – Basic

included with all Website Packages

Submit website to 3 Search Engines

Google | Yahoo | Bing

 

VisiMax – Enhanced

Submit website to 3 Search Engines

Google | Yahoo | Bing

Keywords/Keyphrases Optimized – 10

  • Keyword/Keyphrase search
  • Predictive Keyword analysis
  • Meta Tags (Title & Description)

Robots.txt (used by search engines)
Sitemap (used by search engines)
Google Places Setup
Alternate Text added to Pictures
Custom 404 Error Page Setup

 

VisiMax – Premium

Submit website to 3 Search Engines

Google | Yahoo | Bing

Keywords/Keyphrases Optimized – 25

  • Keyword/Keyphrase search
  • Predictive Keyword analysis
  • Meta Tags (Title & Description)

Robots.txt (used by search engines)
Sitemap (used by search engines)
Google Places Setup
Alternate Text added to Pictures
Custom 404 Error Page Setup
Google + Business Profile Setup
DMOZ Submission (most trustworthy directory listing)
Google Analytics setup (Client Access to Reports)
Quarterly Keyword Reporting
Competitor Intelligence Report

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Website Usage Analysis

Web analysis tools can be used to scrutinize various aspects of your site, in order to gather data for market research, and help to focus you on specific areas of the site.

Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of web data for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage. However, Web analytics is not just a process for measuring web traffic but can be used as a tool for business and market research, and to assess and improve the effectiveness of a website. Web analytics applications can also help companies measure the results of traditional print or broadcast advertising campaigns. It helps one to estimate how traffic to a website changes after the launch of a new advertising campaign. Web analytics provides information about the number of visitors to a website and the number of page views. It helps gauge traffic and popularity trends which is useful for market research.

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Website Maintenance

Basic Maintenance includes Quarterly software updates and Monthly backups. Additional plans are available.

Our website maintenance and website support services can provide you with ongoing, reliable and affordable website solutions, delivered in a timely and professional manner.

Whether you’re a small, home-based business or a larger, corporate organization, we can respond to your requirements and provide you with the support you need.

Website maintenance can be used for simple website updates such as changing text or images on a web page, right up to more comprehensive website maintenance such as new pages or new functionality for your website.

We can also help with website maintenance services, such as photo galleries, calculators and more.

 

Why choose us?

We deliver your project on time, on budget and with exceptional customer service. No project is too small and there’s no such thing as a silly question. Our core values demonstrate who we are and how we work.

 

Website Maintenance – Basic Plan

Included with all website packages

 

Monthly Full Site and Database Backups

Your WordPress database contains every post, every comment and every link you have on your blog. If your database gets erased or corrupted, you stand to lose everything you have written. There are many reasons why this could happen and not all are things you can control. With a proper backup of your WordPress database and files, you can quickly restore things back to normal.

Site backups are essential because problems inevitably occur and you need to be in a position to take action when disaster strikes. Spending a few minutes to make an easy, convenient backup of your database will allow you to spend even more time being creative and productive with your website.

 

Quarterly Software Updates

There are five main reasons for keeping every aspect of your WordPress site up to date, which are:

  • Security
  • Performance
  • Bug fixes
  • Compatibility
  • Features

Each of these is important for different reasons, but it can be argued that security is the most important of all.

 

Additional work billed at $75/hour

Website Maintenance – Enhanced Plan

Included with all website packages

 

Monthly Full Site and Database Backups

Your WordPress database contains every post, every comment and every link you have on your blog. If your database gets erased or corrupted, you stand to lose everything you have written. There are many reasons why this could happen and not all are things you can control. With a proper backup of your WordPress database and files, you can quickly restore things back to normal.

Site backups are essential because problems inevitably occur and you need to be in a position to take action when disaster strikes. Spending a few minutes to make an easy, convenient backup of your database will allow you to spend even more time being creative and productive with your website.

 

Quarterly Software Updates

There are five main reasons for keeping every aspect of your WordPress site up to date, which are:

  • Security
  • Performance
  • Bug fixes
  • Compatibility
  • Features

Each of these is important for different reasons, but it can be argued that security is the most important of all.

 

Repair Broken Pages/Links

Broken pages/links are frustrating for your clients and potential clients.  It gives the impression you don’t do regular housekeeping.
Once a month we will scan your website to ensure all pages/links are working properly.

 

Updates to Your Information

Up to .5 hours per month included with the Enhanced Maintenance Package

Search Engines reward websites that update often by moving them up the rankings.  New information gives visitors a reason to come back to your website.

 

Additional work billed at $75/hour

Website Maintenance – Premium Plan

Included with all website packages

 

Monthly Full Site and Database Backups

Your WordPress database contains every post, every comment and every link you have on your blog. If your database gets erased or corrupted, you stand to lose everything you have written. There are many reasons why this could happen and not all are things you can control. With a proper backup of your WordPress database and files, you can quickly restore things back to normal.

Site backups are essential because problems inevitably occur and you need to be in a position to take action when disaster strikes. Spending a few minutes to make an easy, convenient backup of your database will allow you to spend even more time being creative and productive with your website.

 

Quarterly Software Updates

There are five main reasons for keeping every aspect of your WordPress site up to date, which are:

  • Security
  • Performance
  • Bug fixes
  • Compatibility
  • Features

Each of these is important for different reasons, but it can be argued that security is the most important of all.

 

Repair Broken Pages/Links

Broken pages/links are frustrating for your clients and potential clients.  It gives the impression you don’t do regular housekeeping.
Once a month we will scan your website to ensure all pages/links are working properly.

 

Updates to Your Information

Up to 1 hour per month included with the Enhanced Maintenance Package

Search Engines reward websites that update often by moving them up the rankings.  New information gives visitors a reason to come back to your website.

 

Web Form Testing

Just like broken pages/links can be frustrating so too can broken web forms.
Once a month we will test your website forms to ensure information is collected properly and appropriate emails are sent.

Additional work billed at $75/hour
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We would be happy to discuss your website requirements