Website Project FAQs

Got a question about a website project?

Want to know how long it will take to build, or if we can guarantee you will be on the first page in google, or what software you will need to maintain your site?

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Management FAQs

Got a question about outsourcing the management of your website?

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Want to know more about getting someone to manage your website for you?

Can I choose what activities the hours are used for?

Yes, the listed activities are recommendations only. Activities carried out each month are based on your needs. However, a minimum amount of monitoring is necessary to understand how your site is performing.

What if I only need an hour or two?

We'll customise a plan to suit your requirements. We find that one or two hours a month work only if all you need are content updates and you are handling promotional aspects yourself.

Will you be producing content for us or will we still have to do it?

It depends on your needs. You will need to create the content because you are the one with the expert knowledge of your business.

We can arrange for writers to help you if you need it. We do re-write and re-purpose content that has already been produced.

How will I be billed?

Monthly plans are billed at the beginning of the month (in advance). Activities only commence once the invoice is paid so we recommend a direct credit is set up.

What if I don't use my hours?

They will be carried over to the next month, but can't be carried over for more than three months. We plan to fully use the hours planned, but we can get held up if content is not provided as requested.

Will I need to get you to redeveloped my site?

It's possible. If your site is not working for you the problems may be bigger than the fact that you simply don't have time to update it. Some problems such as a lack of search optimisation and a limited design require a complete redesign to resolve. But the good news is that you will have a robust platform to start a new phase with!

What if my site is hosted by someone else?

We can manage sites hosted by someone else, but what we can do for you depends on your provider and the content management system used. We prefer to host sites ourselves because then we have full access to your code and control over all aspects of the site. But we acknowledge that this may not be feasible.

For Business Partner Management, this is less important as we work with the team who are responsible for updating or developing the site.

Do you do social?

Yes and No - see Why we won't Do your social media for you.


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Client words...

As a first time potential website owner who wanted some professional design input we embarked on the usual routine of web-trawling for suitable website design consultants. After interviewing the ‘top end and highest priced’ designers and the subsequently elicited ‘how much?’ responses, we found Essentee, who provide a fixed-fee service.

From the first contact we found Sandra to be attentive, focused, understanding and responsive to our unique needs.  She took away our brief and produced an initial proposal which was exactly right: simple, focused, appropriate. 

Throughout the subsequent development and tweaking, Sandra and Tony provided just the right amount of corrective suggestions such as to direct us to a solution that resulted in what, to us, is a first class website that speaks the words we wanted to say in the way we wanted it said. No dramas, no patronising, just patient understanding and coaxing.

If you are a website virgin, look no further: Sandra and Tony will ease your passage and you will emerge the other end with a smile and a beautiful new-born website!

Dave at Reveal Building Consultants Ltd