Are the sites template-based? (top)
We will create a custom designed skin just for you that becomes your property, and nobody else can use it. In fact, it's yours to take if you wish to host your site elsewhere. If you want to save some money, you may share your skin with others on the Small Business Platform. To save even more money, you may choose from our selection of pre-designed skins. By offering this wide range of options, we're sure to fit any budget.
How much does it cost per month? (top)
The monthly fees that are charged cover three things: 1) premium web hosting, 2) customer/tech support, and 3) use of the control panel to maintain the content and functionality of your site without having to go through us or pay additional fees. Most websites cost $32 per month total. However, e-commerce websites and sites that use a disproportionate amount of bandwidth are usually a few dollars more.
Can I change the content myself? (top)
Yes. We will set up the site for you initially. Then you are in full control of the content via our cutting-edge technology we call EditMode™. Basically, you browse through your live web site and make edits directly on the page. It's really easy.
Can I embed code? (top)
Yes. If another site offers code to embed (like YouTube, flickr, Myspace Music, etc), you can easily paste it into your page(s).
Can you use my existing domain name? (top)
Yes. We can easily configure it to point to your new website.
Who owns the content? (top)
It's simple. You do. Unlike some social networking sites, we do not stake a claim on any of your content. You may post and remove at will. We will NOT keep your data on file after it's deleted.
How many pages are allowed? (top)
For Sale By Owner websites have preset pages (click for details). However, Small Business sites can have unlimited pages. Included in the setup cost are 10 pages. Thereafter, we either charge a nominal fee, or you can easily create them without charge on your own.
How much does it cost to start? (top)
There is a one-time setup fee that varies depending on several factors. Contact us for a quote. We can usually beat any quote by a significant amount because the Small Business Platform already has functionality management built into it that allows us to use functionality that you would normally have to pay a high amount to develop from scratch.
Will my site be found by Google and other search engines? (top)
There are many factors involved that are out of our control, but what we can say is that all Small Business Platform websites are compliant with the W3C standards for HTML. In addition, your pages are made available to spiders by way of an xml sitemap. The rest is really up to the content you put on the site, as well as how you distribute or market it. View details of the many SEO features that come with every site.
How can I cancel my site? (top)
Because there is no contract, you may cancel at any time. To cancel your site, contact us via email and we'll stop billing you immediately.
Why is it so affordable? (top)
We have spent a lot of time developing our Content & Functionality Management System that allows you to customize the content and look of your site. By giving you control of the content, we don't have to intervene much at all. In addition, we also don't have to do custom development work since our software makes functionality easy to maintain. Of course, if you need help, we're always here for you.
Can I design my own skin? (top)
We'd be happy to work with you or your designer to create a skin just for you.
Are there bandwidth and file storage limits? (top)
Yes. However, it's doubtful you'll ever surpass your allowance. Your annual media file bandwidth allowance is 2.3GB (which is capped each calendar month at 200MB). You are allowed to upload 100MB of files into your media library. This is actually a really high limit because photos are automatically resized down when you upload them, saving disk space. For example, a 2MB photo will be resized down to around 20KB and still look great on your site. Additionally, you are only charged for files in your media library, not the rest of the website.