With the introduction of the many WYSIWYG
(What you see is what
you get * pronounced wissy-wig) web site development
programs, many businesses feel they can now maintain total control as well as save
time and money by doing their web site themselves.
Although there are many such editors out there, the services I offer are
for Microsoft® FrontPage® version 2002, FrontPage 2000 and FrontPage 98.
Your business is unique and you deserve original graphics and a web site
that compliments your company's image. I can help.
If your web host supports FrontPage-based webs (and they should if you are going to use
it as your editor), I can create a unique, original FrontPage Theme designed exclusively
for your business.
A custom FrontPage Theme will ensure that your pages are cohesive and make it very easy
for you to chose the elements you need on each page without worrying about whether they
Each theme will include:
two different color backgrounds
a pattern background
buttons (both active and regular)
Text and table colors are selected to compliment the theme
Cost for a custom FrontPage theme is $35.00 ^Back to Top^
If you plan on having a very simple site, say one or two pages, I can
create a custom page template for you. This would be a single page with the necessary
areas already defined for you. For example, this page is a page template. Once I had
defined my navigation, text, header and footer areas I saved it as a page template. Now,
whenever I need a new page I use this template and simply type in the appropriate text,
add my page link to the navigation area and save the page with the new name. This can be
repeated as often as needed because the template is always available.
A Page Template will include:
a color or pattern background
a defined navigation area suitable for text or button links (does NOT
include the buttons)
A header area for your company name
a text area for your information
a footer area for your copyright information
Cost for a page template is $20.00 ^Back to Top^
A web template is a series of predefined pages. There is continuity,
however, different pages are modified to reflect different sections of your site. You are
not as restricted in design and your navigation can include rollover buttons, collapsible
or flyout menus. Your entrance (commonly called a *splash*) page can be different than the
inside pages. Web Templates are usually 5, 7 or 12 pages in size but can be whatever size
you need to present your information.
A web Template includes:
A splash page, if requested
5, 7 or 12 pages
Custom navigation (including rollover buttons, collapsible or
flyout menus if desired)
Custom graphics as needed to convey the intent of the site
Custom designed background (if needed)
Predefined text areas to allow easy updating by your staff
Search capability if needed
Support after launch to insure easy updating
A page template of the most often used page in your site
Cost for a web template is between $125.00 and $200.00 based on size and
complexity. ^Back to Top^
Sometimes, none of the above methods will work. If that is the case, or,
if you would prefer I can make your web site "from scratch" . Web site design is
billed at the hourly rate of $60.00. A signed contract and a non-refundable deposit is
required before work begins. Three months of updates and maintenance is included in the
final price. Uploading and testing the site on your server is also included. Ongoing
maintenance is available for an additional fee if needed or desired. for an overview of
some of the services available check here.
If you do not have a FrontPage-based web available from your hosting
company, you will be restricted in what FrontPage elements you can use. Check out the web
hosting options available from Mi Designs - all packages support
FrontPage-based webs. ^Back to Top^
Delivery of your unique custom Theme, page template or web template is
accomplished via the internet. Once payment is received, the Theme is uploaded to a
special URL. You can download to your computer and run the self installation program to
place it in your Theme folder where it will be ready for you to use.
A full web site will be published or uploaded to your server.
Please, take a look around the site. You may view samples of my work in
the *portfolio* section. If I can be of assistance, feel free to email me or send in a
quick quote request.