Frequently Asked Questions - Siegfried Media

Frequently Asked Questions

I’m new to this whole website thing, how does it work?

Never fear, that’s why we are here. You can learn how we go about it in our process section.

How much does a website cost?

The cost of a website can vary depending on various factors, just like the cost of a car or house may vary. Our website projects generally start in the $5,000 range for basic business sites and then price upward depending on your unique needs.

How long does it take to design and build a website?

The time it takes to produce a website depends on the size and complexity of your site and the quality of content that you have ready to go. From beginning to end, a basic website can take around 4 weeks while a much more complex, larger site can take up to 14 weeks.

Do I need my own domain name and web hosting?

Yes, we can help you get this set up, and we can work with your existing provider. While we do not provide WordPress hosting solutions, we will consult with you for options that can best meet your needs.

Will my website work on mobile devices?

Yes, all the websites we design work on Desktop, Tablet and Mobile devices. With responsive web design one website works across all devices.

Do you do ecommerce/Online Store websites?

We sure do! We love creating ecommerce websites. Be prepared though, they require a lot more work than informational websites do, and that is also why they cost more.

What is a Content Management System?

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.

Do you provide training?

Yes we provide all our clients with training on maintaining their website.

Can you help with Social Media and Email Marketing?

We sure can. As part of your project we can include social media and email marketing services.

What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)?

Search Engine Optimization is all about getting your website higher up in search results on search engines such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo. 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.

Can you create an entire package with print work, website and landing pages?

Absolutely, we love creating from the ground up, it's a really good way to grow your business when branding is created this way.

Can you design my logo?

Yes, we can, we love creating logos for brand identity. We can even improve an existing logo if that's what you need. Take a look at how we improved this logo.

Do you write the content for my site?

We don’t directly write your content, however if you need help with this we can put you in contact with a copywriter who specializes in writing for the web.

What is a domain name?

A domain name is your address on the internet. Typically this would be something like

What is web hosting?

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 or email.


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