Dave from DBS Environmental Ltd. requested a fully responsive website to promote his contaminated land, geotechnical and waste management consultancy in Sunderland. Dave had a previous website but had experienced technical difficluties with the website and it had suffered from poor search engine optimisation. He wanted to regain his previously good search engine ranking with Google with effective organic search engine optimisation. Although based in the North East DBS Environmental work nationwide and he wanted the optimisation to reflect the businesses national reach. Dave also wanted to be able to easily modify the website to accommodate the businesses evolving services and to highlight the businesses impressive portfolio of work and clients. Helios Web Design worked with Dave to create a website based on the WordPress CMS platform that has a simple to use visual editor, a portfolio, blog, social network sharing functionality and effective SEO.
Dave was involved throughout the design process and was able to monitor the progress of the website design on a testing domain to ensure it was exactly right before the website went live. The website is equipped with a blog and portfolio and social media sharing has been included to improve the businesses online exposure and drive more users to the website. The WordPress platform will enable Dave to easily update the content of the website whenever he wishes, although Helios Web Design will be happy to implement changes if requested. The website has been optimised for search engines and indexed with Google, and Yahoo/Bing. Google Analytics tracking code has been included, enabling Dave to monitor the effectiveness of the website and the ROI of online marketing campaigns.
Helios Web Design also helped Dave to install an SSL certificate on his hosting platform. Helios will actively manage this site ensuring that the website, plugins and security measures are always up to date and will provide technical support and updates to content as and when required. The total time of the website build from initial development to live deployment was two weeks. The total cost of this website was £500 for the first year, which includes support. Ongoing technical support, in year 2 and subsequent years will be set at a rate of £125 pa.