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Your web site is your voice on the internet. And first impresssions DO mean a lot. Web sites designed by our professional design staff are clean, uncluttered with distractions and designed to load fast so your visitors and customers are quickly drawn to your presentation and product.

Are you ready for the web? Click here, or scroll down to evaluate and discuss questions about an internet presence for your project. We can examine and honestly tell you whether you are prepared, product, or development-wise for an internet presence and help you develop your venture for a lucrative web presence. Your name is one of, if not THE most important assets for your presentation on the internet. Choosing an appropriate domain name is vital to getting recognition among the many vendors and companies on the web. Let the experienced team at Alternative Designs be consultants and help you with your choice of an appropriate, memorable name for your domain.

Choose a web site package you have in mind.

Packages Content
Single Page Style A one page splash page site for the internet. Designed to give your company or project a visual presence on the web.
Front with content page Two pages presenting your company and product with an opening splash page and a following content page.
Multiple pages Multiple pages presenting your company and product with an opening splash page followed by content pages for each of the presentations you have for your product or project.

Q. Who is on your design team?

Our experienced and professional web site construction staff is in house and will be available for consultations during the design phase and construction of your web site.

Q. Who owns my web site and domain?

You, the client are the legal owner of the domain name as well as the web site, including all content designed by us for you.

Q. Will I be able to check my web site's design progress?

All of our web site designs are produced with a Test Site by our company viewable on the internet. You, the client can see the design you have approved and discuss design areas with our team. This will give you and your staff a head start on following up and integrating your companies web site potential into your business.

Q. What happens if I need changes to my web site?

Our staff will check your web site per our agreement (One hour of support service per/mo for the initial 12 mo. agreement period). If you request a new item, product or text content be added, or possibly subtracted from your site the rate per your contract agreement will be honored. As an internet business owner it is very important to stay current. Read this Web Tip about site content for internet businesses.

Q. Is the design contemporary and up-to-date?

The award winning designers at Alternative Designs use State-of-the-Art production equipment with the latest software to produce original graphics, art and content layout for your web portal. Formats, compatible with your office systems, allow for smooth, direct communications between us and you for project delivery.

    • Adobe InDesign CS6
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe PhotoShop
    • QuarkXPress
    • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX

The experienced team at Alternative Designs will produce:
  • Your company banner and graphic company logo
  • Customized "Favicon" icon graphic for your web page. (See ours next to "HTTP" in the web address)
  • Color scheme for your web pages based on your product
  • Site background - Watermark logo, image or graphic (Special site creations come under design)
  • Digital photography (In house, or on location)
  • Photo and image scans of clients own pictures
  • Visual effects (Special graphic images, animation, designs)

Your web sites construction includes:

  • HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) coding
  • CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) coding
  • JS (JavaScript) navigation coding
  • Menus (Pull Down or Image Map)
  • Meta-Tags for search engine reference and locating of your web site
  • Site navigation (Text based, or image designed site navigating links)
  • Buttons for navigation if requested or needed (Special creations come under design)

Q. Do you offer web site hosting?

There are many local and national internet host companies providing host services. We will gladly assist you with:

  • Domain (Web Site) name research, selection and registration
  • Domain transfer (If necessary)
  • ISP (Internet Service Provider) contacts
  • FTP (File Transfer Protocol) for loading your pages into your site
  • E-Commerce and Shopping Cart for secure web purchases
  • SSL (Secure Socket Layer) For safe data encryption of your confidential merchant communications
  • Search engine submission, to get you prominently placed on the web
  • Counter for site visitor total
  • Site Graph for statistics on page activity
  • Recommendations on site maintenance and updates

Q. Is there any problem with different computer browsers?

Our experienced design team checks to make sure that your web site is accessible and readable on all major internet browser platforms:

Chrome web browser icon Chrome Firefox web browser icon Firefox Safari web browser icon Safari Opera web browser iconOpera
Internet Explorer web browser icon Internet Explorer Camino web browser icon Camino Netscape Navigator web browser icon Netscape Navigator

Choose Alternative Designs to build your web site today!