Web Design & SEO

Everyone’s a web designer.

The choice is endless, prices vary enormously, and you didn’t bargain on being your own web support expert. So when you need an effective, attractive website that’s not a high-maintenance dependent, where do you begin?

Gunpowder Studios can design and create bespoke websites with complex functionality or we can get you online with a simple but professional package in just a few weeks. Our responsive and mobile friendly systems allow you to edit your site with ease and keep ongoing costs down, and our SEO skills will get your new site noticed by the search engines.

Website hosting and support all under one roof.

We offer complete packages from small to large projects, we set everything up and even our basic package includes:

  • Fast secure web hosting
  • Client Training (for updating your site)
  • Site updates and security scanning
  • Site statistics as and when you need them
  • Weekly off-site backups and restore should you need it
  • and our loyal support, should you need it.

High on search engines (SEO)

So you have a lovely new website but nobody can find you?

All our sites come with what it takes to start appearing on the search engines. We build search engine friendly pages that Google just loves to read. We will register your new site with Google and depending on the quality of the content e.g. text on pages and page titles, you will start showing up around the web within a few weeks. We have a Google Web Masters account which means we can get your website indexed asap.

**FOR AN ADDITIONAL COST: We can also add the following SEO features:

  • Setting up all social media accounts (facebook group, linkedin group, twitter, pinterest, google+)
  • Setting up google analytics and google webmaster
  • Setting up google places (very important for searches)
  • Optimising the main pages and writing or improving title tags and description tags
  • Submitting a press release (written by the client) on 10 major press release websites
  • Submitting websites to all major search engines and directories

We design, build and host everything you need to run your new website.

Did you know over 70% of sites are viewed on a mobile device? We have this covered as all our new build websites are mobile friendly. Ask for details.

What does it all cost?

We won’t beat about the bush here you get what you pay for with any service but we bring years of typographic, illustrative and layout experience to a project therefore to design and build a modern mobile friendly website that stands out from the rest we have to invest time and thought. Our prices start from around £1500 plus an ongoing monthly service charge from £49 per month to support and keep all your files up-to-date. This includes everything you need to run your business and to be seen online. No ongoing contract, cancel anytime. All prices are plus VAT.

Ask about our ‘Sole Trader Discount’

We also offer a sole-trader discount on design, build and hosting so if you run a small business or maybe you want to start up or test your new venture drop us line. We can help.

All our packages include the following:

  • All hosting and emails costs*
  • FREE domain name and renewal
  • Adding of your existing social media and set up broadcasting directly to it e.g. blogs, news…
  • Site up-time monitoring 24/7
  • Client tutorials in house or via Skype
  • Daily snapshot backups via Amazon S3
  • Standard SEO implementation along with Google submission to get your site noticed on the search engines
  • Regular core security updates to all core files and plugins
  • Secure and reliable web hosting
  • Technical advice and support for your new website as and when you need it.

*Monthly hosting costs may increase depending on your sites functionality, size and support needed. Please call for further details.

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We generally use WordPress for our websites as this is fast, secure and great for client editing. We can also offer hand built services, apps or simply offer web hosting. Drop us a line anytime for more information.