All websites need to be hosted on a server somewhere (a server is just like a very large computer). The lump sum you initially pay for
the web design may include 'free' hosting for the first year but then what happens? Often it's not even free for the
Webgloss includes hosting in your monthly fee.
Paying a lump sum for a website can seem to be the cheaper option but once you have paid for the site itself, is there then a maintenance charge?
A website should be updated regularly to keep it fresh and current. Some web designers charge £50 an hour to update a website after receiving a lump sum for the initial website or they may charge a yearly fee.
Webgloss includes updates in your monthly fee.
Most web designers offer an SEO package for a fee. SEO is 'search engine optimisation' - it is what helps your website get
higher in the
Google Search Engine (if done properly).
Webgloss includes SEO in your monthly fee and over 99% of our websites are on page 1 of Google.
Technology moves forward quickly and soon your brand new website will look out of date! What to do - buy another website or just leave it looking old fashioned?
Websites are not easily transferred to a new designer. Often they will have been written using code that the new web
designer will not understand or they will have been generated with software that the new web designer does not use.
If you can't easily transfer a website to another company then what's the point of buying it?
Paying monthly means that the web designer has a vested interest in you - they
need your business to succeed because if it fails then they will lose you as their client.
By paying Webgloss monthly you have our continued support - a real person at the end of the phone line to speak to about any issues you may have.