A Wide Range of Choices
There's no such thing as "one size fits all" when it comes to good website design. Big Giant Media's team recognizes that there are as many different types of website solutions as there are people looking for them. Some organizations have the budget and the need for a fully custom website that offers a one-of-a-kind user experience; other organizations can function with just a basic informational website. However, there are many intermediate level groups that need a website somewhere in between the two extremes.
The team at Big Giant Media has identified four levels of website design and development that will fit the requirements of all organizations looking to maximize their Internet exposure. Each of the levels below will fulfill the needs of a specific category of business, but of course they can also be considered just a starting point. Big Giant Media has been doing custom website development since 1999, so if you don't see exactly what you need here, just let us know and be assured that we can provide the solution you require.
Big Giant Media's basic website design service is perfect for the individual or fledgling business that needs a strictly informational website and needs it in a hurry. Simply pick one of our customizable templates - designed in-house by Big Giant Media - and provide your logo, any images you wish to highlight, and the content you want to present to the public. Once we have this foundational material, we will customize the the chosen template using color selections from your logo, make any modifications necessary to your supplied artwork in order to guarantee suitability for use on the web, and populate the new website with the text content you provide. Within hours you will have a fully functional website presenting your information to the world.
Each basic site template includes up to five content pages, and a specialized contact page with an input form your visitors can use to request additional information. Optionally, the contact page can be made to include an interactive Google map that will precisely locate your headquarters within your local area. Of course, if the basic level is almost exactly what you need but falls just short of your requirements, we can customize a site just for you for an additional fee.
Don't have images or content? We can help with that, too! Scroll to the bottom of the page for information on our content creation services.
Basic Level websites start at $350
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Do you need something a little more eye-catching than Big Giant Media's basic level templates? Maybe you want a little more interactivity with the visitors to your webiste. Big Giant's Media's Entrepreneur level website design may meet your higher-level requirements.
Each Entrepeneur Level website includes an original design based on the information you provide during our initial interview. We will ask questions regarding your business, your target audience, and the way you want to present your organization. We will also ask about your competition, and any things you may especially like or dislike about their websites. Finally, we will take this information, augment it with our own research, and create a desktop-optimized website design that will accurately represent your organization on the Internet.
The Entrepreneur level offers more than just an original design. In addition to more content pages than the basic level (up to 10), and the same specialized contact page, Entrepreneur level websites also let you choose from the following specialized page options:
- Photo / Video Galleries - A picture is worth a thousand words - a video, even more!
- File Sharing Pages - Provide categorized public or password protected files for your visitors!
- FAQ - Answer your visitors most frequently asked questions!
Entrepreneur Level websites start at $900
Small Business Level
The Small Business Level is the recommended solution for most organizations. This level also includes a completely original website design, but for the Small Business Level Big Giant Media uses the latest in Responsive Design techniques. Your new Small Business website will provide a user experience optimized for every size device, from large screen monitors to compact smartphones. As always, your website's design will be based on your target audience and the way you want to present yourself, but in this case, it will look great and be easy to use on every device.
Small Business Level websites also offer more options from which you may choose. In addition to everything available in the lower levels, Small Business websites add the following specialized page options:
- Calendar / Upcoming Events - Advertise special events or appearances!
- Customer Feedback and Rating System - Let your visitors tell the world how well you are doing!
- eBlog - Update your site daily via email!
- Resource Directory - Direct your visitors to helpful resources or related information
Most importantly for businesses hoping to participate in online commerce, Small Business websites optionally support the Big Giant Media shopping cart system - developed in-house so it's easily customziable - that is quickly and easily configurable to sell your products online. The Big Giant Media shopping cart supports many major merchant gateways, including Authorize.net and PayPal.
Small Business websites start at $1950.00 ($2200 with shopping cart)
If your business is on the cutting edge, and none of Big Giant Media's "standard" level websites will meet your requirements, then Enterprise level website design will provide the custom solution you need. The Big Giant Media team has over 15 years experience in custom website development for a wide variety of organizations, and though we can fill nine out of 10 business requirements with our Small Business or lower level websites, we have the knowledge and experience to take you well beyond the conventional.
Whether you need an integrated SQL database, a geo-location enabled mapping application, or instantaneous data analysis and feeback using the latest web-socket technology, Big Giant Media should be your web developer of choice. Chances are good we've already done something similar, and if we haven't, then we aren't afraid to learn new technology and apply it to your requirements.
Pricing for Enterprise Level websites varies. Please contact Big Giant Media for details.
- Content Creation - In general, the team at Big Giant Media believes no one knows more about your organization than you do. For that reason, we encourage
our customers to carefully consider and prepare content for the website that will be built for them. However, not everyone has the time, desire, or skill to create well-crafted
and informative content. For those clients, Big Giant Media offers the services of a professional copy writer.
- Copy writing services start at $125 per page.
- Images - As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, so Big Giant Media suggests that you submit pictures depicting products and services
actually offered by your company and your associates. We want every one of those 1000 words to be about you and your company only! However, in those cases where original images are
not available, stock-photography must be used, and the team at Big Giant Media will make every effort to find appropriate Creative Commons or Royalty-Free images to use
in their place. Finding the perfect image can be an intensive and time-consuming process, so this service must be offered at premium. Sometimes an appropriate cost-free image cannot
be found, in which case we must use the services one of the many professional stock photography providers on the Internet. Alternately, the Big Giant Media team can visit
your job site or place of business to take candid or staged shots for use on your website.
- Creative Commons / Royalty Free image search is charged at $95/hr.
- On site photography is charged at $95/hr.
- Professional stock photography is supplied based upon the cost to procure the image from online providers.
- Website Hosting - Big Giant Media does not require you to allow us to host your website. We do, however, recommend it. Website hosting is
a value added service provided by Big Giant Media that allows us to easily maintain your website and guarantee its ongoing functionality over time. Furthermore,
since Big Giant Media manages its own dedicated servers and hosts only websites designed and built by us, we are confident that your site will be safe at all times from
crashes caused by poorly written or malicious code on another organizations website.
- Website Hosting starts at $20 per month.