the last few years, the number of people accessing
the Internet has surpassed most expectations.
It is growing stronger, faster and has proven
results that companies are profitting and doing
much or all of their business on the internet.
According to leading Internet publications and
other sources, the growth of the Internet will
soar to new heights over the next few years. The
World Wide Web is increasing in popularity and
knows no boundaries. In order to have a presence
on the Web, companies small or large must have
a Website to stay in the game or ahead of their
that you wait to get your web site online, your
competition is making sales that might have gone
approximate costs on services, see
Site Design and Development
Creating graphic design (color scheme, format,
navigational elements, etc.) If needed, adapt
existing company promotional materials (logos,
color schemes, etc.) to create the site's graphical
Designing site navigational tools - buttons,
menu bars, icons, etc.
Designing the site structure - organizing the
content for ease of use.
Processing images for use on the site (scan
photos, touch-up or manipulate photos, resize,
compress and sharpen images, optimize photo/images
to the fastest download time they're capable
of without losing clarity, etc.)
Implementing various custom features:
roll-overs, animated GIFs, etc.
- PDF downloadable forms, instruction
- Contact forms with auto-responders
- Client questionnaires, registration
forms, surveys, etc. with auto-responders
Ensuring cross-platform browser compatibility
between Netscape and Internet Explorer.
Ensuring cross-platform functionality between
a PC and Mac.
Name and Hosting Services
a new Web site on the Internet involves:
Researching available domain names and choosing
the most appropriate one(s) available.
Registering the desired domain name with a registration
Setting up hosting for the domain name.
up FTP files for putting your site on-line and for
up e-mail boxes and e-mail forwards
Site Marketing and Promotion
search engine effective META tags (key words
and titles), within your web pages to ensure
high ranking by search engines. Webthrower.com
will submit with your basic package to ten top
web sites which include: Alta Vista, 2kcity,
Completeplanet, Google, Try America, AIT Mall,
Aesop.com, Ah-ha, ExactSeek, Jayde Online.
( Please note:
Placement within any search engine is not guaranteed;
however, it would be submitted. It is then up
to that particular search engine to decide if
your site meets their criteria guidelines.)
order for your site to keep the interest of
your audience/customers and maintain traffic,
your Web site must be updated as needed. Web
site maintenance includes:
Updating content - new photos, product
listings, employee rosters, bulletins,
newsletters, links, add or change e-mail,
deleting dated items, etc.
up-to-date and competitive by incorporating
new technologies and techniques as necessary.