Frequently Asked Questions
The following are some questions that are frequently asked by people looking at creating their first internet presence. Whether you choose slickfish or another web site designer the following information will be of use to you.
- Where do I start?
- There are several things to be done to get your web site up and running on the internet and they are:
- Register a domain name
- Decide on a web site hosting package
- Have slickfish design your web site
- Promote your web site
Each of the points above are interlinked and should be considered holistically.
- What is a domain name?
- A domain name is what people use to tell computers which web site they would like to view, for example www.slickfish.com.au directs you to this site.
You should pay particular attention to selecting a domain name that accurately reflects your business.
To register an Australian domain name, one ending in .au, you will need to provide proof of business registration.
- What is a web site host?
- A web site host is a company that rents space on special computers called servers. Servers send your web pages to people that request them over the internet.
Hosting packages vary greatly in the features they offer and can have an impact on the type of site you create.
- What do I need to provide to get my web site design underway?
- You will need to provide a copy of your company logo along with the text and images that you would like on each page. If you have any existing promotional materials, such as brochures, these will help in determining the look of your web site.
slickfish can help with developing the content for you web site but remember nobody knows your business like you do.
- What is a web site optimisation
- Web site optimisation involves reviewing your web site content to ensure key words are used to improve search engine rankings.
- What is a web site promotion?
- Web site promotion involves submitting your domain name to search engines so that people can find your web site.
- How do I update my web site?
- Changes or additions to your web site can be made at any time, simply advise slickfish of the required changes and we will prepare a quote.