3 Things I Offer That a Free Website Builder Doesn’t

Aug 28, 2020 | Website Design

Yes, you can build your own website using one of the free builders such as Wix, Squarespace or Weebly. If you have a flair for design or can pick out a template that you like, it can even look really nice. But, here are my Top 10 Reasons that you ought to consider using a Website Designer/Consultant like me!

1. Consulting

I am not a Website Builder, I am a Website Consultant. I have over 20 years experience in the industry. So, when I create websites for businesses, I’m doing much more than picking a pretty design or delivering an out of the box solution.

You might have a very good idea of what you think you need from a website, but I will ask you questions about your business and your ideal customers. I will look at your online presence. I will have ideas that you had not thought about or suggestions that you might consider in the future.

2. Knowledge

I know the answers to questions that most people come across when using website builder tools, such as:

  • What photos should I use? Can’t I just find some I found on Google or Instagram that I like?
  • What do I need to do for GDPR?
  • Why does my layout look all messed up on mobile phones?
  • What colours should I use? I can’t seem to find those that match my logo! What does hex code mean?
  • How do I get Google Analytics working?
  • Why is my page loading really slowly?
  • Why is my site not found on Google?
  • And the list could go on…

3. Support

Many of the clients I create websites for, also need help in other technical areas and I can help with all of the following:

  • Domain name purchase
  • Hosting
  • Professional email set up rather than @gmail.com or similar
  • CRM or Newsletter system selection and set-up
  • Social media set-up and management
  • WordPress training for in-house resources
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

What my clients say:

Victoria is an absolute pleasure to work with in every way! She is detail-oriented, very communicative, is honest and up front. She asks lots of questions so she knows exactly what you need. It was great to have her expertise help me with my job. I’m very happy with the outcome!

Seana Hart, Owner of EarthFIT New Fairfield

I would highly recommend Victoria for anyone thinking of creating a website. She is patient, creative and has excellent vision and really listens to what the customer wants. I am so happy with the website that Victoria has designed for me and I would have no hesitation in highly recommending her. She is simply excellent as what she does!

Ollie Nally, Owner of Achieve More Coaching

From day one Victoria was professional, helpful, went above and beyond in ensuring our website provided what we needed in the format we needed while making it easy for us to use but more importantly for the clients visiting the site to use. She provided invaluable advice and suggestions to improve and make our site and business better and that has continued beyond the site being launched. Her communication from day one was beyond compare. Absolutely first class service, I cannot recommend highly enough.

Valerie Becks, Owner of Spencer Becks Estate Agency