Frequently Asked Questions

There are quite a few factors that are going to affect the bottom line cost of your web site; they include the number of pages you are going to have, if you will sell products on your website, the graphic work involved, and how interactive your site will be. Also, factored into the cost, is whether or not you'll need web hosting and domain name registration.
Our clients are not bound by locality; we create web sites for clients who are local, out of state and out of the Country. We are able to communicate via the Internet, email and the telephone; it is possible to communicate effectively with clients in any location.
The amount of time to design a web site is determined by a number of variables; size of your web site, the complexity of your site design, and our current client design schedule. If you have a deadline in mind we will endeavor to meet it for you. The most common delay in the creation and completion of a new website is waiting for content (text/images) to be sent to us by the client.
URL stands for "universal resource locator", it is the address typed in web browser to view your web page on the Internet (i.e., you would type in http://www.axeldesigns.com to view our home page).
A domain name is a unique web site address that you choose and register , domain names generally end with .com, .netm .edu, .gov, etc). Our domain name is axeldesigns.com.
Maintenance is a fee paid monthly or annually to keep your site updated with new content that you provide. Most web sites have new content updated regularly.
Yes, we offer free hosting for the first year to all new design clients. Other discounts are available for referrals and with maintenance agreements.
That would depend on the goal of your web site. If you have a business website you would include as much information about your products or services that your customers would need to make an informed purchase.
If you have decided you want a web site or have any questions, simply fill out our web design quote request form to begin the process.
In most cases a meeting is not necessary and the majority of our websites are generally completed with contact via email and telephone only. We place suggested website designs onto the Internet in a private place where only you the client and Axel Designs can view the content. We then communicate with you regularly to discuss the web designs in order that the website design and functionality is exactly as you wish.
We fully support any website we design and are always available should you encounter any problems or require any enhancements. We also offer web site maintenance agreements so that your website need never get out of date. In addition to your web site, we also offer a full array of print design options for all of your marketing needs.
You maintain full control over your site, you may move your website to another web hosting service at any time.
It is helpful to us if you are able to provide text and photographs in electronic form - for example, the files output by a digital camera or scanner and the words in MS word or similar format. If this is not possible, we can help get your information ready for use on the website.
No. We discuss with you your web site requirements, quote you a price based on those requirements, the quote of valid for 45 days and the price is lock in after we receive the down-payment (50% is due upfront, unless a prior written arrangement has been made). Any additional work added after the initial agreement must be submitted in writing and additional cost approved prior to work being done.
This will depend upon the amount of information you wish to be displayed on your website. If you have many products/services, then it may be advantageous to have a database incorporated into your website design. We will design your website to meet your specific requirements.
Yes. We can register your domain name, design your website, provide your web hosting and arrange your email accounts for you.
No web hosting service can guarantee 100% up-time. However, should our servers have any problems we do have the necessary backups in place to deal with this issue promptly.
No. Once your website is designed it belongs to you, you can have anyone update it for you.
We are an established web design company, offering over 15 years of web design experience. For us, our clients are our family and our ultimate goal is that you are happy with your design.

Our Team

Leon Byrd

Cherita Axel

CEO / Head Designer

A writer and computer design professional, Cherita has over 15 years experience designing for web and print.
Vid Axel

Vid Axel

Communications / Wordsmith

An experienced computer professional, Vid is a skilled writer with a passion for communications.
Leon Byrd

Leon Byrd III

Junior Designer

A graphic design student, tutor and avid gamer, Leon has more than 5 years experience working on web sites.