A blog is a website typically used to display specific original content surrounding a specific line of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Most blogs are interactive, allowing visitors to leave comments and even message each other.
A social network is a user-content driven website that is made up of users and user groups and a mixture of interconnecting attributes such as friendship, kinship, common interests, financial exchange, dislike or relationships of knowledge or beliefs.
Question and Answer Forums could be considered a sub-category of either Blogs or Social Networks. Set-up like a blog it allows a single or small group of authors or specialists respond to questions presented by users. Set-up like a social network a Q&A Forum allows users to cloud-source their questions or ideas to a broad or specific audience.
A Message Board is an forum for online discussions where users can hold conversations in the form of posted messages. Forums are set up in a hierarchical or tree-like structure which allow for multiple sub-topic forums. Additionally, depending on the access levels of the user groups and forums they can configured so certain users and groups can only access specific forums or view groups of posts.
eCommerce stores are set up around the buying and selling of your companies products or services. These websites will include product listings and directories, shopping cart modules, and credit card processing. We can help you get your SSL Certificate and set up your own credit card processing or we can set you up to process through PayPal.
Content Management System (CMS) - Content management systems allow for a large number of people to contribute to and share stored data. CMS systems then also aid users in the retrieval and organization of those data sets. An advanced CMS system will allow the administrator to control access to data based on user rights and roles.
Hosting Accounts - We typically set up our customer’s accounts through GoDaddy.com or HostGator.com. Basic hosting accounts typically include features like e-mail accounts, additional data storage space, databases, FTP access and many others.
Domains by Proxy offers private domain registration for private individuals and business who wish to delegate the responsibility for managing unsolicited contacts from third parties and keeping the domain owners personal information safe from the public eye. You can check out DomainsbyProxy.com for more information on Certified Domains, Business Registration and Protected Registration which we can set-up and manage for you.
SSL Certificates can provide you with non-forge-able proof of your website’s identity, and customer confidence in the integrity and security of your online business. Customers are becoming increasingly aware of the advantages of SSL security and will often not purchase online from non-secure stores. All major web merchants use SSL security to encourage customers to buy online and are typically required for any direct credit card processing that isn’t handled through a 3rd party like PayPal.
Managed Hosting & Support Packages – Unfortunately websites don’t just keep themselves running. Monitoring your page load times, backing databases and pruning old content can be time-consuming chore. Choose one of our support plans to help you keep your website running smoothly and securely.
Support Hours - Our Managed Hosting and Support plans feature an outline for the typical amount of hours your website will need in maintenance tasks and emergency support.
Domain Management - If you multiple domains or lots of sub domains we’ll set it up and manage them all for you.
Hosting Account Management – We’ll handle the technical aspects of your hosting account, setting up FTP users, monitoring performance and keeping up-to-date backups.
Website Upkeep - Most advanced websites contain 3rd party components that need to be kept up-to-date to ensure peak performance. Additionally over time web coding standards can change and that will sometimes effect your websites performance and it’s visibility to search engines.
Security Analysis – We’ll keep a watchful eye on your website’s security and make sure that your file permissions and user restrictions are properly implemented and enforced.
Other Web Services and Cloud Applications – Kirsch Family Computer Services offers consulting services and we can help you find great hosted business tools and cloud applications that will keep your company at the cutting edge. Once we introduce you to these products we’ll help you set them up and provide you support for the management of those applications.
Stats & Analytics – Companies like Google and Alexa provide powerful tools that allow webmasters to monitor the kind of exposure your website is getting on the internet. We’ll stay on top of this information and provide you with feedback and reports on how to tweak your posts and product listings to take full advantage of your web presence.
Social Networking Support – Do you need a Facebook Page for your company, or do you need to get your products Tweeted out to the world? We’ll help you set-up a social network presence and provide you with tools to allow content to flow between your website and social networking portals. We can also help manage the content and timing of your social networking posts.
Advertising – There are lots of advertising solutions on the web; text advertising, search engine listing, directory listings, banner ads and much more. We’ll help you wade through all the choices and find the best advertising plan for your business.
Customer Communication – We can help you optimize your RSS Feeds and submit them to news feed aggregate sites worldwide. Additionally we can help you design custom eMail Newsletter to keep your customers up-to-date and aware of your new products.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - SEO is discussed in depth at the top of this page. SEO is not just a one-time job though, as your website grows we will monitor your website’s stats and see what specific content is driving the most traffic to your website. We can then alter the structure of your SEO to give your website a greater edge over your competitors.