QUESTION: What is the WORLD WIDE WEB?
A seamlessly interconnected set of several thousand sites that all share a common format. The Web, which is
growing at 15 percent per month. It is the hottest frontier on the Internet because it's extremely powerful, flexible and easy to
use. The beauty of the Web lies in the way documents (which can be sounds, photos or text ) are directly linked to each
other. A presence on the Web is referred to as a "Home Page".
Wired magazine's Internet Index reports that the World Wide Web grew 2,713 percent in 1997. It also
reports the number of countries connected to╩ the Internet grew from 137 in 1993 to 190 in 1997.
QUESTION: What are the benefits of being on the WEB?
QUESTION: How often should I update the site?
One of the biggest things that turns potential customers off a website is old information. It is imperative that you
maintain an up-to-date site. Depending on your site's purpose you should generally update stock changes, a new product
launch, latest╩ news, upcoming events or anything that would interest visitors. We offer a comprehensive maintenance service
where we can look after your site to make sure it is in tip-top shape.
QUESTION: What is Flash?
Flash is a format developed by Macromedia that enables websites to include animation & sound that will stream
over the net. Streaming lets the animation start while the rest of the information downloads in the background. Flash sites are
generally extremely small and thus download very quickly. Check out our Flash introduction to our web site (╩ click here ).
QUESTION: Can I install my own cgi scripts?
Yes, each domain has its own cgi-bin. We only monitor for poorly written scripts that may become resource
QUESTION: Can you handle domains with foreign extensions?
Yes.╩ For none internic domains you will need to file the registration with your local NIC services.
QUESTION: How do I get started?
ANSWER: Determine what you want to accomplish with your site. Is your goal to reach new customers? Do you want to service existing customers? Do you simply want a Web Site? Outline the proposed contents of your site:
QUESTION: How much is this going to cost?
Sites come in all sizes and shapes and the prices vary accordingly. Obviously, some sites are more involved than
others. We will work with you to develop a site that is within your budget. One way to reduce the cost of your site is to
provide as much of the text and graphics as possible for us to work with. We will help you decide which components will╩
QUESTION: When can I expect to see results?
A great deal of time and effort goes into market positioning. How quickly results will be seen depends greatly on
the marketing methods employed. In addition to successful techniques of BusinessPower.com, there are also other marketing
approaches for making web sites productive.
Are you up-to-date on all Web enhancements?
Yes, we can provide all the latest technology for your site! However, we often choose not to use all the "bells
and whistles". The key to success for your site is ease of use, speed of access, and content! Because of varying computer╩ and
browser capabilities, not every feature can be accessed by everyone. For that reason, we generally add new╩ technology only
after it has been in the public domain for a while. Also, complex graphics can be painfully slow to download for the average
user. We generally design for the middle ground. Our goal is for your site to be seen and used by the largest number of
For sites with no client interactivity, very little maintenance will be required. If your site has product listings,
prices, forums, specials, newsletters or anything that must be changed on a regular basis, you will need regular maintenance.╩
You may have editing changes or wish to add a page. These are all generally done on an hourly basis. You may desire
additional design features to keep pace with technology such as Java Scripts, animated graphics, etc If your site grows╩ to a
size that is quite large and has numerous complex features, it may be time to consider Web Site Management.
Designing a Web Site is a team effort. In order to develop a concept of your web site, we'll need to gather some╩
information about your organization or business. Our response form will ask questions that will help us design a custom site for
your business. We ask that you provide information, such as a company profile, information about key personnel, etc.
depending upon the content that you wish to include. Once we have the necessary information, development begins.
Yes. When you place an order with BusinessPower.com, you will specify whether it is a new domain name or a
transfer of an existing domain name. You should keep the service at the present site while waiting for InterNIC to complete
the transfer. When InterNIC announces the completion of the transfer╩ there is a 72 hour period where visitors could go to
either site. InterNIC will send an e-mail to your previous host informing them of the╩ change. Your previous host will authorize
and e-mail back to InterNIC. Sometimes it may be necessary to contact your old host and/or InterNIC by phone.
Yes, Your Web site has nothing to do with Email, all though it does help to communicate with your clients online.
Many companies offer FREE e-mail accounts like "Ya-hoo!" and "Hot-mail" . We recommend visiting these sites and setting
up your own email account.
When a Web site is designed it's pages need to be located on a computer with a constant connection to the
internet. When someone types in your Web site address this is how they are able to look at your Website's╩ information.
Think of this like your Web site's phone bill for always being connected to the entire world!
We can make your Web site changes for you, billed hourly or you can make your changes yourself at any time.
A search engine is a Web site like "Yahoo!" or "Alta vista" that are like the librarians of the Internet. If you were
looking for a Web site regarding a specific subject, the search engine will show you a list of all the sites that have registered
with it regarding╩ the subject of your search. If you do not╩ tell the search engine that you exist than your site will not come up
in their data base. There for your site will not receive any visitors. This is why it is so important to register your Web site with
the search engines. There are over 500+ search engines on the Internet and for only a one time fee we╩ will submit your site to
all of them.
Yes, Some people submit their Web sites every month. Every so often a search engine will refresh their data base
and this will guarantee that the search engine will not "Drop" your site.
You do NOT need a computer in order to have a Web site. You do not even need Internet access. You only
need the ability to answer your phone from the calls or orders that will come in from your sites exposure. We recomend
printing your new Web site's address on all of your company╩ literature.
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