Frequently Asked Questions.

Hayes Web is a web design agency in Hamilton, Ontario. We work with businesses to elevate their brand through websites, branding, and digital marketing solutions that engage, inform, and inspire.

FAQs

Hayes Web & Digital Marketing has been in business since 2013. Our Founder, Curt Hayes, has worked professionally in the web design and digital marketing industry since 2008. Our other colleagues also have over a dozen years experience each, as well.

Over the last nine years, we have been fortunate to work with so many small to medium sized businesses across the Greater Hamilton Area. We believe our longevity in this industry and our repeat business are proof of our commitment to delivering exceptional results for our clients.

This is the most popular question we receive!

There is no definitive cost or a one size fits all cost for a business website. Each project has different needs and each project tends to have a different scope. We quote on each project individually based on the needs specific to the business.

A brand new business website requiring 20 pages, a logo, website hosting services, and proper SEO strategy throughout would be a very sizeable project in comparison to a client looking to refresh a four page website.

When initially discussing website projects, we base our scope outline on the following averages:

  • Microsite/small website design and development may range from $3,000 to $5,000+
  • B2B or B2C/medium sized websites range from $5,000 to $10,000+
  • B2B or B2C/large sized websites range from $10,000 to $15,000+

Book a call today to discuss your project goals.

We take pride in moving at a steady pace and not letting projects sit idle. We strive for anywhere from six to twelve weeks for an average sized project from a turnaround standpoint. However, the pace of the project can vary depending on how communicative both us and the client are.

Yes! Website maintenance is a necessary part of owning and operating a website. We love working with all clients on a long-term basis and will always be readily available to assist with new website updates, new strategy, and ensure that we hit your goals.

We like to check-in frequently with our clients and provide prompt turnaround times on all website updates. Our rate is $100 / hour for website updates as a basic starting point or we can work with you on a monthly maintenance retainer based on your specific needs.

Yes, we do primarily work with small to medium sized businesses who provide services – rather than businesses that sell products.

Some of our most commonly served industries are businesses in the construction, architectural, landscape, electrical, hvac, and similar industries. We also work closely with healthcare professionals in the physiotherapy, chiropractic, psychotherapy, dentistry, naturopathic, and similar industries.

We generally manage the website hosting for all clients as this ensures that your website is optimized as best as possible within the WordPress framework. We partner with a premium WordPress hosting provider – Flywheel Managed Hosting – ensuring that your website is hosted on their state-of-the-art hosting platform. Each website is managed individually to avoid any security issues or vulnerability risks. All clients have access to their hosting account as needed, as well.

Yes! We love working closely with clients on their Google advertising initiatives. We have over ten years experience in working within the Google Ads platform and it’s a speciality that we take pride in. We build Google Ads campaigns and manage them for clients on a consistent basis in addition to providing customized reports and continued strategy.

No, we do not specialize in social media advertising or social media management.

Not often – we tend to stick with informative websites for businesses and less-so e-commerce. As noted, our core client provides services rather than sells products therefor we tend to only take on a few select e-commerce projects if necessary.

No, we do not develop mobile applications or offer software development.

No, never, we have never outsourced any work whatsoever to other companies or individuals located overseas.