This questionnaire is designed to enhance communications between Web Design Inc. and our clients. Why don't you print it on your printer, and have it handy when you discuss your project on the phone with a Web Design Inc. representative. After you've filled in the blanks as we talk on the phone, please make a photocopy for your records, and mail a signed copy to us. It provides a written memorandum of our mutually-agreed plan.
Give the most important purpose a "1", next most
important a "2". Leave those blank which do not interest you at
__ To gain a favorable impression of the company or organization.
__ To develop a qualified list of prospects
__ To sell products directly taking credit card information over the Internet
__ To encourage potential customers to contact us by phone or mail to consummate a sale.
__ To make available product information and price lists to distributors.
__ To make available product information and price lists to customers.
__ To strengthen brand identification.
__ Other _______________________________________________________
Please list what pages you'll need on your web site. Some examples are "About us" "Products" "What's New", etc
Total number of pages decided upon ________________
Site Name on Masthead: ____________________________________
Domain Name It must be registered through your web hosting service and approved by a domain registration service before you can use it. You may check the availability of your domain name at Network Solutions (http://www.networksolutions.com)
Domain name ____________________________ ___Desired ___Already Registered
It is very helpful if you will
include a copy of your company's letterhead, brochures, catalog, etc.
so we can see how you present your company image.
__ Company Logo incorporated in the masthead graphic? If so, please enclose a color copy.
__ Photo or drawing of product?
__ Typeface preference __________________________________________
__ Preferred colors in palette (PMS colors?) _______________________________________
__ Other ideas _________________________________________________________
For the most part, we recommend a white background for best readability and contrast, with a band of color or a pattern running down the left margin of the webpage. Your preference:
May we include a link at the bottom of the welcome page which reads "Website Designed by Web Design Inc."? (You are under no obligation to say yes.) ___Yes ___No
The navigation system of all our Standard Website Packages includes:
Optional Systems. Circle those you wish incorporated in your site.
These are the important items which appear on nearly every webpage on your site (except the "home" page).
Do you have any trademarks or service marks? If so, please list them here and indicate which are registered trademarks.
Our contract includes a statement that you own the copyright to, or have permission from the copyright owner to use any photos or graphics you send us.
For an extra charge, we can equip your webpages with:
What is the purpose of your response form?
__ Guestbook for visitors to record
__ Request for information
__ Survey of customer preferences
Note: We do not set up sites that use the
response form as an order form, since these require secure servers,
and secure order pick-up. For one or two products we recommend using
ShopSite Lite with a secure server. We charge extra to set up the
We are not in the web hosting business. We recommend to our clients web hosting services tailored to their specific needs. We've worked with dozens of hosting services -- the good, the bad, and the ugly. We usually do not recommend hosting on your local dial-up ISP, since they too often are not well-prepared to meet specialized business site hosting needs. Their main business is usually dial-up access, and hosting is only a sideline for them. Please let us recommend a Web host service for you. We require cgi-bin access and FTP access, and strongly recommend telnet access. Our no-extra-cost response form also requires a Unix system with Perl language available.
Web Hosting Service _____________________________________
E-mail for support or help ______________________________
Information about number of visitors to your website can usually be obtained from your Internet Service Provider, from statistics generated daily by such programs as WWWSTAT, GETSTATS, or Analog on the host computer. We do not include page counters on our Standard Website Packages
We submit your information to Web search engines to "register" your website after final payment is received. Before doing this we work with you to get 50 to 100 keywords and a carefully constructed 25-word sentence contain the most important keywords.
Package prices include minor updating over the first six months of the contract. This covers minor price changes, product changes, etc. It does not include major changes, such as changing newsletter content (which essentially involves constructing a new webpage), which is billed at our hourly rate.
Target Date for final payment to be made and your Web Site to be advertised: _____________
On behalf of my organization I approve the above plan which I have developed with Web Design Inc. to construct a website, and I authorize Web Design Inc. to use this Website Planning Worksheet as the basis of the project.
Signature _____________________________________ Date _________________