Actuate Computer Services is a family run website design and hosting business located in Penkridge, Staffordshire.
We specialise in providing a friendly affordable website design and hosting service for businesses, schools and other organisations.
We pride ourselves on the personal touch provided to all clients, preferring to arrange a face to face meeting to discuss your requirements where possible.
We will discuss all the options open to you, including domain name choices and registration, your design requirements and any particular features you want included.
We design and build affordable bespoke websites to suit your individual requirements and budget, from a single page site to an ecommerce site selling thousands of products.
Prior to working on the design of your website, you need to consider the domain name you would like to have.
We will help you choose a suitable domain name for your website and carry out all the administration tasks in registering the domain in your name - you only have to pick the name - we will do everything else for you.
SEO - Search Engine Optimisation
All of our websites are designed to maximise the chances of appearing in search engines such as Google or Yahoo. This is technically referred to as SEO (Search Engine Optimisation).
In addition to the website design, we also complete other processes in the background to further enhance the probability of your website being listed near the top for search queries relevant to your business or organisation.
For further information on SEO, click SEO - Search Engine Optimisation
Once we have agreed on a domain name and design, you will be provided with a fixed price quotation. As part of our fixed price guarantee, this is guaranteed to be the total cost for all services, including domain registration, design and hosting charges. There will be no future surprises or hidden costs.Our quotes are fully itemised so you know how much you are paying and what for.
Free, no obligation website design
Should you wish to go ahead, we will design you a demonstration website to your requirements completely free of charge - without any obligation This allows you to see your website design prior to fully committing - completely risk free. In the unlikely event that you are not satisfied, you are free to walk away without any form of payment.
Flexible Payment Options
Once you have confirmed you are 100% happy with your website design and wish to proceed, we offer several flexible payment options. We offer both annual or monthly payment schemes and accept payment by Cash, Cheque, PayPal or most of the major debit or credit cards PayPal and/or debit/credit card payments offer the flexibility of online method of payment
CMS - Content Management
Should you require, we can design your website with an in-built content management system - free of charge. This allows you to update the website yourself, from simple changes to text, blog entries, uploading/changing pictures or even changing design aspects. This is achieved without any additional software requirements as it can all be done using any standard web browser, meaning you can make changes using a desktop, laptop, tablet or even your phone. All you need is an internet connection. The interface is very user friendly and even the hardened technophobe could easily make simple changes to their website A CMS enabled website also offers the advantage that you can regularly update your own website, when you need to - Without the additional expense of having to pay a website design company to make changes on your behalf.
Email options are included with all our packages. Various configurations are available, from a single email account through to thousands of email addresses for your domain. All email account options offered include a full webmail functionality, in addition to accessing via a normal email client such as Outlook. This allows to read and send email from any web browser connected to the internet. We will also provide details and help you set up your email account(s) on your tablets or mobile phone. Prices are dependent upon quantity and size of mailbox(es) required. This will be discussed during the quotation period. Options are available for increasing or decreasing your requirement should that be required in the future.
Google Apps, Google Calendar and Social Media Integration
We can fully integrate (or set up on your behalf) Google Apps, Google Calendar and all other social media networks, such as Twitter & Facebook into your website Google Apps is a service available for Businesses and Educational establishments which allows collaboration on documents, shared calendars and much more. If you are interested I will explain the full capabilities during the initial meeting. Alternatively, feel free to search google for details. Google Apps is a chargeable service (direct to Google) for businesses although is available free of charge for most educational establishments. Facebook and Twitter Feeds can be added to your website, from a simple follow or like button, to full feed updates.
In addition to providing you with a full website design and hosting service, we are also very proud of our exceptional after sales support
All clients will receive exceptional ongoing support - at no additional cost.
In order to keep our costs down,support is available primarily via email. We guarantee to respond within 2 hours between the hours of 8am and 8pm during the week and also offer weekend cover. In addition, attended help/training sessions are also available on the CMS when booked in advance All the websites we design are hosted using carefully selected partners, who offer a minimum 99% up-time guarantee.
Please feel free to browse our website and if you require further information or wish to discuss in more detail, please contact us via email or phone