Helping Hand

Need a little more custom help with your website? Try a Helping Hand to get your site up-and-running quickly, get a custom site designed, or get help with search engine optimization.

You are not obliged to purchase a helping hand subscription -- you have the ability to complete all of these tasks yourself in the basic new subscription -- but these plans will take some of the set-up burden off your shoulders.

Mini Helping Hand - $500

The mini helping hand is simply a jump-start for your Small Farm Central website. We'll get a nice skeleton of your site together based on a conversation with you, upload some content & photos, and then show you how to develop the site from there.

  • 30-minute interview to determine your website needs
  • Consultation on which template will work best for your farm
  • Develop and implement a navigation structure for your site
  • Automatic premium template upgrade (even if you choose a plan level that does not include premium templates)
  • Upload up to 25 photos*
  • Create & style up to 5 pages*
  • 30-minute phone call to show you how to manage your content

Bountiful Helping Hand - $1000

Get a basket full of help with your web site set up. The Bountiful Helping Hand includes everything in the mini in addition to the following:

  • Upload up to 100 photos*
  • Create & style up to 10 pages*
  • Installation of Google Analytics for advanced statistics
  • Installation of Feedburner for email delivery of blog entries
  • Installation of Facebook and Twitter widgets to connect your website to your social media
  • Sidebar customization so your most important content is featured
  • Basic search engine optimization consultation (see below for basic info, but this package does not contain ALL of what is described below)
    -Idenitification of important keywords / phrases
    -Identification of linking opportunites for your farm
    -Website content review to identify effectiveness of keyword usage

Search Engine Optimization Helping Hand - $500

*Available February 2011 -- Sign up for the package now to be the first in line!*

Our Search engine optimization (SEO from now on) package does not *game* search engines to get your farm to the top of searches. Good SEO involves identifying search terms that are important for your farm, providing useful content for those searches, and monitoring progress.

Many companies will offer search engine services and charge large fees to use questionable tactics and cannot garauntee results. While we cannot garauntee results either, we do understand SEO in the context of farm websites and how you can best utilize your Small Farm Central sites to capture Google searchers. This is a *right-sized* package that will jump start your understanding of search engine techniques and will increase your search ranking for your selected terms.

With this package we will:

Start with a 30 minute consultation call to find out your goals

  • Help you identify 5-10 search phrases that are important for your farm
  • See where your farm ranks for these terms initially
  • Learn how to create content that features these key phrases throughout your Small Farm Central site
  • Create a Google Webmaster account for your farm
  • Identify 5-10 external linking opportunities and lay the groundwork to get more inbound links
  • Another phone call at 6 months to check the status of your keywords and adjust tactics

Custom Site from Scratch - $3000

We will work with a professional website designer to get a custom website developed from scratch just for your farm based on your specifications. Please contact us for more information to proceed.

*: initial content must be provided by the farmer

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