Working with JGJ

Hi there! Thanks again for your interest.

I’m glad you’re interested in learning more about working with me. Selecting the right web designer for your project can be a daunting process, especially if you’ve worked with some not-so-professional web designers before. Believe me, I’ve heard the nightmare stories from my clients.

There are factors to consider before you hire a designer. Experience (both business and technical), style, work ethic, personality, service offerings, and price are just a few considerations. 

On this page you’ll find information how I work with my clients. I hope to answer most of your questions. If you have additional questions, want to talk further or move forward with a web package, schedule a call with me.

What’s included on this page:

Your website should look as professional as you are.

“Is it worth thousands of my hard-earned dollars??”

The answer? Yes.

Good design will convert more website visitors into subscribers and customers.

Good design will help you bring in more inquiries.

Good design will take you from where you are to where you’re dreaming of being!

What my clients say

Don’t just take my word for it. Read what my clients think of working with me and what they experienced throughout the design and development process.

“I enjoyed working with Janice Gentles-Jones. She is professional, organized, and creative. She is detail oriented and committed to producing a high-quality product. I highly recommend her for your next website project. I already plan on hiring her again for future projects! ”

Dr. Emily Keller

Co-Director, Southeast Institute

“Having worked with other companies in the past, we are extremely happy that we came across JGJ. The professionalism, product knowledge and immediate response to questions definitely puts JGJ at the top of their industry. Once again, thank you, JGJ, for your amazing services that you provided to us.”

Jose Aponte

Director of Development, BHNY

“Janice helped take my website to the next level. I was stuck, and she organized my information, planned out the next steps and made the site resonate with my audience. Her process was natural and kept me on track. It was a pleasure working with her!”

Jeanine Davis

Owner, JL Davis Design

“Janice is the consummate professional. Her patience, creative talents, and professional ethic make her a pleasure to work with. Having several years of web presence and several service providers prior to Janice, our company realized her value from the very beginning. Janice pride and professionalism are reflected in her work. We are fortunate to have her as our service provider.”

Vincent Carvelli

Founder/Director, AAPTE

“OMG!!!! I am so overwhelmed by what you have done!!! You really captured the heart of this project and the people. I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!”

Laura Fabrizio

Co-Founder, Moriches Bay Project

JGJ Web Design Process

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Step 01

Free consultation

After you've read through this page, you can schedule a free consultation. You'll be able to ask me any questions you have before booking!

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Step 02

Sign contract

Once you're ready to move forward, we'll both need to sign my contract so that we're fully protected before we begin working together. 

Step 03

Pay deposit

You’ll pay a non-refundable 20% deposit to secure your spot on my schedule. Then 30% is due at the start of the project and the final 50% is due when the website is ready to be moved to your domain.

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Step 04

Project Management

I'll add you to my project management system, Asana. This is where we'll communicate and keep all your files and feedback. Don't worry - I'll provide you with a video tutorial on how to use it!

Step 05

Homework

You'll need to complete a web design questionnaire. Then you'll need to upload all your website content to Asana.

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Step 06

Consult call

1-2 weeks before your project begins, we'll get on a 30 minute call if you're up for it. This is the perfect time to ask any last-minute questions you may have!

Step 07

Website design

I'll design and layout your homepage and interior pages on my development server. You'll have two rounds of revisions for each page. After you're approval, I'll move your new website to your domain.

Step 08

Final payment

Before I move your website to your domain, you'll need to complete your final payment. Once payment is made, I'll move your website files to your hosting server.

Step 09

Website walkthrough

Don't worry, I'm not going to leave you to figure out how to use your website all by yourself. We'll set up a 30 minute consult call where I walk you through how to use and update your website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What system do you use to build a website?

My preferred platform for building websites is WordPress.

Will you help me purchase a domain and hosting?

Absolutely! It can be very confusing choosing a registrar and hosting company. I’m happy to walk you through the steps or make the purchase for you on your behalf. Even if I help with the purchase, all accounts will be in your name so that you have complete ownership.

Can you help me with write my content?

I’ve partnered with an excellent copywriter who can write or edit your content for you. If you need that type of service, let me know and I’ll arrange it for you.

How long does a website project take?

A standard website project takes around 4-6 weeks to complete. If the website project includes a customer relationship management system with data integration, then the project can take around 8 weeks or more. Once I have the exact specifications of a website project I can give a closer estimate.

What’s the price for a website?

It really depends on your company’s online goals and budget. Some factors we consider in pricing is custom design vs. premade design, eCommerce needs, CRM needs, marketing goals and the amount of pages. Web packages start at $3,500. Contact JGJ to discuss your web project.

I can't afford any of your packages. Can you still help?

If you need a budget friendly solution and you’re a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) person, schedule a call with me to see if my ‘DIY WordPress Website‘ package is right for you. This package gets you started without having to deal with the installation and technical details of building a website. Plus you’ll get access to training videos that will help you build your website and 1 year website maintenance. This package starts at $950.

What if I need additional services that are not in your website packages?

If you have a custom project that needs additional or specialized services not included in any of my website packages, let’s schedule a call to discuss your full needs. If I can’t meet your needs, I may be able to recommend a service provider that can meet your needs.

Do you provide hosting?

I currently do not offer hosting service, but I recommend and can set your website up on my preferred hosting provider, SiteGround. I’ll help you choose the right package, establish an account and move your website on their server. I like SiteGround because their servers are optimized for WordPress, they have a weekly malware scan service, they have a great backup and restore service, and fast, quality customer service.

Do you offer website maintenance?

Yes, I do! If you prefer not to get caught up in the technical details of your website, I provide WordPress maintenance service. I’ll monitor your website and automatically update your plugins and WordPress when updates are available. I’ll also keep a backup of your website and provide reports on the updates made to your website

Ready To Move Forward On A Design That Gets You Clients?

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