Why do some of your clients’ sites have a different look and layout?

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When we started Job Shop PowerSites back in 2001, we used the most advanced website technology available – Microsoft SQL Server and CSS.  That was before Content Management Systems like WordPress were available. When WordPress achieved the functionality that we needed, we decided to switch our platform from SQL to WordPress.  As a result, we’re in the process of converting … Read More

Why not build my own website using an online website-builder platform?

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Our philosophy is that successful manufacturing is a highly-organized and precise business.  Your website should convey your commitment to quality and excellence through the look and feel of the content and how it is presented.  Professionally-written text and high-quality images in a well-designed webspace makes a big difference.  Your website is often a prospective customer’s first impression of your business, … Read More

How do I get started?

Gary

Just call us at (805) 272-5018 or email us or fill out the form on our Contact page to get the ball rolling on a great new website for your business!

Do you offer parts photography without buying a website?

Gary

Yes.  Our price for parts photography is $85 per image and includes complete image editing.  Please contact us for more information about our stand-alone photography services. (All parts photography is INCLUDED with every new Job Shop PowerSites website)

What will be the uptime of my website once it’s online?

Gary

Although we can’t guarantee a specific uptime, our web servers have an average uptime of 99.98%, with an average load time of 585ms (industry average is 1185ms). That’s super-reliable and fast web hosting for your site.

What about Search Engines?

Gary

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is what gets you listed well on search engines, and it’s built into each new Job Shop PowerSites website so your website can be found online. Once your site is online, our Webmaster Service provides active SEO monitoring so your website remains optimized; and you can see the results directly with Google Analytics (which is included … Read More

Is my website safe from hackers?

Gary

Yes. With our Webmaster Service your website is protected 24/7 from hacking and unauthorized access by the latest security software at both the website and web host levels. We monitor and record any hacking attempts in real-time, and our web servers respond immediately to block any unauthorized access.

Is my website backed up?

Gary

Yes. With our Webmaster Service your website structure and its content are backed up securely several times a day by our web host.  Additionally, we keep several backups of your website content both in our offices and on off-site servers.

Do your websites include eCommerce?

Gary

No. We find that most contract manufacturers do not need websites with an eCommerce component, due to the nature of the business. If your new website needs eCommerce or merchant account capabilities, we can include those features but there may be an additional cost. Please contact us to discuss your particular needs.

Do you design websites for businesses other than Job Shops?

Gary

As a rule, no. Over the years, some of our job shop clients have asked us to build websites for their other businesses. We’re happy to accommodate on a case-by-case basis, and our standard pricing structure may not apply. Please contact us and we will help if we can. If we can’t, we’ll be happy to refer you to some … Read More