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Website Proposal

Hobsons Industries

Prepared by: Paul Martin, Lindsay Ross, Bjorn Bojen

Prepared for: James Lewington, Ian Redfern

Introduction

Hobson Industries is a private company established in 1987 who specialises in restoring Land Rovers aged twenty years and above. They target Fleet owners, small trade organisations, consumers and the Military. Hobsons is one of only a few companies which is an approved Land Rover Parts Distributor.

Hobsons approached Small Giants to create a fully Search Engine Optimised website and brand that will form a business eco-system to increase sales, and that will renew and strengthen their brand presence in a complex and unique market.

Business Needs

The new website will fulfil the following business needs:

  • To combine three separate websites into one
  • To increase online and offline sales
  • To improve Hobsons Google rankings from page seven to the first five listed
  • To clearly differentiate Hobsons business and create a uniqueness around their service offerings/products
  • To provide clarity over Hobsons target audiences and make it transparent who they are speaking to
  • To ensure all content is relentlessly relevant to specific target audiences
  • To create a renewed strength of brand synonymous with quality over price
  • To help establish Hobsons as the ‘go-to’ business, aside from Land Rover, for restoration and distribution
  • To be an extendable web platform, allowing for new features to be added as required
  • To provide a content management system that will enable Hobsons to efficiently manage all content on the site and reduce administration costs

 

Target Audience Needs

The target audiences for Hobsons are Fleet owners, trade, consumers, and Military (MOD). These audiences are diverse and as such have varying degrees of needs and different challenges. It is crucial that there is clarity on the website that these sets of customers are all served, and that all content is relevant to their needs and desires.

The new website must help the target audiences to:

  • Clearly understand the benefits of Hobsons products and services and how they will solve their particular problems
  • Understand the outstanding quality that Hobsons offers and why that’s unique to them
  • Make buying easy and encourage them to purchase with minimal intervention

Ultimately, the Hobsons website should be a useful resource for existing customers/clients, prospective customers/clients and most importantly become a platform that persuades leads and prospects to do business with Hobsons, over a perceived competitor.

Solution

An entirely new website is required that combines the three separate Hobsons websites into one. The website will be built from the ground up, with a custom design, and relevant, engaging content that represents Hobsons differentiators and presents them as the go-to business for Land Rover restoration. The aim will be to convey the quality aspect of Hobsons over price led messaging to its target markets while streamlining any operations possible.

The new website will be designed to:

  • Be relentlessly relevant to target audiences and convey the benefits of Hobsons products/services
  • Allow existing and new customers to buy quickly and easily
  • Be a business eco-system platform that allows Hobsons to learn about their customers and adapt business strategy as a result
  • Enable Hobsons to publish content based around topics vital to industry growth

Additionally, the following "behind the scenes" features will be built into the website:

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Google analytics performance reporting
  • Seven free listings on UK business and consumer directories
  • Added to Google Places
  • Regular pings to Google, Yahoo and Bing
  • High-speed page loading
  • Anti-spam features on contact forms
  • Comprehensive video tutorials and a user manual for the content management system

Web hosting and services are provided on a monthly or annual basis using our preferred premium hosting provider (we don't scrimp on anything, especially hosting).

PLANNING

We research your company, the market you operate in and your competitors. We take extra care to gather as much information as possible from you and various online tools (including detailed keyword research), allowing us to identify any areas of opportunity. We collaboratively discuss our findings with you before moving on to the design and development stage.

DESIGN

Heavily influenced by the fact finding done in the planning stage, we design the general "look and feel" of your site, as well as the underlying structure. We then consider user experience and user interface with a view to allow the target audience to easily navigate and use the website to achieve their needs. Specific "call to actions" are incorporated for different user journeys. Brand guidelines are adhered to throughout to support and bolster your existing brand.

DEVELOPMENT

Your website will be developed on a robust, extensible platform that allows you to easily update and add content the helps you do business. Systems are put in place to enable any functionality needed with as little friction as possible. All sites are created with an intense focus on conversion, utilising engaging copy, design and general content in order to compel your customers/clients to action.

TESTING

Your website will be thoroughly tested. We will check that everything functions as intended and that all pages are fully responsive, meaning they look awesome on all screen sizes (mobile/tablet/desktop).

Finally, we will make sure all analytics and maintenance and support plugins are fully set up and in working order, as well as any server caching and optimisation tasks.

Features & Functionality

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Blogging:

A robust, extendable blogging platform will be created to allow you to share knowledge and offers in the easiest to understand manner possible. A Blog is an ideal way to deliver monthly on-going SEO and is used to target new keywords.

Fully Responsive Design:

Your website will be designed to work correctly on any device or platform. Being mobile/tablet friendly means that you provide all users with the best possible experience and as such Google will feature you more favourably in search results.

On-Page SEO:

All pages will be created adhering to industry standard on-page SEO guidelines. This means that your site will be clearly understood by Google, allowing it to serve your information to the correct parties, in turn, helping you gain the best rankings possible.

Email Marketing Integration:

Your site will be hooked up to your email marketing platform of choice, allowing users to sign up to lists in exchange for offers, information or even exclusive content.

Tracking & Analytics:

Your site will be hooked up to Google Analytics using cutting-edge methods. This allows marketing partners to deploy solutions quickly, with more granular control and assures individual accountability.

Ongoing Support & Evaluation

Successful websites are those websites that continue to attract the right type of visitors and lead them down a path towards becoming a customer. This requires consistent content publishing and monitoring of the website to make sure it is achieving its objectives.

Once the website has been launched, we can assist you with your content strategy and on-going SEO and make incremental improvements to the website to make sure that it continues to deliver a positive return on your investment.

If you decide you want more traffic to your website, it can be increased through the use of paid advertising (Google Adwords and Facebook ads etc.). We will continually monitor results to ensure you're getting the best value and reaching as much of your target market as possible.

We will also make sure your website is fully maintained and in top working order 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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over £6,000,000 in sales made
for clients in the last year

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Implemented robust email marketing automation which currently turns visitors into prospects at a rate of 5%! This sales funnel created over 700 prospects in 2 months.

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Digital marketing strategy has been so successful for this company it now dominates their yearly advertising budget. Where needed we have made key introductions to ensure business moves from strength to strength.

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Over the course of a year we have helped BHF Unlimited grow from 5 figures a month across eBay, Amazon and on-site to 6 figures a month.

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Significantly increased new account signup conversion rates by using "you" focused copy painstakingly crafted to  communicate benefits and problem solving.

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The goal here was to modernize our clients online presence. This included streamlining checkout, driving direct sales with "you" focussed copy and integrating new branding guidelines into design.

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Integrated with two fulfillment companies, allowing for automatic delivery of paid orders. This reduces the chance of human error and allows for the swiftest delivery.

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Project Timeline

Discovery - 2 Weeks

Development of a sitemap, keyword research and interactive prototype so that all functionality can be tested and approved in the browser.

Design - 4 Weeks

Design of website user experience and user interface to allow the target audience to easily navigate and use the website to achieve their needs.

Development - 4 Weeks

Development of working website on the WordPress content management system.

Testing - 1 Week

Final testing and debugging on development server before launching.

5 Reasons To Work With Us

  1. We understand - we are all business owners ourselves, so we have a unique understanding of the challenges facing organisations today.
  2. We know – we bring a combined experience of *LR 20 years, *BB?, PM? across business and marketing strategy, web development and branding.
  3. We care – we form long relationships with our clients and are invested in their success
  4. We distinguish – we choose our clients carefully and only work where it's a win-win
  5. We support – we make every decision with your goals at the forefront of our minds

Guarantee:

We are so confident that we can get you the results you're looking for. We guarantee that your new website, created by us, will convert at a higher percentage than your old one. If it doesn't, we will give you your money back.

Of course, this comes with the caveat that you are marketing to your target audience to the best of your ability (or employing us to do it for you).

INVESTMENT

Project Essentials £29,995

The following elements are considered essential to the project:

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The above pricing is effective for 30 days.

CARE PLANS

You will have a website that is crucial to your business. It will generates leads, customers/clients and help you generate revenue. It’s a channel through which customers, suppliers, potential new staff and partners will find you and engage with you. It will be fundamental to the growing success of your business and you want peace of mind that it will be up and available for your audience 24/7 without interruption.

For this reason we have care plans that our clients can take advantage of. Ranging from core essentials, through to specialist services that will help your business thrive online, we urge you to make the right choice from the start and choose the level of help your business can benefit most from.

 

 
  • Premium Hosting
  • 24/7 Uptime Monitoring
  • Priority Support
  • Software Updates
  • Daily Off-Site Backups
  • Security Monitoring
  • Server Protection
  • Monthly Reports
  • Small Development Tasks
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Page Speed Optimisation

SILVER

£95 per Month
  • Premium Hosting Fully Managed
  • 24/7 Uptime Monitoring Yes
  • Priority Support Yes
  • Software Updates Yes
  • Daily Off-Site Backups Yes
  • Security Monitoring Yes
  • Server Protection Yes
  • Monthly Reports Yes
  • Small Development Tasks 1 Hour
  • Search Engine Optimisation Basic On-Site
  • Page Speed Optimisation No

GOLD

£495 per Month
  • Premium Hosting Fully Managed
  • 24/7 Uptime Monitoring Yes
  • Priority Support Yes
  • Software Updates Yes
  • Daily Off-Site Backups Yes
  • Security Monitoring Yes
  • Server Protection Yes
  • Monthly Reports Yes
  • Small Development Tasks UNLIMITED
  • Search Engine Optimisation Detailed On-Site
  • Page Speed Optimisation Yes

Payment Terms:

To commence a project we ask for 50% up-front, 30% after the design stage is signed-off and the remaining 20% once the site is ready to launch.

All prices are +VAT.

Let's Get Started:

Now that you've read our proposal, learned about our care plans and had a look through our reasonable contract (by pressing the button below) all you have to do to proceed is to sign the form at the bottom of the page.