June Newsletter 2013

Some exciting news: 

Domain Name prices slashed to just $19 per year!

I think that makes us the cheapest NZ owned and operated .nz registrar. In any case, there is no reason to use another registrar now. We can register most international suffixes too... 

Also, in this issue of Website Builder news, June, 2013.

  • Domain name prices slashed to just $19+gst per year
  • Shopping Carts now available on the $15 per month plan
  • Upgrades to Vouchers, Promotions and Discounts
  • Training Seminars Available only $50
  • One-on-one training
  • One Page Website Design Offer $199 = design/hosting/domain incl
  • Free website review
  • Affiliate discounts
  • Free domains
  • Start your own business
Links and new sites
  • Cool links/system links
  • Websites of the month

Domain Name Prices Slashed to just $19+gst per year.

We have just slashed the price of domain names to only $19 per year. At this rock bottom price for domains, we hope you'll tell all your friends that websitebuilder is the best place to get their domains from. Why not search for that domain you've always wanted right now.

If you are tricky, you can even register Australian .com.au domain names, by selecting OTHER for the ID type, and entering your IRD number. It's subject to review by Australian Authorities, but so far it seems to work for most NZ businesses without an ABN. 

Domain Registration

If you are a website designer, graphics designer, or highly motivated individual, we also have a great offer for too. You can sell domain names and make $2 profit on every domain sold. Checkout our brand new reseller domains option. 

Shopping Cart Now Available On The $15 Basic Plan

You can now add shopping carts to the basic brochure business plan. If you have a low traffic website with less than 6 products, then this is the plan for you. 


Upgrades to Vouchers, Promotions and Discounts

We have recently upgraded the vouchers, discounts and promotions area. So you can now offer discounts like:

  • 50% of pears, 20% off everything else instore, unless already discounted
  • Buy 2 apples, get 30% off pears upto the same quantity purchased.
  • Spend $100 and get 5 free oranges

Learn more here: http://help.cms-tool.net/vouchers-and-discounts.html

Training Seminars are Back

Auckland 6th August, at 10am. 

Get in quick, there are only 8 seats per event.

2 hours training for a small group. Fantastic overview of the system to empower your ability to do it yourself.  Subject to demand we will make these more regular, if not, there are only 2 seminars available, so book your seat today. 

http://www.webwidgets.co.nz/webapps/site/21/111507/events/events.html

Personalised one-on-one training 

If you require personalised training, we can provide this training in person at our offices in Grey Lynn, Auckland, or over the phone. Training costs $50 per half hour. 

We would encourage all customers to get at least one hour of training at the early stages of building their website, and one more review prior to going live, just to give your website that professional critique, and quick tidy up of the rough bits.

Training topics include:

  • How to use website builder and shopping cart

  • How to design websites

  • How to crop and tidy up photos

  • How to optimise to get your website higher on google and other search engines

  • How to setup a facebook page, or other social media account

  • How to send newsletters

  • How to use any other feature we offer.

Book personalised training here


One Page Websites Offer

We have now launched our One Page Websites with an introductory price of just $199+gst including:

  • Design and setup
  • SEO of one keyphrase
  • Domain name registration
  • One years hosting
  • One email address
These one page websites are custom made for anyone who needs to be found on the internet - but doesn't need a large complicated site. Just your contact details and possibly a map for customers to find you. We set up the site, register a domain name for you and make the site live for a whole year. Total price just $199+gst. Add just $99 to this price for a second year. 
You will be found on Google and other search engines - and that is all important in business today.

One Page Websites

Free website review? 

Want us to give your website a quick 'once-over' before you go live, or even if it is live? We offer a free website review and provide feedback on the main areas needing improvement.If needed we will get back to you quickly with a quote on how we can make your website really sing. We work website magic in just 1 hour ($100+GST per hour), so why not let us take a look at your site? 

Discount Tip: If you purchase 6 or more hours, you will only be charged $90 per hour! Saving 10%

Web Design Options

Receive a 20% discount off your web hosting, for life, by referring a friend 

Did you know that if you refer a friend to use our awesome website builder service, you get a 20% discount off your hosting? If you refer 5 friends, then you will essentially get your web hosting for free! Not only that, but your friends will also get their 2nd month web hosting absolutely free. That's a nice little encouragement for them to check our service out and gives us the opportunity to setup your discount. Both discounts apply for your  2nd and subsequent websites also. It doesn't matter if it is yours, a friend, family or a stranger. Discounts begin once both websites are live. Please make sure you or your friend communicates the referral at the earliest opportunity. 

More information about affiliates here


Do you know any young web designers? 

We have an awesome new offer for the young (and old) web designers.We can setup any web designer who is interested with all they need to get started as a web designer at no cost:

  • A free website to promote their web design business, that they can customise to their hearts content. Learning all about our cool customisable themes. 
  • There are no setup fees, no contracts to sign.
  • They will earn $2+ on every domain name sold. 
  • They will earn 20% commission on hosting. 
  • You might even like to be their first customer... 
  • They can manage all your customers content, domains, emails etc, easily from just 1 control panel.
If you know of anyone who might be interested, point them at our reseller page. 

More information on reselling here

New features & updates

Date Picker and Popups for Category Selection

We have updated our date picker to the new lightbox popup, giving users access to a whole year calendar, and the next year too. This is a small usability improvement that will be enjoyed by anyone who enters dates alot. If you find we have missed a place on the system, where the old date picker is used, please let us know. 

We have updated other combo boxes for the category selection and product selection also, to give better access to long lists of products or categories or pages. 

If you don't see these popups, or get errors, please clear your browser cache, or refresh your browser window. 


Help! is at hand...

There are several places you can find answers to questions about how to build your website and add features (which, there are a lot of) and its free for you to look:

CMS ONLINE HELP

ONLINE TRAINING VIDEOS

If you can't find the answer you need - then the best way to get an answer fast is to log a support ticket:

SUPPORT TICKETS

In 99% of cases the answer to a problem is covered in one (or more) of these places. We always fix bugs fast, with all the users we have we get notified very fast of any real bug -  they are not common, so if you are having an issue operating the CMS consider some online training with us - you'll always take something away worth value. In all other cases we are happy to do anything you are having trouble doing yourself for a small fee starting from $25 for 15 minutes. 

Get Help!


Cool links



System links and recent help updates

Trello - CMS and our system development suggestions board

HELP/FAQ - Content Management System online help

Websites of the month

Here's a selection of some of our recent DIY Go Lives.  

And a few of our recent professionally designed/upgraded sites, or websites that received some professional help.


Do you want a more professional look and feel for your website? A more professional look will instill greater trust in your customers and encourage them to stay longer on your website or make a purchase. Please refer to the design packages on our website or contact us for more information. 

From Reuben and the Team @ Web Widgets Ltd - Free Website Builder

Posted: Sat 15 Jun 2013

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