The new design was created to appeal more to a general customer base and focus on ease of use of its powerful widget base toolset. Talkspot.com, was 100% focused on small business and on finding innovative ways that the internet can be used to help customers raise revenue and lower costs. However, during this past year they felt that not only have they successfully helped all types of small business but they helped empower more than just small businesses. They found thier websites are used by Restaurants to display their menus, Consultants to list their services, Artists to display their paintings, Charities to do fund-raising, Musicians to showcase their latest music, Circumnavigating boaters for blogs, Families to display baby photos. Whatever type of website is needed, TalkSpot has it. They have over 150 pre-built websites to choose from, and if you can’t find the one you are looking for TalkSpot has a great variety of all purpose websites you can use as a starting point to build with.
TalkSpot feels so confident that anyone who uses their system will love it and quickly choose to subscribe, that they are offering a 30 day Free Trial. There are no gimmicks, no obligation, no contracts and they don’t ask for a credit card. You can build one site or as many as you wish, but they just ask that once you have your site built and ready to start attracting business that you subscribe for $10/month. TalkSpot continues to stand by its strong belief that “We don’t nickel-dime our customers with constant harassment for up-sells. We don’t like hard-sell sales tactics, and our customers prefer our all-inclusive pricing.” TalkSpot customers get everything; the domain name (if they don’t already have one), hosting, E:, site design, site editing tools, SEO, mailing list management and much more. Any customer can cancel at any time if they aren’t 100% satisfied with the product.
TalkSpot prides itself on ease of use of its tools, ability to get online fast and everything is do-it-yourself, and the vast majority of customers require no hand-holding. However, if customers do want assistance, they have great customer support people, a live chat, and a great new enhanced Online Help Center. They also have in house designers who can tweak their customers websites, or help build one for them for a small set up fee of $99. In addition, if you just want a custom design they offer Custom Services starting at $299. Basically, if you can dream it Talkspot has tools and services to help build the site of your dreams.
Talkspot (talkspot.com) is widget based, and they are constantly adding new widgets to their our powerful system. Over the past year they went to a drag and drop technology for their content management system, added the ability for customers to have a full retail store, a great scheduler, ability to swap templates and color theme, and upgrades to many other existing widgets. They continue to be innovative and have some great new tools coming in 2011. Look for some great enhancements to thier newsletter system, ability to have delivery confirmations for all types of E:s and a great new digital dashboard that will enable people to have one place to use as a communication platform.
So, if you are looking to build a website or even if you already have a website, we’d encourage you to sign up with Talkspot anyhow. We think you’ll be surprised at the great pre-built options, powerful toolset, ease of use of building and Talkspot’s innovative focus on websites, as the hub of communications platform. There is no better website builder out there for the price.