WELS has partnered with FinalWeb to provide a Web hosting and content management solution. The relationship provides a low cost service that allows your organization to quickly and easily produce a professional looking Web site. Perhaps the greatest advantage that this solution provides however is your ability to use the content management tools that come with your monthly subscription. These tools allow users of all levels to add, edit and manage your Web site content all from a Web browser. No programming experience or HTML knowledge is required. This concept will allow more people within your organization to get involved with keeping your Web site's content fresh and relevant. Allow multiple contributors to work with Web-based tools to manage content The greatest challenge in hosting a Web site is not its creation, but its ongoing maintenance. The WELS Web Hosting solution provides an easy to use Web-based tool that will allow anybody the organization designates to create, edit, delete or manage Web content. Page creation and menu development is a “point-and-click” exercise. Nicely organized pages can be built in minutes that match the site's overall theme and are tucked neatly into the menu structure. Multiple professionally designed templates enable rapid site development Free domain Many professionally designed templates are available for immediate use. registration/transfer Additional templates are being created all the time. Pre-built templates If the existing templates aren't exactly what you are looking for, you can Web-based site customize the color palletes to match your organization's other materials. management tools (Custom design may be available at an additional cost.) 40 E-mail accounts 700 Mb Storage Support available 24/7 via email & 50 Gb monthly transfer toll free phone Unlimited “sub-sites” - all with different designs Complete access to online documentation Support for audio & video Real time support available via E-mail and a toll free phone number content Online training is provided periodically to review core features and cover Daily devotion and prayer new ones live feeds How It Works To request an account, login to www.finalweb.com/wels and fill out an application. You can also signup for a free 14 day trial. Once you have an account, pick a template and begin adding your content. Most sites can be up and running within days. If you would like a custom template developed for your use, contact Martin Spriggs, WELS CTO (email@example.com or 414-256-3250). If the storage or monthly transfer limits are not sufficient, special arrangements and pricing are available. Cost The monthly charge for the Web hosting solution is $21.00 per month. This includes all modules, templates and support. If you are happy with your existing Web site and would require only hosting Web space and FTP access, the cost is $8 month. This would include 40 E-mail accounts, POP3 and webmail access. Find Out More Contact FinalWeb directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-395-3940. You may also contact Martin Spriggs, WELS CTO, (email@example.com – 414-256-3250). Be sure to visit www.finalweb.com/wels to see a complete list of features and sample templates. Case studies have also been developed from our four pilot projects using this solution. In them you will learn about the process, benefits and reactions of WELS www.peacehartford.org (example site) congregations and schools who are currently using this Web hosting solution. In addition, online video exercises are available that provide step by step instructions about some of the key features of the WELS Web Hosting solution. All of these are available at www.wels.net/jumpword/webhosting.