GMB Magazine GMB25 Contact Summer 2016 - Page 23

UPDATE YOUR DETAILS AT www.gmb.org.uk It’s as easy as Getting your branch online couldn’t be simpler – thanks to GMB and Pellacraft D on’t worry. We’re not going to tell you that you need lots of experience in computers, or have to be some sort of coding whizz to get your GMB branch online. Pellacraft, who has years of experience in building and managing websites, is here to make creating your branch’s website a doddle. Three simple steps are all that’s needed to get live! STEP STEP ©iStock.com STEP Decide on the Pellacraft website package that’s right for your branch (see table, right). Prices start from as little as £8.50 / month. Or go to www. pellacraft-websites.com for even more info on the choices available to you. Click on the ‘order your website now’ button and fill in all the information required. You can decide what information’s shown on your webpage, and can choose to include your branch’s Facebook, Twitter, Flickr or YouTube account, too! Sit back and wait for Pellacraft to create your branch’s website. You can choose how many pages you want displaying, how much updating it will need and get an email address for your branch, as well. You’ll soon be live on the web! Any questions? Q. I don’t have time to keep lots of webpages up to date. A. Don’t worry, you don’t have to! Here at Pellacraft, we’ll link your site to the latest GMB news from national and regional websites (where available), therefore your site will be updated every time they are. So it’ll always look up to date – even if you don’t have time to do this. Q. I want to have a couple of pages on the site that are specific to our branch. Is that possible? A. Yes. You can choose how many pages you have that are specific to your site. We can help you write and edit them or you can do this yourself! It’s totally up to you. Q. I take lots of pictures and post them on Facebook. Can our site see Facebook too? A. Yes it can. So if you’re already posting on your branch’s Facebook, Twitter, Flickr or YouTube pages, your site can be tailored (depending on the package) to show these posts too. Q. Our branch needs an email address… A. That’s fine, you will get at least one professional email address with your site! 3 OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM £8.50/month £12.50/m £16.50/m Domain name ✔ ✔ ✔ Email address 1 UP TO 5 UP TO 10 Personalised website ✔ ✔ ✔ Website maintained automatically ✔ ✔ ✔ National social media integrated ✔ ✔ ✔ Integration of branch social media ✗ ✔ ✔ Easy-edit branch pages ✗ ✔ ✔ Personalised homepage banner ✗ ✗ ✔ Additional branch-specific pages UP TO 2 UP TO 6 UP TO 30 It really is as simple as that! So what are you waiting for? If you think your branch needs to be online, then head over to www.pellacraft-websites.com now. www.gmb.org.uk 23 GMB25.national_22_23.indd 23 29/06/2016 10:01