Yes, you can charge the group budget if you prefer!
There are several benefits actually. If you have ever dealt with a university-hosted site, you know that to make any changes, you will have to probably e-mail a few people and wait for weeks for the changes to happen. Our service offers the advantage of instant changes & being able to do updates yourself.
Furthermore, academics do move institutions and it’s preferable to have your academic profile under your own control, than have it affiliated with only one university.
In terms of branding and promoting your research, the combination of social media with your own website can be truly powerful. It is not a matter of luck that the majority of top US-based groups use these.
Lastly, you can advertise your research in a publicly accessible way and promote fundraising.
We have 3 tiers to suit all budgets. The basic tier, for $99 charged annually provides you with a classic academic website. For $199/year you can have it customizable and also put one of your employees in charge of updating it to save you time. Lastly, for $999/year you get a completely bespoke website
This service is developed by academics, for academics. We solve the 2 main frustrations that come about with other website builders:
I am a PhD graduate who is also a web developer. Given my familiarity with the hurdles academics face to promote their research, I created this easy to use web application.