Paying a few hundred or a few thousand pounds for a locely new website would, in an ideal world, just be that. It does not work that way unfortunately becasue search engines like Google and Bing have a very clever way of judging the enthsiam and high regard the website owners hold for their sites and how much relevent and new content they are willing to engage their visitors in.
If you website is just for the fact that your company needs a website for infromation and directign potential clients towards, that is fine. if you are looking for new buiness fro the web, a couple of hours a week can work wonders.
If a website does nt have any social media backup you are risking minimal people seeing anything new that is posted up. A twitter or Facebook icon on your page will increase your following. Even if you Tweet once a week or post a Facebook following every now and again will get you followers who see your updates most times the log into the various platforms.
Blogginis a ggod way to zoom up the ranks of Google's mysterious algorythms for placing websites. even a short blog once a week about something in your industry, anyances, a palce you have been or a review of a new product. This can be Tweeted, and whilst you may not start out with many followers, you will increase them over time and then you pages will get tweeted and retweeted as time goes on,
It is a little time consuming and laborious for some people but it not long before you see the benefits which include people contacting you and people leaving comments on your blog. This in turn leads to questions about your services or products and , providing they are happy with what they hear back, you will be top of their list.