When you first decide to get a website made for your business or project, there are a few points you should take into consideration before taking the first step. Good planning and having a well outlined goal will massively help you in the long run.
- Why do you want/need a website? Have a good understanding of why you need your website. Write down a list of the reasons and keep this handy during the production stages so you can keep focussed and make sure your website is made with the initial purpose in mind. For example, if you have stock to sell, your website will allow customers to purchase your products. Or if you are an artist, your website primary goals will be to display your work, receive feedback and announce upcoming events.
- What type of website should you get? Once you have determined what the purpose of your website is, you can now decide what type of website you want. There are many different possibilities for websites and it is important to choose the correct one for your needs. Using the same examples as above, if you want to sell products online then an online shop (e-commerce site) would be best for your requirements. An artist, however, would go for a gallery/portfolio website. Other types of website include search engines, information sites, blogs, directories, online business brochure/catalogue, community building websites and photo sharing sites.
- Talk to your web designer Good communication is key. When you start working with a web designer to build your site, try to be as clear as possible about what vision you have. Try to describe in as much detail as possible how you want your website to look, and use diagrams and sketches to help with this. This will get you off to the best start and avoid any delays in completing the project by having to keep going back and forth with your designer to make unnecessary amendments. If you are very vague about what you want, your web designer will do as they see best, which may be completely different to what you had imagined.
Keeping these points in mind should get your web design project off to the best start.
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