New Website Considerations
Things to consider when looking for a new website
When you are considering purchasing a new website it is useful to approach a website designer with some knowledge of what you require.
We have put together a guide below which should help you in identifying some key aspects which will be useful when approaching a website designer.
What is the purpose of your website e.g. online shop, web presence?
What domain names do you want to register and for how many years would you like to purchase them for?
Who would you like to use for hosting and will the hosting package be suitable for your website requirements?
Do you have a logo or did you want one to be designed?
Who is your target market?
Would you like email addresses and if so, which ones?
How many pages do you require and what information do you want on them?
Will you supply the text or should our copywriter create it for you?
Will you be supplying the photography or should we purchase it on your behalf?
What online marketing strategy do you have in mind? e.g. search engine optimisation, ad words etc
How beneficial will it be to edit your own website?
Look at a few websites and see what types of design you like and whether it appeal to your target market?
Look at your competitors’ websites, get ideas from them.
Consider a maintenance plan for browser tests, back up etc