Website platforms are the perfect partners for individuals and small business owners when it comes to creating a website. With website platforms like WordPress, Wix, and Squarespace eliminate the need for developers and cut the costs of website development in half! The hardest part about website platforms is choosing the best one for your needs. So, we want to share our thoughts on some of the most popular website platforms out there:
A website is an essential aspect of a successful business because іt helps establish credibility and build your brand’s reputation The longer you avoid creating a professional presence online, the less likely you are to reach your audience.
If you aren't already familiar with web design you can start small and build over time. No one knows everything at the beginning. The best advice we can give is to set yourself uр by listening to feedback from customers and make adjustments accordingly. Alternatively there’s always the option of hiring a professional web developer to fill in the gaps for you. In the meantime, if you do have a website for your business it MUST include at least these 5 things:
Pricing for websites is one of the first questions for every business owner, and the answer is never what people like to hear: it depends. That's like asking how much a custom tailored suit would cost without giving the measurements or the type of fabric you want. Unfortunately, there isn't a straight forward answer. But, I can give you things to keep in mind when trying to price out a web design project.
Is your website responsive? If you don't know what that means watch this video!
Have you ever wondered how your website stacks up? There's an awesome and totally FREE tool from HubSpot that will help you figure it out. Check out my video demonstration to see how to use it.
Coming up with the right colors, images, and content for your website can be difficult. Once you've got that covered, you still have to decide the best way to lay all the information out on your website. There are endless choices for your website layout, but I recommended two commonly used choices: the f-pattern or the z-pattern.
Would you ever show up to a meeting with a potential client with your shirt untucked, a tie that's way too small, or without brushing your hair? If you're thinking "NO!" that's because you recognize the importance of making a good first (and hopefully lasting) impression. The same concept of a good first impression should be applied to your company website.