Websites often have fatal issues that simply cannot be fixed when built by a web designer in Ankeny.
Slow page loading times and compatibility issues are the top issues we run into.
The time and effort it takes to repair the issues on poorly built websites does not make financial sense. It generally is more cost effective to build a new site versus trying to repair an existing one. It is important that you understand the costs, timelines and the pros and cons of sticking with your current website or building a new one. We present each client with a detailed analysis to help them make the choice that best matches their goals and budget.
The short answer is longer than you think. It takes time to plan, prepare and execute. Even single landing page for a PPC ad campaign takes time to design and develop properly. Most projects take around 3 months while smaller ones can be completed in is as little as 6 weeks. Planning ahead and having realistic timelines helps. On average larger web development projects easily go into the six month time frame.
You should plan on having several meetings with the team working on your project or account executive prior to the start of any graphic concepts or coding. Your meetings can be remote or in person, but the are required for a successful outcome.
Don’t Just Hire A Web Designer. Web designers are great at graphical content but generally lack the necessary skills to properly develop and code a website. It takes a village! As a general rule it takes more than one person to develop a website. It often takes a team of people with different expertise. To build for success we tap into individual strengths for the products we deliver.
Clear goals for your project are essential. We help our clients narrow down the goal for section of their website through proper research, planning and execution.
The next step is design. Our designers work hand in hand with our developers and we make sure each section of your website is built correctly.
We keep the goal front and center. Each section of our clients websites is checked and re-checked. We look at things such as how fast it loads, branding guidelines, proper display on various screen sizes and more.
SEO starts before any code is written or designs developed. From the first meeting we have search engine optimization in mind and plan out proper structure and organization. We work with our clients on content development and produce high quality curated content that flows with your website’s structure. Build it yourself websites are becoming more popular, but lack what we refer to as 'Technical SEO'. It is important that your website's code is built correctly and is optimized for speed and user experience.
Yes. Technology is always being updated and it is important that you keep your website safe and secure. If you have not updated your code in a while, give us call. We can help!
The projects we launch utilize the latest web standards at that time. We make sure your project is up-to-date upon delivery.