Often times a website that was built by a web designer in St. Charles rather than a developer has shortcomings that just cannot be fixed.
The issues we see most often are compatibility problems with certain web browsers and slow page loading times.
Trying to repair an existing website can often cost more than simply building one correctly from the ground up. 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.
Planning, preparing, and executing a website takes time. Pages geared toward PPC Ads take time to develop correctly as well. Generally people are surprised how long it takes to do it right. Most projects take around 3 months while smaller ones can be completed in is as little as 6 weeks. Larger scale web development projects can run six months on the low end. It is critical to allow plenty of time and plan ahead.
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. A team of individuals with unique skill sets is generally needed for proper website design and development. The products we deliver are built to win because we leverage unique strengths from our team members.
A successful website starts with proper research, planning and execution. You need to have a clear goal for your project. We work with our clients to narrow down the goal of each section of a web site.
With clear goals laid out we move into design and development. In this phase our developers and designers work side by side to ensure each feature on your website is built to work and perform as intended.
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.
Search engine optimization starts in the first meeting, long before code is written or designs laid out. The first steps of SEO start with proper organization and structure. Every article or page on a website should have a specific purpose. We help our clients with content development and make sure that content flows naturally within your website. The third and most important piece of the puzzle is what we call “Technical SEO”. Our team makes sure the code developed and deployed adheres to best practices such as W3C guidelines and usability guidelines including responsiveness for different screen sizes.
All websites should receive some form of on-going updates and support. We would love to be your partner going forward and provide the on-going support required to maintain your online presence.
Latest web standards are vitally important. Every project we launch is developed to the latest coding techniques and best practices.