A Web designer in Albany who builds websites often deploy websites with technical issues that simply cannot be fixed.
The issues we see most often are compatibility problems with certain web browsers and slow page loading times.
Keeping time and cost in mind, a lot of the time we find it more beneficial to build and deploy a new website instead of trying to repair the one you already have. To help you make an informed decision we analyze your current website and present you with a cost benefit analysis.
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. An average project takes about three months with some of our smaller projects taking just over a month. 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. Meetings are essential for a successful project outcome and can be accomplished in person or remotely.
Stay way from Web Designers. A web designer typically does not have the proper skill set to develop and code your website. Generally their area of expertise stops in the graphical design space. Proper website design and development requires a team of individuals with different skill sets. The products we deliver are built to win because we leverage unique strengths from our team members.
Each section of a website should be carefully researched, planned and then executed to deliver on a clear goal. We work with your clients to zero in on the goal for each section.
The next phase is where our designers work hand in hand with our developers to make sure every feature will perform as intended on your website. This is known and the design and development phase.
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.
Proper search engine optimization should start from the very first meeting. Proper structure and organization is generally the first step in SEO. 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.
A lot of small business choose WordPress. While this works for some there are many more options available. It is important to identify your goals and then work with a developer who can help choose the technology best suited to meet those goals. Some projects require a custom database driven application. We have the experience and knowledge to do everything in house. Working hand in hand with our clients is important. It helps us identify the specific needs of each individual project. Because we are truly experts in our field it allows us to present the best solution based on the needs of our clients.
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.
Our products have all of the latest web technology at the time they are built. We partner with our clients to help keep those sites updated over time.