Often times a website that was built by a web designer in Akron rather than a developer has shortcomings that just cannot be fixed.
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. We will take the time to analyze your current website and give you a detailed cost benefit analysis so you can make an informed decision.
It takes longer than people generally realize to build a website. There is planning, preparation and execution. The quickest build is a landing page for PPC AD Campaigns, even the simplest of landing pages still takes time. Small business websites usually run in the 2 to 3 month range. Smaller sites can be done in about half that time frame. Midsize to large web development projects usually take 6 months or longer. The important take away is to set aside a realistic amount of time for the completion of your project.
It is essential that have at least one meeting with the developer or account executive before starting a web project. The larger the project the more meetings that will be required. This is built into the overall cost of the project. These meetings can be in person or remote but they are essential for your project to be successful.
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. 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.
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.
Keeping our client's mission first, we make sure branding guidelines and adhered too and looks beautiful across all screen sizes. Each component is checked to guarantee proper coding to minimize page speed and load times.
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. Content development is something we help our clients with on an on-going basis. We make sure each article or page produced is high quality and flows with the websites 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.
There is no shortage of solutions for a given project. WordPress is very popular but it must be deployed by a developer who understands the ins and outs in order to work correctly. Custom database driven solutions are another great choice for our clients depending on their needs. Because we are truly experts in our field, we are not tied to one particular platform. We work hand in hand with our clients to identify the specific needs and present the solution that bests meets the needs of our clients.
Websites are not meant to be static and never change. They should continually receive updates and support. We welcome the opportunity to be your partner and provide the support your site requires 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.