Often times a website that was built by a web designer in Houston 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.
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.
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. Smaller projects generally take 6-8 weeks to complete while average projects generally take around 3 months. Larger web development projects can easily span into a 6 month range or more. The important thing to keep in mind is to allow plenty of time.
The size and scope of the project will help dictate how many meetings you will have with your account executive or the team working on your site. Larger projects will see several meetings during development time frame. Meetings are essential for a successful project outcome and can be accomplished in person or remotely.
You don't want a web designer. They are great at graphical layout but as a general rule they do not have the technical skills required to properly build your website. Multiple team members with different sets of skills are required to design and develop a website properly. To build for success we tap into individual strengths for the products we deliver.
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 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. 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. With the major search engines cracking down on auto generated or do it yourself drag and drop websites 'Technical SEO' is more important than even. Every piece of code written needs to be optimized for speed and usability across all devices.
There are many different routes to take. The WordPress content management system is a great solution for a lot of small businesses. Some projects require a custom database driven application. We have the experience and knowledge to do everything in house. 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.
Your online presence is important and does require on-going updates and support. We would love to provide the support you need for your website.
The projects we launch utilize the latest web standards at that time. We make sure your project is up-to-date upon delivery.