If you built your website yourself or used a web designer to build your website, most likely you will need a new website. The most common issue we see are shortcuts that cause errors that simply cannot be fixed. These shortcuts often include outdated code that cause slow loading websites and compatibly issues with certain web browsers.
The amount of time it would take to try to repair the problems seen in websites not built by professionals out-weighs the time it would take to re-build the site correctly from the ground up. We don’t take these recommendations lightly. Using state of the art technologies we run your website through several analysis tool, present you with our findings and guide you into making an informed decision based on facts.
Small projects generally take two to three months with larger projects ranging from six months or more. Simple landing pages for Pay Per Click Ad Campaigns take longer than most people realize as well. Every detail of a website must be planned, prepared and executed. It is important to allow enough time to have your website developed and launched correctly.
The first step is to have a meeting with the developer, teem or project manager working on your project. It is important to make sure everyone understands the requirements and the goals. It may take more then one meeting before any code is developed. These meetings can be remote or in person but they are vital to the success of your project.
While designers are great at graphic arts, they typically do not posses the necessary skills to develop and code your website. Professional website development requires a professional developer, and in most cases a team of people with different skill sets. We employ multiple disciplines so we can deliver a product that gives you a competitive edge.
You must have a clear goal for your project. This goal comes to realization through proper research, planning and execution. By meeting with our clients and learning about their business, we identify goals for your website before we enter the design phase. After design we move into the development phase. Our designers and developers work closely together to make sure every aspect of your website is built for performance and success.
Each component of your website is thoroughly analyzed for load time, proper code and to make sure it works across all devices while being in alignment with your branding guidelines.
Search engine optimization should be the first item on the agenda for a new website. It is important to spend time planning the organization and structure of a website before actually writing any code. We help our clients develop expertly written content that is professionally curated and flows with your website’s structure. One of the most important pieces is what is referred to as “Technical SEO”. We ensure that all of our code that is deployed follows best practices such as W3C guidelines and is responsive across different screen platforms.
There no one size fits all solution. Many clients go with the WordPress content management system because they are familiar with it and there is a lot of support available. Many of our clients also choose a custom database driven application. Because we are experts we are not bogged down with a one solution fits all. We explore the options with our clients and choose a solutions that best aligns with your particular needs.
As a general rule the answer is yes. All websites should be kept up-to-date both for user experience and security. We partner with our clients to provide on-going support and help maintain their professional online presence.
The projects we launch are up-to-date with the latest in web standards at that given moment in time.