If you are in need of a website, it can be a fairly daunting task. The gradient of fear is somewhat dependent upon your knowledge of the web and how websites work. Everyone is different. Some clients have an array of detailed knowledge and others are less knowledgeable about the web world. As a company, we are here for our clients and we strive to help our customers as much as we can, whether they know what a PPC campaign is, or not. With that in mind, we have come up with a little list that should help you with your pre-website planning. Here goes:
Select an Appropriate Domain Name
Your domain name is a very important part of your site’s identity. It needs to reflect your business, be easy to type/remember and be available. If you already have a domain name, but you are looking to revise your website, there is no harm in analyzing the quality of your domain name is well. Dependent upon your specific situation, it may or may not be worth changing the name.
Determine the Purpose of Your Website
What do you want your site to do? Do want to make sales through it? Do Angels Camp you want to encourage e-mails, phone calls or foot traffic to your business?
Think about Keywords
Consider what words potential customers may use if searching for your product online. In a very basic sense, these words should form the cornerstone of your site’s content. Don’t be shy about visiting your competitors’ websites to see what strategies or words they are using.
Make a List of Websites that you like
If you find yourself visiting certain websites on a regular basis or admiring a particular site, make a list and provide it to your web designer. This will give the designer something to go off as they go about constructing your new website.
Gather Potential Content Material
Gather any materials that you feel may be useful for your site. For instance, marketing material, pictures etc. This will help as the content of your site is determined and new content is created. It will also help the designer and developer as they determine the layout of your site.
Obviously, there’s more to it, but those are some of the basics. If you have any questions or would like to talk about your web presence contact Media Button.