Getting started building your new web site
Our web development process
Whether big or small, we follow the same process for all sites. Some steps may be eliminated for web site makeovers. Work is started upon approved site outline and receipt of all materials.
What are your site objectives?
What are the top 3 things, in order, you want your web site to do?
What do you need on your web site now?
What would you like now or the future?
low res images and photos you own the rights to - jpegs OK
logo, preferable TIFF
All copy in electronic format
Email addresses to be used on any data collection
Are you accepting credit cards? If yes, please request our supplemental materials for credit card processing requirements
Do you need a response form? There are so many options we recommend you look at some on the web to get a better idea of what you want on your own.
What are the URL's of competitor web sites?
What are the URL's of web site designs you'd like to emulate? (this gives us a benchmark for creative discussion)
What keywords do you THINK people would search for to find your site?
What categories are you listed in the yellow pages under?
Web Hosting - if we are not hosting your web site, please provide your host
FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
web statistics login access
Cpanel or other control panel access (if we need to create email addresses or databases)
Platform, software, software version
How often do you anticipate updating your web site?
Who will update your web site?
If not us, do you need a content management system?
Rank what's most important to you; ability to achieve high postiions in search results in Google and others; ability to update your own content; user friendly experience; awesome creative