In part 1 of this series we looked at choosing a good domain name for your website. In part 2 we are going to look at setting goals for your website. What this means is basically putting down in black and white whatever it is you would like your site to accomplish for your business, whether that is online sales, handling bookings and reservations, or any other special functionality you would like your site to provide. It is a very good idea to do this at the start of a project, before even considering layouts, colour schemes, typography, and all the other fun stuff… [Read more…]
Having a website is great. Having a site that works for you is even better. Before I write a single line of code, or design any wireframes in Photoshop, the client and I need to come together on the end vision of the project. You wouldn’t serve fillet mignon to a vegetarian, would you? So why serve the wrong type of website to your target audience? [Read more…]
A web designer’s job is simple, right? Meet with the client, listen to what they want, get a few images and some copy together and the website is done, and all for an amazingly low price. In a week the client has a fantastic website scooping up thousands of hits, or making millions in the case of ecommerce sites. [Read more…]
Get online for just R450 per month. This is the perfect solution if you are just starting out or would like a simple, elegant solution to reach your online audience. [Read more…]
Responsive web design, to put it simply, is how a website “responds” to being displayed on devices with different screen sizes. This ranges from different monitor resolutions all the way down to phones and tablets, and even watches and other wearable tech. [Read more…]
You are busy making, creating, doing your thing that brings people joy and adds value to their lives – so you don’t have time to keep setting up advertising campaigns and dealing with vague queries. It would be nice to have someone to help you field enquiries and market your business, but employing and training a person to help out costs time and money which could be better spent elsewhere. With a little bit of effort up-front you can have your own place on the internet which showcases your talent to the world, making life easier in the long run.
Here are three ways a website makes your business life easier: [Read more…]