• Put together all kinds of information about your business, such as all the services and products you offer, industry information and history.
  • Make a list of your competitors online and offline.
  • What kind of information do you want your visitors to receive from your website?
  • What kind of colors do you prefer/dislike?
  • What sites do you find attractive and easy to use?
  • Will people purchase items on your website? Would you like social networking? (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc…)
  • Would you like internet marketing? (Google Ads, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads, etc…)
  • Do you want users to find your website on search engines like Google?
  • Do you have a domain name and/or hosting yet?
  • Will you need photography? Or do you have all the pictures you need for the website?
  • Will you write your own content information? Or would you like a professional to write your information for you?
  • What is your budget? (sharing is optional)
  • Will you want to maintain/update your own site, or hire someone to maintain it?
  • The geographical area you would like to target users to come to your site.
  • What pages do you require for the site?
  • What features do you NEED and what features do you WANT for the website? (Animations, contact forms, image gallery, etc…)

Having this information ready will not only help your website designer give you a more accurate quote but also help you understand what goes into a well-designed website.

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