Through years of building websites for businesses, we are at illiyin have developed a list of helpful guidelines that streamline the website creation process. Considering these 5 simple steps will help you visualise the full project cycle of building a website, and enable you to better plan your project.
1. DEFINE BUSINESS GOALS
Almost every business run by our client has a vision and mission. Understanding the basic of client’s business is very important if we want to design a website that truly reflect client business. It will also make sure that website we’re planning to build will be effective for the visitors.
2. UNDERSTANDING CLIENT’S PRODUCT/SERVICES
After we understand our client basic business and goals, the next important things is to know what our client offer to their customers, whether it’s a product or a services. Whatever types of website that we will build, e-commerce, company profile or other kind of websites must represent the main product and services that our client sells. In the end, we are not only help our client build better website, but also improve and help their business grow.
3. CLIENT AND CUSTOMERS DEMOGRAPHY
Discussion with our client about business product/services will lead to further information about client and customers who will use the products of our clients. And effective website will focus on user interface and user experience. As website designer, we must have and exact idea about who will use the website and who will be interested with the business offered from the website. That’s way we can plan better sitemap and user flow for the website.
4. COMPANY CULTURE
A good website is a website that reflects your business. Thus, to be able to build a good website, we have to understand company culture. We can understand by visiting the company, make observations if possible, or viewing existing business materials such as brochures, business cards or advertisements of our clients company.
5. DETERMINE THE SUCCESS AND FAILURE FACTORS OF A PROJECT
A new design maybe can give satisfaction to our clients, but there are some important factors that determine whether our project success or failed. As a website designer, off course it important for us to make a good estimate for the project plan, we should be able to reflect client business, we should facilitate the visitor in obtaining company information via website. And finally, our project is success if we can increase our client sales and brand.
GREAT DESIGN IS NOT JUST A SOLUTION, IT IS THE ELIMINATION OF THE PROBLEM– M. Cobanli
With so many web designer, web design studio, and web consultant company out there,of course we need to know how to choose the best one. And we hope 5 easy steps above will certainly save you time and money.
If you need a harmonious team of designers & developers to your project, we’re here to help. Whether you decide to contact us to discuss your project further or go it alone, we wish you the best of luck with your project.
Illiyin Studio is Web Design & Mobile App Development Studio based in Malang, Indonesia. We’ve worked with worldwide clients to build better digital presence and help their business grow.