How to plan your first website in 8 steps
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, blogger or small business owner, having a website is a must in today’s professional society. But walking blindly into the world of site creation can be a bit daunting. Create a to-do list to plan a website before you build it yourself or hire a professional to do it for you.
To fair understanding we have created to do list for you-
1. Identify your website goals
✔ a. Digital Presence
✔ b. Showcase your product/services
✔ c. Handle inquiries
✔ d. Share your USP
✔ e. Connectivity with new prospects
✔ f. Connectivity with clients
✔ g. Compliances
✔ h. Knowledge sharing
✔ 2. Identify your target audience
✔ a. Helps to create own data bank
✔ b. Understanding customer behavior
✔ c. Help to design products/solutions
3. Define your unique selling proposition
✔ a. Company expertise
✔ b. Comparative study
✔ c. Vision and mission
4. Secure a domain name (and hosting)
✔ a. Domain is your unique identity in web.
✔ b. Hosting helps to make your website online (available to all once live)
✔ c. Domain and Hosting is renewable service
5. Finalize the text content
✔ a. Create a document file with all website contents (Page/section wise)
✔ b. Finalize Menus
✔ c. Finalize Submenus
6. Choose a Suitable Website template
✔ a. Tell your Designer to share the proposed template for your website.
✔ b. Template is proposed layout of your website
✔ c. Template is the preview of your website which tells how its appearance after completion.
7. Understand feasibility for template with professional
✔ a. Coordinate with your designing team and take feedback.
✔ b. Ask for modification scope in the template.
✔ a. Ask for development charges
✔ b. Understand about all third party service.
✔ c. Support policy of development team.
✔ d. All Renewable charges
✔ e. Annual Maintenance Contract with (do’s and Don’ts)
✔ f. Release order