Category / 1. Preparing for your web design project / 3. Website aftercare & improvement
The pre-project category exists to help you find information that is relevent to you before your project starts.
Carrying out research and discovery with a consultant before your project starts can greatly increase your chances of success.
Are you thinking of keeping a web designer on retainer?
Blog Audio: Read/listen time: 8 minutes If you carry out any part of your business activity online, which you probably do, a web designer is going to be an essential part of your business. A harder decision is deciding whether to keep one on retainer compared to employing directly or using a random freelancer or…
How to Write a Web Design Brief
Blog Audio: Read/listen time: 22 minutes You may be working on an exciting new web project, an existing website, or perhaps the next iteration of the website for your business or organisation you work with. Whichever position you find yourself in, you have realised that your project has a higher probability of success if you…
Web Design Glossary of Terms
Unfortunately in the world of web design it is true that both web designers and businesses can use terms and phrases which either mean different things to each party or which are simply not understood by the clients. My name is Paul Edwards, I am a web consultant and frontend developer based in Worthing, West…
Web design Projects: Why should you engage a consultant ‘pre-project’?
Blog Audio: Read/listen time: 13 minutes I have met very few clients that ‘like’ paying for research or discovery works. Essentially this is pre-project web consultancy and many people see it as lost money, money that could be spent on building the website or delivering the digital project in some real tangible way. My name…
Web Design budgets: Why does your web designer want to know how much money you have?
Blog Audio: Read/listen time: 10 minutes I’m sure you have experienced it, you approach a bunch of web designers or design agencies for quotes for a website and they want to know every detail. Then the question comes where they ask you about how much money you have. You, stall, avoid the question and…
How to employ a web designer and achieve success
Blog Audio: Read/listen time: 11.5 minutes Summary Finding a good web designer, developer or a competent person to maintain your website can be a difficult task. This guide contains advice which will help reduce the chance of you employing the services of an unreputable company or freelancer who isn’t up to the job. Together we…