How To Write A Website Brief For Your Web Designer

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Some additional information to assist you with your new website development

You should list key information, goals, deadlines and expectations. A brief for your Web Designer is no different.  A website brief must include key information about your business, what you want out of the website and information about your budget and timeline can always help determine just how much work needs to be done. This might seem like a bit of a hassle, but it is vital to ensure a quick, easy process and that your designer is able to give you the perfect website. There are 5 main points to cover when putting together your brief.


1. The Overview of your business
Your web designer is representing your brand.  In order to do this properly, a designer needs to have a good overview of your business. You should answer the following questions in your overview:

What does your business do?
                – What are your products and services?
                – How long you have been around?
                – What is the size of your business?
What is your vision for the future
How do you want to be perceived in the marketplace
Who are your ideal customers?
Who are your top 3 competitors?

2. The website
This section is where your web designer looks to see what you want.

Why do you need a new website?
What do you and don’t you like about your current website?
Describe what your ideal website looks like
How many sections will it have & what are they?
What features and functions do you require? (examples below)
Search box
Sliders (rotation of  key marketing points at the top of the landing page)
Social media linking
Google maps do people need to find you
Blog (adding article relating to your industry helps Search engines find you and builds your search engine propriety as an expert in your field.
E commerce
Gallery
Forms
Newsletters
Membership
Integrations to existing systems
How will you measure the success of the website?

What's so special about us?

There are so many companies and individuals offering websites out there, so why should you use DiG to create and manage your online business presence?

Yes we have years of coding and design knowledge and we are very good at building websites, but we also have actual business management experience and an understanding of what it takes to run a business from logistics through to marketing. This is were our offering differs. We use those years of industry experience to develop online tools to assist with your business work flow and processes. This automation will not only save you time and prevent task repetition but  it will also ensure that all your processes are compliant with current legislation.

WE OFFER ONGOING BUSINESS SOLUTIONS ...    ... not just websites!

There is something special about your business.

Our goal will be to let the world know what that is!


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We are not cheap . . .

. . . but we do, however, offer reasonable Website Subscription Plans that make our services affordable and accessible, without sacrificing quality.  This is a great option for smaller to mid-size companies who need a great website on a budget and who also need our regular Monthly Marketing, Social Media and SEO support.

There’s always someone willing to do it cheaper, but . . .

. . . generally, when you find someone willing to do a cheap website, that is what you are getting – a cheap website, and there is always a catch to a cheap website!

Your website should work for you. It is your best employee. Would you underpay your best employee?

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