There is a clear difference between a website designer and a developer. But it’s not uncommon that you’ll hear people using terms such as “web designer” and “web developer” interchangeably. The reason for the confusion is that web design and web development companies tend to use either “web design” or “web development” to refer to the entire web development process in creating … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Website Designers & Developers
Stage 2: How to Plan Your Website Project
A website, whether for personal or business use, is an investment. And like any other investments, you need sound website planning strategy in order to succeed in the long run.
When planning just about anything, you must always set SMART goals. You then measure the success of your website against the goals you have laid out. Get the basics right on how to plan a website in this section.
Once planning is in place, you can utilise WordPress for your first website.
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Each writer of content is essentially unique and displays his signature in a way he probably does not even know it. Yet the readers know very well his signature or style of writing. Some writers may not be able to write what the other is able to. For example, some may find it boring to write about scarves while some may just love it. Here are some tips to find that "niche" as a … [Read more...] about Finding your Niche as a Writer
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Dealing with a bad website designer can be a real headache. Some web design company are simple brokers while others may be web designers offering hosting services from third party. If you have not done your research before hiring a web designer, you will never find out until you have hired them. If at some point you found out that their standard is of low quality and/or … [Read more...] about How to Spot a Bad Designer
Hiring a web developer could be a tricky business as there are tens of thousands of them. Finding the right web developer – one who understands what you require of them, who is passionate about their own programming, and who is amicable to work with – never need be a hassle unless you know few tips while choosing them in the first few steps. Web developers have their own sets … [Read more...] about How to Choose and Hire Web Developer
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There’s a constant need to establish your online business as a brand, however, if you don’t have a properly designed web site compared to your competitors, it’s likely that you’ll be lagging behind on the web. Before we discuss what you should consider if you're to hire a website designer. Why You Should Choose a Web Designer Wisely? Internet marketers and SEO guy usually … [Read more...] about Tips on How to Choose and Hire Website/Graphic Designer
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Few years ago, I heard a story about my friend involved in the design of the website. He had actually taken the website development assignment form one of his client by accepting an upfront fee. Near the completion of the project, he showed the build to for the client’s approval. The client gave him a feedback attesting that the end design wasn’t what they were looking for, and … [Read more...] about 10 Components of a Good Website Project Scope Document
While building a website, we often have a tendency to design a blueprint, then create the graphics, and then build HTML and CSS, but then, leave them for someone else for maintenance purpose. If you can manage to do that, more power to you. But for the rest, we need to maintain as well as built websites. Hence, writing down SMART goals for website help them keep improving in … [Read more...] about Setting SMART Website Goals and Objectives
In this article, we’ll be discussing different areas you need to familiarize yourself to build a website. Once you know what skill sets are required in order to build a website, it’s up to you to decide whether to invest time on learning them, or hiring someone else to do it for you. I highly recommend that you learn these skills set as they’ll open many more options for you … [Read more...] about List of Skills Needed By A Website Builder