Want a website? Here’s everything you need to know…


Think you need a website? Considering updating your existing website? Here you will find out what you really need to think about and the right questions to ask…

The first step, and most important thing to do is to start asking some questions. So, whether it’s simply asking yourself or discussing them with your team, we take a look at some of the most important questions you need to ask about designing your new website.

Set up your first web design meeting already knowing what you want and with a pretty good idea of how you want it to work. Have the goalposts at your command.


Why do you need a website?

One of the most important questions to ask is why do you need a wIn the ‘Why?’ section I will guide you through the questions to ask yourself that will, as you develop your thinking, help you decide exactly what it is you want you want a website for…


What do you want your website to achieve?

How to create ‘shopping list’ of what it is you want your website to actually say or do. What functions do you want it, or could it, fulfill to save you time and money?


Who is going to keep it up-to-date?

Question: What could be worse than having no website? Answer: Having a website with out-of-date information. Things to consider about keeping your website fresh. relevant and attractive? How to achieve this painlessly.


Who is going to design it and create it?

How to choose a web designer? I give you a simple set of questions (and model answers) that will sort the sheep from the goats within seconds.


What is web accessibility and why you should care

An accessible website is more than designing for people with visual or physical impairment. An accessible website is designed to web standards which means one design works everywhere – computer, mobile, PDA, webTV. An accessible and web standards compliant website gets more attention from Google.

Then there’s all those other questions
To which I hope I have found the answers… See if I’m right.