Once your website is complete, it will never need changing
Getting a new website created can be a lengthy process, depending on your requirements, so the relief and satisfaction when your perfect website is complete is amazing. However, you shouldn’t fall into the trap of thinking that your website will never need any modifications or updates. Sticking with this mindset can leave you with an outdated and lacklustre website – especially compared to your competition.
Your website is all about you
Whilst it’s true that your website needs to appropriately represent you and your business, your website is actually not for you; it’s for your prospective clients. Too often, clients want their website to look this way, or that way, because that’s their taste, and they don’t think about who will be using the website.
Design is the most important element of creating a website
The way your website appears to the world is very important. First impressions of your business can be built around your website which sets the whole tone for any future relationships. But it’s just as important, if not more important, is user experience. It doesn’t matter if you have the most beautiful looking website, if your customers can’t accomplish what they set out to do, or it’s a difficult experience – they won’t be back.
The more plugins and flashy features you have, the better the website.
Some plugins and swanky features can make your website look amazing, but be careful of adding too many. You can actually detract from the user experience by getting heavy handed with your flashy ad-ons. Plus, it can make your website run slowly.
You can get an all-singing, all-dancing website for next to nothing
If someone is promising you the best website on the planet, with a turnaround of a week, for just £50, back away. Back away quickly. You really need to invest for a high quality website and you shouldn’t expect it to be completed in the blink of an eye. Quality takes time, effort and a bit more money than £50…
If you’re looking for web design in Manchester, contact us at VisionSharp.