Tips Redesigning Your Website | A well-thought-out web design plan will result in a long-term successful and meaningful website for your business. Because asking the right questions when building a new website is crucial. And all webmasters and web design companies are not created equal. Therefore knowing the following information will help you chose the right web design vendor. First start by creating an RFP or Request for Proposal.
Below is an example of how to write your requirements.
I. Create a Website Summary
a. Our company is a veteran-owned small business with 20 employees located in Anywhere, USA. We provide technology security services and consulting to commercial businesses and the military since 1989.
II. Create a Website Goals Statement
Here are a few examples.
a. Our company seeks to have a new website that communicates our services; to acquire new business queries via search engines and social media sites.
b. The website must be built so we can update or maintain it in-house.
c. We require a dynamic or database page for job openings. And also allow users to submit resumes online.
d. Our deadline for the launch is in 6 weeks.
III. Creative Notes and Assets
a. We have a company logo and photos for use on the new website.
b. We will provide copy or content for the new website. We may need a copywriter who specializes in website copywriting.
c. We will provide any new photos needed for the website.
d. We will submit a website sitemap indicating the addition of 10 new pages.
IV. Technical Notes and Assets
a. Our website host with XYZ.com. We are also open to moving our hosting plan.
b. Our website is Windows-based and currently has 40 live pages with multiple video and document links.
c. Our current database is in MS Access and we would like to convert this to SQL.
d. We edit our existing website using Dreamweaver.
V. Create a Website Requirements List
a. Our website must be fast loading and work in current browsers and operating systems to include Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari.
b. We request guidance, recommendations, and cost options for Content Management Systems (CMS) or non-CMS website development.
c. We want a cutting edge design best viewed @ large screen resolutions. We will provide some links to websites we like along with our comments.
d. We would like to have search engine optimization so our pages show up well in Google for local, regional, or national searches.
e. We will provide a list of our competition as well as a list of 20 search terms we would like to appear for in Google.
f. We are open to some video or image animation on our home page.
VI. Create a Website ‘Wish List’ Options
a. We request guidance and recommendations for some Social Media applications such as Facebook or Twitter.
b. We are looking to sell some of our products online and want to make sure the website is scalable and can accommodate this. Please provide some cost options for this.
a. We request guidance and recommendations for some sort of Pay per Click campaign in Google Ad words.
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