Gathering pre-existing materials such as logos, brochures and other marketing/informational materials. Going through the positive and negative aspects of your existing website design. Getting some of your peers or competitors websites. Gathering some of your favorite websites.
Creating a User map A use map is a basic flow chart of the website navigation. It shows the pages on the website and the paths in which one gets to and from each page.
In the website design concept step, we come up with three concepts for your website design. The concepts are based on our research into your business, brand identity, your competition and the industry you are in.
After the website design concepts are done, you will review the concepts and give feedback on what you like, dislike, what's working and what isn't. This step in the website design process allows us to revise the concepts and come up with something that really works for you, represents your industry, and stands out and gives ownership to your brand.
We will do the initial content layout for your informational pages such as about us, home page, news, contact, etc... This makes it easier for you to edit the pages in the future as you have a working template in front of you when making edits.