07 August, 2010 06:00 PM
Computer- Internet-Website-Business: these four magical words when brought together help a business attain new dimensions of success. Not having a web presence lets a business hold back and devoid of various benefits. Business, be it small or large scale need to be promoted on the online platform. Website designing for most of the entrepreneurs is a time and money consuming affair so they flinch away from it. But with the coming up of various web development and designing companies, this process has become as smooth as the running water flow.
The only complicated step in this process is choosing an appropriate web designing firm and rest of the work is carried by the firm in a smooth fashion. For all those who consider website designing a hectic and demanding task, here are the 5 simple steps that complete the website development without asking for much of your efforts.
Step 1. Budgetary discussions
The web development company that you choose would attach a web expert who will listen to the business requirements and then offer the estimated budget. Certain basic information need to be conveyed to the expert regarding the business objective.
Step 2. Domain Name and Web Space Booking
Domain name and webspace booking is the most important and the primary step of the website designing process. Selection of an apt domain name is integral for the site’s promotion. The web expert would suggest a suitable name e.g. www.companyname.com as per the SEO perspective and business objective of the company. Rejecting or approving the domain name is in the client’s hand.
Step 3. Collection of basic details
The information of the company that has to be displayed on the different pages of the website is collected by the web expert.
Data that is collected includes:
Business details like products or services description, contact details, information related to infrastructure, images etc. Also, the web expert offers help in compiling all this data.
Step 4. SEO Treatment
Until a site is not search engine friendly, it is simply a waste web product. There will be no promotion of the business and the site would not serve any purpose. So, for this the complied data is submitted to the SEO experts who duly arrange it as per the SEO parameters. The SEO professionals ensure that the site is well-promoted on all the leading search engines like Google, Yahoo, AOL, MSN etc.
Step 5 Designing and development of website
After the SEO treatment of the website content and design, the data is transferred to the designing and development experts. They then prepare the site as per the latest trends and norms of web designing. The complete site is then shown to the client on a hidden URL. If the client asks for changes, it is done at this stage and then after the approval from the client, the website gets hosted on the World Wide Web.
These five easy steps complete the cycle of website development. Ensuring that the website development company that is chosen is reliable and offering its services at nominal rates make the website development experience smoother and easier.