There are few simple steps in the process to develop and launch a website. These steps ensure that both client and designer are on the same page throughout the project.
A maintenance agreement is started to cover content updates and monthly hosting. Other services such as a digital marketing plan can be negotiated as needed.
1. Consultation / Project Request
After initial contact, a discussion will be scheduled either a phone conversation or in person meeting, to review the project proposal and discuss the business needs, project requirements, budget and timeline.
2. Project Proposal
A written proposal is sent to client with proposed design for project. The proposal will include website layout, features, timeline, cost and what content will be incorporated. 50% of the development cost is due upon sigining the project agreement.
We begin developing the layout and functionality. Your feedback and approval will be required during this step to ensure the design meets expectations.
The design will be programmed into a working website on a development server. You will be able to review and navigate the website on a test URL.
With the website architecture in place, the content and images are incorporated. For an online store, products and details are populated.
6. Test / Review
Once all features and pages are populated, you will need to do a comprehensive review of the website to address any changes. The payment balance is due before the website goes live.
7. Approval / Go Live
At this point the development contract is complete and your website is live.