5 things to consider when building a website

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Since 2020 I’ve always been working with clients on their website builds using Squarespace, which gives my clients full control to manage and update the site. 

Here are some of the top things I recommend you consider when building a website…

#1 – What does it need to do and say?

This is where it all needs to start… knowing exactly what you need!! 

Before starting to design and develop a website, you should have a clear understanding of its purpose and goals.

Unfortunately, this is also usually where people get stuck. And without it, can send people off on a tangent… 

Without being clear, we can waste a lot of time. 

Ask yourself questions like: what is the website for? Who is the target audience? What specific actions do you want users to take on the website?

#2 – How do you want it to look? 

Having a clear idea of the style of your website is a great place to start. 

Have a look around – what inspires you?

What colour palette are you going to choose? 

What fonts are you going to use? 

Make yourself a moodboard of screenshots that you find along your way. 

#3 – When will you make it and launch it? 

Don’t get stuck in perfectionism
It will always be a working progress – what does it need to say and do now?

Don’t feel you have to do it all yourself 

#4 – How will people find it?

Do you need to spend time on SEO or promoting it through social media, or it this merely something that you will

#5 – How will you update it?

Keeping your website up to date is very important as you don’t want your potential clients to see old information or old pricing! 

Google also loves to see your website updated for SEO!

Ensure that you have a way to create these updates, whether this is 

How will you keep consistent with updates and changes? Having a monthly meeting can do wonders for

Top Tips

  • Work with someone who you know, like and trust. Someone who GETS you and understands what you’re. 
  • People will almost always be viewing your website on their phone, so always make sure that the mobile version of your phone also works well. 


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