Developing Your Website: 10 Tips for Getting Started

Written by Juliet Austin & Nataniel Richman

1. Be clear on your purpose.

Building a website can be a long and arduous procedure if you are not sure what you are doing. However, if you have a clear focus as to what you expect your website to do for your business/organization, things will flow much more smoothly. The purpose can be anything from selling widgets online to keeping members of your soccer team updated. Regardless, figure that out before setting sail on your journey.

2. Establish your target audience.

Your target audience will affect what sort of content your site includes as well as how it will look and function. Obviously, writing for kids will be much different than writing for adults. For business websites, a narrow and specific target market, will not only make it easier for you to market your product or service, it will also make it easier for customers and clients to find you.

Also, consider how many graphics and "bells and whistles" you'll want. If your audience is not very computer literate and generally includes people with slow Internet connections, it doesn't make sense to include large, slow-loading graphics, animations, and video clips. You want your site to be user friendly and don't want your visitors to leave because they've become frustrated withrepparttar navigation or because your website loads too slowly. Conversely, if your audience isrepparttar 139686 younger generation, including flashy graphics and other "fun" elements might be more appropriate and even necessary to grab their attention.

3. Determine your budget.

One can spend anywhere from $99 to $10,000+ dollars on having a website developed. Your purpose should help you decide on your budget. Remember, a website should ideally be a work in progress. Don't worry if you can't do everything you want with it initially ó you can always add to it later, and it will work better for you and your customers if you keep it up-to-date and fresh.

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Many people have undertaken to create their own websites, especially withrepparttar 139688 advent of desktop publishing programs. Still, they expend a huge amount of time and energy and end up unsatisfied withrepparttar 139689 results. While it may be true that "anyone" can design a website,repparttar 139690 same could be said about any type of work. If it takes you hours and plenty of frustration to cut your own hair, wouldn't you be better off going to a barber or hairdresser?

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5. If hiring a professional website designer, make sure you are comfortable working with him/her.

Do you feel he or she understands your vision? Does he or she provide useful ideas and solutions you hadn't thought about? Have you looked through his or her past work? Do you feel like you're getting professional service? Isrepparttar 139693 price right for your budget? What is included inrepparttar 139694 fee you will be paying?

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Digital Printing for artworks

Written by kay zetkin

Digital printing is continuously onrepparttar rise inrepparttar 139685 world of technology withrepparttar 139686 modern times. Many businesses and art graphic companies have relied onrepparttar 139687 use of digital printing. This is a breakthrough which has advanced inrepparttar 139688 foundation of art withrepparttar 139689 use of computer and printing devices to create clearly and visibly enormous outputs. It has presented art in a very wide variety and concept.

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