Website Development Process

Congratulations on taking the first step to your new website or website redesign!
Launching a website can be a formidable undertaking. Whether you are creating a new website or tackling a website redesign, we want to do everything we can to make sure you succeed. That’s why we created our Website Development Process, a comprehensive procedure designed to outline how your website will be built and launched.

Prepare to Launch!

  • GET STARTED

    Phase 1
Sign Up
Sign Up
Once we determine which plan is best for you, simply sign up and make your first month payment to get started.
Discovery Interview
Discovery Interview
We get to know you and your business through a 30-60 minute interview. We will discuss your goals and challenges, products and services, target market and the image you wish to portray.
  • PLAN & DESIGN

    Phase 2
Analysis, Research & Concept Development
Analysis, Research & Concept Development
We research your industry and competitors, and develop an action plan strategy to improve on the best we find.
Logo Design (optional)
Logo Design (optional)
1 Week *
If you’ve chosen a new logo design, we’ll create 2 logo concepts based on our discussions during your Discovery Interview. Once your logo is finalized, we’ll send you the digital files.
Home Page Mock-Up
Home Page Mock-Up Design
1 Week *
Once we receive your images and written content, we will craft a custom-designed preview of your home page.
Mock-Up Review / Approval
Mock-Up Review / Approval
We schedule an online video conference meeting with you to present the overall design, layout, colors, and messaging of your Home page for approval.
  • BUILD

    Phase 3
Website Development Process
Site Development
Budget: 2 Weeks – Standard & Premium: 4 weeks *
Set up website development environment available on the internet so you may view progress. We build a first draft of your website based on your feedback and the content you’ve already provided us.
Content Review & Revisions
Content Review & Revisions
Up To You *
This is the most important stage in determining how quickly your website will be launched. We will schedule another online video conference meeting to present your website first draft. Then, take some time to thoroughly review your new website. Gather and send your list of needed revisions and ALL of your remaining content.
Final Build-Out
Final Build-Out
Budget: 2 Weeks – Standard & Premium: 4 weeks *
Once all of your essential changes have been collected, we will work to adjust and refine the site. Our goal is to get your site up and running as soon as possible. Keep in mind that your website need only include the minimum content to get it online quickly. Since we include unlimited updates going forward, you can continue to add new details after it launches. Websites are constantly evolving marketing asset. It should grow with your business, new developments, new products and services, and the changing marketplace.
Testing / Quality Assurance
Testing / Quality Assurance
Your new website is thoroughly reviewed and tested by both you and us to insure everything is working as intended on all devices - desktop, tablet, and mobile. Every page, link, image, form, call to action button, etc. is viewed as if we were a visitor. Ideally we have people use the site who are unfamiliar with the project to see if they have any problems with intuitive site usability. Fix any issues found, make any final corrections.
  • LAUNCH

    Phase 4
Site Launch!
Site Launch!
Once you are happy with your website, we are ready to launch! Your new site is released into the wild and goes live on your domain name. Pop open the champagne, let the celebrations begin!
Search Engines
Search Engines
Set up your website with a Google Analytics account. Submit list of pages to Google and Bing/Yahoo for indexing. This sitemap of page URLs is periodically crawled by search engines, and is automatically updated with every content revision so it’s always accurate.
Maintenance, Performance & Security
Maintenance, Performance & Security

After your website is live, we continue to provide:

  • On-going support
  • Unlimited content updates
  • Optimize your website configuration for maximum speed performance
  • Keep your website safe and secure with immediate software updates
  • Periodic security audits, malware and blacklist scans
  • Routine full-site backups

* How long the Website Development Process takes depends on complexity of features and your responsiveness.