Custom Website Design

Our Unique Website Design Process

Once you've taken the plunge and made the decision to entrust Designer Websites with your custom website design project, we kick off the website development process with a thorough web design briefing meeting. We'll cover your business and marketing objectives, target market and all aspects of your desired website look and feel, colour, functionality, content keywords and favoured style of writing.
 
Once you've approved the final design brief, we give it to our graphic designer to create a masterpiece of a homepage, which we send to you as a 'live link' so you can see what it would look like as a 'real' website. Then when you're happy with the homepage, we'll complete the remaining designs and bring in our copywriters to write the text for the main landing pages.
 
Including copywriting in all our website packages is one of the things that makes us very different to many other web design companies - because to write great copy we really have to understand your business. But it's more than that. We also undertake a detailed keyword analysis to find out what search terms people are using to look for your goods and services online. Our copywriters then insert these keywords in the correct places within the text, while ensuring it still reads well. This is quite a skill, but it's the basis of great SEO.
 

OK, we put a bit of jargon in there didn't we.  Naughty us.  SEO stands for search engine optimisation - which means making your website visible to Google. The other search engines think they matter, but they really don't. Not at the moment anyway.

When you've approved the designs and the page copy, we hand the whole lot over to our talented website developers to turn it into reality and build the website in one of our Content Management Systems. When that's done, we'll send you a link to the website on our development server so that you can approve it before we make it live to the world. 

Please note that our Flexi Starter Package follows a different process - find out more

 

And After That?

At Designer Websites we pride ourselves on our customer service.  Once we have launched your website we'll give you advice on what to do to keep your website fresh and provide you with ongoing support. By that time we'll also be quite the experts in your business, which we think makes us best place to help you develop an online marketing strategy to promote your website. This often includes a mix of paid online advertising such as Google AdWords and ongoing SEO.

Get in Touch

Take a look at our recent portfolio below and if you like what we do, then please get in touch - we'd love to hear from you. Alternatively, if you want to learn more about about us first, then read our website design and development blog post.

See also our blog: Questions to Ask When Choosing a Web Design Company

Take a look at our recent projects:

Haines Pallets

An attractive and functional website to be would be competitive in the wooden pallet marketplace

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Vauxhall School

Vauxhall school wanted a website upgrade as their website was non-responsive, hard to edit and out-of-date. The brief was to brand the school with a website that parents, new and old, could use intuitively and easily, that was informative and attractive, and most importantly functional.

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Kiddie Academy

Kiddie Academy are a new daycare centre that will open in January 2020 in Pukekohe. They wanted an information website that would brand their centre and inform parents of their facilities and culture.

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CNC Design

CNC Design wanted a modern, clean looking mobile responsive website which presents the company, and their brands, in a professional manner for both prospective clients and employees. A key part of the brief was to help 'sell' the company's expertise, products and services more effectively.

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Dance First Studio

Sara-Jane wanted a new website for her dance and fitness studio. The brief was to design a modern, contemporary looking website that's flexible enough to accommodate the growth of the business, new locations and inclusion / removal of dance classes. The website includes a custom developed timetable and interactive booking form.

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Getting Started with Google Ads

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15th May 2019

Our Google Ads seminar will cover the basics of running paid promotional campaigns through Google's advertising platform and will help you get the best return on your advertising spend...Read more»


Digital Marketing For Beginners

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19th June 2019

Our digital marketing seminar will show you how to promote your website online to increase its visibility & demonstrate how to measure your results...Read more»

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