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Crafting Comprehensive Website Functional Requirements: A Step-by-Step Guide

Whether you’re looking to establish a brand, promote a product, or share your unique voice with the world, a well-designed website and compelling content are key. However, before diving headfirst into the creative process, it’s essential to lay a strong foundation. In order to create your blueprint for success, you need to understand the significance […]

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Crafting a Comprehensive Website Scope of Work: A Guide for Success

Creating a website is not just about designing web pages and adding content. It’s a comprehensive process that demands meticulous planning, thoughtful strategy, and effective execution. Whether you’re a seasoned web developer or a business owner venturing into the digital realm, the success of your website project hinges on a well-structured plan. In this comprehensive […]

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Understanding Audience Needs: Unveiling Through Research

Importance of audience understanding in website development In the ever-evolving digital landscape, understanding your audience has become the cornerstone of effective website development. The better you know your users, their needs, and their preferences, the more successful your website will be in delivering a seamless experience. This is where the concept of the “user journey […]

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Creating Engaging and Informative Website Content

What is website Content and why is it important? Website content includes everything you see on a website; the text, images, videos, and other media that convey information and engage visitors. It will set the tone for your company voice and brand and can persuade your audience to invest in your business. Engaging and informative […]

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The Importance and Benefits of Wireframes in the Website Design

What is a website wireframe? Are you curious to know what a website wireframe is and how it can revolutionise your web design process? Website planning plays a crucial role in the development process, ensuring a smooth and efficient execution of ideas. One important aspect of website planning is creating wireframes. Wireframes are skeletal outlines […]

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Learn how to draw a Website Sitemap for Planning your website

Introduction: What is a Website Sitemap? Have you ever wondered how websites are structured and organised? Well, that’s where a website sitemap comes into play. A website sitemap is a crucial tool used in the planning and development of a website. It acts as a blueprint that outlines the structure and hierarchy of all the […]

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Research is the Start of Any Good Website Plan and Brief. See Why

Before you start your website journey, there is one vital step you must take, and that is planning! Planning can help ensure that your website meets your goals and requirements, and help minimise the space for error. In this guide we will run through the importance of planning a website, user testing for websites, your […]

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When’s the best time to start your business website plan?

Having a website plan for your business is the most important way to guarantee your success. So when should you start the planning process? The answer is at the very beginning. That seems pretty obvious, doesn’t it? At the beginning means: Before designers Before developers Before search engine optimizers Before any social or paid marketing […]

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Shouldn’t my designers be doing this?

The website planning process outlined in my book can appear that it’s an all or nothing approach to planning.  I indeed think the owners of the web property need to be heavily invested in the planning process and take the lead on a large portion of it.  That view comes from many years of watching […]

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Why wire framing is so important to the design process

In The Complete Website Planning Guide I outline what a wireframe is and the confusion that many people get, particularly on the client side, with wireframes. A wireframe isn’t a prototype or a design; typically it doesn’t use colour or images, and mostly will only use some actual content. When you see a drawing/image, which […]

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