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There are many reasons why you would want to have a website even if you have a social media account – regardless of what site(s) you use. I’ll lay out just a few in this article, though I’m sure you can think of more reasons of your own if you do a little research.
Picture this: You’re in your WordPress dashboard working on updating a product page when, all of the sudden it’s all gone. What happened? You don’t have a clue where everything went. You simply clicked that…oh wait…what was it that you clicked?
When you start searching for the right company or individual to build your new website, you should always do your due diligence before signing any contracts. This may include interviews or simply discussions with them. You need to know about who you’re working with. What’s their experience level? Do they have examples of their work that you can see? Have they done any work in your industry?
I’ve learned over the years of building websites, that one of the hardest parts of even having a site is figuring out what one should actually put on it. We have these grand ideas for an awesome website and how we want it to look, but then we draw a blank when it comes to developing content for it.
The question of whether to use a website template or custom build is one that many people deal with when looking at building or redesigning a website. The answer honestly lies with the answer to this question: What’s your budget?
There is one thing that I have seen over the years while building websites for people that, to be completely honest, drives me nuts. I’m sure many of you have seen this, or are maybe even guilty of it yourself. It’s a simple misconception and it needs to be corrected, or you will never see the results you expected when you spent the time and money to build a new site.