How to plan your website

How to plan your websiteLaunching your website without planning it out beforehand is a really bad idea. You should never be pressured into building and launching a site before you’re ready to do so because it can end up having a hugely negative effect.

Not only will your site most likely fail to achieve whatever goals you may have had, but a failed website can end up tarnishing your brand’s reputation. So how exactly do you plan your website properly in order to give it a better chance at succeeding?

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SEO Explained for Humans

SEO SYDNEYHi there, I am here to give you a human version of what this whole SEO thing is about. How does it work? Why would you do it? At the bottom of this article is a simple model created in human terms to illustrate the benefits! 

There are two types of SEO that we need to cover here, Onsite SEO and Offsite SEO. But first, before we dive into that, let’s get a bit of history on Google as the most powerful search engine in the world today.

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What about Web hosting?

website hosting sydney australiaIf your website is high quality your hosting can’t be. Just like tyres on a car, your contact point with the world needs to be reliable when called upon. A server also needs to be fast, supported and (preferably) local.

This is why we host your website on a premium quality hosting server.

Does the Difference in Quality Really Matter?

You can get cheaper hosting elsewhere, however the performance difference is usually significant and as the Goodyear Tyre company used to say, “If your tyres save you once a year it’s been a Goodyear!”

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The Danger of Cheap Websites

cheap website designLooking for a cheap website?

I see it all of time! Business owners or start ups spend a fortune on their set up, products, packaging and signage – yet they save one of the most important things until last – their website!

And by the time they get to their website they have a serious problem – they have very little money budgeted toward the project.

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How To Write a Good Blog

website design sydneyWriting a good blog is essential in today’s fast paced business world.

But why would you even want to write a blog?

Well for one thing it’s a great way to deliver information to your potential clients or customers. Those people who are browsing your website usually want to see if you are the real deal or if they should just use one of your competitors. 

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How much should I pay for a website?

web design sydneyPaying for website design can be a confusing!

There are so many companies out there competing for the business of making your website, it is hard to push past all of the sales jargon and see what is really in the actual product they offer.

At Sites By Design we keep it simple, we don’t cloud you with information to make more money out of you, sell you things you dont need or try to push you into paying for a product you cannot afford.

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Getting Exposure for Your Website

Get your website Out There and Get Noticed

website design sydneyCongratulations! You’ve made the commitment and ordered your very own website, but what now? In this age of technology, the Internet is a huge, lonely and frightening place for many people. But don’t be too intimidated. Even though there are lots of other websites competing for the attention of your possible clients, it’s not that difficult to get noticed – especially if you’re willing to put yourself out there the right way.

Here are some suggested strategies you may or may not have thought about.

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Why you should never offshore your search engine optimisation

In modern web presentation for businesses, search engine optimisation is extremely important. Your ranking on Google’s search page is one of the main ways that a potential visitor is going to see your website, other than social media, which is another story entirely.

For this reason, search engine optimisation has arisen, and various people out there offer their search engine optimisation services to help your site jump up in the rankings, leading to more hits, more page views, and more potential customers!

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The importance of Website Security – especially on WordPress!

website security sites by designAt Sites By Design our most commonly used CMS is WordPress. It used to be Joomla. (Updated Blog Post in 2018)

In the world of Web Design WordPress is the most marketed tool for web. The reason for this is that with a simple tutorial anyone can become a ‘web designer’ and start either creating their own websites or charging others to do so.

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