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Posted by Judie Langford on May 22, 2014 in Computer And Internet

Finding Website Designers: What You Should Look For

Finding Website Designers: What You Should Look For

Everyone loves a great looking website, but this is only possible due to the hard work of website designers. Not doing your due diligence or concentrating just on the cost when looking for a designer can cause you problems. You should know what you want your website to do before you even begin to talk to anyone about building it. Questions to ask yourself include:

* Will I be selling anything on the site?
* Will I need interactivity?
* Wxill I offer downloadable items such as eBooks to visitors?
* Is video necessary?
* How much graphics will be needed?

Your answers to questions like these will help you when you meet with a designer. While it is possible to have all your discussions online or using mobile devices, if possible have at least one face-to-face meeting.

Services You Can Expect
All professional website designers will offer a number of services to their clients to help them make a good impression online. Some will go beyond the basic features to give a little extra bang to a website depending on its purpose. In addition to designing the look of the site, you can expect regular updates if necessary. Some will even help with developing content if you need that kind of service.

What to Look for in a Designer
There are some things that you should know when you want your website designed or updated. Some of the most important ones are:
* Ask to see their portfolio as this will give you an idea of what kind of work they are capable of producing.
* Visit the websites of past or current clients to get a feel of how interactive they are
* Find out about their skills. Some are adept at working with just one program, while others are experts at all or most graphic and web design programs such as Dreamweaver and InDesign. Ideally they should know and be capable of using HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript.
* Website development services are common offerings from designers, as they also understand what makes websites work. These services are as integral as the designing aspect is for creating a site that delivers.

While experience is important, when it comes to website designers, it is not necessarily that significant. Many younger designers are quite good at what they do and can create amazing websites even though they do not have years of experience under their belts.

Watch official video of to see what types of services you can expect from a dependable and talented website design company.