I will get to know you, your needs and gain an understanding of your
users. I will use this time to gather most of the information required
to plan the project and create wireframe sketches so that the vision
can be shared. I believe this is an essential first step to ensure
that the end product will meet the requirements.
During this stage, the information learned from the initial
consultation will be used to create visuals of the website. Design is
done mainly through wireframes and sketches, however for more complex
website this can be brought into photoshop to mock up some detailed
This is where the vision is brought from a flat image to an actual
website. Using the latest technologies and frameworks, I will ensure
that the site looks and performs correctly on all required devices,
browsers and screen sizes. This is the stage where we can get you
set up on suitable hosting if required. If it is a new site then a
domain name can be purchased as well.
Development happens behind the scenes, and where the site can be
integrated with a content management system if required. If any
additional functionality or programming is needed, then this will be
done using one of the several programming languages at my disposal.
Search engine optimisation is done during this stage, as you want your
website to be discoverable from the day of launch.
Once the website has been signed off and all of the pages tested and
are ready to go, we can launch the website to the public. This is an
exciting time and the large milestone of each project.
Having regular avenues of advertising, such as social media or printed
media, is important way to show potentials customers that you are an
active business and to remind them that you are there. Email Marketing
is another big part of marketing and is incredibly useful at making
use of existing data and existing customers. I can provide email
marketing campaigns to drive consistent traffic and awareness to your
Post-launch, I review each and every project to ensure; all proposed
tasks have been completed; project goals, timescales and budgets
have been met; any additions to the original brief have been
covered; the clients are happy. Ongoing support is provided and
guidance is given for the majority of my clients. I will take care
of web hosting, backups and security if required. I don’t charge a
set yearly maintenance fee or retainer as I don't believe in
charging people for nothing – but will carry out updates and support
on a case-by-case basis on request.
Got a big idea? Let's work
You may have a vision for a brilliant product or business. You
could be looking for a pragmatic and proactive person to work in
true partnership with you. Perhaps your business requires
modernisation. Please get in touch.