The design you choose for your web site is very much up to you! You are strongly
advised to conduct your own search of the www to see what others - especially
your competitors - have done. Some web sites are really excellent, others, shall
we say, less so.
Be wary of sites which
have every imaginable latest bells and whistles: they may require the customer
to have a very powerful computer with fast internet access, and
additional 'plug-in' software. This can be very irritating to the majority who
have fairly standard specification machines. Beware too those sites who have
a heavy amount of graphics - they can be painfully slow to load on to the customer's
It is perfectly possible
to make an attractive site with all the features that you need and with plenty
A good way to start is
to look around on the internet to get ideas: then contact us! We can advise
you on how you could promote your business using various design layouts.
Once the site
has been set up for you, there are ways in which you could update
the content yourself
with little technical skill required. You could, for instance, change text,
images, or tables of information and thus keep them updated.
If you are thinking of having your own web site designed, look at
our check list for what the customer needs to do.
An alternative, which may be suitable for small organisations, towns and villages
is to use our consultancy service to get started on creating your own web site.