Step by Step Launching Your Website
The following is a list that we came up with that will help you plan and achieve a successful website launch. Follow each step and you will be on your way to becoming part of the world wide web.
Find a web design firm.
Find an available domain name.
Register.com, Networksolutions.com, Softcom.biz, Godaddy.com, NameCheap.com are well knows companies for this. Here are some basic guidelines to assist you in selecting a great domain name:
♦ Select a domain name that contains your most relevant keyword phrase.
♦ Your domain name should be easily remembered.
Increase your brand value with a short memorable domain. Selecting the right domain can help you create awareness, target users and drive more traffic to your business. Let us help you, establish your online presence with the right selection!
♦ Avoid using abbreviations or anything that will be difficult for your visitors to remember.
♦ Keep your domain name as short as possible.
♦ Select a quality domain name that will grow with your business.
Register a domain name.
If you’re just starting out, you may want to select a hosting company prior to registering your domain name, as many hosting companies will register the name for you when you set up your hosting account.
Setup web hosting account.
A Web Host is a company that provides you with server space for your web site. This includes all of your web pages, graphics, scripts and files.
When your web address is typed into a browser, your web host is being contacted to locate and display the requested page. Brinkster.com, Godaddy.com are well known host companies for this.
Modify name server information for the domain name to point to webhost.
Your web designer should do this for you. If you have to do it yourself, log into domain name account and modify the nameservers for the domain name.
Setup email accounts and don’t forget the set-up Office Outlook, PhoenixMail, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey or Incredimail for your new e-mail accounts.
Your web designer should do this for you. Send them a list of email accounts you need and they will do the rest.
Setup temporary homepage.
Use your logo, or just use text to put a “coming soon” page, so people can see that your site is being working on.
Design the logo.
We helped many companies with creating their brand and identity.
Design homepage layout.
If you like to use some certain colors and style, please inform your web designer before to start design.
Design back pages’s layout.
Mostly, If you don’t ask anything other, will be based on the homepage colors and layout.
Develop Photoshop layouts into html and web optimized to all images.
Decide for head lines and write content.
Develop programming, scripts etc. what we need to use on website.
If you asked for SEO, identify keyword phrases for the website.
Combine content with design, programming and templates.
Launch for you to test and comment about website!
Launch for public.
Search engine submissions.
Happy End! Welcome to the world wide web.