01 Jul Your Website is Open 24 Hours a Day – Build a Custom Website with Social Spice Media
According to Forbes, going the extra mile with a custom website is worth it to ensure your business has a unique look and feel, future options to customize, and the full SEO benefits available.Having an up-to-date, eye-catching website is a key element to a successful business in the modern marketplace. Your business’s website should build your credibility, reflect your values and mission, and showcase your expertise in the industry.
While your business may have defined operating hours, your website is open for business 24/7. Prospective clients and connections will Google your business to learn more about you and make purchasing decisions based on what they find. Not to mention, a quality website will indirectly affect your business by boosting your organic SEO rankings, increasing your chances of reaching more leads.
But it’s not enough just to have any old website. In order to reach your business’s full online marketing potential, a customized website that is mobile responsive, easily navigable, and full of custom and SEO-informed content is a must.
While it is possible to set up your own simple site or use a template, you might come across another business that clearly used the same template! You also want a website that has the capacity to grow with your business, and a template can limit your ability to personalize your site. Ultimately, a website is an investment that’s worth doing right the first time.
With Social Spice Media, you can enjoy all the benefits of a customized website with a responsive and small but specialized team that cares about the success of your company. Our process is thorough and expansive and tailored to fit the needs of each client.
We will work with you at your own pace to create the website you want that fits your budget. Whether you know exactly what you want or you need hands-on guidance, we’re here to help!
Here’s what you can expect when you work with us:
1. A Conversation
Our team leaders will talk you through our process, budget options, and customizable packages. We’ll get a sense of what you’re looking for and give you a run-down of what we can do to fill that need. We’ll talk about what it will cost, how long it will take, and what we’ll need from you in order to be successful.
We will answer any questions or concerns you have and if you decide you’re interested in building a website with us, we’ll draft a proposal document with the package options we discussed and send it to you for your review.
2. An Onboarding Process
Once you sign a website contract with us, we will collect as much information from you as possible in order to create a website that will accurately reflect your business branding, design, mission, and goals. Before we start, we will make an extensive plan for the layout, look, and feel of your desired website.
You can expect questions about your logos, branding colors, taglines, and imaging preferences. If you already have a website, we’ll ask you what, if anything, you like about it. If you’re starting from scratch and don’t know where to start, that’s okay too.
3. The Development of a Sitemap & Content Plan
We will begin by logistically planning out your website and its various pages and menus. If you have an existing site with elements you’d like to pull from, we’ll take down each page and put it in a word document for easy editing. You will have options for editing and writing new content on your own or to enlist the help of our content creators to assist you.
We can help you optimize your content for readability, organization, and SEO. Once the sitemap and content are nailed down and polished, we will begin conceptualizing your new site!
4. Choosing a Design
Design elements will be based on your content and branding, which is why we like to narrow down your content before getting into the design details. If you have ideas for us, we will gladly incorporate them but if you’re not sure what you want, we’ll send you some examples to peruse. If you don’t like any of our examples, we’ll send you more, and if you like a combination of different elements, we can work with that.
5. Building the Site
We design your website entirely “off-the-grid” on a staging platform so that it’s private from search engines, competitors, or prospective clients until it’s to your standards and ours.
6. Collaboration & Ongoing Support
It’s your website and we want you to love it. You can expect as much back and forth with us as it takes in order to get your website exactly right.
Most importantly, we want you to love it forever. When you create a website with Social Spice Media, you’re working with a team of experts who care about your online business presence as much as you do.
Get in touch with Social Spice Media today to learn about how we can craft and refine your business’s digital marketing strategies. We know that each of our clients is different, and our team can create website copy, blog content, and web designs that reflect your goals.
Do you know someone who could benefit from our services? Refer them to us today! Our team is eager to connect with businesses in any industry. We serve the local needs of Ventura County and Santa Barbara as well as anywhere in the United States.