...Does it matter whether you have a professional website or not?
Yes, it does matter. With the search engines focusing on local searches and people demanding more information...it is essential that every business have a website. However; just having a website is not enough. A website must be designed and developed properly in order to attract visitors while at the same time work in the search engines to be successful.
...What is the difference between website design and website development?
....the layout and look of your website
Does your website stand out from your competition? Does the design of your website say "WOW"? Our design team at CF Web Professionals intuitively designs unique and custom websites that are eye catching for your target audience. You will work together with one of our design experts in order to design a website that will encourage visitors to go deeper in your website. We will use your existing logo, or if you need; your CF Web Designer will design a new logo/identity for you.
....putting it all together and making sure it works!
When it comes to developing a website you really need someone that has been around the block a few times and knows the ropes on how to develop an effective website. With over 12 years in the business of designing and developing websites, we are confident in what we do.
...Benefits of professional website design and website development - what can do for you!
- Your website is the "brick and mortar" (foundation) of marketing your business online.
- A website allows you to collect important data which can assist you in making important decisions in what direction to take your business to grow.
- Sell your products and/or services locally and globally using a robust E-Commerce solution.
- A website allows you to explain what you do in great detail, whereas other types of media restricts you to how much you can say.
- TV, Radio, Print, Yellow Pages, Social Media, Search Engines and Directories all need someplace to send the visitors to for more information...your website - the foundation of your internet marketing.
- You can make available to your visitors and potential clients/customers documents, publications, bulletins, alerts, news and forms.
- Your website can function as a directory for your visitors to search
- Customer Support becomes easy. With the use of online chats and/or help centers installed on your website where you can provide your visitors the ability to post their questions and concerns for you to answer.
- You website continues to work even long after you've gone home for the day. It gives potential clients/customers information about your products and/or services; it can even sell for you while you're asleep!
- Having your website developed with the right elements can and will create authority and customer confidence within your industry.
- A well designed website will assist you in broadcasting your company image (branding) not only locally, but globally. A well branded website works directly with all other forms of marketing that you are doing to promote your business.
- An Internet Marketing plan along with a well developed website can help you bust through all the hype that is rampant on the internet, allowing your potential clients/customers build a trust factor.
- Educating your visitor is imporant - a knowledgeable visitor = a good client/customer down the road.