The Design Process
Required fields are marked. nnYou can leave some empty if you are unsure how to answer, but the more you can answer, the better!!
What is your business?
How old is your company/organization?
What is the single most important thing your organization promises?
What is the size of your company/organization?
Describe the personality of your organization.
Describe your business in one sentence.
How did you start the company?
Is there a story that is unique to your company?
If your company/brand were a PERSON, who would it be?
If your company/brand were an OBJECT, what would it be?
Is there an important object, icon, or person that you identify with your business?
What is the dress code at work?
Do you have a domain name? If not, do you have ideas on one? If so, what is it?
What is your company name? Do you want to use the entire name on the site, logo, and graphics?
Do you have special features in mind like ECommerce shopping cart, BLOG, RSS, Forms with emails, EZine, Newsletter signup, autoresponders, advertising landing/call-to-action pages, etc.?
Who is your intended AUDIENCE? Are they regional, industry specific, company size specific, etc.?
Do you intend to provide a call to action - make a sale, call in to your office, fill out a form, etc.?
Describe your ideal client and the specific attributes that we'll be targeting in the website.
What are your website expectations, main emphasis and primary goals - increased sales, increased leads, etc.? Please prioritize.
What separates your company from your competition and what do you expect will draw clients to the website?
How do you plan to market the website?
What company properties do you want to emphasize on the website? Please prioritize.
Do you already have a logo and other graphics to be used? If not, do you want to have one created?
Have you identified a tagline? That would be something like "Just do it", "Reach out and touch someone", etc.
What keywords do you want to be found by in the search engines?
Please provide a list of websites that you like and don't like. Why do you or do you not like these sites?
Please provide a list of competitors' websites.
Do you have ideas of the colors to be used, and colors you don't like? Please provide example sites.
Do you have a horizontal or left-side vertical preference for the main navigation?
Please provide the main pages you need in the website.
Have you created the copy text for any of your pages?
Do you have existing business cards or other printed material we need to match?
Please visit http://www.design-seeds.com/ and browse the palettes. Choose a few and paste the link or name below.
Please visit http://www.google.com/webfonts/ to choose a few web-safe fonts to use on the site. List your top choices below.
I'm going to need the logins for both the website where you registered the url, and where you are hosting (often they are the same). If I am hosting your site, I just need the registrar login.
If you use a service like Mailchimp or Aweber, I will need the login for that.
Who is your favorite literary character and why?
If you could live in one location where would it be and why?