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Website Design: Cheap or Expensive?

13 August 2014


Image courtesy of  Ken Teegardin

Buying a custom website design for your business does not have to cost you an arm and a leg. Recent technology improvements have made affordable web design easier than ever. For example, the costs for basic tools such as WordPress themes and webhosting keep decreasing. Besides that, there are several ways to cut costs even when receiving professional help to design your website the way you want it! Below we listed some suggestions in which Umi Digital would love to assist you.


Good Brief

Make sure the design company has experience and receives as much information as possible about your industry. Umi Digital will always aim to discuss all the relevant information possible to make sure your website contains everything it needs to work effectively, and ticks all the boxes for your company.



Carefully considering the user experience and your website’s structure are two important steps in website development. You wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint; the same idea applies to your website. Websites are like mazes and they should all support lead generation and client retention for your business. The planning phase takes time and resources but it’s worth it to create a solid foundation for your online presence.



Create a list of your business objectives and hone in on what you want your website to accomplish before meeting with your website development partner.


Make clear decisions

Adhere to all agreed-upon deadlines. Review the content in a timely manner and be sure not to change content ideas after a predetermined deadline. Don’t change the look or layout of your website once you have committed to a certain style.


Link to Social Media

Today’s knowledge exchange is all about using social media. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and several other platforms make it easy to make you and your company visible and advertise on a low cost base. Simply attach a social media link to your website and your visitors are only one click away from the information you wish to expose them to!

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