This article describes the process of preparing your materials for web developer team. There is no matter where you will order the service – on our website or using different web development companies. All the principles should be the same.
1)First of all you should ask yourself what is the main goal/aim of your website. Is this a simple presentation/business card or full solution that should earn money in the Internet? Only after been replied on this question, you will be able to understand what kind of software you need – simple/cheap website or heavy solution with CMS (Content Management System).
2) Please, analyze websites of current competitors. In this case you will understand what necessary features your website should have. Form the list of specific requirements for your future project. You can also surf the Internet and try to find interesting, nice layouts – future designer will understand your taste and try to provide the results according to your desire.
3) Prepare all necessary wording for the pages. Try to find images (logo, if you have it). You can also draw smth on paper and scan. The designer will be happy to have your drafts and create mockup using your inspiration.
All those actions will help web developer team to understand your needs and requirements better. They will also save your money and time in future, because exact task will be correctly estimated.
Wish you good luck. Let us know if you have any questions.