Website Design

A Bit of History

Almost thirty years ago I started getting into website design, more as a hobby at the time and to challenge myself to learn something new. I found a program called HotDog Pro, which was pretty well an HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) program, so there was a lot of complex coding involved, which I really didn’t

Choosing a Designer is Critical

Many designers take the approach that they build a site that will make them indispensable to maintain the site. They might charge a lower fee upfront, but then every time you want a change, no matter how small, they charge you an exorbitant fee that has little to do with the amount of work involved.

Your Website Hosting

Another critical issue is hosting. You might have a great site, but if your host doesn’t have the equipment and technology for hi-speed internet connection, all the visitor will see is “waiting for…” Again, they won’t wait around. With more and more features being added to websites your host has to have the capacity to

Other Considerations

In addition to your host there are issues with your domain search and registration and what’s called SEO (Search Engine Optimization), which is how you will rank on searches. With a couple hundred million sites vying for attention how will people find you?