1. Define your site’s purpose and strategy
2. Research the latest web design trends
3. Choose your platform
4. Select a template and start customizing
5. Decide on your branding
6. Add in and optimize your content
7. Publish your website
8. Analyze and improve
Bookmark this guide as your website design manual. That way, you can always revisit it if you’re unsure about best practice, or basic design ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’.
Remember: keep an artistic eye on your competitors, and don’t be afraid to learn from the best. Follow the steps in our guide, and you’ll be turning dull design into delightful browsing in no time.
Oh, and if you ever get stuck, drop a comment below – we’ll try to help you as best we can!
The truth is, a web designer’s job is never truly done. If you just sit back and admire your work, others will overtake you.
We’re not suggesting you need to be making by-the-minute changes, but keeping on top of your site’s performance and shifts in web design trends will go a long way.