Out of the Trees Web Design & Development

Planning Your Web Site

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  1. Introduction
  2. Consider your needs |
  3. Consider your audience |
  4. Consider your audience's needs |
  5. Decide on the required features |
  6. Consider the site's appearance |
  7. Work out your budget |


There are many factors that contribute to a successful web site; branding, creativity, writing, technology and organisation are all important, but careful planning is what can really make or break a site.

Whether you're developing a high-budget e-commerce site, or a simple online brochure, a little preparation will keep your project focused, on-budget and on-schedule.

Over the following pages we outline some of the main things you should consider before you or your designer/developer begin work on your Web site.

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Is your website under-achieving? We can help with accessibility, usability and search engine optimisation.

“I have been working with Out of the Trees for several years now, and they always show a rare ability and willingness to help me work out my needs (and supply them) rather than just trying to sell me as much as they can.”

David Grey,
Director, Village Film Ltd

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