So you turned your brilliant idea into a real company. The “what if” idea you had on a napkin a few months earlier that you have not stopped thinking about has turned into your own actual company. Now that you have a new company though you are also going to need to create your own website. Every company, no matter what industry we are talking about, is essentially a digital company because every brand needs a website or a digital presence these days. In order to make a proper, good looking website though there are a few key details to take care of if you want to make sure it turns out well. Websites are not brain surgery to figure out, but you need to make sure you do it well so when people come visit they get a good, proper impression.
One of the key steps is to clearly identify and work out your company’s branding. Your logo, colors, and general branding should be clearly figured out before you start your website because the website will have to reflect the branding. The branding directs how the website will look so you need to make sure you organize all those details ahead of time. The next step is to pick and purchase a domain name. The domain will be the url that your company website uses, and will be the forefront of your company. You can look at services that sell domain names, and even use these Groupon coupons for Namecheap, and grab your domain name easily online. Once you have your domain name it is time start designing your website. The design should also be based off of your branding. There are other online services that provide templates for designing websites, they are great for making your website look modern and sharp. This is the part where you can get creative and enjoy the process. Go have fun with it, you can even make your own personality bleed through into the design. It should be a fun process because at the end of the day your website and company is your baby and you should enjoy the process too!