What’s Included with Your Website Design

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Today I’m talking about what’s included with your website design when you work with Lemon and the Sea. One of the most frequently asked questions I get as a designer is “is this thing included in your quote?” so today I’m taking some time to lay out what I include with every website design and to talk about why it’s important to ask these types of questions when you choose a website designer.

Topics Discussed:

  • Why is it important to know what’s included when you work with a website designer

  • What I include for website strategy clients

    • Resizing images

    • SEO descriptions based on your keywords

    • Tutorial library

    • Custom tutorial videos

    • Post-launch support

    • Setting up Google analytics

    • Setting up Google search console

    • Testing before and after launch to make sure all links are working

    • Importing blog content

    • Mock-ups for design options

    • PDF guides to help you with SEO and launching

    • Connecting your domain and email address to Squarespace

    • Mobile design

    • Custom code to make your website more than just a template

    • Creating/tweaking small graphics

    • Creating a  mood board and color palette (if you don’t already have one)

    • Choosing fonts (if you don’t already have them)

    • Access to the plug-ins I have available (plug-ins I have not purchased already are extra)

    • Connecting to your email newsletter provider (but not setting up your newsletter)

    • Video or phone calls to discuss the design,  make changes in real time, and answer any other questions you may have

    • Outlines for page content so you can write your copy

  • What I include for website customization clients

    • Resizing images

    • Tutorial library

    • Custom tutorial videos

    • Post-launch support

    • Setting up Google analytics

    • Testing before and after launch to make sure all links are working

    • Mock-ups for design options

    • Mobile design

    • Custom code to make your website more than just a template

    • Creating/tweaking small graphics

    • Video or phone calls to discuss the design and make changes in real time

    • Suggestions for ways you can improve your current website design (that aren’t already on our to-do list)

  • Why I think it’s important to include these pieces in my design projects

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