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Is it the right time to invest in Web Design – A Freelance Web Designer Guide
Investing for your business future is always advisable, be it a situation of pandemic. Website Design is important for every business as online presence is vital for every company and businesses be it a renowned or a startup. Hiring a freelance web designer Singapore helps to understand the local audiences and could help to achieve the desired results with budget friendly packages. Web design is more important in this COVID 19 crisis as many businesses have started to work from home and your customers are searching for services, products online. Until now you may have ignored the online presence of your business, your business would have performed among the local population but the situation is different and even your potential customers would like to see you online.
What is Web Design?
Websites are the virtual door of your business to the internet. Websites are the face of your business, Websites are designed by considering the target audience, user experience, business nature and most importantly the writeups. The Website’s prime focus is on user interface and user experience and it lets you to advertise your services or products to your customers online. Websites are your business open 24/7 over the internet and customers from any location can find your services at any time of the day. Websites enable your customers to learn more about your products and services, hence it is vital to have a professional website design that helps in generating leads.
What are the types of website design?
Web design covers a wide range of services, here are the top categories in web design that every business is likely to use to set up their online presence.
- Static Informational Website Design and Development
- WordPress CMS Website Design and Development
- eCommerce Website Design and Development
- Landing Page Design and Development
- Website Redesign
- Website Revamp
- WordPress Theme customization
Static Informational Website Design and Development
Static websites are built in HTML/CSS, Jquery, Java script. Static websites have fixed content and when you hire a freelance web designer Singapore, he would set up the page layout and design based on the write ups provided. Changing of the content or layout requires programming knowledge and coding skills. Static websites are less vulnerable to hacks as there is no database backend like CMS websites.
Best Suits for businesses looking for an online presence and have less updates to the website or has an inhouse developer who could manage the codes or for clients who are ready to invest in hiring a freelance web designer for website changes.
Website Design and Development duration is within 7 working days for a standard 7 page website with custom design, if you are opting for a ready made template it is within 3 working days you can get the website live. Static informational websites are budget friendly with quick turnaround time.
WordPress CMS Website Design and Development
WordPress CMS rules the web with almost the majority of the business websites are based in WordPress. WordPress websites are easy to manage and maintain compared to static websites. Premade plugins to help with the functionality are available which requires less effort to create the required functionality for the website and most importantly majority of the WP plugins are free. WordPress websites are customizable even for a novice user who is new to coding. They are user friendly. A good website maintenance care plan would help to secure the websites against possible hacks.
Custom WordPress website design and development would take upto 2 – 3 weeks of development. WordPress websites are cost effective if your website content will be changing frequently. You need to hire a Freelance WordPress Developer Singapore to maintain your website, this can be done easily at your end.
eCommerce Website Design and Development
Online stores website design and development in short eCommerce website design is on demand during this pandemic. As many shops and restaurants are closed, business owners are pushing their business online to ensure continuity of business. eCommerce website designs are user friendly and need to be built secure. Listing of your products, information of your products, stock management, order management, tracking, out of stock, featured products, on sale products, out of stock products etc needs be tracked and maintained without any issues. eCommerce websites should be user friendly which is the main feature which would pull in customers and make them buy your products.
eCommerce website design and development would take upto 2-3 weeks of development for a custom design, however Subraa helps to set up eCommerce websites within a week if all the writeups, products are ready for the website to help business to continue their business as quickly as possible. Flat 10% off on eCommerce website design is also offered by Subraa to help businesses with their online store.
eCommerce websites are not cheap when it involves much effort to set up a secured store.
Landing Page Design and Development
Landing pages are sales pages which have specific targets to achieve. If you want customers to subscribe for your product, then you can have a landing page which focuses only on subscribing for your product. Landing pages cannot be too graphic oriented, a landing page which converts are very minimal with clear CTA and relevant content. Adding tracking scripts and having a good mobile layout is very important in the case of landing pages design.
Landing pages normally take around 7 days to create a layout with specific CTA and design and development. Landing pages cost less dollars compared to the website design and development.
Website Redesign/Website Revamp
Websites which do not help in generating leads or don’t interest your customers are worth redesigning. Website redesign isn’t just applicable for the old websites, when a website is not providing the intended information to your audience and when your audience bounce back just in seconds after landing to your website then it’s time to do a redesign or revamp of the website.
Website revamps normally take around 10 – 15 working days as first we need to categories the content displayed in the old website based on hierarchy. If you are looking to do a redesign then we need to first figure out what went wrong with the existing website design that failed to attract your customers. Website Redesign or website Revamp normally costs the same as a new website.
It is not just business which needs investments, our interests, our hobbies must have been put on hold due to time constraints, when we are now working from home we can utilise the best possible to give some priority, a blog which helps to post our ideas, personal sharings would help to relieve stress. Blogs are personal sharing websites like you share your experience, travel, cooking, hobbies etc.
Blogs normally take 5-7 working days to set up and it costs the same as landing pages. You can now publish your experience the way you think.
WordPress Theme Customization
WordPress themes are for those businesses who need their website to be up in 1 to 2 days. WordPress themes allow easy customisation of the layout and content. There are free themes which are available on the web, however a premium theme is recommended for support and updates which keeps your website secure and less vulnerable to hacks. WordPress theme customization is affordable and is quick to get your website rolling. Subraa, specialises in theme customization, WP themes can be customised with our own design which is business centric and according to audience preferences.
Time to Invest
Investing in website design for your business is never a bad idea. It is important to stand out from your competitors at this time and it is also important to be visible. Getting a website designed by a professional freelance web designer Singapore is important as they are very much aware of the target audience and you should also consider investing in SEO service to make your website visible to your audience.
Get a free quote now from Subraa, freelance web designer in Singapore who is in the web design industry for almost 12+ years and has completed 1150+ projects. With affordable web design and logo design Singapore solutions, Subraa has helped setup digital presence for businesses of all sizes and sectors. Contact Subraa, Call or WhatsApp now at 97957890 or [email protected].
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