Your Website is a Marketing & Sales Tool
Your website is one of your most powerful marketing and sales tools – but only if it’s used effectively. Before you can create an effective website, you need to decide what your goals are. Who is your target audience and what do you want them to get out of visiting your website?
Your web designer will need to understand your business and goals in order to build the kind of site that will best suit your requirements. By knowing exactly what you want your website to do, you’ll help your designer create a site that will be effective for you.
Who is the website for?
- Existing customers?
- New potential clients?
- Your own employees or staff?
What do I want this website to do?
- Do you want to present information or showcase your product, art or service?
- Do you want to enable online sales?
- Are you looking for a way to keep track of your inventory, leads or production?
- Is your aim to keep your company, service or products in your client’s mind?
- Do you want your website to serve as a way to collect potential client leads and contact information through subscription to a newsletter or other informational offering?
What do I want the result of my web presence to be?
Are you looking for increased sales? New customers? A way to market a niche product or present your unique service? In order for your website to be a successful component of your business, you need to define what you want it to accomplish within your overall business plan.
More than just design!
There is a lot that goes into website design, beyond just the design. Choosing the right software can make your site easy to update, less likely to break, and load faster. Structuring the pages and code properly means that Google will be more likely to index your page and more likely to rank you higher. We go beyond basic design to make sure that your site has all of the elements necessary to succeed and grow with your business over time.
Annie & staff at Nine Planets were so easy to work with. They were knowledgeable, prompt, & extremely helpful in setting up our business website, email, & marketing strategy. Highly recommended! Thanks Nine Planets!
What People are Saying
Annie from Nine Planets was awesome! It was my first time ever making a website (for my life coaching business) and Annie provided great customer service, technical know-how, and it was just a good experience to work with her. Highly recommend.
Working with Annie at Nine Planets was great. She and the firm were always pleasant and responsive to my web design needs and went far beyond what I could have done or even imagined on my own. Their pricing is also quite reasonable and accessible.
I needed a web page designed and After some research and quotes I desided on 9 Planets. They where very helpful with the whole process. I knew NOTHING about web page and design. They took the time to exsplain everything to me and made sure I was happy with the web page. I would highly recommend them to any of my friends and family. Carrie's Estate Sales
Annie, Paul and Sherry - the team at Nine Planets moved my entire old Joomla web site to WordPress. It was a mammoth job that was completed promptly, expertly and cost efficiently. I am SO thrilled at the outcome and glad that they are also hosting and managing my site. At all times they respond to every email and give assistance promptly. I am one VERY happy, satisfied client. I can thoroughly recommend Nine Planets.
Very helpful, thoughtful service. Couldn't be happier with my end product. Clear communication throughout the process. Responsive and delightful.
Annie and the Nine Planets team were a real pleasure to work with. They empowered us to hone and clarify our own vision and then apply it to the smallest details of the web design process. Annie was extremely patient with us as we stumbled along, providing a keen eye for design, gentle and helpful feedback, and an obvious expertise in online marketing. She truly understands the power that a well-crafted website can have as a marketing tool and, impressively, gave us helpful suggestions that were specific to our particular industry. Her responses to questions were prompt and detailed, and this continues to be the case even after the launching of our site. We plan to continue our relationship with 9 Planets, and heartily recommend them to anyone who's looking for high-quality web presence.