Web Design Questionnaire
The information provided below will be used as a starting point in the design. These are the questions likely to be asked in an initial consultation. Additional questions will pop up during the design process and I welcome any additional questions, concerns, or information you feel is important.
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Thank you for your business!
What’s the name of your website?
____________________________________________________________(This is not your domain name, but the actual name of your business.)
What is your domain name?
____________________________________________________________(This is the actual URL domain name you’ll be using. If it has not been purchased I can help you buy a domain. Domains tend to perform better when they include keywords and are reasonable in length. Shorter is better.)
Do you need web hosting?
________________________________________________________________(We offer a variety of web hosting packages. We offer a discount for new and existing web design services for web hosting customers.)
Is this website a redesign or new website?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(Redesigns mean you have an existing website and will use the existing content and domain. A new website means we’ll be launching a brand new site and domain.)
Is there an existing website structure you need to maintain? (If Applicable.)
_________________________________________________________________________________(We consider structure to be navigational parent/child relationships of pages.)
What is your current website? (If applicable.)
________________________________________________________________(If you have an existing website, please include it above.)
Describe your business in a few sentences.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(What services do you provide, what do you sell and what makes your business standout?)
What’s your vision statement or tagline?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(This is your consolidated mission statement or motto.)
Do you already have a brand look?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(These include colors, logos, brand vibes, and more.)
What objectives are you aiming to achieve with the website?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(Are you aiming to sell online, inform visitors, generate subscribers, funnel visitors elsewhere?)
What are the main pages/links/sections you’d like to have?
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(This gives us an idea of web page number and size.)
What type of elements do you want on the homepage?
Are there elements you want on every page?
Who is your target audience?
What are some websites that cater to that audience?
What type of features does your website need?
Do you have example sites as inspiration?
Does your website need an SEO evaluation or plan?
Do you already have keywords or phrases in mind?
Do you have existing content and imagery?
________________________________________________________________(Content creation is a substantial aspect of the process. Do you have existing content to use?)
Should we source images from stock photos or free images sites?
_________________________________________________________________________________(We cannot guarantee imagery availability. If we source from stock photo sites, there is often more options, but the cost of these images will be added to invoices and due prior to final invoicing.)
Who is providing copy content?
________________________________________________________________(Will we be writing the content or copy/pasting it from somewhere else?)
Do you have social media accounts for your business?
________________________________________________________________(We’ll link to and integrate them as part of the design.)
Does your business use Google My Business?
________________________________________________________________(GMB is a directory service that ties your business in with their various search services, including Maps.)
Will you need consultation on using your website?
Will we handle ongoing maintenance?
_________________________________________________________________________________(Should we plan on additional maintenance services provided routinely?)
What’s you budget?
_________________________________________________________________________________(We’ll use this to provide guidance on whether your objectives are within reach for a specific budget.)