4 Ways to Tell if Your Web Designer is Terrible

20-SIGNS-YOUR-WEB-DESIGNER-IS-TERRIBLE(And if you did your own – here’s how you can tell if you are terrible:) In addition, P.S. It takes years of experience to not be a terrible web designer.

1. The price is under $1,000 bucks
If your website is costing you less than a $1,000 bucks, then chances are your web designer is terrible and your website will be terrible too. We all wish we could spend $1,000 dollars and make millions, but if it were that easy everyone would do it.
Stop being cheap, because, you get what you pay for. If you still think your website should be under $1,000 bucks, eventually you will come crawling back to the web designer that was too expensive. Only now you’ll have to pay for a good web designer + the costs of your really cheap web designer.

2. No weekly call
Momentum is the energy and excitement that every new website project starts off with. It’s critical to maintain momentum throughout the course of a web design project. The second your web designer loses regular contact is the second you lose the project’s momentum.
Your web designer should be in contact with you weekly if not daily, and if they are not, demand it and agree on a meeting time and day each week until the project is complete.

3. Your web designer’s #1 goal is creativity
Creativity should not be the #1 goal for your website. In a survey by HubSpot, 76% of users said that the most important factor in the design of a website is that “The website makes it easy for me to find what I want.” Organization of content is the number #1 concern for websites, not creativity. The more organized your content is the longer users will stay. The longer users stay, the more likely they will buy. So, make sure your web designer’s priorities are correct. Here at iloveinns.com David our #1 site guru concentrates on Booking Paths and how to get to it asap.

4. No conversion strategy
A conversion can be a phone call, email sign up, or a button being clicked. Primary conversions are actual sales or inquiries for sales discussions through a contact form.  The next thing usually should be to capture emails.

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