There are over 20 website designers in Kettering, including marketing agencies that offer this along with a broader range of marketing services.
They range from freelancers that work from home, up to well established Google Partner agencies that have years of design experience.
The difficulty you face is choosing the best one. Since there are over 20,000 creative agencies in the UK to choose from, where do you start?
This is where we at Marketing Quotes aim to help, by getting you a few quotes from local web experts that know your industry sector. Just fill in the form and let us help you.
There is a kind of loyalty that comes with working with someone local, not just for web design, but anything. The knowledge that if there is a problem, you can pop over to see them.
Meeting an agency is a good idea, even though the internet is all online, a meeting gives you the chance to thrash out ideas.
How many pages will you have on it, what will it be for? Will it be just to showcase your products (like a fire security company) or services (like dog grooming)?
What about web hosting? If your new site has lots of pages, you will need to think about hosting.
The meeting gives you a chance to discuss all these points.
If the agency knows your industry, they should have a better idea of what look and what features it needs in order for it to be effective. After all, it will be your shop window, and needs to be able to reflect your brand in the best possible way.
If you are a builder, choosing someone that has created websites for builders in the past is wise. They will have a better idea of the best copy, menu layout, etc.
All are build using different web programs, popular ones are WordPress and Joomla. There are also bespoke built responsive one that do not use a standard build.
Choosing a website designer is important as they should be able to steer you in the right direction. Do you use a standard build, or one created uniquely.
Not all web designers in Kettering know the best things about website hosting.
Some web designers do offer hosting (and they will encourage you to use them over a web hosting company), but website hosting is important.
Do you need a dedicated server (necessary if yours is a large website with multiple databases running behind the scenes?
Shopping around (or at least getting advice) on web hosting is important. Maybe talk to a few web designers in Kettering about web hosting in order to get some balanced advice.
Once it is created, you need to consider your marketing, as you need to get more website visitors.
This can be done in the short term, and also in the long term.
Most web designers in Kettering can do this for you, however PPC can be expensive. Chatting to a few PPC companies locally is wise, unless the designer has a lot of experience.
Depending on you business, there may be a lot of work in setting up your PPC campaign on Google Adwords or Bing Ads. Your campaign will also need monitoring to ensure that you are getting a good ROI for your spend.
Long term you will need SEO (optimising it to appear on page 1 of the search engines.
New sites do not appear, since they are competing with well established ones.
SEO does take time, sometimes a long time. So patience and investment is needed.
SEO is a very specialist area of marketing. Choosing a good SEO agency is important, one that knows how Googles search engine algorithm works, and monitoring changes it is due to make.
There are a number of SEO companies locally that can help, as they do not often offer this service.
PR and media attention is also useful, let us know if you would like to get quotes from a few PR agencies in Kettering.
Since all are independent businesses, all set their own fees. Website design prices therefore could vary from hundreds to thousands for the same website.
Choosing the cheapest web design company is not what we are here for, as the cheapest website is not necessarily the best. Equally, choosing the most expensive agency is no guarantee of them producing the best wenbsite for you.
We want to help you find the best designer for your business, one that can create a great site for a reasonable price. A website that can generate you business and act as an effective shop window.
Just fill in the form and we will get you a few quotes from local web agencies in Kettering that know your industry sector. Let us help you.