A Website Revamp may be the answer!
Exploring the benefits of revamping your website

Building a new website from scratch can often seem like a lot of work. Sourcing new images, writing content, page structure etc, can chew up a lot of time and resources. For this reason we find for some, giving your existing site a make over can sometimes be the way to go. We thought we would explore some ideas why this can be beneficial and some things to keep in mind.

 

Development Time

 

By reusing the majority of your existing content, you can seriously reduce the timeframe of your website makeover. Content can always be restyled and incorporated into a more modern, elegant design. Just make sure your content is up to date and relevant to your new design

 

Cost

 

For a web developer, in most cases having an initial platform to work from can often save a lot of time and money for the client. This also applies for your images. If you can reuse as many as possible, you will not need to reinvest and spend time sourcing new ones.

 

Planning

 

An important part of your makeover project is planning. When looking revamping your site it is always good to look at your existing site and ask yourself the following:

 

  1. What is missing in my existing site
  2. What recent technology could my new site utilize
  3. Who will be viewing my new site
  4. How can i enhance the user experience
  5. How will I promote my new site after the revamp is complete

 

With some basic planning, your new site will be much more likely to draw higher volumes of traffic.

 

Looking at the future

 

Another important fundamental to consider when revamping your site is keeping your site timeless, after all this you don’t want to go through it again every 6 months. Some basic research into which direction web design is heading can ensure you get the most mileage out of your recent investment.