You're looking for a website for your business. You don't just want any website, you want it to look professional – it is part of the public face of your company after all, and if you want people to see your company as professional, your website had better look professional. If you're thinking along these lines, you are on the right track, but there is a massive distance to cross from wanting a professional grade website and having one, so let's look at some key factors you need to consider in making your website look professional.
Many businesses are picking up on the idea that having a website is important, but how many of you have asked yourself or your web developer the question “how does having a website benefit my business?” That's definitely a very good and very valid question to ask as it will reveal a ton about the best strategies and goals for your website, and every website needs a solid set of relevant strategies and goals behind how it's made and maintained.
There are a multitude of ways a website can make money. What way works best for yours? That depends on the nature of your site. Let's take a look at 4 common types of websites and explore how each of them can potentially make money.
We'll take a look at E-commerce, Service, Brick-and-mortar retail and information based websites. Each of these types of websites has their own end goal, what you want visitors to ultimately do.