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PLANNING YOUR WEBSITE
FROM CONCEPT TO LAUNCH
an overview of the web design process
strategize > create > execute
ABOUT US
“A well-trained man knows how to
answer questions; an educated man
knows what questions are worth asking.”
E Digby Baltzel
HOW MUCH DO YOUR
WEBSITES COST?
CAN YOU INCLUDE
A DESIGN PROTOTYPE
WITH THE PROPOSAL?
I NEED A WEBSITE BY
THE END OF THE MONTH
I HAVE AN IDEA
I HAVE A STRATEGY
WHERE TO START?
FOCUS ON
ONE THING
AT A TIME
step 1
DISCOVERY
Goals • Audience • Competition • Features
step 2
DEFINE THE PROJECT
Scope • Deliverables • Proposal
step 3
COLLECT ASSETS
Inspiration • Brand Files • Hosting
step 4
SITE MAP
Define the navigation structure and page count
SITE MAP
step 5
CONTENT
Keywords • Copy • Imagery • Video
CONTENT COLLECTOR
step 6
ARCHITECTURE
Determine overall layout via wireframes
WIREFRAME
step 7
DESIGN
Add color and graphics
step 8
DEVELOP
Begin programming and development
step 9
STAGING & REVIEW
User Testing • Bug Zapping
step 10
LAUNCH
Unveil the site for the world to see
step 11
EDUCATE & TRAIN
step 12
IMPROVE
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WordCamp Atlanta 2015: Planning your website from concept to launch

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Over the past decade we’ve continually refined our process for dreaming, planning, designing and creating WordPress-powered sites, and we’d love to share our process with you. We believe proper planning makes the entire process go much smoother. Join us as we walk through our steps for creating a polished website.

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WordCamp Atlanta 2015: Planning your website from concept to launch

  1. 1. PLANNING YOUR WEBSITE FROM CONCEPT TO LAUNCH an overview of the web design process strategize > create > execute
  2. 2. ABOUT US
  3. 3. “A well-trained man knows how to answer questions; an educated man knows what questions are worth asking.” E Digby Baltzel
  4. 4. HOW MUCH DO YOUR WEBSITES COST?
  5. 5. CAN YOU INCLUDE A DESIGN PROTOTYPE WITH THE PROPOSAL?
  6. 6. I NEED A WEBSITE BY THE END OF THE MONTH
  7. 7. I HAVE AN IDEA
  8. 8. I HAVE A STRATEGY
  9. 9. WHERE TO START?
  10. 10. FOCUS ON ONE THING AT A TIME
  11. 11. step 1 DISCOVERY Goals • Audience • Competition • Features
  12. 12. step 2 DEFINE THE PROJECT Scope • Deliverables • Proposal
  13. 13. step 3 COLLECT ASSETS Inspiration • Brand Files • Hosting
  14. 14. step 4 SITE MAP Define the navigation structure and page count
  15. 15. SITE MAP
  16. 16. step 5 CONTENT Keywords • Copy • Imagery • Video
  17. 17. CONTENT COLLECTOR
  18. 18. step 6 ARCHITECTURE Determine overall layout via wireframes
  19. 19. WIREFRAME
  20. 20. step 7 DESIGN Add color and graphics
  21. 21. step 8 DEVELOP Begin programming and development
  22. 22. step 9 STAGING & REVIEW User Testing • Bug Zapping
  23. 23. step 10 LAUNCH Unveil the site for the world to see
  24. 24. step 11 EDUCATE & TRAIN
  25. 25. step 12 IMPROVE
  26. 26. GreenMellenMedia.com AllThingsWordPress.com

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