Websites – something we’re all familiar with but may not be fully aware of the magic that goes on behind the scenes. If you’re reading this, you probably already know you need a website. If you don’t need one right now, you may need one in the near future. This article will provide you with all the basic information you need to know in order to get started. 

Why do I need a website?

Having a website is like opening the door and inviting new customers into your business. It’s a great way to reach potential clients, increase sales or simply spread your influence. Even if you have a small business, you need a website. Period. Is this not convincing? Perhaps you will reconsider when I tell you your competitors have a website…

Tell me more about websites!

You don’t need to be a tech genius to understand the process behind building a website. The most important thing you need to know is that this task is not a one-man job, neither is it something quick and easy you can do in a day. The job does requires your input, as well as the expertise of some very talented professionals. 

Don’t panic.

Scroll through our fun infographic to learn the 5 stages of website design and website development. It’s a brief overview that will put into perspective scary words like ‘coding’, ‘HTML’, ‘CSS’ and the like :) 

Website design and website development infographic

DesignContest is a great place to get your website made:

1. Start a design contest, and have your website design within 7 days.

Website Design

2. Request for a free cost estimate for your project and get started right away.

Website Development

Website design and especially website development is far more complex. If you’d like to learn more or have more questions, do share your thoughts in the comments section below. We will gladly do a followup article to bring you more valuable knowledge on the topic 🙂