If you want to run your own website, then you will basically have three options as far as design is concerned. You can do it yourself, hire someone, or use a template. Doing it yourself won’t be an option if you don’t have the skills, and you may not want to use a template since your website would look like countless others.
When you get a website designed, your website will have articles videos and pictures etc. you must have the copyrights for all of them as you are paying for them. Before signing your agreement, make sure that you get the copyrights.
Outside world will look at you with your website. Therefore, it has to be of a certain standard. The web design company needs to have the experience to create such a website. The best way to judge a web design company is to go by their reputation. You could judge how reputed they are with testimonials given by their previous clients and also by getting references. There is the possibility for you to contact their previous clients and get their opinions also.
Static HTML pages that contain optimized web copy and images that can be crawled by search engines. When an entire site is flash-based, it cannot be crawled by search engine spiders and robots.
I truly believe there should be a law against Web Design companies that can be summarized as such: For any domain name registered by the malaysia web hosting company on behalf of their client, the domain name may not be disputed or need to be disputed, the domain name is automatically owned by the client and is automatically bound by their web development contract.
We live in a fast-paced society and we are used to instant results: Microwave meals in 5 minutes, lose 5 pounds in 5 days, 30 minute oil changes, see results from fitness equipment in 20 minutes a day, and on and on.
Make the site interactive. Add some discussion forums, maybe some surveys, comment section and feedback systems. A good feature would be a chat interface.