The Biggest Lie In Web Design: You can Do it Yourself!

As a business owner, you might have been doing some research about doing your own business website. After all, you might want to “get with the times” and generate business online. While doing your research, however, make sure that you don’t fall for the biggest lie in the website design industry: the notion that you can do it yourself.

 The Biggest Lie In The Website Design Industry: No, You Can Do it Yourself

If you’ve got some experience, of course, it might not be a bad idea. But, if you’ve fallen for the idea that you can use WordPress or another template platform to complete your website design, you should know that this can be a very bad idea.

You Want Your Website to Be Unique

Sure, it might not be too hard to make a quick website or blog with a platform like WordPress. However, these types of platforms typically involve pre-made templates that all look similar. Even though you might be able to make a few tweaks and changes, such as adding your own logo or changing the font and background colors, your site is sure to look rather run-of-the-mill if you choose this option.

Alternatively, if you hire a professional website design company, you can ensure that your site is unique and professional — just like your business.

It’s Important to Tweak Your Site for Your Users’ Needs

Pre-made templates assume that all websites or blogs are similar. However, it is important to tweak your site for your users’ needs, such as if you run an e-commerce site and need to focus on easy shopping and optimal security for your customers’ private information. Working with a professional website design company will allow you to ensure that your site is fully optimized for the perfect user experience, based off of your demographic.

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There’s More to It Than Just Website Design

If you want your site to truly excel online, you also have to think about things like search engine optimization and easy social media sharing when building your site. A professional can assist with these things to ensure that not only do you have a great-looking website, but also that you have a website that you can easily market to the general public, too.

As you can probably see, it’s generally not a good idea to try to build your own website. Instead, consider working with a professional website design company that you can trust.

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This article is published by The Sherwood Group | Website Design | Graphic Design | Social Media Marketing: The Sherwood Group has over 30 years of experience working with all sorts of companies, small and large, in both the services and business-to-business categories. Our goal is to create websites, graphic design projects, and social media marketing programs that help our clients reach their business goals and still look fresh and relevant 10-15 years from now. Our mission is to stir your imagination and leave your competition shaken and wondering,  Now what do we do?”  We are located in North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA.

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