WEBSITE Meeting Notes / Date:
YOUR NEXT ACTIONS FOLLOWING OUR MEETING, WILL INCLUDE:
1) SEND YOUR LOGO IMAGE
2) SEND ANY PRINT MATERIALS, IF YOU WANT THE WEBSITE TO MATCH YOUR BRAND IMAGE
3) SEND YOUR HOSTING LOGIN INFORMATION FOR YOUR CURRENT ‘LIVE’ WEBSITE
4) SEND YOUR LOGIN INFO FOR YOUR REGISTRAR ACCOUNT (WHERE YOUR DOMAIN NAME IS REGISTERED)
5) SEND YOUR PHOTO / TEAM PHOTOS (if you want these included in your website design)
6) SEND ANY PHOTOS/IMAGES that you want included in your website design
7) SEND HYPERLINKS OF WEBSITES YOU PARTICULARLY LIKE (if you have a strong design preference and would like your site design similarly to a site you have seen)
CURRENT WEBSITE INFORMATION =================
WEBSITE DOMAIN NAME:
IS THERE A LIVE SITE CURRENTLY (yes/no):
IF SO, WHO IS YOUR HOSTING PROVIDER:
LOGO IMAGE AVAILABLE? (yes/no):
1) TIMELINE ================================
What is your ideal timeline/date you’d like your new website to be completed and ‘live’?
2) COMPANY INFO ================================
2a) What does your business do (what service/product do you offer)?
2b) What is your company’s mission (why are you in business)?
2c) How old is your company?
2d) What is the size of your company?
3) TARGET MARKET ================================
Who are your prospects – who is the target market? (Age, gender, income, tastes, views, attitudes, employment, geography, lifestyle of those you want to reach.)
4) COMPETITORS ONLINE ================================
Who are your competitors online, do you pay attention to others in your area providing similar services to yours?
Have you seen any websites in your industry that you particularly like?
5) IMAGE / IDENTITY & DESIGN ================================
5a) Do you want to completely reinvent your current brand image or website style – or are you simply updating your current website? Do you have any current print or electronic marketing materials that you want to match, in brand image/color/design style?
5b) STYLE/THEME: How would you describe your current identity/brand?
How do you want others to see you/your business?
For example: Professional; Sophisticated; Conservative; Fun; Friendly; Formal; Casual; Progressive; Serious; Classy; Easy; Experts; Humorous; Service-Oriented; Relationship-Based
5c) COLOR: Do you have preferred colors? example, Colors: Blues, Greens, Yellows, Oranges, Black&White, Reds, Purples (Preferred Color Style: Bold, Metallic, Neon, Pastel, Muted, Earthy, Ocean, Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring)
5d) GRAPHICS: Can we choose and include stock photography, or do you prefer to provide your own photos and images? Is there anything you would like us to know about your preferences? What photos or images will you provide?
What types of imagery do you prefer we use in your website design (choose a category, or explain the type of images you prefer):
___ Stock photos of people (with headlines)
___ Real photos of you / your team incorporated in the design (you provide the photos)
___ Landscape / scenery of your local area
___ Landmarks of your local area (or photos of your office building, interior office photos)
___ American/USA scenic landscapes
___ Illustrations (to illustrate a point you want to make about your service)
___ Industry images – photos related to my service/ product (explain):
5e) DETAILS – SIZE: What are the preferred specifications? Do you have any specific sizes in mind? (Number of pages; Page Layout preferences; Mobile device requirements) Is there other information we should know about specifications?
___ large, wide page layout versus a more narrow page floating in the middle with background color
___ modern, 1 page scrolling page content
___ SLIDESHOW: multiple images “rotating” (or fading) on the HOME page top area
___ SLIDESHOW: multiple text messages, headlines that rotate or fade on top of the HOME page
___ custom “header” photos/images on the top of every INSIDE page
___ mobile responsive design required
5f) DESIGN PREFERENCES: Have you any other design preferences we should know about? IF YOU CAN, Please provide us with a few examples of websites that your consider to be effective or relevant website design for your industry/profession (even if it is from your main competitors). This will set a benchmark.
5g) DESIGN DISLIKES – TO AVOID: Are there things not to do, or design styles that you prefer NOT to see in your website? This gives us an idea of what to avoid, and helps us better match your vision for your site.
6) WEBSITE CONTENT ================================
6a) What do you want your website to communicate (what do visitors for the first time on your site need to know about you immediately upon landing on your HOME page)?
6b) What is the end result you would like to achieve? For example, do you want: a) online credibility; b) online brochure; c) more communication with clients and prospects; d) to sell more products; e) to attract more prospects, or raise awareness of your product / service?
6c) CONTENT: What copy (text) and pages do you want to include? List page names, if you know what those are at this point. Articles, or blog posts? For exampleS:
WHAT WE DO
HOW WE WORK
WHY HIRE US
RESOURCES (HELPFUL LINKS; articles)
LOCATION (google map to your address)
7) MARKETING MESSAGE ================================
7a) Do you have / use a tagline (or quotes, slogans) with your logo, or on your business card?
7b) Do you have any ideas or preferences about the type of “headlines” or marketing statements (or questions) to use on your website (if not, have you seen any other websites that display the type of message that you would like on your site)?
8) Is there anything else you want the website designer to know?