Definition of web design

The phrase "web design" is used in so many different ways perhaps we can first agree upon a common definition for web design. Then we can discuss how web design contributes towards achieving business goals. We can then discuss how much should be spent on web design versus Internet Marketing to get a return on investment.

Web design is a process of conceptualization, planning, modeling, and implementation of computer based media delivered via Internet to be used by web visitors and displayed by a web browser.

Adapted from Web Design section of the Useful Ref website.

Web design survey: How does web design contribute towards your business success?

Web design helps to achieve your web business goals and is an ongoing process. We want your feedback on what part of web design contributes most to achieving your current web business goals.

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Compared to other parts of web design, what percent of your business success is generated from the branding of your website?

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Graphics are a big part of web design because they catch the viewers eye in the vital first few seconds of their visit. Compared to other parts of web design, what percent of your business success is generated from the graphics on your webiste?

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Navigation gives web visitors and search engines an overall idea of what your website contains and allows web visitors to move around your website. Compared to other parts of web design, what percent of your business success is generated from the navigation?

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Page Layout includes how and where your content and graphics is displayed. Compared to other parts of web design, what what percent of your business success is generated from the page layout?

Functionality

We define the functionality of your website as the type of technology used in your website and how web visitors interact, access and use your web presence.

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A blog allows some or all of your web members to write entries on your website typically sorted in reverse chronological order like a log book on the web (hence a shortened word from "web log"). Compared to other parts of web design, what percentage of your business success is attributable to blog(s) being part of your website?

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A shopping cart allows your website to generate sales on the web, also called eCommerce. Compared to other parts of web design, what percentage of your business success is contributed by having a shopping cart on your website?

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CMS, content management system, allows you to log into your website to add, modify or delete pages and content on your site as well as administer how the website works hopefully as easy as it is to use a word processor. What percentage of your business success is achieved by having a CMS run your website?

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Video has been around for a lot longer than the Internet in the form of TV, home movies and movies. What percentage of your business success is achieved by having video on your website?

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