Web Design or Website Development, What Do I Need?

Web Design is the design aspects and overall look & feel for a website.
Website Development pertains to the functionality and making things work.

How it functions and performs are important factors in the success of any site. Strong web design and website development creates a positive user experience. The answer to the initial question is simple, YOU NEED BOTH!

The Process Made Simple

We are a Calgary web services company, with expertise in Web Design, Website Development and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and know what it takes to get your web presence done efficiently! Our goal is to make the process of having an online presence an easy one!

Step-by-Step process of how we approach each project:

We will take time to understand your requirements, answer your questions and explain how we can help your business.

Price Quote / Contract
We determine the number of web pages, graphics, and any other services you may require. Based on our understanding of your requirements, we will provide a written price estimate so that you know the cost in advance. We will agree on any contract details and a 50% deposit will be provided.

Website Analysis
In order to create an effective design and layout, we engage discussions with the client: market research, market region or location(s), product or services in relation to marketplace and competition. We'll examine your requirements and use that information to guide all of our design decisions and efforts.

Web Design
We work with you to develop a layout, web graphics and a navigation structure. With your involvement, we'll refine the site until you are satisfied. You will alway's know what the product looks like throughout all steps.

Website Development and Testing
After you approve the graphical layout, Global Designs starts turning it into a reality. This step involves optimizing graphics for web viewing, creating the pages based on your needs, and testing the site at all stages for compatibility for all web browsers and technologies involved.

Publishing Your New Website
Once the site is done and approved by the client, it is time to let the world see! We do what is required to make sure your new website is fully functional. Additionally, Global Designs will submit your site to major search engines that provide this service for free, and validate any submissions if necessary.

Website Maintenance / Support
Your site is now live, we can provide you valuable and professional support at reasonable rates.

Additional Information

We are partnered with some of the best in Canadian web hosting and domain registration services. At any point during the above steps, we can assist you in obtaining your domain name(s) if necessary. If website hosting is required, we can also assist in making sure your needs are taken care of. Our goal is to make the process of having a website an easy one!

During the development phases of the project, we always implement Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques, based on information provided by the client. As clients have differnet web marketing needs, we work with the customer to implement any further marketing solutions as per client requests and requirements.