Getting started with Jumpstart

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Tips to help us build your site

A few pointers on how you can easily provide all the info we need to get you the perfect website. It’s a rough guide only, feel free to improvise to suit your needs best! If you already have a website that needs updating, we just need a link and any changes you need together with ideas you have for improvements - include links to other sites (maybe competitors or similar sites you like). Otherwise, when starting from scratch, use the guide below and the example provided.

Overview


Tell us about your organisation, products & target market. A lot will naturally already be in your website content so we’ll get the gist usually anyway. Let us know the aim of the new website too, as that might affect the design - as well as any other nice websites that you’ve seen which you think would work well - or competitor sites (good & bad)!

 
Pictures


Pictures are really important on websites today - often forming moving backgrounds & full page images with headlines on them.  Send as many good photos as you have - especially things like the outside of your shop, your products & team. We can use stock photos where necessary too, but real pictures can really personalise your site.

 

Content

 
 Separate your content into pages
, for example Home Page > Products > About Us > Contact > Terms

 Separate your Pages into sections, think about icons, pictures and the text that go into it.
 Include a list of key features/bullet  points/USP’s of your service/product if you can.

 
Tips

Try to make headings “keyword heavy” - so use words and phrases that people might search for - this’ll help search engines give you a better ranking

Avoid long sections of just text - instead break it down into smaller sections or put a “read more” icon to another page or section of another page - particularly useful on your home page

In the Overview or Brief, tell us about your product, service and target market (typical user/customer) so we can tailor the design, style and content to them for you.

If your logo is outdated or plain, consider getting a new one created (we can help with this)

Think about Mobile visitors - mobile viewers account for well over 50% of visitors and lots of text isn’t very user-friendly on smaller devices - especially on your home page, keep it brief and to the point, but in total you’ll need at least 300 words on each page so search engines can get a feeling for what each page is about.

Provide as much info as possible, including example of your stationary and leaflets you may use - these can help us get a feel for your product/service

 
How to Sent us your Brief


 

The best way to send across your breif would be via email, using standard digital documents, such as Word files for ext, PDF and digital images so that we can add them straight into your site.

Any other method will delay your Jumpstart being completed.

If you are unsure of what a good Jumpstart email to us looks like, we have provided an example further down.

 
The Perfect Example of a Jumpstart Brief via Email

Email example of perfect example

 
PDF format

The information provided is also available in PDF format for easy printing - CLICK HERE to download.

 
Further questions

If you have any questions at all, please raise a Support ticket and we will be able to answer any questions you still have.

 
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