What will your Web Designer need from you?

Here is a list of commonly asked questions that Web Designers ask before starting a web design.  The more information that you give your designer, the fewer revisions are needed.  There are downloadable forms available in pdf and Word format at the bottom of this page.

What is the purpose of your website? (Please check √)

  • Sell online
  • Drive customers into your store location
  • Share information
  • Sell a service
  • Other

Who do you want to visit your site?  What is your target audience?


What Social Media buttons do you wish to include on your site?


What do you want the visitor to do once they land on your site? (ie buy/sell items, answer questions, get ideas, solve problems)


Where is your web content coming from?  Who will be updating it and how often will it need to be updated?  How much time will that person have for it?


Do you have any of the following? (Please check √)

  • Logo
  • Pictures of staff members
  • Showcases or galleries
  • A tag line, motto, or slogan
  • Images

Do you have permission to use these images?

  • Yes
  • No

What possible features might be needed on your site? (contact form, image gallery, video, etc.)?


What is your timeline?

What is your budget?

How many decision-makers will be involved in this process and who is the contact person?

Who are your biggest competitors and what do you love or hate about their sites?

Do you have a domain name?  Do you need website hosting?

Download an information questionaire in pdf format:  primary-website-information-questionaire

Download an information questionaire in Word format:  primary-website-information-questionaire