7 Little Known Benefits of Working With Web Design Professionals

If you own or work for a business that depends upon online sales and website visits for the profit margin, one of the best investments that you could possibly make is hiring a website design company to assist you in achieving this goal.

7 Little Known Benefits of Working With Web Design Professionals

If you have already determined that your website will be a critical part of your sales profits, leaving the design and branding to a professional website design company is the only way to assure that you will be successful in boosting your online visitors and sales.

Many small business owners fall into the trap of thinking they can design and maintain their own website(s), not realizing how very important the details of the website design and layout actually are to their sales.

Website design companies staff professionals that are knowledgeable about customer markets.

They understand demographics and website search methodologies that will lead customers to your new business via the Internet. The wrong design or functionality of your website could lose you money every single day, without you even realizing it.

Website design agencies understand the importance of knowing your target market.

They will design your website around those customers. They will make sound, industry proven decisions about how the layout of your website will appeal to the demographic that you are trying to sell your product to.

Even the tiniest of details – such font size and type – can make a huge impression upon your potential customers when they visit your website.

Professional web designers understand what it takes to not only get people to visit your site, but to keep your website high in the page rankings of online search engines.

Customers tend to expect consistent updates and informational pieces in order to assure that they are getting the best value for their money; a website design firm knows how to make your business stand out among your competitors on the major search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo! and Amazon.

Website design firms can assist you in your online business objectives by helping you clearly identify your target market and call to action.

You may think that simply attracting visitors to your website is the most important part of online sales. That is not true.

There needs to be a planned objective for their visit. For example, do you want them to immediately look at one product and purchase it, or would you like them to contact you for a custom quote?

Do you want them to sign up for a newsletter or updates, or follow you on social media? These are all critical factors in boosting online sales for new businesses that a professional website design firm can assist you with.

Website design professionals will ensure that your brand identity remains consistent through all your marketing efforts.

Every element of your company – from your business cards to your social media accounts ­– should contain a visually consistent statement that represents your brand.

For example, all of your social media profiles should feature similar or even identical coloring, logos, images, etc. This way, visitors to your site(s) will forever associate those visuals with your brand. To put it simply, it will make you easier to remember.

Proper web design will differentiate you from your competitors.

You may have a beautiful, functional and user-friendly website. That does not mean, however, that your site will truly grab the attention of your visitors. A good web designer can help produce a website that will “click” with your audience.

They possess the skills needed to create a site that can distinguish itself from others within the niche. Instead of securing visitors that simply enjoy your website, you will obtain visitors that instantly feel a connection with your brand.

By hiring a qualified and experienced web design expert, you will end up saving money in the long run.

By hiring a designer with extensive experience, you may be paying a higher cost initially, but you will see a higher return on your investment.

An amateur designer may have trouble ensuring brand consistency through all of your messaging and may not consider how your website will look on a mobile device or how it will convert.

A highly professional designer considers where your audience might look first, how to optimize your site for a mobile device, how to keep your audience interested, etc.

In the end, they will utilize more than fancy images and coloring to connect with your audience, resulting in an improved conversion rate for your organization.

Do not forget one of the oldest rules of thumb in both business and personal life: First impressions can be everything.

If the first impression of your business to potential customers is your website, you want that impression to stand out with the elements of great design, functionality and ease.

Hiring a professional website design firm is the only way to go if you want to guarantee solid online sales and longevity.






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About the Author:

Brooks Hitchcock
Hello! I am a certified digital marketing professional who specializes in market research, online content marketing and website design. I am currently employed with the DigitalParc, a Minnesota-based SEO company.

43 Comments

  1. Sunday May 12, 2015 at 12:56 am - Reply

    Yes, there are long term benefits for using web design professionals for small businesses. The benefits mentioned in this post are valid.

    If only businesses can invest in these professionals then they have many opportunities to provide value to customers!
    This comment was left in kingged.com as well.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera May 15, 2015 at 8:20 pm - Reply

      Hey Sunday!

      Thanks for your comment here! … Brooks shared very valuable information on this topic here!

      Have a great weekend Sunday!

      Cheers! 😀

    • Brooks Hitchcock
      Brooks Hitchcock June 1, 2015 at 3:13 pm - Reply

      Appreciate your comment! I firmly believe that you should never leave the designing of your website to an amateur or to yourself.

  2. Sandeep July 3, 2015 at 12:46 am - Reply

    Amazing and creative blog for me.I learnt too many things about website design from your blog. The advantages of good design in your business is very impressive and intangible. Please share some design also. Thanks for it.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera July 3, 2015 at 7:11 pm - Reply

      Hi Sandeep!

      I’m glad you found this blog helpful and valuable! 🙂

      There is a lot to learn here, for sure!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Have a great weekend!

      See you around! 😀

  3. Gerald Vonberger July 16, 2015 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    These really are some great benefits! I think the biggest thing is finding a web designer that knows the target market well and how to gear the website to that market. That’s especially true if you’re planning on running an e-commerce site. Of course, that’s important for blogs as well since most of the revenue is made by advertising to their visitors. Great post!

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera July 20, 2015 at 11:26 am - Reply

      Hi Gerald!

      I’m glad you found this post valuable and helpful!

      Thanks for coming by and leaving a valuable comment!

      Have a great week! 😀

  4. oliver July 21, 2015 at 6:16 am - Reply

    Great benefits are mentioned by you. Website design is the prime factor of increasing visitors to your site. It is true that having a professional designer will be cost effective and make you stand out among your competitors .

  5. Amit Sharma September 1, 2015 at 6:56 am - Reply

    To stand out the cloud it’s very important to hire a professional web designer

    Thanks for sharing

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera September 2, 2015 at 8:50 pm - Reply

      Hey Amit!

      Yeah I agree with you there!

      No problem!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Have a great rest of the week! 😀

  6. Latierra GmbH September 18, 2015 at 12:03 am - Reply

    Yeah, I am also very much agree with that because experienced and professional web designers will help to design attractive website that will improve your website traffic.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera September 18, 2015 at 7:57 am - Reply

      Hi Latierra!

      Yeah, that is right my friend! 😉

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Have a great weekend!

      I’ll see you around! …

  7. CRD Media September 24, 2015 at 1:18 am - Reply

    A good post with several excellent points, companies stand to gain more by working with web design firms rather than trying to handle things by themselves. All the points were spot on and very insightful.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera September 24, 2015 at 3:02 am - Reply

      Hey there!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment! …

      I’m glad you enjoyed this post!

      Have a great weekend!

      I’ll see you around! 😀

  8. Lilly Sedrick October 1, 2015 at 5:09 pm - Reply

    It really is amazing how many benefits there are to working with a web developer. They can really help you create a site that will be beneficial to your whole company. Nowadays just about everything is online. That is why it is so essential that you have a solid website for your company.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera October 2, 2015 at 3:25 pm - Reply

      Hi Lilly!

      That is right!

      Working with a professional web developer can make a huge difference in your online strategies. Every business, in today’s world, need a professional presence online. That is for sure!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Have a great weekend! 😀

      I’ll see you around! …

  9. Scott Tactical November 11, 2015 at 10:43 am - Reply

    The benefits of working with the web design professionals are countless. They will be your guide starting from the planning of the website that you want to have. And then they can be your help as soon as you have launched your website and wanted the world to know about it. Web designer’s skills are not just limited with what we have called them. With years of experience within the industry, they have grown and developed a wider skills which can benefit their future clients.

  10. June Robinson November 16, 2015 at 7:01 pm - Reply

    I really appreciate this information on the benefits of working with a web designer. I like that this explains that not only will you have a more attractive website, but these companies have professionals that are knowledgeable about customer markets. My mom owns a small business, and I bet that that is something really important to her and her business. Thanks for the information!

  11. Janelle Winters November 18, 2015 at 3:20 pm - Reply

    You definitely brought up a good point when you talked about how web design professionals are, indeed, professionals and they know the science (shall we say) of layouts, etc. I’ve been trying to design my own website so that things look good, but looks aren’t everything. And after reading this, I think that yes, it is a beneficial move to have a professional design my website for me. I just don’t have that kind of knowledge! Thanks for the much-needed slice of humble pie!

  12. Kostas Paphos January 5, 2016 at 10:46 pm - Reply

    I just came across with you website and article. What you write about web design are truthful. I just need to complete something in addition of what you wrote. You said in a long run. I agree with that but if the “client” (the one who looks for a web designer) do a really good search then he can find affordable web designers. Also if he/she plays her cards well then probably can earn money by getting better offer but beware! Cheap isn’t always the best.

  13. Laurel Larsen January 21, 2016 at 2:37 pm - Reply

    I agree with you that not only having a website is important for small businesses, but the design of the website is just as important. It seems like small business owners’ time is really valuable to them, too, so working with a design expert can help them to utilize that time for what is most important: growing the business. Also, like you say, money will be saved in the long run, because a good web design can help businesses make more money.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera January 22, 2016 at 10:55 am - Reply

      Hi Laurel!

      The user-experience is key online! … this is a fact that not too many are very aware of!

      But, that is because it is somewhat a new topic and key that is now being stressed a lot more than before.

      Outsourcing your web design and web development to the professionals, is a smart decision, that is for sure.

      Thank you for coming by, Laurel, and for leaving a comment!

      Keep up the great work!

      I’ll see you around 😀

  14. Emilio Houston February 3, 2016 at 4:56 pm - Reply

    I don’t know why a business would try to manage their online presence in any way without consulting a web design professional. Like mentioned here, being able to clearly stand out from your competitors and make that great first impression would be greatly benefited by guidance from an expert.

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera February 12, 2016 at 7:06 pm - Reply

      Hi Emilio!

      You are right on with your comment man!

      Thanks for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Keep up the great work yourself!

      Cheers! 😀

  15. Westly Smith February 8, 2016 at 4:59 pm - Reply

    It’s true that professional web designers understand what it takes to get people to visit your site. My best friend is a web designer and he knows a lot about the internet. So, not only can he design, but he knows about marketing online. Thanks for mentioning the other great benefits as well!

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera February 12, 2016 at 7:05 pm - Reply

      Hi Westly!

      Im glad you found this info valuable!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Keep up the great work!

      Cheers! 😀

  16. hairs February 10, 2016 at 12:05 am - Reply

    Very useful information for website designing…Thank you for sharing this information…

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera February 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm - Reply

      Hi Hairs!

      I am glad to hear that! 😀

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Have an awesome weekend! 🙂

  17. MaxBurst February 22, 2016 at 4:31 pm - Reply

    Web design always separates the weak companies from the strong.
    Great post!

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera March 23, 2016 at 7:57 pm - Reply

      That is right Max!

      Great point there!

      Thank you for passing by and leaving a cool comment! 😉

      See you around …

      cheers! 😀

  18. Infozub March 21, 2016 at 3:13 am - Reply

    Well discussed about the importance of a web designer. As almost everyone is accessing internet, the business can be grown with good online business. The choice of a well experienced web designer/ SEO service provider will make your online presence stronger

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera March 23, 2016 at 7:19 pm - Reply

      Hi Infozub!

      That is right my friend! 😉

      You know it!

      Thank you for passing by and leaving a comment!

      Keep up the great work yourself!

      Cheers! 😀

  19. Jacckey@ sixgungroup.com August 5, 2016 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    Yes, Hiring a qualified and experienced web designer is mostly appreciated. No doubt, a web designer is too much important for a website but an experienced one is too much important.
    Freddy, All your 7 benefits are important but the last one is more important. I think so. What you think about it?

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera February 4, 2017 at 6:23 pm - Reply

      Hey Jacckey!

      Yes. It is a smart idea to hire an expert from the get-go. That can save you a lot of headaches and money, as well.

      That is what I think about it 🙂

      Thanks for coming by and leaving a comment!

      Cheers!

  20. Elementsdesignstudio August 19, 2016 at 5:12 am - Reply

    Hi Buddy!!

    I found your article very informative.I am also very much agree with that because experienced and professional web designers will help to design attractive website that will improve your website traffic. The choice of a well experienced web designer/ SEO service provider will make your online presence stronger. Thanks for sharing this article with us.
    Regards
    Elementsdesignstudio

    • Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera
      Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera February 4, 2017 at 7:51 pm - Reply

      Hey there!

      I’m glad to hear that!

      I totally agree with you there bud!

      Thank you for coming by and leaving a comment.

      Cheers! 🙂

  21. Mark Johnson November 25, 2016 at 2:50 am - Reply

    Hey

    Nice Post!

    Whether you are planning on designing a brand new site for personal purposes or as an e-commerce business, it is a known fact that website design can and is a daunting task. It is thus important to get a professional web designer or design company to develop for you the site.

    Thank you for explaining the importance of web designers for our business.

    I really appreciate your work.

    Have a great weekend.

    Cheers!

  22. Harrison December 1, 2016 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    It’s interesting how there are some people out there who think web designers and the web design field is disappearing, but I totally disagree with them. Web Designers are definitely here to stay, but it’s more that we work as “consultants” to these small businesses. Glad to see that you’ve written great points backing that up!

  23. Parker December 16, 2016 at 4:49 am - Reply

    Thanks a lot for sharing with us this valuable post. I want to be a web designer. I am very excited to become professional designer that’s why I am working hard. I am yet under training. I have a known professional but I don’t take him help hesitation. Now I have know that I should take help him for getting these 7 little known benefit.

  24. computerguysit December 19, 2016 at 4:36 am - Reply

    Good Post!

    Whether you are planning on designing a brand new site for personal purposes or as an e-commerce business, it is a known truth website design is a daunting process. It is thus important to acquire a professional web artist or design company to develop for the site.

    Thank you for outlining the value of web designers for our business.

  25. Nas January 18, 2017 at 3:47 am - Reply

    Great post, if only the clients leave the job for professionals and don’t become a designer their self with their awesome suggestions 😛

  26. Jason March 6, 2017 at 1:22 am - Reply

    Hey,
    This blog is very helpful for both customers and developers. From customers side via this blog they can understand what they want to expect form a developers when they want to rank their website? And from developers side via this blog they know what to do for ranking a website? So thank you sooo…… much for for sharing all this info with us.

  27. Zane Goldsbrough June 22, 2017 at 1:42 am - Reply

    In the modernization of the world. Many people are already online. Customers look for that thing that attracts their personal interests. Simple yet beautiful designs attract people. Working with web designers do that for you and also they enhance what possible ideas they need.

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