Web Design Articles Best Web Design vs Cheap Web Design
Value and cheap are not the same thing.
When I say the word value, most people think of price, but there are different kinds of values. We at Coza Web Design build valuable sites, not cheap ones.
The most expensive is not necessarily the best, but the cheapest is without a doubt, not the best. Coza Web Design is not the most expensive in the business - there are others who charge far more, but if you want a cheap site and all you care about is the price tag, then we simply aren't the company for you.
There are lots of companies that offer cheaper sites, and here are a few reasons why they are cheaper:
Cheap designers don't care about your target market or your personal preferences.
Cheap web designers just want to build the site and get paid as fast as they can. They don't have time to concern themselves with what you or your customers think of the end result. If they spent time on your site, then they wouldn't be able to offer cheap prices. It's that simple.
At Coza Web Design, we make it our business to ensure that we are clear on your target market and your personal preferences, and will address conflicts between these two areas before we even start with the design work.
Cheap web designers don't give options
Most cheap web designers will provide you with only one web design concept (layout option) and expect you to be happy with that. If you aren't happy with the end result, they may grudgingly change a thing or two (or maybe even not). You simply aren't paying them enough for it to be worth their while to spend that extra time.
We at Coza Web Design provide not 1, not 2, but 3 unique, polished layout options especially designed for you to choose from, and we will also tweak the chosen layout to perfection. We don't spend money on advertising, but instead rely on word-of-mouth testimony. That means we need to make absolutely certain that our customers are happy.
Cheap designers use templates.
This means that instead of designing something especially for you and your needs, they use a design template, perhaps just changing the odd picture or colour scheme.
We design every layout from scratch at Coza Web Design. That's because we adhere to the age-old design principal that form follows function. We design around your content and needs instead of trying to stuff your content into a mould.
Cheap designers don't care about proper coding.
Unbeknownst to you, your cheap site could (and probably does) have hundreds of validation errors. Validation errors are often the culprit for your site not looking the same in all the popular browsers. Some coding errors can even prevent search engines like Google from properly scanning your website.
Coza Web Design uses the latest coding language and we make damn sure there are no validation errors. Even if it's an error that wouldn't cause any real problems, our OCD would prevent us from ignoring it.
Cheap designers don't care if you succeed.
Cheap designers aren't going to spend time making sure the site is search engine friendly. They only do the bare minimum amount of work because that's as far as your money will go.
We at Coza Web Design make sure that we build the site on a solid foundation and make sure to tick all the boxes when it comes to on-site optimization. Furthermore if you ask us to do something that is going to hurt your search rank, we will tell you because we want you to succeed. The more our clients succeed, the better testimony it is for us.
Cheap designers don't care about your deadlines.
A cheap designer will pretend to care about your deadlines before you've approved the quote, but once the deposit is paid, you're at their mercy. For what you're paying them, they will either do a slap-dash job to get paid the final 50% asap, or they have so much work (because of their dirt cheap prices) that your job could sit rotting while more demanding clients take front seat.
Since 2006, when we registered Coza Web Design, till the time of writing (2018), we have only missed 3 deadlines, and technically none of them were our fault. One deadline was missed due to a third party involved in the job, and the other two deadlines were missed because of the client themselves failing to give us something we needed on time. We keep our promises, so if your deadline is ridiculous, we will tell you rather than simply lying to get the job.
Cheap designers will ignore your emails.
Cheap web designers will take one look at your email and think to themselves 'You aren't paying me enough to care about this.' Cheap designers are only available when they are trying to sell you something or when it is time for them to be paid. If you find a bug on your site or something that needs to be changed, suddenly your needs are very low priority for them.
At Coza Web Design, the only emails we ignore are spam. We answer all legitimate queries and we do it in a timely fashion.
To summarize: We don't build cheap websites, but we do build sites that have clear value for money. We build valuable sites. We feel if you are going to do something, do it properly or not at all. We take pride in doing our jobs right because we believe our work is a reflection on ourselves as people.
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