Step1

Preparation Phase

1. Gather client content
2. Register domain
3. Deploy client extranet

Step2

Planning Phase

1. Write project plan
2. Create site blueprint
3. Establish project timeline

Step3

Graphic Design Phase

1. Find stock images
2. Create site design mockup
3. Post mockup on extranet for client review
4. Revise mockup based on client’s input
5. Obtain final approval on design

Step4

Build Phase

1. Review client content
2. Slice mockup into images
3. Create master HTML template page
4. Create CSS stylesheet
5. Test and tweak page in supported browsers
6. Create additional pages from master HTML template and add client content to each
7. Build and test contact form

Step5

Review Phase

1. Submit site for client review
2. Revise as needed
3. Obtain final client approval

Step6

Pre-Production

1. Register domain
2. Create (physical) job folder
3. Enter job into Production spreadsheet
4. Place folder in queue to await production

Step7

Preparation

1. Choose a template
2. Set-up local folder and project files
3. Find stock images, if necessary; or download client files from CD
4. Create hosting and FTP account
5. Submit intake form to copywriting department
6. Assign project to in-house or outside team member

Step8

Production

1. Production
2. Obtain website copy from copywriting department
3. Create pages from template and add client content to each
4. Embed map, if appropriate, and customer video
5. Set up and test contact form
6. Add title tags, META description and keyword tags to each page
7. Point domain to host servers
8. Create Google Analytics account
9. Create and submit XML Sitemap

Step9

Preparation

1. Contact client for review
2. Submit revisions to designer
3. Contact client for final approval
4. File job folder

Step10

Production

1. Production
2. Obtain website copy from copywriting department
3. Create pages from template and add client content to each
4. Embed map, if appropriate, and customer video
5. Set up and test contact form
6. Add title tags, META description and keyword tags to each page
7. Point domain to host servers
8. Create Google Analytics account
9. Create and submit XML Sitemap