Here’s the process that w usually follow working with clients gathering specific requirements, guidelines, or preferences for updating and existing website or creating a new one.  More than happy to work with or involve your team in the process.

Step 1 – Assess the Current Website: Take a look at the current website to understand its structure, content, and any issues or areas for improvement. Note down what works well and what needs to be updated or changed.

Step 2 – Gather Requirements: Work with you to gather requirements for the new website. What functionality do they need? What features are essential? Are there any specific design preferences or branding guidelines to follow?

Step 3 – Plan the Website Architecture: Based on the gathered requirements, plan out the structure and navigation of the new website. Consider how different pages and content will be organized to make it easy for users to find what they need.

Step 4  – Design the Website: Create wireframes or mockups of the new website design, incorporating your branding and design preferences. Use tools like Figma, Adobe XD, or Sketch for this purpose.

Step 5 – Develop the Website: Once the design is finalized, start developing the website using web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and possibly a content management system (CMS) like WordPress or Joomla, depending on your preferences.

Step 6 – Content Creation and Migration: Write new content or update existing content for the website. If there is content on the current website that needs to be migrated to the new website, plan and execute the migration process carefully.

Step 7 – Testing: Test the website thoroughly to ensure it works well on different devices and browsers. Check for any bugs, broken links, or usability issues and fix them accordingly.

Step 8 – Launch and Deployment: Once the website is ready, coordinate with you to schedule the launch and deployment of the new website. Make sure to have a backup plan in case of any unexpected issues during the launch.

Step 9 – Training and Support: Provide training to team members or staff who will be responsible for maintaining and updating the website. Offer ongoing support as needed to address any questions or issues that arise.

Step 10 – Feedback and Iteration: After the website is live, gather feedback from users and team members to identify any further improvements or enhancements that can be made. Iterate on the website based on this feedback to ensure it continues to meet the needs of its users.

By following these steps and collaborating closely with you we can make a valuable contribution to updating and publishing a successful, interesting and robust website that would include integrating membership functionality, e-commerce and activities.