• Bruce Brownlee

    Nice article JP.

  • http://www.brickmarketing.com/ Nick Stamoulis

    “The main issue is that creating new websites is often just educated guesswork.”

    Great point! Whenever you start from scratch you are hoping you’ve incorporated the right elements in the right way, sort of like a magic potion, and it may or may not work. You can take your best guess and still miss the mark a bit. But when you are completely starting over it’s much harder to pinpoint exactly what is and is not working.

  • http://www.TheeDesign.com/ Raleigh Web Design

    Thank you for pointing out the difference between re-developing and simply adapting. Adapting your technology and site features is an ongoing process while re-development and web redesign should be rarer and more planned.

  • http://www.TheeDesign.com/ Raleigh Web Design

    One thing though that is always a good starting point is making sure your site is on the right platform. A CMS is usually easier to do redesigns and updates to as you learn your “magic potion” than other platforms. Our recent post about using a CMS for your redesign is here: http://www.theedesign.com/blog/2013/5-reasons-to-use-a-cms

  • http://LiveIntentionally.org Paul Steinbrueck

    Good stuff JP!

  • http://www.insegment.com/ inSegment Internet Marketing

    Great summary of how website design has evolved, and where it stands now. Thankfully, there are many useful tools to help you measure and evaluate the ‘guesswork’ that goes into a new design.