Top 6 ways to an effective start for web site development

Often we hear a lot and read a lot elsewhere on how effective the web site development is or could be. So keeping within the same lines, here’s top 5 ways to an effective start to web site development:

Goals & Beliefs

Understand (and keep in mind) the target audiences’ goals and beliefs

The ‘voice’

Develop the most effective voice for the client

Acceptance Criteria

Determine what products/features will and will not be accepted by the audience

Know the audience

Get to know the audience on a more personal level

Shared Vocabulary

Build a shared vocabulary between you and your audience to avoid confusion

Make Informed Decisions

Enable your client to make informed decisions