Things to think about
To be able to build a fully functioning website in Wix there are a couple of things to think about before we get started.
wix premium subscription:
A Wix 'Premium Plan will need to be purchased for a personalised domain name to be connected.
Once the website design is completed it will be transferred over to your Wix account for you to assign the premium plan subscription to and connect your domain name.
Domain name + hosting:
Wix.com offer a free domain name for the first year when purchasing their premium plan, which may be worth considering (subject to change). Alternatively there are a number of sites that you can purchase a domain name from. Domain names will need to be purchased separately by yourself. I would suggest your purchase this as soon as you have the name you would like to use. I would advise going for an address that ends with .com or .co.uk if possible (as they hold more trust with an audience).
All of the copy (text) content that you would like included in the website needs to be provided. This is usually best coming from you as the owner of the business. Alternatively there are people that you can hire to do copywriting.
All of the images that you would like included in the website will need to be provided. If you don't have your own images there are a number websites where you can purchase stock images. Wix also offers a link to 'Unsplash' from which you can use free stock images. It is best to have these ready to go at the beginning of the project.
logo + branding:
To make sure the website shows your visual identity I will need a copy your logo (Colour and Black & White versions) along with the references for the colours of the brand. If you need any help with this please see my Logo + Branding Service page.
new website process
Frequently asked questions
What are Wix 'Premium' Plans?
Wix is a subscription based platform - where for a monthly fee they will host and allow you to make edits to your website. They offer different 'Premium' Plans depending on your requirements.
Do I need to create my own Wix Account?
Yes! You will need your own Wix account to be able to purchase a Premium Plan and accept the transfer of the website once it is complete.
Go to www.wix.com
Click in 'Get Started'
Then 'Sign Up' - if you don't already have an account.
How do I take ownership of my website?
Once I have completed the website design I will send a link for you to review and let me know if you require any further edits. Once you have confirmed you are happy I will send across an invoice for the 50% balance. On receipt of the payment I will transfer the ownership of the site to your Wix account. Once you have accepted the ownership you will be able to assign your Premium Plan and then connect your domain name.
How long does it take to build my website?
This really depends on what you want your website to include and the availability of all of the content.
Can I make changes to my site once it is completed?
Once the ownership is yours it is your website to do with as you please, after all that is the reason that I create websites in Wix so that once the site is built you are able to then run it.
What if I need some more help after we are done?
I will provide some handover notes on the transfer of the website.
Which Wix Premium Plan should I go for?
It is entirely up to you which premium plan you should go for, as it will be your subcription. It is worth reading through what the different plans offer you, as there are some that will allow you to do more than others, for example if you want to accept bookings and payments through your site.
Do you need access to my Wix Account?
I create the website design in my own Wix account, this enables me full control over the design and we don't run the risk of confusing the Wix editor by two people editing the site at the same time.