Plan a Site

Getting Started

  • What is the primary purpose of your website?
  • Whom do you think will visit your website?
  • Whom do you want to visit your website?
  • What types of information will these users be seeking? What "tasks" will they be trying to accomplish?
  • What type of image do you want to project?
  • How will the content be organized into a user friendly flow?
  • Who will create the web site?
  • How will you maintain current information on the site?
  • How will you keep your web site fresh?
  • What kind of contact opportunities do you want to provide to your users?
  • Who will respond to user contact/inquiries?
  • What UNC links should be to and from this site?
  • How are you going to measure the success of your web site?
  • What keywords and descriptions should you use?
  • How will you promote your web site?
  • Do you need to contact Web Communications to add a link to the university Web index?

Portions adapted from Roger C. Parker's Guide to Web Content and Design : Eight Steps to Web Site Success