See an actual website checklist used by a professional website design team.
We at Secure Lawn Care Websites, provide companies and brands looking to refresh their online presence with stunning new websites that generate 75% or more phone calls and leads.
We know that most landscaping companies are looking for high quality leads from commercial contractors and high-end residential home owners, we know that a professional well maintained website with quality written content will get you those leads.
When we decided to write “The Ultimate Lawn Care Website Design Guide for Landscaping Companies” we knew that being transparent would help us reach serious landscape business owners and they would be able to see our dedication to providing quality content and services. This is why we are sharing our exact website design process.
The Ultimate Lawn Care Website Guide for Real Deal Landscaping Companies
Step 1: Website Design Team + Hosting Credentials Step 2: Website Discovery Questionnaire Step 3: Written Content Creation Step 4: Images, Videos, & Icons Step 5: Website Checklist Step 6: Website SEO Checklist Step 7: Going LIVE Checklist Step 8: Mobile Checklist – Once Completed GO LIVE! Step 9: Resources for SEO and WEBSITE design
Step 1: Choose Your Website Design Team
If your goal is to obtain high quality leads from commercial contractors and high-end homeowners you’re going to need a professional website design company in your corner. . Do-It-Yourself and being too tight with your marketing budget is a waste of your valuable time. When you have a professional managing your website, you’re able to do what you do best, be a professional in the field. What makes a great website team
Quality Website Designs
Make sure you have the following information.
Where is your website hosted? Do you have login credentials?
Where is your domain hosted? Do you have login credentials?
Where are your emails hosted?
Do you have an SSL certificate? ( HTTPS ) secure protocol ? If not we recommend setting one up!
Are you performing plugin and file updates on your website?
Secure Lawn Care Websites, Hosting Plan:
When asking yourself, “What web host should I use?” the answer should always be “the most reliable one”. The main goal is to get the host that can keep your website up and running 24/7.
Website Hosting Monitored 24/7
SSL for site security
Monthly Cloud Backup – On separate server
Monthly Security Check
Monthly Client Report
30 Min of FREE Support
Step 2: Website Discovery Questionnaire
We like to start by asking our clients the right questions to get the project started in the right direction. Download our Website Discovery Questionnaire Here.
What categories should be covered in a Website Questionnaire
Social Media Accounts
Website Specifications and features
Website SIte Map and Menu Items
Business State and Postcode:
Business Owner Name:
Keywords (up to 10):
Top questions your customers ask?
What makes you different than your competition?
What services do you specialize in?
Step 3: Written Content Creation
Good Content writing consists of planning, writing and editing web content.. It can include writing blog posts and articles, scripts for videos and podcasts, as well as content for social media. It helps to have a guide for writing the content for each piece of content.
Start with your main navigation site map: Write Content for each page!
Define Who YOU are with our – Content Writing Template:
Who We Are:
Who We Serve
Step 4: Images, Videos & Icons
Web content is the textual, visual, or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include—among other things—text, images, sounds, videos, and animations.
Take Inventory of the following:
Office location images
Trucks & Equipment Images
Testimonial images and written testimonials
Blog post images
Image Gallery photos
Step 5: Website Page Checklist
Make sure each page on your website follows these guidelines:
Professional mobile design – Responsive on all devices
WHY DO I NEED A PROFESSIONAL WEBSITE FOR MY – LANDSCAPING BUSINESS
When someone hires a landscaping company they are hiring someone to manage one of the biggest investments of their lives… their home. When they are searching for the right company to manage their property most start by searching for a company online and viewing their websites. When a customer lands on your website what are they seeing? What does your website say about your business?