5 Reasons to Hire a Web Designer


Nowadays it is deemed to be absolutely necessary to have a website if your business is to be taken seriously. Although there are many web building templates that make it possible for anyone with an ounce of technical ability to knock up something pretty decent-looking in just a few hours, this isn’t always the best solution. 

Here we look at 5 proven reasons to hire a skilled web designer. These, are 5 reasons to hire a web designer for your business.

1. First Impressions

No matter how awesome your content happens to be, the first second or two that potential customers set eyes on your website are the most important, bar none. A professional web designer understands this and so should you.

2. Knowledge is King

That template you have been wrestling with may look pretty slick, but do you have the skills to bring it to life? Professional web designers can build sites from scratch, and they will create a website that is worthy of your brand.

3. Cheaper?

Maybe not in the beginning, but a well built and maintained website will do its job long after a poor one has been dismantled. Also, you will have more time to do what you are good at.

4. Free up time

Invest your time wisely and leave the website to the experts.

5. Results Rule

Once you have that polished and functional website acting as your brand’s online presence, your customer base will continue to grow nicely. They will appreciate the effort and expertise that has obviously gone into your website and the rewards will start stacking up.

These 5 reasons should be more than enough for you to start looking for a professional web designer sooner rather than later.

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So in summary, what does great web design look like?

Below are just a few examples of websites taken from the GEL Studios portfolio. Each site is as unique as the it's business. We don't use templates - everything is created from scratch with care and attention, and we think it shows. Click on an image to be taken to that site's individual portfolio entry.