The shift to digital media is essential for dentists to spread a word about their services. A website can prove to be a great tool to advertise dental services as many people use the Internet to find dental services.
A website design is a key to dental practice growth. Hence, your focus needs to be on hiring a good dental website design service provider. And here are a few questions you need to ask while hiring a website design service provider for your dental website.
Does your website design turn visitors into patients?
A dental website has a different purpose. It needs to convince the visitor about dentist’s professional expertise that will encourage the visitors to visit the dental clinic. The website designer should be able to offer tons of different styles and layouts appropriate for dental profession that can be further customized to cater the needs of your dental service. The dental website they design should be unique and custom to your dental practice.
Do you work to ensure the dental website you create has visitors?
SEO is an important element of every website. The website design service provider you choose should also be able to handle the SEO aspect of your dental website. Millions of patients search for dentist every day on the internet. If your website is not optimized for search engine, your potential customers will never find it.
Though optimal success cannot be guaranteed by anyone, the website design service provider you choose should be able integrate initial SEO setup while designing the dental website that will give you a certain level of success. SEO is an ongoing process. Ask if the website design service provider can provide on-going site management services that will maintain or increase search engine rankings of your dental website.
Will you offer customer service when a website needs changes?
The majority of the website design service providers offers free training to their clients to keep their websites updated. A good website design service provider may also offer free unlimited changes to the website that includes text change, addition of content or changing pictures on the website.
Do you have experience of building mobile optimized websites?
The internet is full of headlines which say that Google is planning to penalize websites that are not optimized for smart phones. If you don’t have a mobile optimized site, the new Google algorithm will decrease your site rankings. Besides, you will also end up losing hundreds or thousands of potential customers.
Are you aware of GDC regulations and CQC and ICO requirements?
Dental websites are guided by GDC regulations that require you to display important information related to your profession and the medical service you are providing. The website should also fulfill CQC and ICO requirements that define the fundamental standards of quality and safety. The Dental website design service provider should be knowledgeable about all these dental website regulations and requirements.
Ask the above mentioned questions and look for satisfactory answers while you assess dental website design service providers.
So, when do you plan to design your dental website?
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