It takes more than creativity to design a great website. Five critical steps leading up to the design phase.
Step 1 Sitemap and User Flow
You have conducted industry research, completed a competitor analysis but there are two important questions you need to consider.
Have you identified your top three priorities for the website? This will help to drive the key areas to the website and include clear call to actions.
What does a successful website look like? This is very important for the planning of the website and to create a successful SITEMAP (navigation).