5 reasons you shouldn’t hire us to design your website.

5 reasons you shouldn’t hire us for your website.
Feb 14, 2022

Are you looking to hire or work with a local website designer?

Maybe you’re in need of someone who you can call on, who can advise and provide website support when needed, and you need some guidance on how to find the right website manager for your growing business.

If that’s the case, working with a website designer who offers maintenance and support packages could be a help for your business.

Heypressgo has helped many business owners from the Northern Beaches to South Australia with crafting and developing websites that provide outcomes and results for business needs, plus we provide ongoing support and maintenance and quality hosting of the websites. Ensuring business owners don’t need to worry about the technical stuff that goes into keeping a website running.

However, before you get excited and think yes. Our services might NOT be the right fit for you.

We know that might surprise you. After all, shouldn’t we be selling our website services to anyone and everyone who contacts us.

To be brutally honest, we don’t feel comfortable doing that, because the truth is, we are not 100% right for everyone who enquiries about our services.

Our website design packages and hosting services can only be successful if we work with the right business owners with the right mindset about how a website should work in their business and this is why we decided to write this article.

So, to help you understand our rational. Below we have broken down the main reasons you might NOT see success with your website.

We have also explained what you can do instead that will help you get better results if you do end up working with us down the track in the future.

1. You aren’t willing to make big changes to your current website

Time and time again, we meet business owners who are not willing to embrace change and shape their website to fit their business needs.

Listening and receiving open feedback about your current site, is a good step to learning what could be done to align your website with your business. A good website designer will understand your business purposes and, most importantly, your customers needs, wants and desires. Cause at the end of the day it’s about your customers it’s not about you.

2. You don’t have the budget to make a difference.

The expression pay peanuts get monkeys, is so true when it comes to designing and building a website. It also extends to hosting and maintenance of your website. Yes, you can get a $500 website, but does it fit your business needs correctly?

As we have mentioned before, we don’t do cheap websites, we only want to work with clients who value their business and value the time and energy we will put into making sure your website is the right one for your business and customers requirements.

If you have a limited budget, you may be better off working with a designer to help build a simple and effective campaign or landing page on your current site which you can use for a business goal or objective you might have.

3. We don’t understand your business objectives.

If you’re a new business we are unfamiliar with or just don’t feel we can align we will let you know. We want to feel and really understand the businesses we work with, if we don’t get it. Well, we can’t really do a quality job for you.

So what can you do if you regret or pass up on working for you. Don’t take it to heart, we will often recommend and pass your needs on to other contacts of ours who can help, or help you find an affordable website solution elsewhere.

4. Your needs are way too big for our skills.

You come to us with an idea that is well beyond our skills. Very often, business owners think web designers and developers can do anything and everything. Just like a heart surgeon and a brain surgeon, they are different and have different skills. So, sometimes we will have to turn you away because our skills don’t match your needs.

However, we are not going to leave you standing still. We will also pass your details on to our networks to find someone who can help bring your website idea to life.

5. Finally, you’re not willing to put in the effort.

If we feel your business owner who is not willing to put in the effort to ensure the success of your website and maintain your site. Well frankly, it’s not going to work. We want you to feel proud of your website, and we want to be able to show your website to the world and feel good about what we have created for your business.

We see our website business beyond website design. It is about using your website to grow your business. It’s why all our customers allow us to host, maintain and support their websites. A website should not be kept in a dark space, it needs to be looked after and fed with content to maintain its status and presence among customers and the eyes of the search engines.

So what’s next for you?

So there you have it, those are the main reasons you shouldn’t work with us.

It’s important you understand what they are, so you can decide if we are the right fit for you.

Although this article might seem a bit blunt, it comes from a place of wanting to help you make the right choice and helping you avoid wasting time and money.

If we sound like a good fit for you, why not book a discovery call with us.


If you would like to learn more about what was discussed in this article, or if you want to have quick chat about your current website, plans for a new website, ways to improve your current SEO on your website. Please feel free to book some time with us in our calendar.

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Published by James Hayward
James is a Unicorn in the online digital space. He has been designing and developing online experiences from way back when the Toshiba Satellite 400CS appeared. He loves his windsurfing, travelling and hanging out with family and friends and tinkering with new technologies.