Private practice website design can sometimes feel like a foreign language – where do I start? What do I do? How in the heck do I do it?!
That’s why, in this blog post, we will explore some of the challenges faced by weight-inclusive private practice owners when it comes to creating a custom website that truly reflects your values and attracts your ideal clients.
Let’s be honest – We didn’t become private practice owners because we were tech gurus. We chose this path to help people, not to become experts in HTML, CSS, and all those other mind-boggling acronyms. So, it’s no surprise that many of us struggle with the technological aspects of website design. It’s like trying to explain calculus to a toddler (okay, maybe not that extreme, but you get the point).
However, it’s crucial to acknowledge this challenge before moving forward with your website project.
To overcome this challenge, consider the following:
As private practice owners, our schedules are packed tighter than a jar of pickles. We’re busy meeting with clients, attending conferences, and maybe even finding a few seconds to eat lunch. With all these demands on our time, it’s no wonder that website development often takes a backseat. Who has the time to sit down and fiddle with templates and plugins when there are lives to be changed?
To overcome time constraints:
A. Outsource Tasks: Consider outsourcing website development tasks to professionals or agencies, (like me, hiiiii). This frees up your time for what you do best—helping clients.
B. Prioritization: Make a conscious effort to prioritize website development. Dedicate specific time slots in your schedule for this essential task. Treating it with the same importance as client meetings can yield significant results in the long run.
Here’s where the cavalry comes in. By working with an experienced website designer, you can wave goodbye to your technological headaches. These wizards of the web know their stuff and can handle all the nitty-gritty technical aspects, leaving you free to focus on what you do best: helping your clients. Plus, they’ll create a website that perfectly aligns with your values and attracts your ideal audience. Win-win!
Additional points to consider:
If the thought of hiring a professional makes your bank account weep, I get it! The great thing is that there are user-friendly website-building platforms out there that even your grandma could navigate (no offense to grandmas, they’re amazing!).
These platforms offer a wide range of customizable templates and drag-and-drop features that make the whole process a breeze. You’ll have a stunning website up and running in no time, without breaking the bank.
Consider these points:
Phew, we’ve covered a lot today! We’ve explored the challenges faced by weight-inclusive private practice owners when it comes to website design, and we’ve discovered some awesome solutions.
Remember, your website is your practice’s digital face, so investing in a professional, client-converting design is essential.
Whether you work with a website designer or embrace a user-friendly platform, take action and get that website up and running. Your ideal clients are waiting for you!
If you’re ready to take your private practice website to the next level, reach out to us today for a free consultation. We’re here to support you every step of the way!
Courtney has 15+ years of experience putting together and designing marketing materials, WordPress websites, customer experiences, and workflows that help you save time and money. She developed these skills during her years as a Director of Corporate Health Services, Group Fitness Program Manager, Lead Wellness Dietitian, fitness and yoga instructor, and her own nutrition private practice, Vickery Wellness.
She also teaches undergraduate courses at the University of Georgia where she graduated with the following degrees:
I'm a Dietitian turned Designer who loves helping weight-inclusive private practices get more clients with designs that stay true to their values & mission.
Declet Designs offers website design, branding, and SEO for weight-inclusive small businesses. Located in Athens, GA, and serves small businesses and private practices nationally.
Declet Designs is a welcoming and inclusive space for all people regardless of their race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, neurodivergence, or national origin.
Declet Designs is located on the lands of the Muscogee and Tsalaguwetiyi people and wishes to acknowledge them as the Traditional Custodians of this land. We also pay our respects to their Elders, past, present & emerging.