Just a catchy website for your business will not help much. You need an efficient and functional website. Before you hire a website design company, ensure that they have a marketing department that has developers, designers and marketers. You want a website that is visually appealing and has engaging content.
Getting your website designed using designs that were popular six years ago, can be harmful to your business. The website design company you hire must be updated with the latest technologies, tools and trends. They should be able to use modern designs as well as the proven tactics to design a website that functions well and helps you expand your business and your visibility.
You should Request the design agency to provide you with three to five references from their past clients.
Customer testimonials are very transparent and tell the good about the company. The agency may even have some directly on their site.
Request the design agency to provide you with their portfolio, if it is not already on their website. Their portfolio should have a link to the websites they have designed for their clients. A portfolio is a great way to understand the work style, knowledge and creativity of the web design agency.
Research online and find user reviews, ratings and feedback about the work of the website design agency before you hire them.
Find out what the experience of the company has in designing and developing websites and the number of clients they have. Also, find out the number of employees the company has. Knowing these details will help you feel confident about hiring the agency based on their experience.
Support When Needed
When you hire a web design company, ensure to ask them if they provide support once the website is completed, launched and functional. They should offer effective support for a given period of time if something was not done properly. There is a possibility that you may face issues with your domain name, emails, hosting, content management system, etc. Without the agency’s support, fixing these issues will prove to be extremely frustrating. We offer a training when you get your so site so you can learn how to easily make changes. We also offer website management packages.
Find out if the web development agency you want to hire is credible. Check out their office location along with the awards, recognitions and certifications they received. Ask them about their mission statement.
Hiring a web design agency for your business is usually a long-term relationship. Before you hire the agency, ensure they have done quality work. Also, find out what their values are? What work processes do they follow and how do they treat their staff?
Based on your answers, you will be able to figure out if your business is compatible with the agency.
Set Up A Meeting
Call the design agency and book a phone call with them. Closely observe how they handle the call, if they are friendly, knowledgable and punctual. Also, find out if they try to understand your business requirements first before pitching in their solutions. The way they talk over the phone reflects their company culture.
Is a session at the beginning included so you know exactly what you will be getting and you will have say in it? We offer a very thorough planning session with you at no extra cost.
Contact us today with your idea for a price quote to begin your website design.