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Development of a website, how to choose a company?

Website development, how to choose a company?

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Development of a website, how to choose a company?

Website Creation: How to Choose a Company

Creating a website is an important step for any business that wants to expand its online presence and reach new customers. However, with the abundance of companies offering website creation services, it can be difficult to navigate and choose the most suitable one for you.

Here are a few factors to consider when choosing a website creation company:

1. Define your website needs:

  • Informational website: Presents your company, products, services, and team. Suitable for businesses that want to build an online presence and inform potential customers.
  • Online store: Allows you to sell products directly online. Suitable for businesses that want to expand their distribution network and reach a wider market.
  • Blog: Share news, articles, and other informational materials to engage your audience. Suitable for businesses that want to build authority in their industry and drive traffic to their website.

What features do you need? (online payment, contact forms, content management system).

Content Management System (CMS): Allows you to add, edit, and delete content without any technical knowledge. They are extremely convenient and quite easy to manage, their intuitive interface allows for quick adaptation to work with them.

What is your budget? Keep in mind that the lowest offers you will receive will probably have “hidden costs”.

2. Explore the company’s portfolio:

  • Look at the company’s previous projects to get an idea of their style and quality of work.
  • Make sure the company has experience creating websites similar to yours.

3. Read customer reviews:

  • Read opinions from previous clients of the company to see what their impressions were.
  • Ask for references from satisfied customers that you can contact.
4. Meet with the company team:
  • Discuss your ideas and requirements with the company team. Listen to their advice, it will save you time, money, and headaches.
  • Make sure you have good communication and can collaborate well.
  • Carefully and thoroughly explain what you expect to receive for your money. Prepare a list of websites that you liked, as design and functionality organization.

5. Request a website creation quote:

  • Compare quotes from several companies before making a final decision.

  • Make sure the quote is detailed and includes all necessary services, such as:

  • 12-month licenses for your domain plugins, themes, and modules.

  • Hosting and domain for your website for 12 months.

6. Request a website maintenance quote:

There are two types of website maintenance:

  • Technical website maintenance, which includes:

  • Plugin updates

  • Theme updates

  • Backing up a copy of the site at a specific time period

  • Corresponding with developers when needed to fix website issues.

  • Administrative website maintenance, which includes:

  • Uploading and adding/changing and removing text content (articles, pages, menus)

  • Uploading and adding/changing and removing file content (photos, videos, documents)

  • Adding contact forms, surveys and others (if this is pre-set when creating the website)

  • Creating email campaigns with user lists provided by you (if this is pre-set when creating the website)

Additional tips:

  • Don’t focus solely on price. It is more important to choose a company that can offer you a quality website that meets your needs.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Make sure you understand all aspects of the website creation process.
  • Be patient. Creating a quality website can take time.

By following these tips, you will be able to choose a company that will create a website for you that will help you achieve your business goals.

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