Check the Track-record:
Experience is a trait that outweighs all other claimed promises by any web development company. Why has a particular company been able to survive for years long? Because the customers have been satisfied! They have been catered to their needs and requirements successfully. Hence, do consider the longevity of a company into making a decision.
Cost vs. value:
One does not hesitate to go above his budget if he is 100% sure about the quality of service going to be provided. Affordability is not a deciding criterion for choosing a website development company. It may differ from person to person. But, if you are getting more of what you are paying, you definitely cannot go anywhere else. Thus, a website development company should be cost effective (not just affordable).
An aftermath healthy relationship:
A 24/7 hours service even after the website has been developed is a mark of appreciation for the company. It is not that problems, errors and complications wouldn’t ever arise. Technology comes with a lot of drawbacks. What if the company goes missing after the work is done? The business owner will be groped in the dark and helpless! Therefore, an after-service support is very important to consider.
It is always wise to check the samples of the working professional web design company of London, USA and India that you are about to hire for your work. This allows you to not go by their claims but to assess their capability yourself on the basis of their portfolios including samples of previous work, client info and testimonials. So, make sure that the website design company does offer a portfolio of their work.
Cost and time effective technologies:
‘Time is money’ – save them both ! smart website designers tend to use time and cost efficient technologies for designing the website. For instance, wordpress is free of cost and can be used for creating web blogs, ecommerce for online shopping and for building customized content management and customer interaction tools. This not only saves time and money but only enables the business companies to hold professional standards.
No art over content:
Do not go for an agency whose mantra is to provide ‘lipstick on the pig’ type of service. This essentially means, if the company is not interested in your content needs, it is not worth your green flags. It is one of the most important factor to consider while deciding a website developing company. Tackling Art over content is no wisdom and you are at the wrong place! They should be obliged to understand how your users will interact with the content and how will you be self- sufficed to manage your content in the future.
Match the goals:
An important step is to work out what you want your website and Internet marketing to achieve. If you are focusing on e-commerce but the agency is good at conversion of sales, and building and maintaining your customer base, it will sure be a mismatch and a folly decision. Know your goals and match them with the intended company to achieve the desired results.