Website Spring Cleaning: Choosing The Right Agency

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Choosing The Right Agency For Your Business

It’s Spring cleaning time for your website! It can be challenging to select the right fit for your web redesign efforts. Frequently, your needs aren’t met due to lack of research and background information on the agency you choose. Before selecting an agency, use these steps to guide you to the right decision for you and your business.

Coffee and a Plan!
When choosing an agency to work with:

  1. Identify your needs.
  2. Review the proposal.
  3. Consider their experience.
  4. Ask how it all works.
  5. Define a budget and timeline.

What Do You Need?
Admittedly a simple question, but it is vital in selecting the right agency. It’s tough for an agency to improve your web design if you don’t know what you need. Making a hierarchy list of your needs can help narrow the search. Some agencies specialize in different web design aspects. Knowing what you need is a great start.

The Proposal
Ah yes, the official proposal. This is a very helpful tool for assessing agencies. Many agencies display their prior work in their proposals. If the web design team has worked in your industry before, it’s a great sign for you. Check out their prior work to ensure that they are compatible with your web design vision.

The Development Team & Their Experience
The people working on your website are just as important as the website itself. If the company is local, go for a visit and meet with their team. If that’s not an option, rely on their previous work. High quality work usually implies a larger, experienced team. An experienced team can provide insight into the latest trends and techniques in web development.

How It All Works
Asking about the agency’s plan of attack is a great starting point. Any good agency has a set and direct process for how they work. The process may vary between projects, but the foundation should remain consistent. Asking about the process could provide helpful insight into the agency’s structure.

Cash Money
Now for the awkward part: the budget. This can be very helpful for you when comparing budgets and agencies. Does the quality fit the price? Does the timeline fit the price? These are all things to consider when deciding on a final budget.

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