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Things to Look For When Picking Web Design Company

By: David Martin at Traffic Online

Submitted on Sun, Apr 6th, 2014 10:52 am

If you want to get a new website for your business or want to redesign your existing website then you need to search for companies who have experts to accomplish these tasks. But when you search for them you will come across around thousands of designers, so the question is how one can differentiate between the different companies available in this field?

It is not an easy task while getting a badly considered website can cost you more money than doing any good and will damage your reputation in the market, which will result in less customers.

Essentially, two fundamental factors that needs a consideration:

1.      Relation with Company

You have to be confident that your relation with the company you are working with is a worthy one. This is because a productive and an enjoyable experience are more favourable as compared to a protracted and challenging one.

2.      End Result

You have to be sure that the agency you choose can deliver your required project while accomplishing the best possible targeted results.

While keeping the above two fundamentals in your mind, we have discussed about some core standards that you should look for when searching for web design company.

 

 

Recommendations

If you know any friend, relative or colleague who has a great experience with website designing and search engine optimization then chances are you will have a similar experience too. So ask them for their suggestion because their guidance will make your decision process much easier.

Testimonials

Companies usually publish testimonials of their clients on the website to attract more customers. If the company you are looking into publishes it, then do read them. You have to remember that they will only promote the best ones. However, if you observe that they are actively publishing reasonable amount of feedbacks then it suggests that they have a satisfied customer base.

Listening

Listening is one of the most common issues that arise while working with web designing companies because they do not really listen to the targets, needs and guidelines given by you. It is most likely that you, as an owner of your business, have much better knowledge than they do. This is why web developers should not only listen to your guidelines but should also respect your understanding about the business. If you ever feel like the company is imposing fixed packages on your project then it may be the right time to walk away.

Benefits

Most of the companies simply provides a list of all the services and believes that if they have a long list of services to show their visitors then their business will appear more worthy. It is recommended that you stay away from these type of designing companies and instead look for those who focus more on the benefits they will provide to your business website.

Meetings

It is recommended that you should not handover your project to a company without commencing an initial face-to-face meeting with the accountable. Meeting with them will help you in understanding that how much important your project is to their team and will enable you to determine whether you are comfortable working with them. The company and its team member must have to discuss about the plans, needs and requirements numerous times in order to fully understand the objectives of your project.

Detailed Offer

You should try to avoid those offers that are made on single page and just contains an actual cost and nothing much. Try to request for a detailed offer before signing any agreement with them. Keep in mind that a well-written proposal will include details about the pay per click services, understanding of all your requirements as well as targets about how they expect to achieve the objectives.

About the Author:

Johnny is the founder of WeWantTraffic a leading Dubai web design & full service digital agency. You can meet him on Twitter @trafficsqwalk and Google+

About the Author

David Martin
Traffic Online
Traffic Online offers web design Dubai and SEO Dubai Services. Traffic Online is the leading website design and internet marketing company in Dubai. Our services contains creative web designing, web development, SEO, CMS, PPC, SEM and SMO campaigns.

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