When it comes to picking a website Designing company to develop your business’ website, it can be very difficult. You have jumped on Google and there are hundreds of companies to pick from. So how do you narrow your search down? Do you just pick the first 3 companies that are listed in the google search and hope they are the right guys for you? If you do, the chances are you will find a company that can handle your requirements, but how do you know who you find is the best Website Designing Company for your business?
There are two types of website Designing companies out there, the type that builds websites from scratch and customize to each and every client’s needs and the other which use a template design and fills in the blanks with the client’s information.
The question you need to ask yourself is how do you want your website/business to be viewed?
Recent stats have shown that 51% of all internet users view a company’s website.
Template Web Design
WordPress – If the company are building websites in a WordPress environment, they will be selecting a template or theme from a bank of designs that are commonly used day in and day out across the internet. If you do some research about WordPress, yes you will see it is the most commonly used environment to build websites and yes this will probably be the key selling point of those companies that build in it.
Custom Built Web Design
To design a custom built website there are a few different ‘languages’ out there that can provide a developer with the scope to complete the task at hand. ‘Asp.net’ is a favoured language as it is an open source language that was created and governed by Microsoft. As we all know Microsoft alongside Apple are amongst the most respected technology companies in the world. To put it quite simply, why wouldn’t you want your website built in a language that was created by the biggest software development company in the world?
Few different frameworks are:-
Few Tips For Choosing A Website Designing Company
1) They Listen To Your Ideas:- You’re an expert in your industry. As such, you know what you’re selling, and you have some idea of how you want to present your business/product to them. No one knows your business better than you do. If a website designing Company doesn’t listen to your ideas or isn’t open-minded enough to see how to market it, then you probably shouldn’t work with them. Your marketing agency needs to be able to perfect your ideas, improve upon them, and put them into action.
2)They Have Case Studies (Or At least A Portfolio):- What’s the best way to know what to expect from a website designing Company or marketing agency? Review real projects they have worked on and experience the live product. Don’t trust screenshots of homepages or mockups of design work for unlikely brands (like the coffee shop freelancer showing a Nike website). You want to see real websites they’ve made, that are publicly accessible. If they will share information about the goals and strategy that are in play, it’s even better. Take the time to look through their work and judge their progress. If you don’t see anything you like, they’re not going to be a good fit. Also, be aware that as you move up to more exclusive companies it is normal for their client list to be more restrictive and even protected.
3)Customer Reviews::- Social media platforms offers a wonderful source to check the reputation of the company and the way the projects are handled. Many users leave their reviews on platforms such as Google, Yelp and Facebook offering their in-depth views which gives a complete picture of the company. The reviews may be biased; so it is preferable to read more than one to arrive at the conclusion.
4) Cost and Quality:- Although you wish to have your project done at affordable prices, it is important not to compromise when it comes to quality. There are many website designing Company that promise to deliver your project at a very low price. Don’t get fooled by them. A well established and professional company charges a bit higher than the newly launched web design agency as they abide by strict quality standards.