In this part of “Working With a Web Development Agency,” Holly Cordner of SEO.com offers some ideas on how to find the agency that works for you.
Finally, it’s important to work with the right agency. There are a lot of elements that go into website development, and you should work with an agency that has a deep understanding of all of them. Review your goals in each of these areas and find a team that is dedicated to your business and meeting your expectations.
Here are a few questions to ask:
- What kind of experience do they have in creating similar sites? What’s their track record of success?
- How fast can they have your site done, and how much will it cost?
- How involved do you want to be in the process?
- Can they provide simple mockups or ideas before you sign a contract?
If You Build It Right, They Will Come
I hope this article has given you some good ideas for how to communicate with your development agency. If you give careful consideration to each of these areas, you should come away with a site that works for your business.
Let me know about your successes or failures—what’s worked for you in the past? How have you defined your expectations?