How do you choose a good web developer?
Check out the company’s work portfolio
You want to know that the company you are working with are experienced and have a proven track record of producing fully functional and bespoke websites. The wider the variety of projects the better, as it will give you a good idea of the array of designs, layouts and types of websites that the company offers and how skillfully they can combine their experience and your specifications to create the perfect website for your business. Most web development companies have their portfolio available to view on their website.
What are others saying?
One way to find out whether a web development company is a good fit for you is to read client reviews on Clutch. Clutch is an international platform that allows you to select the web service you are looking for and your desired location. You can read client reviews and ratings for various businesses in your area to see how highly they are rated in comparison to others in the industry.
Most web development companies have testimonials easily accessible on their websites where you can read the feedback from previous clients on the services offered. This feedback will give you a good idea of whether this company would be a good fit for you. If you wanted further information you could reach out to the previous clients and ask more specific questions.
The web development company’s own online presence
This is arguably the most important thing to consider when searching for a web developer. The quality standards of the company is best reflected in their own online presence so be sure to check out their social media channels as well as their website. Before settling on a web development company, ensure that their website is up to date, functional, fast and provides a good customer experience.
Are they good communicators?
Communication is key especially when you are trying to find someone to effectively communicate your brand to the world, so first impressions are very important. A prompt response from a company as a result of your query is positive and would suggest that responsiveness is important to the company, it would also imply that they would be easy to reach and communicate with during the web development process.
What else should you consider?
Online shopping has skyrocketed in recent years partially because of the Covid 19 pandemic and this highlighted the importance of retail businesses maintaining and improving their online presence. Online consumers expect a smooth and straightforward customer experience that is both accessible and convenient therefore it is essential for your website to live up to these expectations. Your website must accurately represent your business’ brand and the products or services that you offer, while being accessible to all.
With an ever growing competitive online marketplace it is crucial that your business stands out from the crowd and this calls for a bespoke custom made website, therefore you should be looking for a company that specialise in UI/UX design.
What results should you expect?
When consulting with your future web development company you can ask them about the success of previous clients and what realistic result expectations would look like. A well established company would have the experience to ensure your website reaches its full potential as well as recommending any additional services that you may benefit from to further grow your online presence.
Should I stay local?
If you are located in close proximity to your chosen agency then it would make any in person meetings or training much more convenient. Once you put a face to the name developing a working relationship instantly becomes easier. If you had any queries or concerns they could be solved in real time by a company that you trust. It is also beneficial to work with a local or national agency as they would be familiar with any relevant legislation associated with the sale and supply or certain products or services.
The most important things to consider when selecting a web development company to create a website for your business is to find one that has a proven track record of designing and developing bespoke, fully functional websites that are both aesthetically pleasing as well as accessible.
Here at 2Cubed we have over 20 years experience designing and developing the online face of a wide variety of businesses, check out our previous project here. .We pride ourselves on delivering functional website design that exceeds clients’ expectations. We work closely with all our clients to ensure that their specifications are met to the highest standard. Read what our clients have to say here. At 2Cubed we are always updating and improving the accessibility and content on our own website inline with industry standards and you can be certain that we will treat your website with the same level of care and professionalism.
Getting in touch with us has never been easier, you can contact us on WhatsApp on 087 342 7149, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also contact us through our website by filling out https://2cubed.ie/contact/. Or call our New Ross office on 051 440 425 or our Dublin office on 01 905 8114.