As a business, finding the right web development company is not easy; as there are lots around offering state of the art services at record low prices.
Not to mention offshore companies based in the country, India and the ALL OF US – why not use them. They are after all cheaper (mostly) and may be able to do a better job.
Using a local web development agency.
The main profit with working with a local agency is that you can visit them and discuss the task face to face. Having a preliminary meeting with the agency will ensure they are competent and also help in communicating what the project is.
Think about using an offshore web agency?
Quality – this would be hard to control if you cannot meet the agency. Skype and webinars are typical well and good, but nothing beats a face to face for being able to communicate and discuss.
Remembering that only 10% of communication is verbal, talking on the phone or via e-mail means that the web agency misses 90%.
Which organization if you opt for a an agency?
There is requirements that a lot of companies look for when choosing a web agency
- Do they understand the project?
- Have they experience of your industry?
- What will it cost?
These are the key things that come up when searching for a web company.
Meet with the agency (as mentioned) is the best way to a/ get a feel for the agency and if they are the sort of company for you b/ they do understand building. Many companies will say they understand when they really do not (as nobody wants to tell a customer ‘we do not understand’ – could lose the client) understand.
If the agency has worked in your sector previously then they are much better equipped to tackle building your shed, contribute to be and also second guess to problem solve.
Comparing estimates from local web development companies is absolutely the best way of finding out there the actual market price is. All companies charge in different ways and some can be expensive – to avoid paying over the odds it is advised to get a few quotes.