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Are you making your mind to design a website, then how you choose a web design company?

Are you making your mind to design a website, then how you choose a web design company?

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Alex Roderick
March 19, 2007


Alex Roderick
About the Author Alex Roderick The author is Business Head for The Web Design Company, http://www.webdesigningcompany.net It’s a web designing company. It deals in web site design, website redesign, flash, 3D animation, logos, Banner Adds etc.
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Everyone knows that today is the age of internet. Every successful company knows that a web site is an essential marketing tool. Whether you're in the business of selling widgets, soliciting volunteers, or building your brand awareness, a carefully executed internet marketing plan can reap a tremendous return on your time and money. so that’s why they people making, and updating their business website according to the time and technology.

Depending on your web design budget and your needs. The first thing you need to do is determine your goals and objectives.

Specifically:

* Who is your target audience?
* How will your audience find your website?
* What do you want them to do once they're there?
* How will updates be made to the site?
* What is your timeline?
* What kind of return on investment do you expect from the site and how will you measure it?

Creating your web site can be a tricky process. Choosing the best web design company for your site is extremely important. Now it’s time to find the right web design company for your needs. Go to Google and search for web design firms and you will see how many results show. Start at the first web design result on work your way down. Examine the portfolio to see if there is anything equivalent to the web design layout you are imagining. You will be able to tell immediately if this web design firm is right for your company and its look and feel. Find out if they have the staff available to work on your entire web design needs and that they know the programming necessary to complete the job in a timely manner. Ask for references, a top end web design firm will be glad to offer up references on the web design work performed. Most web design references will be glad to talk to you about the quality job your potential web design company did on their web site.

When searching for a company, here are a few key questions to consider:

* Does the company's portfolio reflect the kind of aesthetic that you are looking for

* Does the company work with clients in your industry? Have they previously created a site similar to what you want in scope and function?

* Were they responsive to your query, or did it take them four days to return your call? Were they friendly and helpful and take time to find out about your company and your needs?

* What kinds of guarantees do they offer for their products? What kind of support is available? Do they have a thorough testing process? What are the terms of the contract and who owns the final design, source code, and intellectual property?

Now that you've found a couple of different companies, and have a couple of proposals in hand, you'll want to take some time to compare them carefully and check references. Call several of the company's clients and ask the following questions:

* Did the company meet your goals and objectives?
* Did they follow up after the launch, or disappear once the check was cashed?
* Does the site function properly?
* Are you happy with the design?
* What does your target audience think of the design and functionality?
* Did you get the return on investment that you were expecting?

A Professional Web Design Agency may cost more in the short term but you are trying to satisfied their customer but you must Remember, when it comes to your business and your companies exposure on internet,  so take your time to finding a good web design company. Your future may depend on it.


 


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