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Choosing and Working With a Graphic Design Company
December 4, 2017
Do you want to hire a graphic design company to create a website for you? Well, if you are not inclined to work with a free web builder or hire a programmer, then there's no other option left but to work with a professional graphic design company. Here are a few things you must know about these companies. This knowledge will help you choose the best company around:
1. Ensure that the company understands how you function. Every client is different -- some clients get paranoid at the slightest of mistakes, some want service 24/7, some don't bother about the way their design company functions. You must ensure that your company knows you well and provides you the service that you are looking for.
2. You must sign a contract that defines the scope of the project, milestones, timeline, revisions, etc. the contract must be water-tight, yet flexible.
3. Check out their references. Talk to a few clients and check out how their site is doing. Chat with them about the company's service and whether they encountered any problems.
4. Does the graphic design agency understand your industry and your target market? This is the most important factors because sites must be designed keeping customers in mind. Many graphic designers create a design that's either from their existing design stock or totally unrelated to the market. You must insist on a customized design that's 100% tailored for your market.
5. How many years of experience does the graphic design agency have? You can choose to work with new companies so long such companies are established by a bunch of professionals who have handled website creation jobs in the past. Experience always counts.
6. Insist on building a blog into your website. You must upload fresh content on your blog once in 2 days or so -- preferably daily. This will ensure that your site is easily discovered by search engines.
7. Understand the website maintenance contract and ensure it is not too pricey.
These tips will help you appoint and work with a great website design agency. So, if you do not want to create a website on your own, go right ahead and appoint a website design agency and follow tips above to score high.