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9 Questions you should ask web development agency before building a web site

Process of buying a new website for business is like buying a long term suit for every day.

So in order not to make a mistake (and chose wrong suit for yourself :)), we will name 9questions that you should challenge your future web design company before making long-lasting relationship:

1# How do they price their services/what is business model?

When you’re buying a professional service, where a team of experts should be putting in time to plan, design, develop and manage your project business models can vary a lot so be sure that before going into the investment both sides will be happy with what is agreed. Not having clear business model at the beginning, can led to project fails big time.

Key criteria here that should be considered:

  • How much time will they be spending on your project?
  • Which of their team members will be working on your project and what are their qualifications?
  • Do they provide a flat project price that corresponds to a detailed agreement?
  • Does the cost of the project match up with the agreed upon deliverables and hourly rates?
  • Is there a clear procedure for billing for extra features or work outside the project’s initial scope?

Even the most experienced teams can not make 100% clear prediction about final project outcome so by knowing that be sure that everything (or almost everything) is covered from the beginning.

2# What is their track record?

When money is not a problem, then problem cant be fixed so easily.

At the beggining, companies tend to hire cheap service providers in order to save a few dollars on a short term, but a more important question than ‘how much is this going to cost?’ is ‘how reliable is your company?’ You should be confident that you can trust the team in producing the best results for your project and that they are able to show you a return on your investment.

Key questions to ask here are:

  • What types of clients have they worked with?
  • What kind of results have they delivered for those clients?
  • Do they have hard figures to prove their results?
  • Do they retain their clients and have ongoing working relationships with them?

By asking those questions you can get to know company cullture and how they are dealing with their customers, which will give you a picture of how they will treat your company.

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13 Digital Marketing Experts Make Bold Predictions for 2016

Are you wondering where you should be spending your time and efforts when it comes to marketing your business in 2016?

Whether it’s online marketing or social media marketing, things change…sometimes too often.

With social media platforms constantly evolving and new ones being created, it can be hard to know where you should spend your time. While this ultimately depends on your market and business goals, it can helpful to see what the experts are predicting. This is why I asked 13 top digital marketing experts what digital trends they see in the New Year as well as what they are planning to focus their energies on.

I wasn’t shocked to hear a lot of similar predictions come up. One thing is certain…there is a dramatic shift towards video and live streaming in 2016 as it allows more personal access to experts and topics that are of interest.

Here’s what the experts had to say when I asked them what digital marketing trends they see for 2016 and where they personally plan to spend more or less time this coming year.

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14 digital marketing gurus to follow – Part II

As we all live in hyperproduction era of everything, getting the right info at the right time can be really challenging.

Especially if you would like to be in digital marketing industry. You know, there are a lot of digital marketing “gurus” but just a few that are real gurus.

So as we promised a few weeks ago, we are back with Top 14 digital marketing gurus that you can follow if you would like to get the right info at the right time because as Victor Hugo said:

 

 

So go and grab some ideas right now with those people!

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