Having a website dedicated to your work is a step towards being more professional and reliable. Despite the fact that to be reliable, your work needs to be good enough in order to showcase it on the website, one can also not deny the fact that the website must be attractive and user- friendly to stand out from the crowd.
Yet, not everyone is a CODER to build one and now it doesn’t need to be as WordPress triggers this problem very easily. If as an individual or a business person, you want to grow in the digital market or just want recognition, WordPress is your Best-Friend. But choosing the best and right WordPress website design company for your work can be a bit tricky!
So, here are some of the tips you should have in your mind while choosing the right match for your work in the best possible way-
1. Make Your Requirements Clear:
Send your requirements to some of the firms and request a proposal. There are some cases when the firms don’t get how you actually want to show your work and end up giving you something else. Double-check whether they are visualizing the website the same way you do.
2. Ask for a Sample/Visit the Portfolio:
You must be sure enough that the things will be going in the right direction once you hire them. Ask for a sample they have done before regarding your field of work or visit the portfolio to get the insights of the skill-sets and the way of work they do. This will help you to shortlist companies on the basis of their work and skill-set. Observe, what you didn’t like in their work and try to point them out if they get shortlisted.
3. Check Reviews:
Go through the reviews of the companies you’ve shortlisted. Only the one who has experienced it can give you the most reliable reviews. Know the problems they faced and also if the company reached on-time to resolve them. [Bonus Tip: See the 3-star reviews. Those are the most honest ones.] Customer satisfaction is what the company craves for!
4. Balanced use of Modern Technology:
Do check if the themes they offer you are up-to-date and not a decade old. Make sure they come up with the trending designs and a touch of the established, this will make your website unique in its own way and user- friendly to each and every one.
5. ALERT! Hackers:
Beware of the plug-ins they’ve used. Ask them about the assessment of the quality of plug-ins as it becomes attractive and easier for potential hackers.
Ask them if the themes they are offering you affect the speed of your website. Users don’t have an-hour while visiting your website. It should be responsive in no-time.
Check if they’re happy in customizing themes and templates of your website according to your need. You will need customization time-to-time as you grow.
8. Exchange Ideas:
They must be open to know what you actually want on your website. Don’t hesitate to clear your views and be open to their suggestions. They might have a better idea which will help you to grow. Welcome, It!
9. Responsive Web Designs:
It’s a MUST! They must have a responsive web design and templates as it is not a trend but the best way to keep your visitors intact.
10. Communication is the key:
Lastly, good communication is a must. Make sure you have a 2-way communication with them. So that your views and problems regarding your website reach them. Also, they’re there to listen and respond.
In this article, I have shared with you some of the best ways to be used while choosing a WordPress design company. So, you can apply them and have a great experience.