Choosing the right web developer for your web project can be a daunting process. I am confident that often time the reason why companies tolerate a sub-par website is because they simply don’t know where to go to get the right developer.
Do you choose Drupal or Wordpress? Do you consider Hubspot for the website and marketing together? Do you have a custom application that needs to be developed. When you find a developer, how do you make a decision that developer is the right one? What are the most important questions to ask.
Here are six key questions that you should ask before you make your decision. They are in no particular order as I think they are all important.
Can you talk to your developer?
When I say talk, I mean really talk. I don’t mean, can you talk to the person that sold you on the project. I mean can you drive to their office or pick up the phone and call them. More often than you think, you’ll have a local sales rep sell you a web site but the work will be conducted by a number of subcontractors, or worse, by a number of people out of the country.