StarNavi Blog - How to Pick a Web Development Agency?

By starnavi | Digest | March 2020 | 607 views

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When it comes to the digital presentation of your online business, it’s wise to seek out a web development agency that is able to augment all of your service offerings and more. Of course, with so many outsource agency options out there in the world, how can you be sure which one is right for you and your unique service offering?

The good news is: we’re going to show you how to pick a software partner that is top quality, responsive, and adaptable to all of your needs. How do you get started choosing this team? We’re glad you asked!

Tips to Choose a Web Development Agency

Tip #1: Visit the Software Providers Case Studies

The proof should be right there at your disposal when you select a web development agency. Be sure to get their website and click on their case studies. Check out the websites they have created for their clients. Take your time to look over a few so you can really get a feel for what this company is capable of creating. Do your due diligence before making the investment. If there are no case studies on the company website, visit Clutch. This platform includes not only client reviews but also case studies and project description. Perhaps, you'll find the information needed there. 

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Tip #2: Check Out Their Own Website

What does their website look like? The very one from which they are selling their services? Are there misspellings and inaccuracies, or is it an impeccable website platform? How about their software products? Do they tell about their agile approach? The company should be pushing forward their highest quality work to represent their own brand. 

Tip #3: Take Your Time to Interview the Agency

Interview your prospective development agency like you would an employee at your own operation. Ask them questions like what are the sites you are proudest of in your portfolio and why; who is your favorite client to work with and why; and what are the top three ways projects can go off of the rails? Don't forget to find out more about the tech side, for example, ask whether they provide technical support services and on what conditions. Find out more about their team management. Get a feel for their answers and willingness to work with you.

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Tip #4: Ask for Client References

Feel free to contact the website development team and ask about their client references. If the former clients are satisfied with the software service provider, then chances are, you will be, too. You are entitled to ask for a list of references, and the participating agency should have no problem complying with your demand.

Tip #5: Measure the Company’s Responsiveness

How quickly does the company get back to you, your calls, and your emails? You should allow them 24-48 hours to answer your requests. Anything longer than that is indicative of organizational problems, as well as communication problems you do not want to deal with during the build-out of your website software. 

StarNavi: Your Staff Augmentation and Software Development Agency

We are ready to provide you with all of the background information, referrals and references, and insight into our operation as you require. We understand that this is a big selection for your company, which is why we want to make this process as painless as possible. If you need a new web development agency, consider StarNavi today.