How to choose a website designing company for your website

Ananda Kannan S P

Published: December 14, 2018

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Every time a new visitor lands on your homepage, the first thing that they see is your web design, the type of typography used, product banners and the overall presentation. When everything combined together provides a positive vibe, you are sure to witness some impressive conversion rates like never before.

The entire world now has a digital persona where it’s difficult than ever to impress a visitor. Choosing the best web design company is the first big step you take towards establishing successful digital marketing strategies.

Follow this 7 step guide to choose the best web design company:

1. Always Go for a Passionate team

With the competition level going sky high, it’s integral to have an extremely passionate and creative team working on your projects. They should be able to think out of the box, understand new web design 2.0 concepts easily and come up with ideas that would impress any visitor from different parts of the world.

2. Check Out If They Have an Impressive Track Record

Finding the website design agency is made easy by going through the number of successful projects they have completed so far. While some companies invest a lot, it’s wise if you shortlist the best within your budget range. Look for the company’s websites, their design, how well they help convert visitors into customers and the unique ideas the team implemented in each new project.

3. Get Your Team to Give You Valuable Comments

Instead of making a sole decision, you can even consider bringing your team onboard and asking them feedback on websites created by a professional web design company. If a group of members are extremely satisfied with some of the designs, they are definitely good at what they do and it should be wise to hire them.

4. Explore How They Merge Design with Content

An impressive design combined with ease of usability and access is definitely the key to good web design but at the same time, the content should seamlessly merge with it. Talk to the design team to know what they think about content and how they can help implement it in a non-intrusive manner. They should have a clear idea that creative art is important but so is content! A website’s success is based on balancing and not simply focusing on art. Your company should know it.

5. Responsive Design, CMS, SEO – Your Web Design Company Should Know It All

Being a design-friendly place, the web design company you choose should also have ample knowledge in all technical aspects including content management system, search engine optimisation and should be able to create a responsive design. Creating a website that works and looks the same on all devices is a necessity for seamless visitor experience while prompt SEO and CMS integration is required for the site to operate efficiently.

6. Go For One With Vast Industry Experience

Each industry is different from one another because fashion, retail, e-commerce and IT services are not the same. The website designers can deliver a better output if they have worked with multiple industries and come with unique ideas that could easily cater to a wide range of audience.

7. Designers Should Know Active Design Trends

Designers should be technically aware of how conversion works because not every good-looking website will perform. An intuitive design allowing users to move from one page to another is necessary to ensure conversion.

Similarly, designers should be in touch with active web design trends to adopt them quickly before others do and give your business the winning edge. If they can establish a great balance between implementing new designs and creating an intuitive site that’s easy to navigate, they are the best. The web designing team should know things like parallax scrolling, flat or material design, choice of modern colors and be aware what big brands are adopting now.

Dezvolta excels in every area and has built a strong customer base through the years, with many successful web design products. We can give your business the winning edge it needs with great design, intuitive UI and responsive websites that perform well on every channel.

Looking for the best web design company in Chennai to design and develop your website? Get in touch.

You’re finally ready to take the big step: It’s time to get a website for your small business, or to get a major refresh of your old site.

And so… now what?

Let’s assume you’ve already tackled the first problem: You know you need this thing built for you. You don’t have time to become a self-taught website designer. Neither do most of your peers. 54% of small businesses outsource website and graphic design, according to the WASP Barcode 2016 State of Small Business Report.

But that’s just the first of many issues. For instance, what do you want to have done? How much will it cost? Where will you find this designer? How will you tell if they’re good or not?

They’re all really good questions. Here’s how to answer them:

What do you want to have done?

Knowing the scope of the work helps you figure out what a realistic budget should be. It’s also critical for choosing which website designer to hire. For instance, if you’re a very small local business (aka a “micro business”), you may only need a six-page website. These basic pages might be enough:

  • Homepage
  • About us

That’s one lean website, but if you’re just starting out and you don’t have a big budget, it’s a great first step.

Or maybe you already have a basic site like that, but it’s old and not mobile-friendly. Say you want to add a simple blog, a couple more product pages, and give the whole thing a new look.

Whatever you want for your business website, write it down. Think about it for a bit. Ask your employees or your peers what they think about your site. Or even better – ask a few of your customers what they think of your website.

From all that input, write a short list of must-do, must-have things. Be really specific about what you want done. Write it all down. You’re basically writing out what you want the designer to do.

Caption: It’s okay to “steal” elements you like from other websites for your own site.

Find sites you really like

Want to assure your success even more? Spend an hour or two looking through websites that are similar to yours or in a complementary niche.

Make detailed notes about what you like about these sites. See a contact page you love? A typeface you want to use? Make a note of it and capture the link.

You’ll be capturing concrete, actionable information for your designer as you do this. It’ll cut down the time it takes to create your site, and thus reduce your costs by a lot. It’s also one of the best ways to ensure you end up with a site you’ll really like.

How much will it cost?

The hourly rate for a web designer can vary by a lot – from as little as $15 per hour to over $100 per hour. Somewhere between $40 and $75 per hour is about average.

That might be helpful information, but it doesn’t tell you the total cost of your new website. How do you know if you have five hours of work here, or fifty?

Just to give you the roughest of rough estimates… having someone design and build that simple six-page website would probably cost in the ballpark of $720. Why that number? It’s $60 per hour, times two hours per page, times six pages.

Again – that’s as really rough guess. A designer could also legitimately add another $300 to that $720, just for developing the overall design and for time spent coordinating with you.

For the more elaborate re-design I described above you’d be looking at $1,680. That would include 1.5 hours per page to re-do the old pages, plus two hours each for six new pages (21 hours total), all billed at $80 per hour. A little more expensive than the first designer, but maybe this one has more skills.

Of course, some small business owners simply don’t have this kind of budget. If you need a site for $400 or less, it can be done. Just realize you might get what you pay for. An alternative to hiring a designer is to do your website yourself, perhaps with one of the website builder tools like Wix, Yodle or Weebly.

How to find the right website designer for you

Remember that list of “Websites I Like” that you made? Pull it out again.

Contact the business owner of each site (or as many as you can). Find out who built their website. In some cases, it’ll be a full-time employee. It’s possible these people would help you in their spare time, but it’s better if you can find a full-time, self-employed web designer.

In addition to your website list, reach out to a handful of business people or business groups you’re connected to. Often a name will pop up with this research (if you’re lucky, one name will keep popping up as you ask around).

Get the names of three to five different designers, then contact them with your list of what you want done and the notes on which sites you like.

  1. They’re available to do the work.
  2. Their price is in line with your budget.
  3. They can provide 1-2 additional references.
  4. They can set your site up so you can easily make minor edits after they’re done.

Ask about what their payment schedule is, and what their policy is for deadlines and milestones through the project. Expect to pay about a third of their price up front, a third at some mid-point of the project, and then a third when the site is completely done.

Usually a winner will arise pretty quickly. Hopefully, you’ve also found a business partner who can help you promote your site – and your business – for years. Pick accordingly.

What do you think?

Have you ever hired a website designer? What tips would you give to someone looking to hire one? Share your thoughts in the comments.

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Full disclosure: I sell websites. Every day, I meet with companies who are looking for web designers, and naturally, I’d like some of them to choose us.

But I’ve also noticed something during these conversations: often, people don’t ask the most important questions.

A meeting with a web-design company is an interview. You want to make sure their business is legitimate, and you want to get a sense for the personality and culture of the company.

Most of all, you need to understand their approach to the unique challenges you’re tackling with your project

In 5 minutes, these 5 questions will tell you more than any hour-long presentation could:

Question 1: What is your approach to usability?
More than any other question, this will help you quickly differentiate between experienced web designers and novices.

Asking about usability will help you understand the company’s focus – namely, whether or not they have the most important thing in mind: the visitor.

A company without a good answer to this may build a site that they like, or one that you like, but that visitors find confusing or difficult to use. You want a web-design firm that thinks at the highest level: user-centered design.

The best people working in web design today will light up when you mention usability. They will be grateful for the question, and they’ll be glad to share their opinions, experience, and the latest research.

Best Answer:
“I’m thrilled you asked! We believe in user-centered design, and we conduct usability testing whenever possible. We’re visitor advocates and will defend their interests with concrete evidence and research.”

Question 2: Can you show me examples of projects with similar goals?
Ask for examples of sites with similar goals and features.

Need an event registration tool? Talk to people who can show you one. That way, you can ask why it was built in a certain way, what the challenges were, what results have been measured, and how those results met the project’s goals.

Suppose they haven’t built a similar site before. Are they up-front about it? Do they have any ideas? What challenges would they expect?

Is design your main concern? Rather than searching for a firm with a portfolio piece that seems to fit with your needs, look for a company that can show you a wide range of designs. This indicates a healthy creative philosophy: a company that listens to its clients, considers the brand, and doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to the design process.

Best Answer:
“Of course. Let’s take a look at a few now…”

Follow-Up Question:
Is there a limit to the number of design revisions?

Question 3: Can I meet the team?
This question will instantly reveal if the team is in-house or outsourced.

A lot of companies farm out the various parts of a project. Perhaps the firm you’re considering is a reliable partner company. Or maybe it’s an ad hoc team of freelancers who have never worked together before – and who may not be there down the road.

Or is it a team at all? The “company” you’re speaking with could in fact be one person offering to sell the project, do the analysis, design the site, program it, and manage the server. Is this person likely to be an expert in all those things?

For any site with serious goals, you should look for a team of specialists. If the team is in fact just 1 or 2 people, ask about their capacity to handle your project. Are they going to be busy selling new clients while working on your site? How important is your project to them?

Best Answer:
“The entire team is in-house and works together on similar projects all the time.”

2nd-Best Answer:
“There is a partner company involved, but everyone has worked together on similar projects.”

Follow-Up Question:
Have team members worked together before? How many times have they done this?

Question 4: What if I want to make changes later?
One of the most fundamental differences among web-development firms is their approach to ongoing changes.

Every website will change over time. Some companies charge hourly for these changes, while others set up a content-management tool that makes it easy, fast, and free to update text, upload images, and add pages.

Best Answer:
“We’re going to set up a tool that lets you (or anyone with access) manage the site. You’ll never wait or get an invoice for basic changes.”

Follow-Up Question:
What kind of changes will cost money?

Even if your site includes a content-management tool, certain types of changes will require a professional programmer or designer. Ask if your content-management tool will allow you to add new forms, change animations, or create new types of page layouts.

Question 5: How will we measure results?
It’s not a bad thing if the answer to this question sounds a little technical.

Listen for terms like bounce rate, unique visits, page views, time on site, inbound links, search-engine rankings, conversion rate, etc. If you start hearing jargon you’re not familiar with, ask for explanations in simple English.

Best Answer:
“We measure unique visitors, bounce rate, and conversion percentage. Our goal is to generate leads, so these are the most important metrics. We use an analytics tool to do this, and we will show you how to track these measures as well.”

Follow-Up Question:
What numbers should we expect?

Of course, there are so many variables that it would be hard for even an experienced expert to get too specific in answering this question. But if a company has done similar projects, they should have at least a general sense for benchmarks.

  • Check references. Or better yet, meet possible web designers through referrals: people you know and trust who have worked with them in the past.
  • Check the Better Business Bureau to make sure they have a high rating and good service.
  • Ask if the pricing is an estimate or a firm, not-to-exceed number.
  • Read How Not to Buy a Website in 10 Steps
  • Read How to Generate Leads

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

You’re here because you want to learn how to start a web design business. Smart move.

There are thousands of people every year who launch new companies. Unlike you, however, most of them don’t have the skills to build websites for themselves.

If you set yourself up the right way, you can be that web designer or agency they turn to for help.

But I’d urge caution here. Starting a web design business may seem easy. You build a website for yourself and start pitching to prospects. What more could you possibly have to do?

If you want to set yourself up for success, you should take the time now to carefully lay the foundation for your business so you can avoid those “Wait, what. ” scenarios too many first-time business owners face. What’s more, if you do the extra work upfront, future scaling efforts — even if your web design company remains a one-person show — will be a breeze.

So, in the following guide, we’re going to look at everything you need to do to become a successful web designer and business owner.

But first, let’s look at your current situation and make sure you’re in the best position to start a business.

The Challenges of Starting Your Own Business

To be fair, there are a ton of benefits associated with running your own small business or agency. You get:

  • To set your own prices.
  • Total control over your career and the direction of your business.
  • Flexibility in terms of where, when, and how you work.
  • Greater fulfillment working with clients you like, respect and can make a difference in the lives of.

But there are challenges, too.

For one, you’re the boss now, which means you’re responsible for making sure that everything runs as it needs to.

This goes beyond just successfully launching client websites. You have to make sure you’re making more money in your business than you’re spending on the business. You have to become really good at managing client relationships (and perhaps employee relationships, too). You also have to balance web design work with sales and marketing tasks.

Being the owner of a small web design shop is a lot of work. It costs money, too (as you’ll soon see).

Then there’s the fact that how you enter this opportunity can make or break the business.

For instance, let’s say you currently work full-time at a design agency, but your contract has a strict non-compete. When you leave, you might have to start your business with a new set of clients in a completely different niche. It’s going to take a lot of work to build your portfolio and reputation back up again if you have no previous work or contacts to leverage.

It’s not impossible, but it does make it harder.

Or let’s say that you’ve recently graduated from university. You have a pile of loans and expensive monthly bills that need to be paid now that you’re out in the real world. You’re having a hard time spending anything more than the bare minimum your business needs to get off the ground.

Without a healthy safety net of cash behind you as well as the time and funds to put into building your business today, it’s going to be difficult to ever get to a point where you generate a steady and predictable income from it.

Whatever your situation, just keep in mind that you won’t be able to launch this business tomorrow nor will it become an overnight success. It takes time, money and effort to get a business off the ground and, if you’re not in the right space to do that, you may want to postpone this until you’re ready.

For those of you who are feeling confident that this is the right move for you, read on…

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Full disclosure: I sell websites. Every day, I meet with companies who are looking for web designers, and naturally, I’d like some of them to choose us.

But I’ve also noticed something during these conversations: often, people don’t ask the most important questions.

A meeting with a web-design company is an interview. You want to make sure their business is legitimate, and you want to get a sense for the personality and culture of the company.

Most of all, you need to understand their approach to the unique challenges you’re tackling with your project

In 5 minutes, these 5 questions will tell you more than any hour-long presentation could:

Question 1: What is your approach to usability?
More than any other question, this will help you quickly differentiate between experienced web designers and novices.

Asking about usability will help you understand the company’s focus – namely, whether or not they have the most important thing in mind: the visitor.

A company without a good answer to this may build a site that they like, or one that you like, but that visitors find confusing or difficult to use. You want a web-design firm that thinks at the highest level: user-centered design.

The best people working in web design today will light up when you mention usability. They will be grateful for the question, and they’ll be glad to share their opinions, experience, and the latest research.

Best Answer:
“I’m thrilled you asked! We believe in user-centered design, and we conduct usability testing whenever possible. We’re visitor advocates and will defend their interests with concrete evidence and research.”

Question 2: Can you show me examples of projects with similar goals?
Ask for examples of sites with similar goals and features.

Need an event registration tool? Talk to people who can show you one. That way, you can ask why it was built in a certain way, what the challenges were, what results have been measured, and how those results met the project’s goals.

Suppose they haven’t built a similar site before. Are they up-front about it? Do they have any ideas? What challenges would they expect?

Is design your main concern? Rather than searching for a firm with a portfolio piece that seems to fit with your needs, look for a company that can show you a wide range of designs. This indicates a healthy creative philosophy: a company that listens to its clients, considers the brand, and doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to the design process.

Best Answer:
“Of course. Let’s take a look at a few now…”

Follow-Up Question:
Is there a limit to the number of design revisions?

Question 3: Can I meet the team?
This question will instantly reveal if the team is in-house or outsourced.

A lot of companies farm out the various parts of a project. Perhaps the firm you’re considering is a reliable partner company. Or maybe it’s an ad hoc team of freelancers who have never worked together before – and who may not be there down the road.

Or is it a team at all? The “company” you’re speaking with could in fact be one person offering to sell the project, do the analysis, design the site, program it, and manage the server. Is this person likely to be an expert in all those things?

For any site with serious goals, you should look for a team of specialists. If the team is in fact just 1 or 2 people, ask about their capacity to handle your project. Are they going to be busy selling new clients while working on your site? How important is your project to them?

Best Answer:
“The entire team is in-house and works together on similar projects all the time.”

2nd-Best Answer:
“There is a partner company involved, but everyone has worked together on similar projects.”

Follow-Up Question:
Have team members worked together before? How many times have they done this?

Question 4: What if I want to make changes later?
One of the most fundamental differences among web-development firms is their approach to ongoing changes.

Every website will change over time. Some companies charge hourly for these changes, while others set up a content-management tool that makes it easy, fast, and free to update text, upload images, and add pages.

Best Answer:
“We’re going to set up a tool that lets you (or anyone with access) manage the site. You’ll never wait or get an invoice for basic changes.”

Follow-Up Question:
What kind of changes will cost money?

Even if your site includes a content-management tool, certain types of changes will require a professional programmer or designer. Ask if your content-management tool will allow you to add new forms, change animations, or create new types of page layouts.

Question 5: How will we measure results?
It’s not a bad thing if the answer to this question sounds a little technical.

Listen for terms like bounce rate, unique visits, page views, time on site, inbound links, search-engine rankings, conversion rate, etc. If you start hearing jargon you’re not familiar with, ask for explanations in simple English.

Best Answer:
“We measure unique visitors, bounce rate, and conversion percentage. Our goal is to generate leads, so these are the most important metrics. We use an analytics tool to do this, and we will show you how to track these measures as well.”

Follow-Up Question:
What numbers should we expect?

Of course, there are so many variables that it would be hard for even an experienced expert to get too specific in answering this question. But if a company has done similar projects, they should have at least a general sense for benchmarks.

  • Check references. Or better yet, meet possible web designers through referrals: people you know and trust who have worked with them in the past.
  • Check the Better Business Bureau to make sure they have a high rating and good service.
  • Ask if the pricing is an estimate or a firm, not-to-exceed number.
  • Read How Not to Buy a Website in 10 Steps
  • Read How to Generate Leads

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

Create a better website with Elementor

You’re here because you want to learn how to start a web design business. Smart move.

There are thousands of people every year who launch new companies. Unlike you, however, most of them don’t have the skills to build websites for themselves.

If you set yourself up the right way, you can be that web designer or agency they turn to for help.

But I’d urge caution here. Starting a web design business may seem easy. You build a website for yourself and start pitching to prospects. What more could you possibly have to do?

If you want to set yourself up for success, you should take the time now to carefully lay the foundation for your business so you can avoid those “Wait, what. ” scenarios too many first-time business owners face. What’s more, if you do the extra work upfront, future scaling efforts — even if your web design company remains a one-person show — will be a breeze.

So, in the following guide, we’re going to look at everything you need to do to become a successful web designer and business owner.

But first, let’s look at your current situation and make sure you’re in the best position to start a business.

The Challenges of Starting Your Own Business

To be fair, there are a ton of benefits associated with running your own small business or agency. You get:

  • To set your own prices.
  • Total control over your career and the direction of your business.
  • Flexibility in terms of where, when, and how you work.
  • Greater fulfillment working with clients you like, respect and can make a difference in the lives of.

But there are challenges, too.

For one, you’re the boss now, which means you’re responsible for making sure that everything runs as it needs to.

This goes beyond just successfully launching client websites. You have to make sure you’re making more money in your business than you’re spending on the business. You have to become really good at managing client relationships (and perhaps employee relationships, too). You also have to balance web design work with sales and marketing tasks.

Being the owner of a small web design shop is a lot of work. It costs money, too (as you’ll soon see).

Then there’s the fact that how you enter this opportunity can make or break the business.

For instance, let’s say you currently work full-time at a design agency, but your contract has a strict non-compete. When you leave, you might have to start your business with a new set of clients in a completely different niche. It’s going to take a lot of work to build your portfolio and reputation back up again if you have no previous work or contacts to leverage.

It’s not impossible, but it does make it harder.

Or let’s say that you’ve recently graduated from university. You have a pile of loans and expensive monthly bills that need to be paid now that you’re out in the real world. You’re having a hard time spending anything more than the bare minimum your business needs to get off the ground.

Without a healthy safety net of cash behind you as well as the time and funds to put into building your business today, it’s going to be difficult to ever get to a point where you generate a steady and predictable income from it.

Whatever your situation, just keep in mind that you won’t be able to launch this business tomorrow nor will it become an overnight success. It takes time, money and effort to get a business off the ground and, if you’re not in the right space to do that, you may want to postpone this until you’re ready.

For those of you who are feeling confident that this is the right move for you, read on…

How to choose a website designing company for your website

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How to choose a website designing company for your website

There are thousands of web hosting companies — the services that essentially connect your site to the internet. So how does an entrepreneur choose the one that’s right for his or her business?

To ensure that your hosting company supports your business needs and doesn’t create unnecessary hurdles to your website’s success, you first need to understand the major types of hosting. Then, consider some basic criteria to help choose the best plan for you.

Types of web hosting plans: As you begin shopping for a web hosting plan, you’ll encounter a number of different types, including the following options:

Individual plans. These are the most affordable options. As an example, HostGator’s introductory package starts at just $3.96 a month for a three-year package. Typically, these plans provide hosting support for a single domain only and may limits the features, bandwidth and data storage. So, they are often best suited to beginning webmasters who don’t anticipate significant traffic or special needs for their websites.

Dedicated servers. Individual plans are sometimes referred to as “shared hosting plans” because they share space on hosting servers with other webmasters. When webmasters outgrow the features made available through these limited plans, they will need to upgrade to ones that grant companies their own servers.

These plans will cost more, with Hostgator’s offerings beginning at $139 a month, for instance. If you anticipate growing to a size that eventually requires this upgraded option, be sure to choose a hosting provider that offers both types of plans and allows for account transitions.

Reseller accounts. Reseller hosting occupies a special niche between individual plans and dedicated server arrangements, allowing clients to set up multiple individual plans within a single account. Reseller plans typically cost between $10 and $20 a month and are best suited for businesses that anticipate running several small websites.

What to look for in a hosting plan: Once you’ve decided on the type of hosting plan, consider these issues in choosing a specific provider:

Cost. While it’s important to look for a hosting provider that offers reasonable rates, avoid free hosting programs entirely, as they may be unreliable and their low costs are often subsidized by required on-site advertisements.

Customer reviews. Customer reviews can be an excellent resource in evaluating web hosts because any fly-by-night host can put up a professional-looking sales page and make bold promises. Search for multiple reviews from current or past customers because a single positive review could have originated from the company’s own marketing department.

If you’d like a shortcut here, pay close attention to HostGator, Bluehost and 1 and 1, which all tend to garner positive recommendations from clients.

Customer support. Whether you’re a beginning webmaster or a more experienced digital business owner, you’ll want a dependable customer support team behind your web hosting plan. Things can and will go wrong on your website’s backend, but getting support when you need it can go a long way toward minimizing any potential damage to your business.

Look for companies that provide 24/7 phone support, email access and online chat. Before committing to a plan, test out each of these features to get a feel for how well your needs will be met.

Storage and bandwidth allowances. As more hosting plans begin offering unlimited disk space and bandwidth, this may not be a concern for your business. But it’s still important to be aware of any limitations to ensure that your plan has enough space for your website to operate effectively.

Script support. One final consideration is the hosting company’s built-in support for popular web scripts. Say, for example, you want to run WordPress on your website. Some hosts offer built-in script packages that make the installation of this popular blogging platform a breeze. Other hosts limit the number of MySQL databases that can be created, which you’ll need to run WordPress and other programs.

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

How to choose a website designing company for your website

There are thousands of web hosting companies — the services that essentially connect your site to the internet. So how does an entrepreneur choose the one that’s right for his or her business?

To ensure that your hosting company supports your business needs and doesn’t create unnecessary hurdles to your website’s success, you first need to understand the major types of hosting. Then, consider some basic criteria to help choose the best plan for you.

Types of web hosting plans: As you begin shopping for a web hosting plan, you’ll encounter a number of different types, including the following options:

Individual plans. These are the most affordable options. As an example, HostGator’s introductory package starts at just $3.96 a month for a three-year package. Typically, these plans provide hosting support for a single domain only and may limits the features, bandwidth and data storage. So, they are often best suited to beginning webmasters who don’t anticipate significant traffic or special needs for their websites.

Dedicated servers. Individual plans are sometimes referred to as “shared hosting plans” because they share space on hosting servers with other webmasters. When webmasters outgrow the features made available through these limited plans, they will need to upgrade to ones that grant companies their own servers.

These plans will cost more, with Hostgator’s offerings beginning at $139 a month, for instance. If you anticipate growing to a size that eventually requires this upgraded option, be sure to choose a hosting provider that offers both types of plans and allows for account transitions.

Reseller accounts. Reseller hosting occupies a special niche between individual plans and dedicated server arrangements, allowing clients to set up multiple individual plans within a single account. Reseller plans typically cost between $10 and $20 a month and are best suited for businesses that anticipate running several small websites.

What to look for in a hosting plan: Once you’ve decided on the type of hosting plan, consider these issues in choosing a specific provider:

Cost. While it’s important to look for a hosting provider that offers reasonable rates, avoid free hosting programs entirely, as they may be unreliable and their low costs are often subsidized by required on-site advertisements.

Customer reviews. Customer reviews can be an excellent resource in evaluating web hosts because any fly-by-night host can put up a professional-looking sales page and make bold promises. Search for multiple reviews from current or past customers because a single positive review could have originated from the company’s own marketing department.

If you’d like a shortcut here, pay close attention to HostGator, Bluehost and 1 and 1, which all tend to garner positive recommendations from clients.

Customer support. Whether you’re a beginning webmaster or a more experienced digital business owner, you’ll want a dependable customer support team behind your web hosting plan. Things can and will go wrong on your website’s backend, but getting support when you need it can go a long way toward minimizing any potential damage to your business.

Look for companies that provide 24/7 phone support, email access and online chat. Before committing to a plan, test out each of these features to get a feel for how well your needs will be met.

Storage and bandwidth allowances. As more hosting plans begin offering unlimited disk space and bandwidth, this may not be a concern for your business. But it’s still important to be aware of any limitations to ensure that your plan has enough space for your website to operate effectively.

Script support. One final consideration is the hosting company’s built-in support for popular web scripts. Say, for example, you want to run WordPress on your website. Some hosts offer built-in script packages that make the installation of this popular blogging platform a breeze. Other hosts limit the number of MySQL databases that can be created, which you’ll need to run WordPress and other programs.

How to choose a website designing company for your website

Jun 18, 2019 · 2 min read

How to choose a website designing company for your website

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