If you want to grow your business online, web design is a crucial component. As such, finding the right web designer with the right web design approach can go a long way in determining the success of your online campaign. You might be wondering how it is that you pick the right web design agency for a new website or for when you’re rebuilding an existing one. It can certainly be overwhelming, especially when you do not have experience working with a web designer.
The agency you choose will be in charge of developing your website, which is the initial impression people will have of your brand. To start, conducting thorough research is essential. This will enable you to create a list of potential agencies from which you can choose the best. If you are unsure of what you want your website to do or how you want it to look, you can engage a professional for help.
Things to Consider to Get the Right Web Design Agency?
Establishing your website goals is essential even before you start searching for a web design agency. This is because you will have to attend a meeting with an agency that will need to know what you want to achieve so that they can begin designing a website for your brand.
At Marketing Sweet, our dedicated Project Managers can help clients decide what to do with their website if they’re unsure. We have all the experience, skills and training necessary to assist in decision making, and the professionals comprising our talented Web Care Team have a creative spark and passion for what they do. So, you’re able to get involved in the process of designing & building your website as much or as little as you like.
We can also help you determine your specific business goals in relation to your website with our exclusive industry-leading research. As experts, we know how to design a website for your specific industry that will attract the most customers, while also representing the DNA of your brand.
The web design budget
You have already set the goals you want to achieve with a website. The next step is determining the budget for building that website. Of course, you are looking for the most outstanding value for your money without affecting the budget for other activities in your business. With the right professional, you can achieve a website for life that will evolve as you evolve.
A professional web design agency should be able to provide you with unique solutions that make you stand out from your competitors. If you achieve this, you will likely attract more leads. When determining this aspect, ensure that the company you hire does not provide template designs without your knowledge, claiming them to be custom websites. When competing with other companies for the same leads, you must make your website unique and stand out from the crowd. Having a more visually appealing and unique website may be why customers are drawn to your website.
Our web design specialists only provide custom websites to ensure the essence of your brand is captured.
The agency’s portfolio
Looking at an agency’s portfolio enables you to see whether they provide unique and custom websites to their clients or not. Besides, you can also learn about their process and design skills, which illustrate what you are likely to experience. When reviewing the portfolio, you will also know whether the agency specialises in website designs for businesses like yours and the kind of websites they develop. You can tell from the portfolio if the agency is diversified because the best ones work with numerous companies from within different fields, providing quality results. This is the case at Marketing Sweet. View our portfolio to see for yourself!
Pricing is not necessarily a stand-alone factor in determining the best agency. It can, however, be used alongside other considerations. After determining your budget, you will probably narrow your search down to two or three agencies. Although pricing information may be available on the website of your potential agency, this is not typically the case. A quote without any details is extremely difficult to determine. Think about value for money.
With Marketing Sweet, you will receive professional and sophisticated designs, quarterly meetings with a dedicated Project Manager, the ability to make changes throughout the build process, the use of state-of-the-art technology & software to create your website, and website training following the completion of your build. Having your website built on WordPress – not only the world’s most popular content management system (CMS) but also a user-friendly system, allows for clients to make changes to their website if they want in the future. That is what you are paying for.
Ask for recommendations
Narrowing down your search to a few companies may be difficult. That is why asking for recommendations from friends, businesses, and networking professionals can help immensely. When someone has had the opportunity of working with an agency, you can learn from what they might have experienced. If a colleague or friend recommends an agency to you, they must have had a good experience working with them. As such, you can easily avoid those whose reputation is terrible.
Our clients are the greatest reflection of our business. We are a local company – affording customers the opportunity to come into our office and meet the team, see where their website is being built, and how we work around the clock to deliver incredible results for our clients.
Reviews and recommendations
Reviews and testimonials are a great way to understand how an agency treats its customers. The information is readily available on most companies’ websites. When looking for reviews, it’s important to see how the agency deals with negative feedback from clients, which you should pay attention to. Marketing Sweet has over 350+ combined Google & Facebook five-star reviews. Testimonials give you the opportunity to see positive experiences others have had with a web designer.
Your possible web design agency’s resources
The resources a web designer has access to and utilises are of crucial consideration. Partnering with a web designer with the right tools to build your site will help in ensuring that you get everything you want from them. Web designers who use in-house tools are more likely to provide customised web solutions than those relying on someone else’s tools. We build our websites on WordPress and specialise in using Elementor to build our pages. What’s more? We can work on existing websites using other page builders – we are not limited. Learn more about the pros and cons of having WordPress as a CMS in our recent blog!
In addition to tools and software, well-established agencies will have the right human resources, skilled and ready to design a website that can best serve your needs.
Other services on offer?
Having a carefully designed and developed website is useless if no one can see it. That is why investing in other services is essential. We optimise all websites for SEO, so even if you’re not interested in exploring that now, you have the option to in the future. Additionally, other services like copywriting for your website are essential to ensuring that you create impactful content. We are a full-service agency in that we take care of all of your content! You don’t have to lift a finger.
Some of the questions to ask your web design agency include; who will be working on your campaign, the process, communication, and handling of issues with web design. Our Marketing Sweet Team offers a seamless process and has an eye for even the smallest of details.
How the Team at Marketing Sweet Can Help
If you are looking for a quality web design agency with the assurance of the greatest value for money, look no further than Marketing Sweet. Our team offers everything, from determining your business goals, to designing a responsive website for the much-desired boost to your brand.
When you engage us, we have a scientific approach to coming up with solutions. We know that data does not lie. We conduct thorough research into your industry, clients, and competitors and develop a solution representing your business DNA.
Contact our team for an incredible website!