In our last article, we talked about website design budget and features.
In fact, designing a website is an investment, not a cost. By designing a professional and efficient website, you invest in finding new customers and entering the world of the Internet as the greatest marketing tool in human history. The more principled you take this step, the better your results will be in the future.
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Research on different types of website design systems
Web design, like many other professions, can be done using a variety of tools and systems. Using each system has its own advantages and disadvantages. In general, there are 3 types of popular and popular website design methods:
- Ready-made CMS sites or so-called ready-made templates such as WordPress, Joomla, WIX, Drupal, etc.
- PHP dedicated sites
- Dedicated ASP.NET sites
Choosing the right website design company
After reviewing the required facilities, determining the type of website you want to design and gaining knowledge about the types of websites and programming methods, it is time to choose a suitable website design company. This section can be called the most important part of website design. . Most confusions usually occur at this stage because there are no clear criteria for distinguishing between good and bad web design companies, but there are elements that can be considered to select a good and professional company.
Here are the best things you can do to help:
- Review of portfolio of website design company
- Contact a number of customers of the design company and ask about their satisfaction
- In-person meeting with the officials of the site design company
- Check the design style as well as the accuracy of the designer’s own website
- Read the content and articles written on the site of the design company
Check the cost and price of website design
Website design, like all other professions, costs money. Determining the price of site design depends on several factors, including:
- Website type (store, company or specialized)
- Website design system
- The professionalism of the design team
- Required facilities
In general, ready-made CMS websites have lower prices. One of the reasons for this is that platforms like WordPress and Joomla are free. Another reason is that designing ready-made template sites does not require much technical knowledge and programming. An important part of the cost of a dedicated professional website is programmers’ salaries. Using professional programmers is not cheap at all; So by no means can a very cheap site be professional and quality. Of course, the opposite is not true, which means that it should be noted that announcing very high costs does not necessarily mean high quality services.