If you are a business owner, it is highly likely that you will want to build a website to promote your products and services online. Unless you are very IT savvy and knows how to build a website yourself, you will need to outsource the development of your website to a web design company. I’m sure you may be spoil for choice when it comes to choosing a web design company as there are a lot of them out there in the market. Well, do your homework carefully and get the one that you feel is reliable. One way to do so is to compare their website design portfolios and read up reviews on them.
Once you have engaged a web design company, the next step is to monitor your web design Singapore project. There should already have an agreed list of technical requirements for your website before the formal agreement and commencement of your web design project. You should base your monitoring and evaluation efforts on the terms agreed for your web design project.
Here are some things you should take note:
1. Is the web design company on schedule to complete the web design project on time? There should be a set of milestones listed for your web design project. The web company should update you accordingly when they fulfill certain milestones which will allow you to keep track of their progress. If they are not proactive in updating you, you should take the initiative to monitor the project and show them that you are keeping a close eye on them. This will give them some pressure and prevent them from slacking off in your web development project. If they are not progressing on schedule, do not be afraid to rush them. Emphasize that you will want the website to be completed on time.
2. Are they fulfilling all your technical requirements right? Once some features have been implemented, you can test the features yourself and see if that’s exactly what you wanted. If not, you should ask them to change as soon as possible. If things drag, it will be much harder to make changes in the future.
3. Ensure the website is looking good in all device. This is typically checked by the web design team but you can act as the last checker for this and do not take their words for it. You should check that the website is looking good in all device yourself. In fact, whenever you can, you should take responsibility and check everything yourself. This will ensure that the website produced will be up to your expectations.