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Keys To A Successful Website: Web Development Do’s and Don’ts Continued

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Keys To A Successful Website: Web Development Do’s and Don’ts Continued … and how to achieve sustainable presence online Achieving consistent returns from your web development project may be a tough cookie to master, however, when you utilize proper ingredients in your marketing mix, most of the success depends on your ability to follow directions. As complex cooking often is, marketing is a science, where the slightest drop of unfavorable ingredient, or neglect can be catastrophic. Within the smallest details of any website layout, color scheme, brand image, as well as look and feel, lures the success of a any given company’s presence online. Building your brand, as well as building your website, involves strategic planning and a clear understanding of direction. Knowing your target consumers, their behaviors and wants is a must, that is why at Trend IT, we allocate significant amount of time toward market research and competitor analysis. Remember, there are many sources for referral traffic online. Utilizing competitor analytics platforms allows web developers, as well as website owners, gain clear understanding of the approach taken by your business’s most influential competitors. When we talk about industry giants with massive rates of success, their results are achieved with the help of some of the biggest brains in marketing, and the allocation of tremendous funds toward direct advertising… [ View Full Post ]

How to Hire a Web Developer: The Do’s and Don’ts for Success

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How to hire a web developer: general guidelines (short version): With so many options to choose from, the task of hiring a web developer can be quite complex. The first and foremost thing to consider is: which technology is most suitable for the web application for your business. Depending on the platform you choose, hourly development rates can double, or even quadruple. Planning ahead is considering the possibility of changing your web developer in the future. Finding a developer means finding an expert for the source code used on your website. Quite often, developers will encourage clients to “rebuild,” or “build from scratch,” a website done by someone else. Sometimes this is the best option, especially if you are intending to overhaul the website’s look and feel completely. However, also keep in mind that dishonest developers tend to take this route to achieve higher profit margins, even when simple additions/alterations requested are quite possible and easy to do. Know your site’s source code / platform, know the standard hourly rates for developers of various expertise levels. Research the capabilities of various content management systems and choose the platform most suitable for your application. If shopping around for a developer, have ready a highly detailed, specific list of instructions and project demands. Do not let developers improvise unless the alterations they do… [ View Full Post ]