A Step By Step Tutorial To Outsource Your Web Development

The website promotes you 24 / 7: No employee will do that

Your website is your online business. Any start­up or SME or even Enterprises when think of launching a NEW business, immediately think about developing a new website to make their business visible to their customers. We are living in an era where everything (Products / Services) we buy, sell or think is first searched online. Needs vary business to business and so is the type and how to develop a website.

Website Development Outsource v/s In-house developer The great debate of ‘Hire an in-house team or Outsource’ is going for long. Now to promote your business online, you first require to frame your website and require to upload the website on some server. Hiring is a different blog post in itself altogether. In this blog, we will talk about Outsourcing only and its benefits. Here are the simple steps to tell you how you can do it.

Step 1: Sketching vision onto paper

First things first. You need to put your idea/vision for the website on a piece of paper. You need to define what is it you are trying to convey to customers and the general idea of how it may look in future also may be a few reference sites which you think are close to the site you are thinking for your business. This document will help you get a time and cost estimation when you approach vendors. This also helps in conveying your thoughts and ideas with ease.

Step 2: Setting eyes on vendors

Once you have sketched your ideas onto the paper, the next step is to look for vendors who can deliver the desired product with quality and services. However, how to scout for the vendors? Possible places to search for vendors are

  • Google Search for vendors in your area
  • Business listing sites like JustDial, Sulekha, AskMe
  • Look for the designer who developed the sites you are using for reference We suggest you keep a list of all vendors in an excel sheet so that it will be easier to compare between their costs v/s services offered.

Step 3: Initial screening of vendors

Once you have curated a list of all vendors now you can start finding the best among them and shortlist The One. You can shortlist each vendor once you ask for SOW (Scope Of Work) which each vendor will prepare according to your requirements, keeping in mind, future requests, technology backbone, wireframes, time and money.

Furthermore, once you have the SOW and a quotation, you can shortlist each vendor on the following parameters

Work Quality & Experience

  • Costing
  • Timeframe
  • Support
  • Level of Optimization
  • Core Technology Understanding

Step 4: Getting the work done (The most difficult step)

To get the work done by the vendors is the most difficult job. At this stage, it is very important to check various factors like responsively of your website & Quality Analysis of the website should also be done with a keen eye to ensure the veracity of your website.

Maintaining a timeline is the foremost constituent for the successful website development as we can track whether everything is going on track or not. Miscommunication is the other factor which results in the non – success of some projects. Responsiveness is also a very crucial facet, By responsiveness, we mean that your website works without hassle on all different screen sizes from mobile to tablets to Desktop screens.

Well, we hope that you should enjoy the Website Development journey and start a new Branch of your business Online as well as start earning revenues out of it.