How to request a quote from a web agency

When requesting a quote for the creation of a Web site to a web agency, you must define your goals and objectives and find the best solution based on your requirements and your budget.

The standard steps in creating a Website can be summarized by what is commonly referred to as the 4D framework:

  • Define - Understand your needs and define strategies to achieve them.
  • Design - Create visual templates for the look and feel of the website including how the look and how navigation might work on different devices etc.
  • Develop - Program the webpages using modern programming languages and methods, Responsive HTML, CSS, JS, React, PHP, .NET, SQL, etc
  • Deploy - Organise webspace to publish the site and test functionality before putting your site live to the public.

In describing your project to create a website, you must answer the following questions:

What is the purpose of the website you want to accomplish?

  • Create an image that sets you apart from the competition
  • Increase visibility with a simple business presentation on the internet or using more sophisticated techniques of Internet Marketing.
  • Find new markets by selling goods on the Internet with an eCommerce site
  • Improve internal communication within a company intranet site
  • Consolidate relationships with other distributors and corporate clients with an extranet.
  • Speed up responses and improve the level of service
  • PR to spread corporate communications, sponsorship, publicity, and press releases to strengthen the brand or company image.
  • Upgrade your existing web site.

The size and content of the website will depend on:

  • The product idea (benefits to offer)
  • The segmentation of the market (those who offer them?)
  • Competitive positioning (how?)

From this information, we can derive the number of products or services offered, the content of their site with images, and the number of pages.

Do I need a new graphic design?

  • Maybe you already have a brand or company logo that is used as a symbol, words, drawings, or a combination of these to identify the products you offer that you want to utilize on the Internet.

  • Or maybe you want to create a totally new brand.

  • Do you already have a website? Do you want to relaunch it with a new design or want to keep the existing design? Want to create a new company logo?
    It is very useful to find other web sites that have features and capabilities similar to those you would like to see on your website.

  • Do you require a database ie. database of customers or products etc ... Or you already have a database? What programming language was used? What type of server is used?

  • Who is responsible for updating the contents of the database and Web site? Do you want to be able to update the content yourself using a CMS (Content Management System)? 

  • Where will you publish your site? (Who will be your hosting provider)

  • Have a Budget? You will need to determine your budget. The price of a Web site varies depending on the characteristics and functionality required. If you have a very low spending limit you can find a compromise between the required characteristics, which are costly, and the goals that you have faced.

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