Episode 143 - How to hire and work with a website designer


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Discuss the questions you should ask, how the process works, and what you should have when the project is over. 

  • Before you start the search
    • Look at some websites to determine what you like
    • Use What Runs Plugin to see what others are using to create their site
    • Ask who built those sites
  • Red Flags
    • All accounts should be in your name and you should have access to them, including domain and hosting
    • Home brewed servers
    • Completely custom built sites
    • No contract
    • No deadlines
  • Caution
    • The claim to be high end, but have no portfolio to start
    • Misses deadlines consistently
    • No "How I work document"
    • Does not understand conversion
    • Cannot give you a specific answer to how the changes will help your business
    • Is very negative toward the system you want to use without specifics. 
  • Things to consider
    • Do you understand what you need to do to make the project work?
    • Do they give advice on how to make it better?
    • Do they understand your industry or show the ability to learn quickly?
    • Do they show genuine concern for your business?
    • Do you think it would be fun to work with them?
    • How will you collaborate?

Check out some of the web designers we love

Joey Berrios @ WP Tech Services

Lena Elizer @ Lena Elizer Designs who created our logo and original site.

Jonathan Guenther @ MPWR Design

Pamela Dale @ Pamela Dale International INC. who is working on our first sales funnel

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