05 Mar Top 4 Qualities You Should Look for In a Web Design Agency
Top 4 Qualities You Should Look for In a Web Design Agency
If you’ve stumbled across our blog, it’s likely that you’ve decided it’s time to outsource your web design. You’ve also likely noticed that there are tons of web design agencies in the market.
We get it. Figuring out which one is best for you can feel like a daunting task.
Yet regardless as to how big (or small) your business is, there are a few things that differentiate the top web design agencies from the rest.
They’re up to date on the latest trends
Web design trends are constantly evolving. For example, today’s websites need a responsive design, which allows them to be optimized for mobile devices. It’s also worth noting that websites that are optimized for voice search (ie: “Hey Siri / Alexa, is there an Italian restaurant nearby?”) tend to rank much better in search engine results than those that are not.
They have an expansive portfolio
Hiring a web design agency shouldn’t be a craps shoot. An agency with a good portfolio has a wealth of experience in working with past clients.
They can help you understand website ADA compliance
Last month, we posted a blog about the importance of making sure your website is ADA compliant. Namely, your website needs to be optimized for vision impaired and hearing-impaired visitors.
If you don’t think this this is important, you couldn’t be more wrong. ADA Title III website accessibility lawsuits have spiked in recent years, from roughly 814 in 2017, to more than 2,250 in 2018. That’s a 177% year-over-year jump in litigation.
You may also be surprised to learn that New York and Florida have been among the busiest jurisdictions. You may be further surprised to learn that even if you have a Florida based business, if your website can’t be accessed by disabled users in other parts of the US, your business is at risk of being sued in other states / jurisdictions.
They offer website maintenance services
Creating a website isn’t a one-shot job. Your website (much like your car), needs routine and ongoing maintenance to make sure it keeps working the way it should.
If you need help with website design and you have questions about the latest trends, what’s in, what’s out, whether your website meets ADA compliance guidelines and how website maintenance services work, call WBN Marketing today to get started.