August 25, 2011
When choosing a website developer, there are a lot more things one should take into account these days, besides price. The good-old-days are unfortunately gone, so having mom or pops develop your website, or your best friend's cousin's brother just isn't going to cut it. Having it developed offshore, in for example India or the Philippines, or by a newbie developer just out of school, probably isn't a good idea either.
In the following scenario, one that we see way too often, I'll explain why.
Client: I had the development of our website contracted out to X - it is incredibly slow and keeps on popping up errors. The developers are in country X and I really don't want to deal with them anymore.
There are most likely 2 problems with this website:
Hosting: so you're paying $5 a month hosting and are wondering why the website is ..... read more