Building an eCommerce Website? Tips on What to Outsource

Building an eCommerce Website

 

So you’ve finally decided to expand your business and delve into owning your very own online store. The catch, you want to make it an easy and effortless process – at least for the most part.

Say no more! Building an eCommerce website can be a breeze given the plethora of software available at your fingertips. These include social tracking, online conversions, automated services, etc.

You can also opt to outsource certain tasks to competent souls who are eager to help you at a reduced cost – including third party companies that specializes on certain fields. Typically, this is the perfect set-up if hiring employees is not a viable option for you.

After all, a smart business owner understands that delegating is the way to go if you want to focus on GROWING your business at a faster pace.

Tasks to Outsource

Web Design, Development & Maintenance

outsource ecommerce development

 

Now unless you are design savvy and an expert in programming, then this job is best left in the hands of experts. After all, this is where your customers will be making their purchases and you want to make sure that their experience is a positive one.

In addition to that, you need to figure out the best eCommerce platform for your business. The most popular ones include Big Cartel, BigCommerce, Magento, Shopify, WooCommerce and YoKart.

Once you’ve decided on your desired platform, the next step is to find a developer (or developers) who is adept with the platform you’ve chosen. As a responsible business owner, you should review their portfolio and ask for references – and the same goes for your web designer.

When […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Outsourcing Staff|Comments Off on Building an eCommerce Website? Tips on What to Outsource

Front End vs Back End vs Full Stack Developer: Decode The Right Developer to Hire

Front End vs Back End Web Development

If you’re looking to create or enhance your website, then you are probably on the look out for a really great web developer who can assist you with this.

Hence, the scenario of going through job sites to find the right person and then stumble upon titles such as “front end,” “back end” and “full stack” developers appear right before your eyes – making you realise that you have no idea where to go from there.

Similar to figuring out the differences between a web developer and a web designer, it would be good to familiarise yourself with the different roles of Front End vs Back End vs Full Stack Developer.

Front End Vs Back End Web Development

Front End Developer

Front End Developer:

If you can image the look and feel of a website, from the colours to the fonts used; the sliders, drop-down menus, buttons, boxes and the transitions and modals – it’s that visual appeal of your site that draws in visitors.

It is the Front End Web Developer’s responsibility to ensure that the design of your website is working and functioning – allowing you to have an awesome user experience.

The codes that are typically used to create websites include – HTML, CSS and Javascript.

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) – think of this as the skeleton of a website and without this foundation, web pages cannot exist.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) – CSS adds style to HTML and controls how it […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Web Development|Comments Off on Front End vs Back End vs Full Stack Developer: Decode The Right Developer to Hire

Tips On Hiring the Right Web Design and Development Company

When it comes to building or redesigning your website, it is crucial that you take into consideration the amount of time, money and the quality of the work being delivered. After all, your brand is being viewed on the internet by billions of online users who could potentially be converted into clients or consumers.

Proper consideration and a strategic approach must therefore be implemented. The success of your online vision will greatly depend on the web design and development company that you’ll be hiring.

Since they will be your online marketing partner whose goal is to help you deliver your message across your audience on a global scale, then similar to hiring an employee, you need to do your homework. You need to conduct background checking, an interview process, performance review and ask for their portfolio as well as references.

Here are some tips that you can apply before hiring any professional website design and development firm:

  1. Strategic Approach

Given the complexity of web design and development, you have to make sure that the company can present a strategic process as to how they plan to execute the entire project from start to finish.

Reputable companies with years of experience can deliver projects successfully – due to the experiences that they have accumulated over the years of doing this type of service.

If you feel confident that they are able to explain fully and clearly how they plan to accomplish everything, while […]

By |July 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Tips On Hiring the Right Web Design and Development Company

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