The First Question You Should Ask of a Website Supplier
Although it should not be, when buying a website, the first question 95% of people ask is - 'how much does it cost'? This can be a fatal error that drives you into substantial economic loss and delays in business development. Drive any competent supplier down on price too much and he/she will drive you down on quality, deliverable functions, support and capability. Here's the first question you ask:
YOUR FIRST QUESTION ABOUT A BUSINESS WEBSITE is...
CAN YOU DELIVER ALL OF THESE FUNCTIONS?
This means you need a written job specification for the supplier to sign off on.
Now most people get put off by the very idea of a 'specification' but it's the best protection you can possibly have against incompetents and scammers - and there are many of those in this business. So what does such a document look like?
There are many examples on the web, but you don't need them. You just need a list. Here is one example just off the 'top of my head':
Typical and Useful Website Specification
Setting this list up isn't hard - just write down what you want as a list and use it.
TO BE CONTINUED - CHECK BACK SOON!!!