Hiring a freelancer or Web Development Company – What works best?
Owning an exclusive website is very crucial for any business, whether you want to enter E-commerce business or to exhibit your work. You can contact any, a professional web development company or a freelancer for completing the job.
A big question, what works better?
A freelance Website Developer may claim a lot, however it’s important to note the following before making a decision.
• Security & Infrastructure
Web development companies have their dedicated servers for smooth functioning of websites, cloud computing resources and backup facilities. It is very difficult for freelancer to neutralize a hacking attack or recover a hacked website instantly. On the contrary a professional company has professional people safeguarding their servers and websites and can also put any number of resources and experts to recover a hacked/down website immediately.
• Dedicated team
A freelance website developer may be well versed in one area only. That may be programming, graphic designing, content writing or search engine optimization, but he/she lacks knowledge in other important aspects. On the contrary, a professional web development company has a dedicated team in which each individual is expert in their particular domain which enables them to do what they are best at.
• Time management
A freelancer, who is expert in one area only, requires to devote longer time to other important areas and that will always keep your website behind schedule. A web development company, on the other hand, distributes the time equally for each task, manages the timeline and gives equal emphasis to each component of website design and development.
An individual freelancer is not capable of handling rush jobs, whereas a web development company has a team of experts and can complete any immediate requirements.
If you are thinking about owning a website to expand your business and looking for a web development services provider, do consider these important aspects before making a decision.