Thirumalesh Prasad C G Thirumalesh Prasad C G, October 4, 2018

Things you should know before outsourcing wordpress development work

The way and manner your WordPress site is developed or designed go a long way in determining how well visitors can interact with your website. Most often than not, these sites ought to meet a particular standard to give your business and online presence the much-needed boost it so much requires. A good WordPress site ought to have an excellent Graphic User interface, must be mobile-friendly, easy to navigate and above all, must contain all the information your client will need about your business.

Not everyone is so gifted to become a professional WordPress developer. To achieve this feat takes a lot of time and dedication which most people may not be willing to commit to. Ideally, it is to the best interest of your business and online presence that you allow only professional WordPress developers handle your WordPress site designs since they have been in the market long enough to what works and what doesn’t. These professionals are available either on freelancing sites such as Upwork, PeoplePerHour and Fiverr from where you can quickly engage their services. There are also cases where these WordPress designers may have their websites from where you can easily outsource your WordPress development work to them.

Even as a pro WordPress developer, there may be times you will be so overwhelmed with work that you have no choice but to outsource to meet deadlines. In most of these cases, outsourcing gives you more time to focus on the core mission and vision of your business while others take care of the jobs.

While outsourcing your Wordpress development work to either a company or adequate freelancer care must be taken to make sure you relay all the necessary information to the individual and also make sure that you both are on the same page. This will significantly enhance the level of quality you will receive as an individual.

After careful consideration of the mistakes most people make while outsourcing their WordPress development work, we have put together this article to succinctly explain the factors to be considered before you outsource your WordPress development work.

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Know what you want:

The very first step to achieving success by outsourcing your WordPress development work to either a company or freelancer is to know exactly what you want. Have a clear mission and vision and what you intend to achieve with the site. Be free to share this information with the WordPress developer. The better informed the WordPress developer is, the better your chances of obtaining a job that will suit your business or online presence. You need to decide on who handles your project. Are you looking for a rising talent or a professional, are you after some special effects or just a plain WordPress page? These and many more are questions you should ask yourself.

Have basic WordPress development skills:

Since the bulk of the work lies with the WordPress developer, it is of great importance that you also place your hands on some vital information about WordPress. This must not necessarily be an in-depth knowledge, but the basics are good enough to get you started. Try to familiarise yourself with common terms used in WordPress development since this will assist you to flow better with the developer.

Have a job description:

It is one thing to outsource your WordPress web development work to a company or freelancer, and it is entirely a different ball game to be able to get the right work you paid for. Most often than not, people who want a WordPress page developed often end up not providing the right with the information in the product description session. To obtain the best from your WordPress developer, make sure you give as much information as possible since this will serve as a reference point to the developer.

Have good communication skill:

Communication goes beyond sending and receiving information it has a lot to do with your ability to convey your message to the other party effectively. Before outsourcing your WordPress development work, make sure you have the right communication skills to extract as much information as you can from the developer.

Have budget:

Before you set out to outsource your WordPress development work to any individual, make sure you have an estimated budget for the job. This budget will serve as your scale of preference in going opting in for the best candidate that can deliver quality job within that budget.

The power and role of information in getting any job done cannot be overemphasised. Put all modalities in place to make sure that your WordPress developer has enough information about the task at hand and you are also well grounded in what you want to enable you to know when the WordPress developer delivers a good job or not.

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Thirumalesh Prasad C G

Written by Thirumalesh Prasad C G

Thirumalesh Prasad C G (Thiru) is an entrepreneur and the CEO and Founder of Inboundsys, India's No.1 Hubspot partner agency and an IT services company. Before starting Inboundsys, Thiru has had 12 years of experience working for various multinational IT products and services companies in India and abroad. He has been a significant member and worked as a user interface architect in designing the user interface for many web applications and products. Though initially an electronics and communications engineer academically, he was fascinated by and driven towards internet technology at the early stages of the internet boom, which ultimately motivated him to get a Master’s degree in Web Design and Multimedia. In addition to running Inboundsys, he is also an advisory board member in a couple of other design studios and digital marketing agencies. He is a passionate blogger and a writer who loves writing on digital marketing, inbound marketing, lifestyle, philosophy, positive thinking and motivation. A husband and a father of two, who loves travelling places, meeting new people, experiencing new cultures and cuisines. In his free time, he likes reading books, experimenting with photography and loves being in solitude for a while. As a result of his varied international business experience, Thiru is an open, adaptable colleague who celebrates diversity in all aspects of his life. Of particular interest is inspiring positivity in others and this trait is appreciated by all who are lucky to have the opportunity to partner with him!

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