Learn how to select your ideal web development partner.

If it’s time for a new website or a new web development partner, read this guide first.

Developing a new website is a considerable investment. And it should be: they’re complex beasts that need lots of different experts.

Your website must support your marketing and comms needs. It should appeal to your different audiences. You’d like it to stand out from the crowd and look great. It should be easy to use, fast and kind to the environment. And all of this within your hard-won budget.

Getting that right is difficult. And so is choosing the right company to do it for you: web developers all look great and sound amazing. And there are so many to choose from. So who should you approach? And how do you go about it?

Ned helped us to accurately shape our website brief, take it to market, and managed the process to successful conclusion. He has great understanding of web, marketing, and comms.

He helped translate our wish-list, liaising with technical experts, speaking in plain English to non-experts within our organisation and with key stakeholders.

Ned’s ability to do this so effectively is underpinned by his style which is authoritative, highly collaborative, and outcome orientated.

Ben Spinks, Chief Executive Officer, BDSIP

Learn how to select your perfect web development partner

Comprehensive four-stage process

Learn the steps to finding a web developer who understands your organisation, works well with your staff, and affordably delivers the website your charity needs.

Key points to include in your brief

It all starts with a plan. The better your brief, the more everyone will understand what you need and whether they can help. Get a handle on the seven main areas to include.

Outline project plan

Understand what to expect from the process and how long it should take.

Ned has been instrumental in the success of appointing our new web development agency. He guided the team and advised us, and kept the project on track. Ned has valuable experience and explains in plain-English how to get to our goal.

Grace Camp, Strategy and Business Development Manager, BDSIP