People often are not serious about website development or blog development if there is no ROI. Professionalism comes when people start looking this as a business opportunity and a means to pursue their hobby and passion. Proper planning and proper implementation can help people to achieve their goals in perspective of website development & deployment.
The entire lifecycle should be understood and called down in the series of steps before hiring a professional web developer for one’s site. It’s an investment plan which is yet to give you fruits in the future so a person should be careful about its own choice of framework and quality of developer he needs to achieve that particular task.
Here are simple guidelines which will help you in the same:
You should know how to market your website after your website comes online to get proper trac and hence to achieve return of investment. Most people are clueless about marketing cycle and spend hasty time and money in the development phase. This should be eradicated to get proper result. You should be clear about your set of requirements which you can brief to developer.
Developer should have exact idea what you want from him. In most of the cases requirements are not properly capture which results in the fuzzy product. In the long run this product doesn’t produce enough prots to sustain them in the cloud. Despite of you being a non-techie guy or techie genius, in both the cases you should gure out the website architecture and layout.
You can take suggestions from variety of people around but total website hierarchy should be clear and conned in your head. It helps in developing proper blue prints for website optimization to generate more traffic. You also need to decide on the framework and platform that your website will be using and after deciding the same you will proceed ahead to hire proficient developer in that field which falls under your budget range. Proper expertise should be pulled in to do the work in an efficient manner.
If you are working or combining two different platforms than you should also be considering a single resource which might be proficient in both the genres or you need to hire separate resources for individual frameworks. Apart from development you should also analyze budget for Quality Analyst who will test performance and functioning of your site and will give feedback in either cases i.e. performance as per expectation and non-performance. Time constraints should also be clear in your plan. Many projects does span across months and years, because of that they are not able to generate expected output. Time factor should be conned and properly mentioned to the developer who is expected to take deadlines seriously and work according to that. Calendar events should be chalked out for every phase of the development cycle for the website to make it a success.