10 Questions You Must Ask a Freelance Website Designer

questions-for-website-designerAre you searching for the perfect fit for your website design & development needs? Although I don’t *really* understand the headache that may be involved in your search, I do know some great questions to ask a prospective freelance web designer. There seems to be an extension of trust which is granted by choosing a freelance web designer, and I understand that.

Here are 10 great questions you must ask a freelance website designer before deciding if they are right for you!

  1. What are your typical days & hours of operations?
  2. When can I typically expect a response via email or phone? (2-3 hours, 6-10 hours, 12+ hours)
  3. Will you deliver a timeline of each milestone?
  4. What design mockups are included in the proposal? Just the homepage, interior pages, or any custom programming wireframes?
  5. How will you address website design revisions, and how may are allowed?
  6. What are your standards for cross-browser testing?
  7. Will the design be responsive?
  8. Will I have access to edit the content, create blog posts and add media?
  9. What standards do you follow for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)?
  10. What type of analytics program will be  installed on the site, and how will I access statistics?

Don’t understand the questions? No fear, your candidate will. Stay tuned for a follow up post on my answers to the above questions, and more advice on picking the best website designer for your needs!