I have a small business and need a new websiteAre you needing a new website for your small business or an existing website redesigned but not sure how to get started or what company would be the right choice for you? This article gives you recommended questions you need to ask to make sure you get the most bang for you dollar and questions to help avoid getting scammed by "fake or wanna-be website developers."

Creating a new small business website can be costly if you are not careful. Many of the clients that The Turn Group often works with are clients that had their money taken by "would-be" small business website designers. They either took the money and ran, started the project and never finished it, or what we here the most; "the website was nothing we envisioned and can not use it." Disasters like this can be avoided if you ask the right questions up front. If you are a new small business owner and are looking for a website for your small business, there are a few things you need to know.

What you don't know could literally cost you thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours worth of your time. This article is going to point out what you need to know before choosing a website design company for your small business so that you do not get scammed and lose money. Whether you are getting a new website for the first time or if you are wanting to redesign an existing website and not sure which company to choose; this comprehensive list of things to ask a website development company "before" you engage with them will give you the confidence that they are the right company for you.

Top 16 questions to ask a website development company

** If you are asking for a deep level quote, which means an explanation of each step of the development process, what components will be used and how they work, falls into consulting and is different from a free quote. Consulting is fee based and may cost several thousand dollars to map out from start to finish your project and all the variables. Once you have all these questions answered, you are in a better position to understand what each small business website development company has to offer and their processes for website design and development. Listed below are the items you want to tell your website developer and to make sure they are crystal clear on.

Top 5 things your website developer needs to know

Once you have these questions asked and expectations set, you are ready to move forward with choosing the right new small business website development company that is right for you. We would be more than happy to give you a quote for your new website development needs.