When Outsourcing Your Web Development Makes Sense

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Original Article Published 01/22/2020

Do you remember a time when technology was a luxury and a hot new trend? Nowadays, incorporating tech into your business plan is necessary for most industries. A functional website is a fundamental aspect of your business’s success. For many users, your website will be an important communication tool that can drive revenue and act as a fundamental piece of your marketing strategy. 

The choice is not whether to have a website, but where to invest in its creation and maintenance. The options stand at in-house or outsourced website development and ongoing updates to ensure the content and technology remain current.

Keep reading to learn more about some of the benefits of outsourcing your web development. 


Between the software, the expert developers, the ongoing training, and the hardware, there is a lot that goes into web development. App development and back-end functionality serve as the central focus of a dedicated company. A successful web outsourcing company will have top workers and tools, as well as maintain both through constant training and upgrades. The investment costs for you would be equal to opening an entire department. 

Opportunity Costs

You opened your business to provide a specific service. Any task not doing that service pulls your team away from what they do best. Working outside your wheelhouse is possible, but it is not the best use of your time. Instead of developing your website in-house, you could be taking advantage of opportunities in your field. Consider hiring a web design and development company to handle all of your website programming and functionality needs.

Time Investment

Learning takes time. A practiced team in development from an outside service will have experience in identifying your project objectives, anticipated obstacles, and building and executing a strategy to give you the website you need. A new, in-house team would need to navigate a sharp learning curve to create a working website—which takes time away from the true nature of your business.

High Quality of Work

As a successful business, projecting a polished, professional face is important. An outside team will NEED to create high-quality projects, or their brand and service will suffer. They succeed when they build functional, pleasing websites. By outsourcing to a web development agency, a team of experienced project managers and top web developers can handle the ins and outs of the website, while you focus on the quality of your work.

Latest and Greatest Technology

Better web development companies stay current with tech and industry trends. They will have the tools and latest approaches to give you the most relevant website possible. When their business focuses on web development, they can pour their resources into having the best tools to provide the best service.

Working with an Experienced, Professional Web Development Company

Having an internal team create and maintain your company’s website costs time and money. Focus on your work and get a high-quality website when you partner with a web development company like Progressive Data Services. We formed in 2013 from the solid team at Burnett Direct, Inc to continue providing great web and marketing solutions for our clients around Michigan and the world. Our web development team will help you get the website you need to send the right message to your audience. 

Give the team at Progressive Data Services a call today at (248) 313-9120 or send us your contact information to discuss your development needs. 

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