How to find the best web design company for your business is hard to find. You need to find a lot of web design companies in New Zealand. A good place to start is with a Google Search in your location, so if you live in Auckland, try searching for 'custom web design auckland', or 'web design agency in auckland. If hiring a web design company near you is not a criteria, then try searching for a company without specifying the location, e.g. custom web design. Google will recognise that you are searching in New Zealand unless you have used an icognito online search.
A custom web design is a website that has been designed from scratch specifically for your business. The best web design companies will offer custom website design, so using the word 'custom' in an online search will narrow the field down from hundreds of web designers that may only offer pre-designed templates to those that offer all the bells and whistles. Because the keyword 'web design' has billions of results in online search, it is best to include your city, for example, 'custom web design auckland', or custom website designers in auckland, etc. Even the latter keyword phrase has close to a million search results, so check out the first 3 pages of search results in Google to find the best web design companies that seem to be the best fit for your business.
The first step in finding the best web design company is to work out your website requirements and to understand what you really need from a website for your business. Then create a detailed brief - a request for a proposal (rfp) to send to the selected web design companies.
NZ web design costs will vary a lot depending on your website requirements. It will also depend on whether the web design company has large expensive offices to maintain and whether they are offering custom web design or template websites. Find out whether they outsource their websites to cheaper overseas designers.
Who will be responsible for the design of your website and ongoing support? - You don't want to be passed off to an unknown quantity, as is sometimes the case with large web design companies. Check out our web design cost guide on how much you should expect to pay for a website in New Zealand.