As we all know that Magento is one of the leading and popular eCommerce platform used by online eCommerce merchants worldwide. Some of the popular organizations include Nike, Lenovo, Nokia and many more; who are using Magento as their online eCommerce store. In this blog post we will discuss How to select right Implementation partner or vendor for Magento website implementation.
5 steps to select right Magento Implementation Partner or Vendor
1.Check various Magento vendors/Partners.
Normally Magento offers three types of Partnership they are Magento solution partners or system integrators who helps you in building & designing your online stores. There are more than 250 solution partners who are further divided into Gold and Silver category.
Magento Industry partners: They helps in creating applications which allows you to customize your online web store so to meet perfect business objectives – There are more than 100 partners in this category. They offer important tools by which you can manage email marketing, payments, shipping and other related services.
Magento Hosted Partners: These partners simply help you in providing dedicated server where you can host your online store, reducing huge IT investments from hardware front.
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Apart from that there are many vendors who may not be a Magento partner but expertise in many successful magento implementations who can help you with successful Magento store. There are even freelancers available who support & customization at a low cost.
2. How to find Magento Programmers
As discussed there are companies who may not be a magento partner, but can have a strong development team or Magento programmers who can provide you with powerful support. You can even find Magento Certified partners from Magento partner directory. Again select those who have good clients with successful implementations of Magento eCommerce.
3. Set the Expectations
While evaluating a Magento expert set proper expectations, prepare a concrete plan; interview various vendors to check who is best to meet your needs and requirement. Check timelines of the project from different vendors and be open on your requirements & functionality part.
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4. Ask Questions
Asking question is another important task to select right vendor for your Magento store implementation. There may be partners who may not be experience in heavy customization. The best way is to ask variety of questions to the development team. Check out the profile of their customers, complexities handled in magento store, Number of successful magento implementation, Size of the technical and designing team.
5. Experience matters
Experience in terms of servicing the number of clients and successful implementations – There are many vendors or partners who fail to deliver the magento project. Therefore I have used the word “successful implementations” many times in this blog post. Ask for the references of the clients, talk to them personally if needed on the vendor methodology and way of working.
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