PHP Development in Boise, Idaho is aplenty
If PHP is the programming language of choice, there's no shortage of developers in the Boise area. Actually, worldwide, PHP is ranked as the third most popular programming language, behind C and Java; and twice as popular as Microsoft's .Net.
When conducting e-commerce projects, success is the intended outcome. While there is no "one way", there is a general set of topics to consider to improve your chances of success.
While writing a proposal, we put this list together, and thought it would be good to share.
General E-Commerce Topics:
"I'm a dog breeder, and I need a website. 4 pages, 2 contact forms, SEO, and all that stuff. What does that cost?"
I went on to explain our "Enterprise Website", with the Drupal Content Management System, where we'd provide a custom designed theme tailored to his liking. Additionally, he'd be able to easily add/edit text, images, etc. This runs $495, and he'd need to add second form which would be an additional cost, depending upon his requirements.
He says: "Is that per year?"
SEO Boise - as in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - first, some background:
You're in business, using the web to find and engage an audience. As part of a successful web presence, your site should be visible, clearly communicate what you do, and engage people to learn more, do business, or contact you.
It's often that we see the big picture of what we want, and not recognize the myriad of hurdles that stand before us on the path there.
In software, "Scope Creep" is the term that developers use; to others, we call it enhancement. Both are correct, we just require some vocabulary alignment and/or translation.
If it's to the benefit of the project, then it is a welcome change. "Benefit" is used loosely here. We certainly don't want to lose development velocity/momentum, however we balance that with the value of the change desired.
The web has transformed...itself, technology, business, behavior, and how we think. In Boise, web development options are increasing, albeit with varying degrees of quality and expertise.
We've taken over many accounts for various reasons; generally they fall into one of the following categories:
SEO, as in "Search Engine Optimization", is part science and part art.
The science is found in the on-page optimization, keyword research, and the link building. The art involves putting together comprehensive strategies to find high conversion traffic and facilitate their becoming a customer.
Effective general methods are well known, and covered in Boise SEO - Part 1. In this installment, we'll cover some of the art aspects related to search engine optimization.