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Things you should know before hiring a software development company.

If you are planning on starting a new business, you are probably very excited. However, hiring a software development company requires a lot of time, energy, and research.

Here are some things you should definitely know before hiring a software development company:

Costs involved

Don't think that once you find the perfect development company your project will be completed in no time and at no cost. There are costs to building an app. The costs depend on the company's development process, level of expertise, and other factors. Before hiring a software development company, make sure that you understand how much does it cost to build an app from start to finish.

The good news is that outsourcing your developer job to a foreign company, such as Jolifox, will definitely be cheaper for your company.

What you need from the software

You need to have a clear understanding of what your business needs from the software. What will it do? What features do you need? Will your business make money if you have a specific feature? Is the feature feasible? Are there any legal implications to adding certain features or not?

Your role in the process

It is important to know what your role is going to be during the whole process of building your app. How much time will you spend working with your chosen company? How much time will they spend working on your project? Do they have a dedicated team for your project or is it one of their existing projects?

You need to know that when you hire a software developer, you should be flexible to change the plans anytime. That's because there are many unknown factors such as market demand, users feedback, and product launch date. You need to know the progress of your project when you are planning to move ahead with the project. You can't be sure if your project is moving on schedule or it will take much more time than expected. If any changes occur in the project, then software development companies should be flexible to change their plans too.


If you are new to software development and you are thinking of hiring a company to help out with your design, then these tips might make the process much simpler. Hopefully, you will reduce some of the common mistakes that first-time clients make when trying to choose a partner for their project.

If you need help or have any idea, we would love to have a call with you to discuss your project requirements, timelines, budgets, and resource needs. Please, set up a 15-20 minutes free consultation call at your convenience.


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