1. Know what your budget is before you start
  2. Request a price for scope of the project
  3. Ask about what you will receive and the payment and charges
  4. Look at their portfolio
  5. Ask about hosting and ownership of website ( No unexpected charges or surprises)
  6. Ask about time frames for completed work
  7. Ask about other additional customer support
  8. Ask who can apply future updates the website
  9. Does the work come with content or is that extra
  10. Set concrete, achievable criteria with deadlines