Looking for a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that fits your requirements is not always straightforward. Using search engines to find agencies can often mean a series of false starts, wasting time and effort in the process. AgencyComparison’s free and intelligent comparison tool has been created to meet this issue, matching your business with the Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that it gels with best. To go through our step-by-step guide below, begin by registering with AgencyComparison for free.
What are the Benefits of Comparing Agencies?
Comparison tools have created a level and competitive playing field for a range of services, with resulting benefits for suppliers and buyers. At AgencyComparison, we came to understand that the requirements of a client and an agency’s abilities did not always line up successfully, with one or both parties often becoming disappointed by a lack of results.
It is for this reason that we developed our unique comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that focus on finding the cheapest deal available, our comparison tool puts an emphasis on a well-matched client-agency relationship first and foremost. This is achieved by a variety of factors:
- Our use of AI, machine learning and data science.
- A thorough maintenance of accounts on our platform.
- Our years of experience working with agencies from a range of sectors.
- The intuitively simple design of our platform allowing buyers to search effectively.
Through our competitive and fair platform, you may find an exciting Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that is not as visible when utilising typical agency sourcing methods. Here are a range of areas that are benefited when using agency comparison:
Will There Be More Agencies Available to Me?
One of the more obvious and stand out benefits of our comparison tool is the increased range of agencies available to you by using it. By simply having a variety of agencies to choose from, the likelihood of finding one that best meets your needs increases significantly.
With more established agencies often having the most noticeable presence online, it is easy to assume that they will have the biggest impact on a project. This, however, is not always the case. Every client has different needs and expectations. So, while the most well-known Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada may have a proven history of as an effective supplier for a considerable amount of people, that may not be the case for your business. With a broad variety of agencies to look through on AgencyComparison.com, you can properly compare and contrast them whilst considering your business’s unique requirements. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool can allow for a more balanced overview of the options available to you. When analysing agencies side-by-side, it is much easier to determine which work best with your project and rule out those that don’t. By having agencies pitch to you how they work with your project, time can be saved that might otherwise have been wasted researching them yourself or talking with each of them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another benefit that results from using AgencyComparison’s unique tool is that you have a significant amount of control over your relationship with your selected Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada. From the tailored selection process that allows you to handpick the agencies that directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we guarantee that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
When an agency has been chosen for your project, you and your supplier will both receive a mutual NDA template. This is done so that your relationship is protected from the beginning. By guaranteeing that both parties are comfortable sharing their unique ideas and methods with each other, the relationship can be sure to not have any early hindrances. Once you and your chosen supplier have signed the NDA, we strongly recommend that this is then uploaded onto the platform for each of you to see.
If, for whatever reason, you are unsatisfied with the progress an agency has made on your project, this is not an issue either. Should this be the case, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. By having us mediate or switch over the contract, you do not need to worry about it being a drawn out process.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is common to commit to an agency without their approach to your project being properly demonstrated. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have considerably more insight into how each agency will approach your project and, resultantly, more control over the direction of the relationship.
By being able to compare and contrast agencies before making any contractual commitments, there is no need for risk or guesswork when it comes to picking an agency. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best testimonials that will often be found on an agency’s website, all ratings are sourced from other projects they have taken on within AgencyComparison.com.
With the complex terminology and marketing jargon that it is easy to encounter when researching a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada, it can be difficult to determine which best fits your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By clearly outlining your project, you can quickly receive project-specific pitches from your favourite shortlisted agencies. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When an agency pitch makes clear how it will address the individual stages of your project, their merits are much more clear.
Project-specificity in the selection process is also a useful way to discover less-established agencies that may best benefit your project despite not having much of a track record. It may be, for example, that your project will be developed best by the specialist approach of a smaller Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the more routine full service of a larger agency. In any case, by comparing these pitches side-by-side, you will be able to determine who will benefit your project best and be easiest to work with.
Can I Manage More than One Agency?
AgencyComparison.com’s tracking capabilities allows users to manage a range of projects in the same place. This means that progress can be effectively tracked and compared across ongoing projects, highlighting their individual strengths and weaknesses. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and analyse each project’s progress reports side-by-side.
The ability to manage all projects within a single platform also saves the time that can be easily lost in communicating the progress of projects to various departments. By being able to have the same team member monitor projects across IT, Digital or Tech-related agencies, for example, a business’s overall growth can be more readily assessed whilst less time is wasted in meetings or emails relaying information. This means that, not only can the management process become more consistent across projects, but there can also be a noticeable reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that all agencies are able to have a platform. This means that, when searching for a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada, you will have a varied range of potential suppliers to choose from beyond the most established that you may have already encountered. This accessibility also means that, just like comparison tools for other services, there is increased competitiveness amongst suppliers. With less-experienced agencies being able to directly compete with more popular suppliers, you may find that you receive a much better deal than anticipated.
While there are a broad range of options when searching through AgencyComparison.com, our comparison tool will only display those that are most likely to fit your requirements. This is because each Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, we will only highlight those that are likely to fit with your project.
How do I Begin Comparing Each Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada?
Prior to beginning your agency comparison, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Your budget is of particular importance as this will have an influence over which agencies pitch for your project. With this in mind, having an in-depth understanding of your project’s requirements will make the selection process much simpler. This can be ensured by being as concise as possible in your project’s goals. So, if you have a tender for your project already, this is worth uploading to your account.
With AgencyComparison.com, beginning to compare agencies for your project is made simple by our intuitive interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that fits your business best:
To begin comparing quotes from different agencies, the first step is to registering an account. To do this, simply click ‘Register For Free’ from the top right corner of the AgencyComparison.com home page. Once you have arrived at the registration page, you must first specify whether you are an agency or a buyer and then enter in your details.
Once you have submitted your details, you will receive an email that confirms your account has been created. Following this, all you need to do is sign in with your details.
Add details to your profile
After signing in, start by filling in the details of your account so that any interested agencies can find out more about your business. This will also increase the likelihood of agencies pitching for your projects. Similarly, adding a link to any reviews or testimonials about your business will be of interest to potential suppliers. Once happy that you have completed your profile, click ‘Update’.
Search and shortlist agencies
After doing this, return to the home page, select a service from the drop down menu and then enter in your post code or city. Doing this will make sure that every Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that fits your needs is displayed.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be an effective way to remove options that you may wish to avoid, such as those with low ratings or none at all. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that you had previously liked but did not shortlist. Simply sort results alphabetically if you can remember the name of the supplier or search by keyword.
Explore and Shortlist your Favourite Agencies
To begin the next stage of your comparison, go through the profiles that interest you most. An agency’s rating, work history, feedback, and certificates are all worth consideration at this stage. Should you be interested in the profile of a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Shortlisting profiles will include them in your comparison and mean that you receive quotes and pitches from them should they be interested in your project.
Create a project
To begin receiving quotes from your shortlisted suppliers, however, you will need to create a project. To do this, click ‘Projects’ at the top right of the home screen whilst signed in. From this, you will arrive on a page like the one above. From this page, click ‘Submit New Project’ from the menu bar along the left side of the screen. Once on this page, you will need to enter some details relating to your project:
- Minimum and maximum budget
- The project’s specific service requirements
- A proposed start date
- Details about your project – this can be in the box provided or, should you already have a tender, this can be attached as a document.
After inputting this information, click ‘Submit’. This will then send an alert to your shortlisted agencies about your project. With pitches sometimes taking a short while to prepare, it is recommended that you have your account’s email alerts enabled to see them as they arrive. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so this will only require changing if you disabled email alerts when creating your account.
Select from pitches
To look through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. Once you arrive on this page, you will be able to go through the pitches you have received and accept or reject them at your own speed. When you have accepted a proposal, your project will become live and can be seen in the ‘Active Projects’ area. Within this area, there are a number of other features to take note of:
- Invoices – Manage the financial side of your relationship with a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada
- Leave Feedback – Detail your experiences with any agencies that you have worked with
- Project Reports – Analyse the results of your project
- Chat Conversations – Communicate with suppliers within AgencyComparison.com’
This is especially useful if you would like to measure the success of different projects by comparing and managing suppliers side-by-side. By being able to track projects more routinely in this way, any lack in progress can be quickly identified and addressed as soon as possible.
Invite existing contacts
If you happen to have a shortlist within AgencyComparison.com but would like to compare an agency that does not have an account with us, you can sent them an invite to sign up. This is very useful during proposal selection where it is easier to compare offers in the same place. It also means that, should you prefer an agency’s proposal that does not already have an account with us, your relationship is still protected and can be managed within our platform. This can ensure that tracking a project’s progress is simple and makes switching agencies easier should this be needed in the future.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. Without any kind of subscription costs, you are able to manage every step of a project with a supplier without any time or budget limitations. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Even after you have received and accepted a pitch, you will still be able to manage it within AgencyComparison.com without any costs. When a contract has been secured between you and a supplier, the agency will be charged a 10% monthly fee of their service costs. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com is also able to manage your agency procurement for you for a small 10% charge of your agreed monthly fee. This is especially helpful if you are not familiar sourcing a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada or simply do not have the time to be comparing suppliers.
Our knowledgeable and experienced team are more than capable of matching your business with the right Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada. To start the process, fill in our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss the details of your project. Once we have received all the necessary information about your project, we will do the rest.
Unlike the number of lead gen platforms and directories that serve as platforms for agencies, AgencyComparison.com is the first and only website that comprehensively compares suppliers for clients. As a platform that both suppliers and clients can create accounts on for free, there are some agencies that consider AgencyComparison.com as a lead source. It is not, however, a lead gen platform. This is because, whilst lead gen platforms will sell leads on to as high a quantity of businesses as possible irrespective of their quality, our platform is oriented around the effective sourcing and managing of agency contracts.
As agency experts, our platform has been created to protect and develop the client-agency relationship at every step of the way. It is by ensuring that all of the crucial elements of a project are found within our platform that any developments, good or bad, can be identified. This guarantees that everything can be easily found when required and reduce the risk of any confusion.
Aside from the comparison and progress-tracking capabilities of our platform, it has also been designed with user interface in consideration. One clear way this has been implemented is by the clear division between the sourcing of agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area of the platform and those that have been shortlisted already in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada, for example, can be carried out in a separate portion of the platform away from any ongoing projects you may already be involved with.
See how AgencyComparison.com can help get your project off the ground when you register for free today. Begin searching for a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada that suits your business’s unique needs and receive pitches for your project. Or, if you would prefer us to find a Shopify agency in Ottawa, Canada for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some details about your project. One of our knowledgeable team will then get back to you as soon as possible.