Searching for a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that suits your requirements is not always simple. Relying solely on word of mouth or search engines can mean a series of false starts, wasting time and money. AgencyComparison’s free and intelligent comparison tool has been created to meet this issue, matching your business with the Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that it fits 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 long existed for a variety of services providing a host of benefits for supplier and client alike. At AgencyComparison, we came to realise that, despite appearing like the best choice, a client’s unique requirements frequently could not always be catered for by their chosen agency, with one or both parties often becoming unsatisfied with a lack of progress.
It is for this reason that we developed our innovative comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that look solely for 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.
By providing a competitive and fair platform, you may find an exciting Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that is not as visible when utilising typical agency sourcing methods. Here are just some of the unique areas that agency comparison can develop for your business:
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 more agencies available to you, the chances of finding one that fits your business’s requirements increases significantly.
With larger, more established, agencies being by far the most talked about or visible, it is easy to assume that they will automatically be the most capable. This, however, is not always the case. The needs and expectations of clients vary widely. So, while the most well-known Shopify agency in San Jose, USA 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 wide range of agencies to choose from on AgencyComparison.com, your business can effectively compare and contrast them with your business’s unique demands in mind. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool provides a more balanced overview of your options. 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. This means that less time is wasted researching various agencies or in discussion with them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another upshot 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 San Jose, USA. From the tailored selection process that means you are able to choose the agencies that will most directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we ensure that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
Once you have chosen an agency for your project, both you and your supplier will receive a mutual NDA template. This is there to guarantee that your relationship is protected from the offset. By ensuring that both parties are comfortable sharing their thoughts and unique approaches with one another, the relationship can be sure to have no early limitations. Once completed, we strongly recommend that the NDA is uploaded to our platform for each party’s peace of mind.
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 happen, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. By having us assist in this area, you will not need to worry about any of the drawn-out difficulties that may arise when trying to change supplier.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is easy to commit to an agency without being told exactly what they will do for your project. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have much more insight into what an agency will do for your project and, therefore, more control over the relationship.
By being able to analyse the individual approaches of agencies side-by-side before signing a contract with any, you can be more confident in your choice from the beginning. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best reviews 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 dense marketing language and dense terminology that it is easy to come across when researching a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA, it can often be difficult to determine which is best for your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By making the requirements of your project clear, pitches that you receive from your shortlisted agencies will be much more tailored. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When a pitch discusses every stage of you’re your project will be handled, it is much easier to identify which agencies are likely to produce the best results.
Project-specificity in the selection process also means that you may discover smaller agencies that are just as effective despite not being as established as others. It may be, for example, that your project will will grow much more quickly from the specialist approach of a smaller Shopify agency in San Jose, USA. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the more straightforward full service approach of a larger agency. In any case, when pitches are analysed next to each other, it is easier to understand their individual merits for your project.
Can I Manage More than One Agency?
With the tracking capabilities of AgencyComparison.com, it is also possible to manage all your projects in one place. This means that it is much easier to compare any and all developments across ongoing projects. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and analyse the progress reports of your projects 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, the business’s overall progress from a range of projects can be more easily determined whilst time is saved that might usually be spent relaying information over email or in meetings. This means that, not only can the management process become more consistent across projects, but there can also be a significant reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that agencies and buyers of all sizes have a platform to tender services. This means that, when searching for a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA, you will encounter a more varied range of suppliers beyond those that are more established. This accessibility also means that, just like comparison tools for other services, there is more competitiveness found in the quotes and pitches of suppliers. With less-experienced agencies being able to directly compete with more popular suppliers, you unearth a much better deal than anticipated.
While there are a broad range of options when searching through AgencyComparison.com, our smart comparison tool will only show you those that are likely to fit your needs. This is because each Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, you can be sure that your search will only show appropriate agencies.
How do I Begin Comparing Each Shopify agency in San Jose, USA?
Prior to beginning your agency comparison, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Budget is particularly important as this will have a direct influence over which agencies pitch to you. With this in mind, having an in-depth understanding of your project’s requirements will make the selection process much simpler. This can be guaranteed 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 innovatively simple interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that fits your project best:
To begin comparing quotes for a project, you must first registering an account. To do this, simply click ‘Register For Free’ from the top right corner of the AgencyComparison.com home page. Once on the account registration page, you will need to enter your details and specify whether you are an agency or a buyer.
Once this has been done, you will receive an email confirming that your account has been registered. Following this, all you need to do is sign in with your details.
Add details to your profile
After signing in, begin personalising your profile so that shortlisted suppliers can find out more about your business. Doing this will give your profile some authenticity and mean that agencies are more likely to pitch for your projects. Similarly, adding a link to any reviews or testimonials about your business will help establish your business to any interested 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 ensure that every Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that fits your needs is displayed.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be useful way to omit any agencies that you know you will not want to research, such as those without a history or with low ratings. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that you had previously liked but did not remember to 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 agency 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 San Jose, USA after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Once you have shortlisted an agency, they will be included within your comparison, meaning that you will receive quotes and pitches should they be interested in the project.
Create a project
To receive quotes from your shortlisted suppliers you must create a project. To do this, click ‘Projects’ at the top right of the home screen whilst signed in. Once you have done this, you will be 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. As pitches can take a while to prepare, it is advised that you have your email alerts enabled so you know when they have been received. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so you will only need to change this if you disabled email alerts when signing up.
Select from pitches
To begin looking through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. When you are on this page you will be able to see all of your pitches and accept or reject them whenever you please. 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 San Jose, USA
- 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 particularly helpful if you have a number of active projects that you would like to manage side-by-side. Tracking various elements of a project in our platform means that issues and growth can be identified quickly.
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 help make the tracking of a project’s progress much more straightforward and can also mean that switching suppliers is not as difficult should there be any issues in the future.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. This means that you can manage every stage of the agency-client relationship within our platform with no time or budgeting constraints. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Even after a pitch has been accepted for a project, as a client you can still continue to manage it within AgencyComparison.com without incurring any costs. Once a contract has been secured between you and a supplier, there will a 10% monthly fee of the agency’s service costs. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com can also 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 San Jose, USA or would just like to save some time and effort.
Our well-researched team are more than capable of matching your business with a suitable Shopify agency in San Jose, USA. To begin, fill in our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your project with you. Once we have a thorough understanding of your project, we will do the rest.
Unlike the range of lead gen platforms and directories that exist 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. This does not mean, however, that it is a lead gen platform. This is because, unlike lead gen platforms that sell leads to as many businesses as possible without considering their capabilities, our platform is there to assist in 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. By keeping all aspects of a project within our platform, such as reports and even conversation between clients and suppliers, it can be much easier to identify growth and shortcomings. With everything located in the same place, the risk of miscommunication or confusion can be reduced dramatically.
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 San Jose, USA, for example, can be carried out in a completely separate area, away from any other projects you are currently undertaking.
Find out how AgencyComparison.com can assist you in getting your project off the ground when you register for free today. Begin searching for a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA that suits the unique requirements of your business and receive proposals for your project. Or, if you would rather we source a Shopify agency in San Jose, USA for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some details about your project. One of our experienced team members will get back to you as soon as possible.