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# Plan It! Hiring a Designer or Developer

Hiring a Designer or Developer

  • Writing an RFP or Specification

    Whether or not you plan to hire outside professionals to design or develop your site, it's a good idea to write a Request for Proposals (RFP) outlining the specific capabilities (specifications) you want your site to have.

  • Finding Contractors

    Now, you’re looking for someone to bid on your well-crafted RFP.  Where should you look?

  • Legal Nuts and Bolts

    While we focus on many legal issues involving websites in the Law and Ethics chapter, there are a few issues specific to hiring contractors that you should keep in mind.