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nicholas maddren
nicholas maddren
12,793 Points

BIG Clients

Has anyone here had any big clients and when I say big I mean clients who are worth millions? I know that grabbing a client like this is rare but I am just wondering what those clients might expect, for example what CMS would they expect? Would they expect you to code them a custom CMS or would they expect you to use a foundation like Wordpress and build off it? Obviously businesses of that size need special requirements most of the time. I'd just like to know if anyone has any experience with this as I have been approached by a automotive firm.

Thanks

2 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

> when I say big I mean clients who are worth millions

I've worked for businesses (not related to their web sites) that top line sales revenue of $2 mil USD and another of $15 mil USD and both of them had pretty off the shelf websites.

nicholas maddren
nicholas maddren
12,793 Points

Thanks for the input :) I just have a large company asking me to do this and don't want to look like an idiot seen as this is the first large scale company I have worked with. Thanks

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

A CMS is definitely a good choice to make updating the content easier for them. Wordpress is pretty popular as a CMS and I think you should go with what you know. An important exception would be for an online retailer who needs an online store with 100s of items.