Hiring Freelance Developers vs. An Experienced In-House Team

There are more than 3 billion people on the Internet. With a worldwide population of a little more than 7 billion, that makes for a 42 percent penetration. By the end of 2016, mobile technology is expected to help push that beyond the 50 percent mark. With this rise in mobile connectivity, web development — both front-end and back-end — has grown more complex, and SEO is increasingly critical for websites of every size and type.

Search is the No. 1 driver of external traffic, and 40 percent of users will select a different site if the top-listed result isn’t mobile-friendly. Google, with nearly 68 percent of the global search market, continuously updates and tweaks its search algorithms to provide optimal accuracy. This means it’s essential for developers to have concrete knowledge of current industry standards and trends.

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