How Your Agency Can Choose a First Gatsby Project
So you've read a lot about Gatsby, maybe tried out a few sample projects or side projects, and you want to start using Gatsby in your agency work. How do you pick a project to use Gatsby on?
As with any project, you need to focus on two main things:
- Delivering a great end-product
- Minimizing risk for your client and your agency
Based on my experience of working with Gatsby at Mediacurrent, I'll outline some important things to consider.
Why Gatsby? The End Product
First, you'll want to make sure that the client
Minimizing Risk, for both the agency and the client.
- deliver a great end-product
- minimize risk for both client and agency
What existing knowledge can we leverage for this new project?
How many unknowns are we taking on?
There are lots
What kind of projects is Gatsby a good fit for?
Who are the main stakeholders?
What is the purpose of the site?
Is content entry important?