If you haven’t got any experience of Internet Retailing, getting online can sometimes feel like a huge complex exercise that is all too easy to put off. If truth be known, it isn’t as difficult as you may think as long as you have the right web design and development partner to guide you through the step by step process.

Choosing the best Web Design and Development agency has never been so important. There are a number of things to look out for in order to make sure you are getting what you pay for, for example:

  1. Meet face to face with the web agency as you need to know that the company you are dealing with is reputable.
  2. Ask to see examples of previous work a good web agency will have lots of examples to show you.
  3. Don’t be afraid to ask for client references before signing a contract, a good agency will allow you to contact their selected clients directly.
  4. How much should it cost, it’s important to shop around and ask lots of important questions relevant to your online project.

If you are considering a basic yet scalable e-Commerce website it would be advisable to budget between £10,000 and £15,000 although this will depend upon your exact requirements.