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Finding the right Web Design Agency Northampton based company can be confusing. There are numerous web design companies out there from small one man bands through to multinational companies, all of whom are vying for your business. The difficulty is how do you find the right one for your particular requirements. Larger organisations may well have a greater pool of resources however they also tend to have the prices to match, with overheads to cover, Whilst the smaller businesses may well have the more affordable options, if that’s what your looking for, but may well lack in other area’s. So how do you decide? Below are some simple questions that will help you in making that all important choice.


Although in itself not a guarantee of quality, if a company has been in the business for some time, then generally they are doing something right. Time served so to speak in any industry shows a level of competency that reduces the risk in many ways

Previous Clients

If an established business then previous clients are a good mark of how they conduct their affairs. If they have testimonials or reviews from past and present clients then that puts a tick in the box for most people.

What Platforms Do They Offer

Website design can include a wide selection of options, from html, PHP, and ecommerce styles sites, which are typically manually coded through to CMS (Content Management System) such as WordPress. There are significant differences between all the options, which include cost, with bespoke coded sites typically being somewhat more expensive than CMS style sites. However for the client who ultimately wants to be able to access, add content and control their own sites when completed, the learning curve for a CMS system like WordPress is good, with lots of accessible information available on the net.