Marketing Solutions

is a UK company specialising in Website Design

Very often when a budding entrepreneur is trying to start up an e-commerce business they will make the decision to go it alone and pick it up as they go along. While this can usually be quite straightforward it does mean that the individual has to learn a lot of internet information and online business sense quickly and if things do go wrong this can be very detrimental for a new business.

Someone who has never been involved with e-commerce before will undoubtedly make mistakes committing minor, and sometimes major, errors simply because they don’t have the experience they need; which is why many people seek help from an e-commerce consultant. An e-commerce consultant is by definition an experienced person who normally comes to you and helps you manage your online business successfully.

There are several advantages to having an e-commerce consultant:

They can help you market your e-commerce site with the aim of driving traffic in order that you make a profit fairly fast.

They will know what you need to do to save time and make your business more successful through efficiency and tried and tested methods.

However, the big drawback is that an e-commerce consultant is always going to cost you money and that fact alone is a huge deterrent to many online business owners. They are reluctant to spend that extra money because of the concern that they will get little advantage from the outlay and also they may harbor doubts about whether the person they intend to use is really up to the mark, as there are so many internet cowboys out there.

If you are truly incompetent on the web but still want to run an internet enterprise this may not be the best way to look at things. In business you usually have to spend money to make money and rather than get things wrong, through inexperience, you can make assured income by employing a good e-commerce consultant.

A proper e-commerce consultant will save you time because they can help you avoid expensive mistakes that new online business owners may make, such as buying complicated non-user friendly shopping cart software instead of reliable programmes like Zencart. That saved time and unnecessary expense leaves more room for profit, simply by spending a bit extra to get a reliable e-commerce consultant.

You can generally source a consultant on the internet where there are many individuals and firms offering consulting services to new e-commerce owners. The price you pay for a consultant is also going to differ widely since those with more experience are going to cost more than those with less experience. Which one you use in the end depends on how much you want to pay but on the whole you want someone who has plenty of experience.

Bear in mind that whatever online store you set up, whether alone or with the help of a consultant, it should be simple for the visitor or prospective customer to understand and operate and it is a good idea to offer prospective customers an option regarding the mode of payment for the purchase made.

Online security is a vital consideration for the customer and therefore ranks high in priority so that your customers can be assured of security with regard to the personal and financial information provided at the time of making the purchase or registering with the website, otherwise you would fail to establish a trustworthy reputation which in turn would do only harm to your business.

Some of the most important points to consider when opting for an e-commerce enterprise would be:

So is it worth using an e-commerce consultant?  No if you want to learn as you go along and are prepared to make your own mistakes on the way but yes if you are a total novice and want to crack on quickly with your business. The e-commerce adviser you chose should be one that caters to all your needs and is able to set you up with the right software and guide you into providing the required services to prospective customers, making them feel special and confident in online transactions. Just make sure you get hold of the right e-commerce backup if you want to excel online.

Services we offer

Website Hosting

Standard Hosting Package

monthly (+vat)
 Domains - 1
 Disk Storage 3 GB
MySQL - 5 Databases
Bandwidth - 2048mb
Email Accounts - Unlimited
Control Panel - cPanel

Advanced Hosting Package

monthly + (vat)
Domains - 4
Disk Storage 4 GB
MySQL - 10 Databases
Bandwidth - 4096mb
Email Accounts - Unlimited
Control Panel - cPanel

Business Hosting Package

monthly (+vat)
Domains - 8
Disk Storage 8 GB
MySQL - 20 Databases
Bandwidth - 8192mb
Email Accounts - Unlimited
Control Panel - cPanel

We consistently deliver results through evolving marketing techniques, new developments and accredited partners.

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Bing Ads
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We are a UK Company specialising in website design

We will build you a website tailored to your specific requirements, some clients start from a scribble on a note pad and we help them and you maintain and develop the site as it grows and changes over time.

As everyone knows, design is very subjective and what one person may like, another might hate. Our designers and programmers are vastly experienced in all aspects of website design and development and we have hundreds of satisfied clients to prove it!
We are an honest company that strongly believes that we can create a great site for you which both looks and functions to the highest standards. Not only will we do this, but we will also only charge a fraction of the amount that you might expect to pay. Our prices for the quality of workmanship are hugely competitive.

Do you require a professional web designer to create a quality professional web design for your site? or are you looking for your site to be updated? If so you have come to the right place. Take a look through our site to see what we can do for you.

Website Design Company based in Northumberland.


Lev Cribb - Marketing Consultant & Managing Director at INBND Growth Marketing Consultancy

I love it when people exceed my expectations, especially in terms of turn-around times, skill-set and by being proactive. These are three of many reasons why I love working with Stuart. He is reliable and my first choice when it comes to HMTL design and webcasting management capabilities and where I have presented Stuart with […]

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Krissy Rerucha, The Lewin Group

Thank you for stepping into the role of Webcast Manager for the last two days of the Lewin CCTP Learning Session 3 last week. We really appreciated the seamless transition between Martyn and yourself. I had been worried that we would have to spend time onboarding you with the logistics for each session, however you […]

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Howard Greenland - Sash Window Revival

A Huge thank you to Stuart Perkins and team for my great new website and the continued support. Marketing Solutions created a brilliant website for my partners business so it made perfect sense to use them revamping my image with a new site. I found the pricing very fair, the communication excellent and the patience which […]

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