Web Development
Hitesh Dhawan Apr 12, 2016

Your Checklist before going for E-commerce Website Development

With competition soaring high in the e-commerce development sector, it is important to choose the right e-commerce development partners for you website. Your e-commerce website will define the success, demand and popularity of your product among the masses.

A good website is directly proportional to the growth of your clientele and it is crucial to keep a few pre requisite points in mind before hiring a third party service provider for your e-commerce website development.

An Exceptional Website

  • As stated earlier, a good website is the first and foremost requirement that is instrumental in providing benefits from online transactions.

Hire the best Developers

  • It is important to test the developers on various standards so as to get the best. Hire developers with requisite knowledge for your project so as to achieve fruitful results. The developers are the key to selling your product online. It is only possible to achieve the required results with good developers.

Search Engine Optimization

  • A high ranking website helps generate more leads and thus search engine optimization is as important as developing a website.

Design, Content and Graphics

  • A high quality website is never complete without interactive and intuitive design, precise content and ingenious graphics. These three aspects play a major role along with a strong code.

Client Retention

  • It is mandatory to attract clients. Not only this, but what plays a critical role is client retention and conviction is the key. It is essential to get the clients to subscribe to your services.

For the development of a beneficial website, all the above listed points should be kept in check. Also, along with this it is necessary to hire the perfect developer for your application. There are various developers available but finding an expert programmer is difficult. Although there are no rules by the book to follow, but keeping the following points in mind will help you hire an e-commerce website developer closer to your requirement.


  • The performance of your website will directly depend on the years of experience the developer has. The more the experience, the better will be the performance.

Smart and Intelligent

  • The developer should be smart and intelligent enough to understand your requirements. He should be intellectual enough so that the pre-requisites can be communicated efficiently.

Previous work

  • Ask the developers for their previous work. It helps you in understanding the level of work they have done. It also helps in gaining the knowledge about their intellect.  You should look for the following in terms of prior experience:

– E-commerce site development

– Shopping cart solutions

– Open source e-commerce solutions

– Website solutions

– Integration of different modules

Technically sound

  • Not only on the creative part, it is also good to check the developers on their technical backgrounds. After all, that is the most important aspect which will help you get your website ready.


  • Keeping a check on the work done regularly and asking your offshore development team to update you regularly is of utmost importance. Punctuality is a quality you should always look for and it definitely helps you get your work done on time, every time.

Cost effective

  • Maintaining your return on investment (R.O.I.) is after all the biggest concern you have and it can be achieved only when you opt for cost effective services.

About Author

Hitesh Dhawan

Founder of Neuronimbus, A digital evangelist, entrepreneur, mentor, digital tranformation expert. Two decades of providing digital solutions to brands around the world.

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