Web development and web design are usually used interchangeably, but they are not the same. Web design is a part of web development which covers a lot of services. Web design usually refers to creating graphics and coding for the website itself. Web development on the other hand includes SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services and digital marketing on top of web design. Web development companies usually offer total solutions packages that include domain registration, web hosting, setting up e-mail, online marketing, customer support etc. of the clients business etc.Web development can be expensive and is never recommended to be given to freelancers. Only Web development companies with specialized teams and a team coordinator can work in sync to offer a total solutions package. It may also be better to go for web development rather than web design if you intend to have a modest internet presence. This way all your online businesses will be handled by one company which is well acquainted with your business.