How Much Does a Website Cost?

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 How Much Does a Website Cost?


Believe it or not, this is the first question an entrepreneur would ask a web developer. Fair enough. Any business owner wants to ensure where their money is going. That includes the money they spend on maintaining the company. But asking a developer this question is just like asking exactly how much would it cost you to build a house. The moment the house begins construction, the pricing for paint, doors, windows, flooring, tiles, and the other parts of the house may begin to vary. As well as complications that may lead to spending more money. Well, this is also true when creating a website.

So, how much does a website cost?


Hiring the Right Team

Before you close the deal with the web design agency designing your website, make sure you can trust them. Keep in mind that there are a number of incidents where the entrepreneur closes a contract with the developer, but it turns out being a scam. Either the developer doesnt pick up the phone again, answer e-mails, or leaves your website half way finished. It's always recommended that your web designer has business location, and is not a student or amateur working from a coffee shop. This way, you can meet them in their office, giving your relationship with the designer more credibility. 


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Where Does The Cost Come From?

You might be wondering why building a website can be expensive. Well, in the DIY world, people who do not develop websites don't really understand what really goes behind into the making of a website. Some poeple may think that it's as simple as dragging and dropping and in a few hours they'll have a website. But in reality, there are plenty of things to consider such as content, photos, design, structure, layout, optimization, functionality, compatibility, and the launch.

Do you still think making a website is simple as opening a new page? Well, there are a lot more than these factors that go into making a making a website.


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There are other things that can affect the cost of a website that really does not have nothing to do with the website itself. An important cost factor is experience. A professional, well-estamblished, and experienced web developing agency will obviously charge more than a person who has just started and does not really have a professional career yet. But remeber that this is for the benefit of your own business. Do you want your website to be designed by someone who has 20 years of experiece, or 1? Think about it.  

Always remember that for websites, there is really no set price. The cost of building a website really depends on a lot of factors. Developers tend to really value their experience as well as where they are operating. There are also several factors to consider aside from simply finding a website DIY kit on the internet and doing everything by yourself. Optimizing your website with features is the best way to make sure that you will get a lot of visitors in the future.







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Daniela Belevan

Written by Daniela Belevan

Daniela Belevan is the Marketing Director at DecoGraphic, managing and implementing inbound marketing strategies. When she’s not at Deco uploading blogs or optimizing client’s websites, you can find her lifting (or attempting to lift) heavy at CrossFit.


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