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Website Costs Explained

How much does it cost to build a website for a small business?

Before you launch into setting up a new website you will need to review what options are available to you and also get a good idea of what it will cost to build your new website.

It all boils down to how much work is involved and whether you hire a professional or attempt it yourself.

Your main options are:

  • hire a professional to build a website for your small business
  • attempt to build your website yourself.

Hiring a professional website developer

Hiring a professional will typically cost between $3000 and $10,000 depending on the size and complexity of your site.

There will also be annual costs of $1000 to $3000.

Building your website yourself

Doing it yourself (DIY) can possibly be done for under $1000 plus 30 to 50 hours of your time.

You will also need to allow several hundred dollars for annual costs plus several hours per week updating and maintaining your website.

Avoid costly mistakes

Avoid costly mistakes by being wary of offers from friends or people you do not know. If it is too cheap to be true, then it probably is.

Be sure to get a proper quotation and fully understand what your will be getting for your hard earned money.