This is a question that is asked a lot, and we would like to ensure that a detailed answer is given. The short answer is that you get what you pay for. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that a cheap website is bad. Rather than asking ‘How much does a website cost?’, we believe you should ask ‘How much value will a website bring?’. For example, if you would like an online shop which could grow your business tremendously, then it is worth spending more money to do it properly first time. On the other hand, if you are just creating a blog or brochure website, then there are plenty of cheaper ways of achieving this.
These are the common and cheaper websites which gives your business an online platform for customers to connect with you. These websites usually consist of 5-10 pages and give customers information about your company, offering ways to contact you. Some companies starting out may want to use a free/cheap website builder service such as Wix. This can get you online for an extremely low cost. The problem with these websites is that they are usually built without thoughts as to how a user would interact with a website. You could enlist a web developer for this sort of website for as little as £195. This would ensure things are set up correctly, allowing for more customers to connect with your business. Depending on your requirements and how bespoke you would like your website, this figure increase quite quickly to £1000’s.
These website are more expensive due to the complexities of setting them up. There is a lot more work involved in them, however there are still options for pricing. If you feel like you are tech savvy, then you could at creating a Shopify website using templates available online. This can be a very quick and easy way of getting your shop available online to customers. However, if you would like something more professional, and know that you can depend on a web developer should any problems arise, then you probably want to enlist a web developer. These sorts of websites will cost you a minimum of £995 to get started with a web developer. Depending on how bespoke it needs to be can easily reach £10,000+.
Final Thoughts – How much does a website cost?
Hopefully from reading this blog, you understand that the price of a website isn’t as simple as the price you pay. The ‘price’ you pay should prove value and return on investment for your company. Companies look to explain the pricing structure, such as household quotes, so take a look at what they say too. No matter what you are looking for, we would love to help you take your business online. Whether that is through our own services, or advising you what options are available to you. Get in touch with us now for a no obligation quote or advice on moving forward.