How much does a website cost? Very often we get asked this question and there is no easy answer for it!
The cost all depends on the individual project, some smaller website projects can cost as little as £800 while others can be £15,000+
Quite often after carefully acquiring all the requirements of a project, and taking time to prepare a full proposal that is as detailed as we can make it including the price required to complete the project, a client may say:
“I’ve seen you can get a website now for £99, why is your quote so high, and can you do it for less?”
We appreciate it’s a recession, and businesses haven’t got cash to spend, but there’s a problem here.
We have an office we pay rent for, computers and software to buy, equipment to rent and service, staffed with web designers, web developers, SEO specialists.
The average experience in identity web design is 10 years to learn and practice what we do, and we spend hours every day learning new skills. It’s a highly skilled practice.
Web design does not only need artistic flare, but the art needs to be translated using web standards, programming languages, server/client integration, HCI and unit testing, relational database and SQL understanding, XML...