Either you are a business owner or a designer/developer, the cost to build a website is such an important consideration. Calculating the cost for website building is an inevitable step in business strategy, including evaluate product costs, and promote the competitiveness of the company.
Basically, to build a website, you have to bear many types of expenses, including domain name, hosting, web design and development time, continued website maintenance, and cost for site marketing. Each type of cost in this list varies based on many factors. The detailed cost to build a website is studied below.
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To define the cost for programming, let’s first define what features are expected on the site. For the site works with a custom content management system (CMS), the cost can range from $2,000 to $20,000. Do you want to have a blog on the website? The cost for integrating a blog on the website is about $1,250 – $2,500. Other typical features require extra costs, such as $1,500–$5000 for E-commerce shopping carts, catalogues and payment; or $800 and up for email blast template design which servers your email marketing campaigns.
Certainly, that’s not all for an effective website. You may want to pay extra cost for further website functions, aiming to promote the business. Such functions are metrics, like Google analytics, custom reports, etc ($200–$2000), SEO ($500–$4000), or Social media like Twitter, FaceBook, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn etc. ($500–$2000).
Interface Design Cost: the cost pays for the incorporation of your branding, all your photos and images, even your page layouts. This cost is about $1,200 – $3,500. It’s quite costly but worthy because your site will have a good visual design. It persuades visitor/customer that your business is professional and reliable.
Mobile and Responsive Design Cost: Unquestionably, mobile devices are in the air, and no wise businessman would refuse mobile-friendly design. The best one is responsive design, which automatically adjusts their layout to look good on multiple devices: smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. The cost for responsive design takes further 20% – 30% of the conventional cost, but it helps your business more available and easily accessible to a larger number of customers.
Maintenance is as important as building a website. Image your website is deleted accidentally and your business loses 8 hours of sales, how much will be the damages? So don’t forget to budget maintenance cost for the website. The cost would be about $250 per month to have your site administrated by a designer/developer. Though this seems costly, you can believe that you will never skip any request of the client, even the most minor one.
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