Budget Website Design Pricing

While a custom built website can be much pricier, albeit worth the cost for many, because we have been designing and developing websites for so many years, we are able to provide some basic low cost website design packages that will meet the needs of most smaller businesses who don’t have the funds to invest in a fully custom built website development project.

Please read the information underneath the pricing chart to understand exactly what is, and, more importantly, is not, included in these more affordable website design packages. Projects that require additional website functionality are considered custom projects and an individual quote will need to be created for them, based on your needs.

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Basic Website Development Packages

None of these packages below include shopping cart/eCommerce functionality, API integration with third party vendors or services, custom programming, database integration, or other custom functions. See read the FAQs below to understand what you are getting.

1 Page Site

A one-page scrolling website, with up to 5 sections, for those who have leaner needs. This solution will help you get a start on a website you can build on in the future.
$950
  • Plus $29 per month for hosting (add $20 for basic maintenance, if desired)
  • Up to 1-page website, with up to 5 sections
  • Responsive web design, optimized for both mobile and tablets
  • Colors and branding to match your business
  • One email contact form
  • Homepage slideshow, if desired, with up to 4 pictures
  • SEO plugin to assist you with SEO on your own
  • Security plugin installation
  • Built-in blog, if desired (add $50 for initial setup)
  • Site is built in WordPress, so you can update content yourself or add pages, if desired
  • Client consultation by phone or email regarding the goals and design of website
  • 30-day warranty and support, after website launch, to ensure website is running smoothly for you
  • One content revision (up to 30 minutes) after delivery of website and launch
  • Site submission to Google via the Google Search Console
  • Google Analytics tracking code setup and installed and a GA dashboad plugin installed in the backend of your site so you can review results
  • Additional features available à la carte, as add-ons
  • Monthly hosting on our starter hosting plan*
  • Monthly website maintenance on our nickel maintenance plan is available for an additional $20 per month
  • SSL certificate and installation available (add $50 per year)
  • *Sorry, we do not offer these sites for hosting on outside servers.
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Up to 5 Pages

An entry-level website design solution, this package is good for the new or small business just starting out, who needs to get information out to their customers.
$1500
  • Plus $49 per month for hosting & basic maintenance
  • Up to 5-page website (additional pages are $300 each)
  • Responsive web design, optimized for both mobile and tablets
  • Colors and branding to match your business
  • One email contact form (each additional form starts at $50, depending on complexity)
  • Homepage slideshow, if desired, with up to 4 pictures
  • SEO plugin to assist you with SEO on your own
  • Security plugin installation
  • Built-in blog, if desired
  • Site is built in WordPress, so you can update pages and content yourself
  • Client consultation by phone or email regarding the goals and design of website
  • 30-day warranty and support, after website launch, to ensure website is running smoothly for you
  • One content revision (up to 30 minutes) after delivery of website and launch
  • Site submission to Google via the Google Search Console
  • Google Analytics tracking code setup and installed and a GA dashboad plugin installed in the backend of your site so you can review results
  • Additional features available à la carte, as add-ons
  • Monthly hosting on our starter hosting plan*
  • Monthly website maintenance on our nickel maintenance plan
  • SSL certificate and installation available (add $50 per year)
  • *Sorry, we do not offer these sites for hosting on outside servers.
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Up to 20 Pages

A professional website solution with more room to highlight your business and services. This is a great choice for medium to larger size business with more of a story to tell.
$4000
  • Plus $89 per month for hosting & basic maintenance
  • Up to 20-page website (websites over 20 pages will require a custom quote, as they no longer can be classified as a “budget” project)
  • Responsive web design, optimized for both mobile and tablets
  • Colors and branding to match your business
  • One email contact form (each additional form starts at $50, depending on complexity)
  • Homepage slideshow, if desired, with up to 6 pictures
  • SEO plugin to assist you with SEO on your own
  • Security plugin installation
  • Built-in blog, if desired
  • Site is built in WordPress, so you can update pages and content yourself
  • Client consultation by phone or email regarding the goals and design of website
  • 30-day warranty and support, after website launch, to ensure website is running smoothly for you
  • Three content revisions (up to 30 minutes sessions on each) after delivery of website and launch
  • Site submission to Google via the Google Search Console
  • Google Analytics tracking code setup and installed and a GA dashboad plugin installed in the backend of your site so you can review results
  • Additional features available à la carte, as add-ons
  • Monthly hosting on our starter hosting plan*
  • Monthly website maintenance on our nickel maintenance plan
  • SSL certificate and installation included
  • *Sorry, we do not offer these sites for hosting on outside servers.
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The above pricing is for basic informational and/or brochure-style website design only. Client consultations are done via phone only.
Prices do not include training on how to use security plugins, SEO plugins, Google Analytics, or WordPress itself. You can hire me for training at my standard hourly rate for that type of instruction, or simply use the internet to find free and low costs tutorials online for these tools. There are plenty available.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does basic website design pricing mean?

These prices are for basic informational and/or brochure-style websites. So, what does that mean? It means they are designed for a basic website that conveys information to your clients or customers. This includes information about your services, your business history, an “About Us” page, a “Contact Us” page, etc.

These prices do not apply to clients that require eCommerce functionality, including shopping cart integration and web stores, sites where you want a way to take payments online from your customers, sites that require databases or some type of interaction and functionality with a third party, custom PHP or other programming languages, large photo galleries, custom API integrations, event scheduling, etc.

Websites that require that type of special functionality and features are considered custom websites and will be quoted per project. You can expect to pay quite a bit more for them as well.

What if I want to add features that are "crossed out" on my package choice?

Some items are available as an additional add-on to the lower prices packages:

Security plugin installation and configuration — $75
SEO plugin installation — $50
Site submission to Google via the Google Search Console — $150
Google Analytics tracking code setup and installed and a GA dashboad plugin installed in the backend of your site so you can review results — $300
What constitutes a "page" of copy on a website?
A page is generally considered no more than 1 to 2 pages of double-spaced copy on an 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper. Don’t expect to cram 5 or 6 pages of typewritten copy onto one “page” of a website. Your website visitors won’t read it!
What am I responsible for providing?

You are responsible for providing all content, text, logos, images and any photographs that you want to use on the website. We will then put it all together and build you a website.

We do have a large library of stock photography, with images that will be licensed to your website upon completion, that we may draw from to help create your website, or if you don’t have professional photographs to provide for your project. This service is included in the price shown above.

We will review any copy you provide, and make suggestions for how to make it more SEO (search engine) friendly, however we do not do full-scale SEO work in these basic projects.

If you need help with keyword research, copywriting, copy editing, custom graphics, logo design, and other assets for your website, they can be provided by our highly skilled team, however you will incur additional fees for this type of work. Contact us for pricing if you are going to need these type of additional services.

What is included in the prices shown?

These prices are for the website development portion of the project only. Pricing is contingent on client supplying me with all graphics, logos, and content for their website, with minimal work needed to clean up on supplied content.

If custom graphics, logo designs or content writing is needed, these are all billed in addition to the development of the site.

What if my website needs more work or other features?
Please contact us for a custom quote if your project falls outside of the scope of the packages as outlined above, or will require special services, plugins, or other interactive features. For sites such as this, it’s best to actually speak with you and help you determine what exactly it is that you need, before delving into the quoting process.
What if I want to have a website designed based on my ideas?

Understand that these budget website design packages have limitations and are not intended for people who want to heavily customize their site, or have some preconceived notions of how they want their site to function or look like.

If you are going to micro-manage your site design, or want to interject direction into the project, please contact us for a custom website design and development quote.

While the price point will be more for a custom website, based on your ideas, you will then have a dedicated project manager working with you to help guide the process.

What if I need other graphic design or marketing services?

If custom graphics, logo designs, branding packages, SEO work, beyond the standard SEO that is done making sure the structure of your site conducive for search engines, digital marketing services, or content writing is needed, these are all billed in addition to the development of the site.

Please let us know this before we start the job, so we can give you an accurate quote for these additional custom services.

What if I am local and want to meet face to face?

When working with us on a basic website development project we keep in touch via phone calls, email, and through your Project Portal online. Budget projects get the same Client Project Portal that our more expensive custom website design clients get, to help facilitate the project between us and the client.

The prices shown on this page are highly discounted prices from our custom website development projects, which range in price from $5,000 to $20,000. If we are doing a custom web design project for you, face-to-face meeting time is actually budgeted into a proposal that is custom tailored to your project.

However, on these basic website packages, that is obviously not the case. These discounted website packages are designed for small businesses who don’t need a huge website development project manager, but are simply just looking to get a new, or redesigned, website online at a cheaper price.

Also, be aware that 95% of my clients have never even met with us face-to-face, even some local ones, since the internet makes doing business outside of the local area so convenient. In person meetings are not always a necessity for this type of work.

That being said, if you feel face-to-face meetings are something that you need, and you are local to us (within a 30 minute drive), we will certainly be happy to accommodate you. But, understand that your project will cost more than what is shown on this page.

In person meeting time will be billed at our standard current hourly rate, which is $100/hour, on top of the price of the website shown above.

Please understand, it’s not that I don’t want to meet you. We would actually have no problem meeting you for coffee and a 15 to 30 minute chat. However, face to face meetings locally just never quite work out that way. We have found that in-person meetings inevitably go on for 2 to 3 hours, or longer, at a stretch, and the discounted prices we am offering you don’t account for that type of time commitment.

What about website hosting?

Website hosting services are billed on a monthly basis and are shown underneath the price for the website itself. This price includes basic hosting (starter plan) and monthly basic maintenance (nickel plan). Should you require more web server space, higher traffic, or more in-depth monthly maintenance prices will vary.

For these packages we do require that your monthly website hosting is done through us. Some hosting companies just simply don’t offer the control needed to build a professional website properly in the backend, therefore we won’t work on a budget site that is hosted outside of our servers.

If you simply must keep your own host, please contact us for a quote on a custom website built. Also, keep in mind that we cannot work on any site where we don’t have access to the files via FTP/SFTP, or some sort of control panel with a file manager. Too many things can go wrong where you need access to this to fix them.

What about ongoing maintenance or changes to the site?

We also offer Monthly Maintenance Packages, which start at $49 per month, if you are looking for “white-glove” service on your website, with minimal work on your part. The basic nickel plan is built into the cost of your hosting above. If you need more features you can upgrade to one of our other plans at any time.

A Monthly Maintenance Package is highly recommended. This is especially true for a content management system such as WordPress. Failing to maintain and update the backend software that runs your website leaves you open to security issues and hackers.

All of our website builds include a 30-day warranty to fix any minor issues or problems that arise after the initial launch of the finished site. However, after that warranty period, if you aren’t on a Monthly Maintenance Package and something on your website breaks, which can happen from time to time, needs to be updated, or you simply need changes done to your website, you will be billed at our standard hourly rate at the time of the service.

Additional Services

Additional services and programming available ala carte for packages above, that include, but are not limited to:

  • Slideshows
  • Email marketing
  • Ghost blogging
  • Custom graphics
  • SEO services
  • Social media management
  • Analytics installation
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Worried about your budget?

While the idea of getting a $299 or $499 website done by a friend, family member, someone you found on Craigslist, or even doing it yourself, may sound like a bargain, you may want to think that through first. The old saying “you get what you pay for” will apply almost 100% of the time in these cases.

There is a reason why I don’t even try to compete with these types of offers. You aren’t just purchasing a website from me, but also my years of experience in the business of website design, SEO, company branding, graphic design, and online marketing. I don’t work out of a bedroom in my mom’s house, and I run my company as a legitimate business, pay my taxes, and present myself as the professional that I am.

Please read this article before purchasing from such a company offering cheaper service, or trying to go it alone, so you know your risks ahead of time and make an informed purchasing decision.

Remember, your website may just be your most utilized marketing and sales tool, so it is important that it is built by someone who knows and understands how to make it the best marketing piece it can be.

Pricing Still Out of Budget? Try a Templated Solution.

For individuals and single member businesses who still want a website, but whose needs are more basic and their funds don’t allow for a full-scale development project, we do offer some template-based solutions below. But, read this very carefully, as there are some limitations to consider if you want to go this route.

For these packages we handle the hosting of your website, the WordPress install, the theme installation, and basic content and picture swapping. You will be able to add pages to your site on your own after that, if you wish, as well as add blog posts to your website.

Should you need our services for customizations or changes in the future, additional charges will apply. Because we have spread the cost of our initial setup work out over time, there is a minimum 1-year contract required for these packages.

1-Page Scrolling + Website Hosting

$450 Down (monthly billing starts when site goes live)
$65/month (includes hosting)
  • +$450 Down Payment

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Up to 3 Pages + Website Hosting

$500 Down (monthly billing starts when site goes live)
$75/month (includes hosting)
  • +$500 Down Payment

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Up to 5 Pages + Website Hosting

$600 Down (monthly billing starts when site goes live)
$100/month (includes hosting)
  • +$600 Down Payment

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Please note, the price of the website has been spread out over monthly payments.

Above template solutions include:

  • Includes starter hosting package, so no additional hosting fees
  • We present you with up to three themes (templates) geared towards your industry to choose from
  • Basic customization of theme to match your brand colors and with your provided content
  • Responsive and mobile-ready
  • Built-in blog, if desired (add $75 for set up)
  • Backend login so you can update the text of your pages yourself in the future, as well as make posts to your blog, if you purchase the blogging add-on option
  • 30 day warranty and support to ensure website is running smoothly for you (if purchasing monthly support packages this is extended as long as you continue to subscribe to package)
  • Additional features available à la carte, as add-ons
  • Low up front payment, then easy monthly payments billed to your credit card (1-year minimum contract required)
  • Monthly website maintenance plans start at $49, if interested in adding one on
  • SSL certificate and installation available (add $50 per year)
  • *Additional pages are $250 each (paid up front)

The Fine Print On This Deal

  • A budget website solution, that doesn’t take a huge up-front investment out of pocket. Monthly charges are billed to your credit card. These packages do require a 1-year minimum contract and include monthly hosting fees already in the price. The contract is because we are basically financing the cost of your website build over a period of 12 months.
  • Hosting fees included are contingent with you staying within the limits of bandwidth and server space of our Starter Hosting Package. If you go over this amount, additional fees may be incurred. It is generally plenty for most starter sites.
  • After the one-year commitment, pricing will go down to $25 per month.
  • These are templated solutions, therefore heavy customization to the theme chosen is not possible. It will be branded to your company’s look, colors, etc., but no actual structural changes to the layout of the theme will be provided. We have plenty of turn-key themes to choose from, so be sure to choose one that will work with the structure of your business.
  • All options require a down payment, depending on the size of anticipated site, to begin building your website. Monthly billing and your one-year commitment starts when website is finished and ready to go live to the public.
  • If you don’t already have a domain name, purchase of a domain name is included in the price. We will renew your domain, if we originally purchased it, every year at no charge to you, as long as you continue hosting your website with us.
  • This option was specifically designed to help get new businesses and small bloggers into a website with minimal start up costs.
  • After your site is launched, you will have access through a login page to edit or add pages to the site, make your own updates and changes to the text on the site, or add blog posts, if you will be blogging. Should you need assistance with updates, our standard hourly fee for website work will apply.

Are you ready to kick-off 2017 with a brand spanking new website or need a redesign of your current site to make it more modern and user-friendly?

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