Discover how much a website should cost a small business owner. This information will help you avoid overpaying for a website.
The average cost for a website for a small business is $2,000.
The annual maintenance cost is $400.
But with the ability to reuse website templates the cost for websites can now be lowered if build on a reused template.
That same $2,000 website will cost $500 if built on a reused template.
The turnaround time is also drastically reduced.
The reused template will have most of all the coding done and what will be left is to add your personal touches to the website.
After your pages on your website have been filled with information specific to your business the website will almost be done.
The last step is going to be to optimize each page for search engines like Google. This is done so your website can be found on the internet.
At LGM Marketing Group we will build your website for a competitive rate and your website will look professional.
A website for small businesses should have at least 7 pages (Home- Services- Contact- Terms- Policy- About- Blog)
Make sure that when you are pricing out your website's cost that you are getting at least these pages included on your website.
Video content and text content should also be included on your website.
Google my business should also be set up and linked to your website. This is so your website can show up on Google maps.
Every website design company charges different monthly maintenance rates for hosting. Be sure to ask this cost upfront. This should not be more than $50 monthly.
Extra features that should also be purchased for a small business website is SSL security and Email capture form.
Be sure to ask what is the hourly rate for additions to your website and ask for a task hourly rate break down sheet.
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