How Much Does a New Website Really Cost

While we wrote our own article explaining the costs associated with a website, we researched and found other sites explaining the costs as well. It proves that Click IT builds websites well below the norm in costs, when comparing our past projects to these published estimates. Below are links to these other sites, which discuss how much a website really costs, along with hightlighted information regarding the breakdown by category.

  1. How much-do-e-commerce-websites-cost? – Georgia Web Development:
    1. Many eCommerce shop owners desire to manage their own eCommerce websites. Costs for integrating and custom developing an eCommerce CMS can typically range anywhere from $1,000 to $10,000.
    2. eCommerce Website graphics pricing can be a bit obscure at times. It can range from as little as $500 to upwards of $2,000.
    3. Depending on how sophisticated the eCommerce system is and the number of shop managers to be trained, expect to pay anywhere from $500 to $1,200 for quality training.
    4. For most eCommerce websites, plan on budgeting about $1,000 – $2,000 to insure that the eCommerce website is thoroughly tested for usability and that these metrics are bench-marked not only during development but post launch as well.
    5. eCommerce website planning, custom development, database setup, and custom design time – Typically 100 hours and up depending on number of products, pages, level of customization and the sophistication of eCommerce functionality desired
    6. Continued eCommerce CMS & Product Database Maintenance – $600 a year and up (depending on the number of updates and the level of product management required etc.) *Georgia Web Development includes 6 Months – up to 4 hours per month of free ongoing support for updates and training in all new eCommerce projects launched)
    7. Marketing and Promoting your eCommerce website online – $360 per year and up (depends on frequency of promotions, social media management, and content additions to the eCommerce site
    8. Conclusion: For a professionally designed and developed eCommerce website realistically you can expect to pay as little as $2,500 or as much as $10,000 or more.
  2. How Much Should a Website Cost You? A Definitive Pricing Guide For You – Website Builder Expert:
    1. …a custom made design that looks like it could potentially cost between $5,000 to $10,000
    2. …what makes up the cost of a website is not only how the website looks on the surface, but rather, what lies “under the hood” that makes a website work.
    3. Simply put, the cost of building your website boils down to 4 resources:
      1. Time
      2. Technical knowledge (or your interest to learn to code)
      3. Design skills (or your willingness to learn design)
      4. Money
  3. How Much Does an eCommerce Website Cost – Atlantic BT
    1. …anywhere from about $5,000.00 to millions of dollars, but let’s just use $350,000.00 as a theoretical first phase upper limit
    2. …at a minimum you are likely to spend $5,000.00 with a good domestic vendor just to set it up and do basic configuration and training
    3. When you get into custom design the sky is the limit, but a custom theme may cost $10,000.00 to $100,000.00 depending on the specifics
    4. For a successful and busy site…hosting could cost upwards of $1,000.00 – $2,000.00 a month

 

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