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Website price guide

Nobody wants to get stung for a new website. Read our website price guide and learn how much to budget.

Our website price guide for small businesses and SME’s

We don’t believe ‘one size fits all’. Every business or organisation is different… and so is every website we create.

The prices in our website price guide are indicative of design and build costs for SME websites, with a good amount of quality content. We don’t believe an SME website project can be completed to the standards our clients expect, for less. Take a look at our proven web design process for an idea of the huge amount of work that’s involved in creating a website which is set to perform. That’s why we’ve put together our website bundles, offering everything you need for a reasonable monthly fee.

If you’re a small business with a lower budget, we can still help. It all depends on your aims for the website. Sometimes a simple, single page website, targeting the right keywords with a basic SEO bundle will be the best way to get results quickly for a limited budget.

Our sites are built to last. they can grow as your business grows. You don’t want to find your site is redundant next month just because you need to add a new feature.

Our modular approach means we get you online quickly with our proven paths and then upgrade your site in a structured way when you’re ready.

It’s useful to know where you want to go – that helps us pick the right platforms at the start. But you don’t need to do everything at once. we find it’s best to continuously develop your site, deploying small changes, frequently.

Get in touch and let’s get you online asap.

Guide price from:

£2,499

+VAT

(on average we find our SME clients invest between £3k-£7k in a well-designed responsive site, where there are no additional complex functions). The price varies due to the complexity of the site structure and the amount of information to be accommodated. Our website bundles offer a convenient way to get the site you need without breaking the bank. With a low initial set-up fee and pricing from £199 +VAT per month.

Spreading the cost

We understand your new website is a considerable investment, that’s why we put together our website bundles to help soften the blow. However, we also understand that some organisations prefer to pay in full prior to deployment. It could be you’ve secured grant funding, or you have fixed budgets approved by a board of trustees.

In these cases, we typically charge in 3 instalments. The first instalment is a deposit and is payable before work commences. the remaining instalments will be taken at fixed times, agreed with you before we commence.

The site must be fully paid-up before it can be deployed. If you need it live fast, then we need to be paid fast, but if you want to spread the cost, then we can delay the process to suit your cash flow.

Example payment plan

39steps responsive website

£4,000

Agreed project value (VAT not included)

2

Agreed schedule (/months)

Deposit £2,000 (50%)

VAT not included. Payable prior to commencement

Second payment £1,000

VAT not included. Payable by Direct Debit 1 month after commencement

Final payment £1,000

VAT not included. Payable by Direct Debit 2 months after commencement.

Added functionality = added cost but potentially greater reward…

If you’re in the service industry, these days your clients expect to interact with you online, in the same way they buy a cinema ticket or book a plane ticket.

Adding functionality like online bookings, Appointments, reservations and reviews, can significantly improve your customer experience and make your business more efficient.

With so many variables, it isn’t possible to cover everything in this website price guide. Why not get in touch and we can chat your project through and give you a more accurate ballpark? Don’t forget, the additional functions can be added later!

Take a look at our website bundles for an idea of functionality vs cost.

Get in touch today

Web shops for online retailers

Our eCommerce systems help you sell online and integrate with your store orEPOS system. Navigating eCommerce can be tricky and expensive. Get it wrong and you can blow a fortune.

For maximum flexibility, we could build a totally custom eCommerce site for you. You’ll need to budget £50k and up to get it going and expect a sizable ongoing commitment.

This website price guide is aimed at small businesses and SME’s, that’s why we recommend the fastest route – chosen by many businesses – which is to start from an existing eCommerce platform, customise it and extend it for your needs.

Choosing the right platform is critical. To help us find the right one for you, we’ll need to understand what else you’re doing. What accounting package do you use? Does your site need to connect with an in-store EPOS system? Which carrier to you ship products with? Book into our weekly web surgery for a FREE review of your current site.

Guide price from:

£3,999

+VAT

Our eCommerce sites range from £3,999 +VAT to upwards of £10,000 +VAT. With so many variables, why not get in touch and we can chat your project through and give you a more accurate ballpark. Our website bundles offer a convenient way to get the site you need without breaking the bank. With a low initial set-up fee and pricing from £199 +VAT per month.

Cloud hosting

Your website will be deployed on our cloud platform. This uses the same proven infrastructure that runs famous names like, Netflix, Pinterest, Expedia and Amazon.

We believe in keeping things simple, so depending on what type of website we build for you, we’ll suggest a suitable hosting package. This makes it easy to budget what you’ll be spending each month, with no unexpected surprises.

With search engines now penalising unsecured websites, we now include an SSL security certificate, standard for all sites we build and host.

You can expect to pay between £20 and £50 per month for hosting. Our recommended business hosting package is £30 per month and all of our hosted sites come standard with an SSL security certificate. Our website bundles include design and build, hosting and support for 2 years, for as little as £199 per month. Prices exclude VAT.

Business hosting:

£30

per month

The ongoing costs…

What use is a website price guide if it doesn’t cover the ongoing costs? Getting your site launched is just the beginning. To generate traffic, make the most of the analytics tools and keep your site fresh requires commitment and a range of different skills. if you prefer, you can pay-as-you-go when you need us – we charge £99 +VAT per studio hour.

Or with our support bundles you know we’re ready for you. Our team becomes your team. Rather than paying by the hour to make small changes, or per incident for support, our support bundles give you priority access when you need us, for a low monthly payment.

In addition to support, we also offer SEO bundles to help get your new site ranking in search engines. We can also help you with digital marketing – setting goals for search engine marketing, social media campaigns and email marketing. It’s a really great way to get the most out of your website and drive leads from your content.

Monthly cost:

£89

+VAT

Our support bundles start at just £89 +VAT per month and scale with you, as you need us. We’ll review your plan periodically to ensure we continue to deliver value.

A word about ‘free’ websites

We’ve written this website price guide to give an idea of what our clients budget for their sites. Depending on your goals, we can get your business started for less, and build up your budget as you start to get results. What we definitely can’t do, is build you a website for free.

Google ‘free websites’ and you will see a vast array of options all offering you the chance to build your own website and get started entirely free of charge. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

Here’s why we think it’s a waste of your time. Building your own website with GoDaddy, Wix or Weebly will prove time-consuming and to get the best out of it will require A LOT of your time. Shoehorning your current logo into a restrictive template will not do your brand justice! We charge a fair price to build websites and it can take from 30 – 120 hours to build a site. Take a look at our proven web design process for an idea of what’s involved in creating a website which will perform. It’s not going to take you any less time to do a decent job and you’ll be far more restricted than we are.

If you are a creative type and you want to spend your spare time on it, then give it a go! You’ll probably need to pay a subscription to get the features you’ll require for a professional looking site and you’ll need to do a lot of learning if you want it to be found in search engines. Good luck with it!

If you’d rather spend your time running your business, let us take care of your website. We’ve put together website bundles that roll in all of the essential costs, from £199 +VAT per month, with a low set-up fee.

take the next step

Let’s discuss YOUR project and see which bundle suits you best.

   

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