How Much Does a Website Really Cost to Build?

Feb 07 12:02 2018 Print This Article

What’s the price-tag for a new or refreshed startup?

Truth be told, I don’t really know.

It is a difficult question to answer because it depends on things such as the number of pages, bells and whistles, e-commerce capabilities and the ability to play nice with other software.

My uncertainty about the price-tag increased recently while working a client to refresh its Website. A client, which was trying to refresh a B2B information Website powered by WordPress, receive quotes that ranged from $10,000 to $90,000. There’s no e-commerce, no integration with a CRM, and not a lot of content.

Another company that I met received quotes from $40,000 to $250,000 for a Website that features a lot of content, e-commerce and the ability to register for courses.

So how do you navigate the Website landscape? How do you get a handle on costs when pricing is so varied?

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Mark Evans helps startups and entrepreneurs accelerate their marketing and sales efforts – everything from messaging and brand positioning to strategic planning and content creation. After starting his own startup and working with three others until 2008, he now works with dozens of fast-growing companies tell their stories better and jump-start their marketing. Mark self-published a book, Storytelling for Startups, which helps entrepreneurs tell better stories. He's also a mentor with HIGHLINE, and an advisor to The Next 36 and Venture for Canada.

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