Website Creation Rates and Phases
All projects are billed by the hour, but basic sites generally start at around $1500 for a complete site including all the training you will need to continue to maintain it yourself for free.
- Basic website including custom design, full CMS with many powerful features and easy maintenance, one-on-one training. $1000-$1200
- Annual hosting fee which includes 24 hour support, unlimited email accounts, etc. $150/year
We often do much more elaborate and powerful custom web applications such as custom eCommerce systems, special features for organizations, database integration, email marketing tools, etc.
- Custom eCommerce site including integration of existing product line, creation of custom shipping calculations, discounts, sales logic, etc. $1500+
- Custom web applications and database integration $1500+
Projects are completed in two phases:
Phase 1 : Create website
- Consultation about project goals, marketing ideas, necessary features, domain name options, logo design ideas, etc.
- Create basic framework, visual design, and configure currently contributed content
- Get approval on visual design and features, more consultation to generate final content pages, images, etc.
- Create custom features as necessary
- Training for site maintenance, creation of future content pages, email accounts, images, etc.
Phase 2 : Basic SEO
- Search engine optimization including google setup with various tools such as analytics, webmaster tools, maps, places, etc.
- Keyword research and evaluation
- Site keyword optimization, title tag creation, embedded links, per page site descriptions, etc.
- Manage content and links for external web precenses such as directories, indexes, DEX, local profiles, etc.
- eCommerce features and customization
- Custom logo design
- Video production for Youtube, Yelp, etc
- Configuration and setup of third party email marketing systems
- Custom print media packages
- Complete site maintenance and regular content creation for news, events, etc.
- Custom web applications
- Database integration
- Custom ad creation for site or external ad placement