Web Design Solutions

People are always asking, “Why the high prices?”  The majority of the time, potential clients have received price quotes from other web developers that, for the most part, are well over their budget.  When explaining the breakdown in my prices and the competitors, I somewhat end up defending them.

If you are a small business owner, blogger or anyone who needs to set up their own website for whatever reason, chances are that you have looked into hiring someone to help you with the design. You may have even been quoted prices upwards of $1,000 – $3,000. If you haven’t yet found what it is that makes these companies charge so much more than everyone else out there then read on as I explain why this happens and how to avoid it!

I’m sure many people reading this blog post would like an explanation as to why they should expect to pay upwards of $1-3k for web design services when others only charge around $100-$300. This article will explain why some web designers can afford higher

What is Web Design

There are many different types of websites out there, but most people choose either WordPress or Wix when going through this process.  Web design is a lot more than just designing a site – it’s about creating an identity for your business. A good web designer will ensure that their work matches the needs of the company they are working with. The average cost of web design ranges from $1,000 to $25,000 depending on how much you want done and what kind of website you’re looking for. The best way to find a reputable web designer is by asking around or checking their portfolio online.

The benefits of hiring a professional web designer

One of the best investments you can make for your business is investing in a professional web designer. Not only will it pay off greatly, but hiring someone to design your website can take away all of the stress and hassle that comes with having to do it yourself. Most small businesses don’t have time or money for this, which is why they should hire a professional web designer instead.

How to find the right web designer for your business?

If you are in the process of starting your own business or already have one, then you know that marketing yourself is a crucial part. The first thing people see when they come across your brand is usually your website. So it’s important to make sure that it looks professional and stands out from the rest!  When looking for a web designer, there are many factors to consider such as their experience, location (if necessary), and price range.

Here are 4 key questions to ask when finding the right web designer for your business:

  • How long have they been web designing?
  • Do they optimize their web designs based on my business keywords?
  • Do they specialize in my industry?
  • How many other services do they offer that I would also need?

Cost considerations

The reason there is such a big fluctuation in web design costs is due to not only the professional look or the advanced features, but also the number of individuals working on creating your site.  If I had to employ a salesperson, a graphic designer, a programmer, digital marketer, and sometimes a project manager, that would be a minimum of five people that would go into the cost of the website.  There would be various meetings, design mock ups, signing off on a design, and then onto development, which means likely taking a basic web template code meeting the exact requirements of the customer.

But what really matters? The means, or the end?  Most website developers charge you for the means, not the end.  This isn’t unreasonable – after all, they have to make a profit, and their means of developing a website is not cheap.  What will you get as a result? You may be paying high costs because development costs are high, but getting a poor website as an end result.

Additional resources for getting started online when looking for companies who offer affordable rates without sacrificing quality workmanship.  Final thoughts on why choosing an experienced and well-known company is worth any extra costs associated with their services.  If you have any questions about the process feel free to ask in the comments below.