• Determining how much a web site should cost is one of the most frequently asked but rarely answered questions in the web design world. 
  • Even now, with millions of websites online, there exists no magic formula for calculating either the cost of a new web site or the cost of a redesign.
  • For this article, the Blog Angle Team of professional web designers, developers, and SEO specialists have worked together to examine some of the most important factors that go into a web design quote. 
  • These include historical website development costs, as well as web design costs for different components. The data also includes current website features and design costs.
Domain: Cost: $5 to $10 - Average Domain Price - it will be varied due to extension

A basic “must” in creating a website is buying your own domain name. There is simply no substitute. The prices for domains vary from registrar to registrar and are (at the time I wrote this article) around $10 or so per year. Here is below list of common websites that provide domain
Webhosting Cost: 56-100$
  1. Hostinger – Best overall.
  2. DreamHost – Best value for shared hosting.
  3. Bluehost – Best for new WordPress websites.
  4. HostGator – Best for simple websites.
  5. GreenGeeks – Best eco-friendly hosting.
WordPress Theme cost: (Free to $100)

Really the only difference there is between a free WordPress theme and a premium WordPress theme is the price. But in order to start selling Premium WordPress themes you will need to add a couple more features in theme than the Free WordPress themes.
There are a few ways to sell WordPress themes, you can either sell them on your own website or submit your theme to a WordPress marketplace.
WordPress Premium plugins: ($20 - $200)
  • When breaking the ecliptic ring of premium and free WordPress themes, there are a few barriers to cross. Many of the popular free options today fit well for some of the most basic solutions. These may include SEO, custom post options, or even in-page widgets.
  • Premium options step this up a notch with some fantastic additions. SEO has become one of the most important aspects in development. Well written articles and tags will only get you so far with blogging. 
  • Some of the most sophisticated plugins can develop a blog sitemap, ping RSS engines and web crawlers automatically. Others can work building meta tags and further behind the scenes techniques for a strong Search Engine presence.
Basic Website Components and Costs
  • Domain Name – $10/year
  • Hosting – $10 to $100 a year (depending on traffic and hosting services)
  • Web Planning, Design and Development Time – 60 hours and up
  • Continued Website Maintenance – $200 a year and up (depending on number/type of updates required)
  • Marketing Your Website Online – $750 a month and up

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