Looking for Straight-Forward Web Design Packages?

Small Business Web Design PackagesShopping for a web design company can be a difficult task. As a consumer, you have to educate yourself as to what you are looking for, and try to arm yourself with enough knowledge to carry on a conversation or negotiation with the web design firm.  Straight-forward Web Design Packages go a long way toward making this conversation, and decision much easier. What should you look for when shopping for web design packages?

Web Design Packages should clearly state features.

Be wary of packages that only focus on page counts.  In today’s world of content-management systems, page counts really aren’t an adequate measurement of the size of a website.  Overall complexity and the number of features have much more to do with the price of a web design project.  Check the company’s packages for clearly stated features and benefits, and look for benefits that result in bottom line increases. (more…)

Website Development Costs – Small Business Shopping Guide

Website Development CostsWebsite development costs can vary widely from vendor to vendor, and if you are a small business looking for a website developer, it’s hard to know what a fair range is for development costs. In this post we will cover 3 common questions that arise around website development costs:

  1. How much does the average website cost to develop?
  2. How do I know if I am getting a good deal?
  3. What questions should I ask my web developer?

How much does the average website cost to develop?

Anyone who has researched website development costs knows that the price can be all over the place.  There are firms that promise the world for $500 or less, and there are firms that won’t touch (more…)