Setting up a Website

Updated on March 12, 2007
H.M. asks from Peoria, AZ
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I have some friends who are starting a business and need to set up a website for it. They have been quoted a couple of prices which seem high to me. Does anyone know about how much it should cost to set up a nice website for a new business?

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L.R.

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There are a lot of things to consider in setting up a website and what you are looking at accomplishing with the site. To just have a website up with no web marketing and search enigine optimization is doing there bare minimum. Email this guy and her will give you some good advice and pricing.... [email protected]____.com

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A.H.

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I work for GoDaddy.com and we have a template based program that is pretty inexpensive to use. I also know a very good webdesigner with good prices. I am not sure what you have been quoted before but you can go to her website at joybydesign.com. Generally for a website to be created for you it is anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 depending on how complex and detailed the website is going to be. If you have any other questions feel free to email me I have a lot of connections and info on this subject since I do work for an internet company. Have a great day I hope the info helps.

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C.L.

answers from Albuquerque on

My husband is starting up his own website business. Have them send an email to: [email protected]____.com and he can email them a survey... to give him an idea on what their looking for. He also offers other services like maintainence. Because he's just starting, his prices are low.

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B.D.

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hi H.,

my boyfriend is awesome at setting up websites. he works for aim industries and takes care of all their webpages he is also a graphic designer. if you let me know what your friends wanted as far as their website i can give you a quote. trust me we are very inexpensive

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S.P.

answers from Las Cruces on

Hi

I made my own website, it's easy. It costs average 100 dlls per year. Check at http://www.godaddy.com/
Have a nice weekend
Sylvia

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K.V.

answers from Albuquerque on

What a giant can of worms this is. Setting up a site can be both incredibly easy and a nightmare. Depending on the purpose of the page and its nature it can be as little as 6.95 a month - to hundreds per month to maintain.

I run www.vonconcepts.com (an ezine) for 6.95 a month but handle all the updates myself. For the same price I also run my book's site at www.servicewriterbook.com with simple PayPal links to collect my money.

The hard stuff is the shopping carts and encryption along with support forums. Setting them up can take a lot of time which translates into money. The software I use is from Macromedia and cost me about $1000.00 plus a month of my time to learn it.

To set up a site like my book's -- simple and fairly static, I would probably charge $300.00.... but it would be the client's responsibility to handle the hosting.

Kurt

J.L.

answers from Albuquerque on

Hello - I've set up the website for my own business and our church, look up the websites: rioranchocleaning.com charitybaptistchurch-rrnm.org

I've worked with this hosting company in the past and they are great, their rates too. Here's their website: networksolutions.com

Let me know how it goes.

J.

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S.S.

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Check Yahoo.com Small Business set-up. They have a nice, easy way to set up a website for businesses, and it is pretty inexpensive. You could at least get a comparison for prices,etc. Hope this helps!

-Sunny

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