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Copywriting VS Web Design .. Stuck in a bit of a pickle !

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by GSanders12, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. GSanders12

    GSanders12 Registered Member

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    Hey, I'm starting up a Lawn Care business and the thing is, i'm having trouble with something. I have a $2500 budget for my entire website.

    Now, a reputable copywriter in my area has quoted me $2000 to copy write 6 pages of my website .. however, i was wondering if I would be able to spend the remaining $500 on web DESIGN ..

    or.. should I just simply find a cheaper quote for copywriting and split copywriting and web design 50/50 by paying $1250 for each ?
    Not sure how important web design is compared to copywriting .. was wondering if i could get some opinions and advice on what i should do?

    I've seen web designers always charge in the thousands of dollars worth and then the same with copywriters.

    The way my company will get customers is to basically draw them in with the door hangers .. and then that will direct them to the website and the website will close the deal.

    Hope to get some awesome feedback from you guys.

    Gary
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Where 's the part of your budget that goes for SEO? :) Don't forget that building a perfect site means nothing without targeted traffic ;)
     
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  3. kralcx

    kralcx Junior Member

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    The price quoted to you for copywriting is about right http://www.profitable-copy.com/copywriting-estimate.html If the website you want is static you should be able to find a freelancer to do it for you for $500; if your website is more complex you may have trouble getting it done for that price. SEO is very important, however from your comments above it sounds like your doing off site marketing to draw customers to your site.

    Ask yourself what is the minimum you need to get started and go from there; find a way to make it work with what you have. :)
     
  4. berkolish

    berkolish Newbie

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    Some freelancers may modify a wordpress theme to suit your style requirements for $500. If you need complex coding though (which sounds like you don't), it might be difficult to fit all that in your budget.
     
  5. SEO_Alchemy

    SEO_Alchemy Senior Member

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    Write your own copy// d/l a few courses// find some tips online. If most of your traffic is coming from off line sources then spend the whole budget on design IMO.
     
  6. janebrendan

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    i can do for $2000 every things as you say included SEO+development + unique website design as you need on wordpress , joomla or drupal where you want i'll make site for you please skype me thank you
    skype : muneebahmed11
    CHEERS
     
  7. upl8t

    upl8t Regular Member

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    Have you found a solution that works for you?
     
  8. amoore9900

    amoore9900 Regular Member

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    I think the 2000 is high you can write out the type of things you want and find native english speaking people online to tune it up a lot cheaper then that...
     
  9. 7878

    7878 Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Yeah you sound like a brilliant copywriter lmfao. :crazy:
     
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