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How much should I charge for a website?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Karan1best, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Karan1best

    Karan1best Registered Member

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    My friend's boss wants to hire me to make them a website. Since, I have not been into this business and have only been making websites for myself, I don't know how much should I charge. I'll be using wordpress platform and domain, hosting and plugins required will be funded by the company. What is the standard rate for this service?
     
  2. blogzandstuff

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    just work out your hourly rate and add a bit, that should do it. You can also charge to maintain the site for them like updating plugins etc.
     
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    around $500 if you will be using a purchased wordpress theme , if you code it from scratch you can charge him up to $10k
     
  4. Karan1best

    Karan1best Registered Member

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    I'll be using wordpress themes. I don't think they would agree on hourly.
     
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    How much do you want to get paid per hour?
     
  6. nocare

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    It totally depends on the scope of the project. If you're simply building out a theme and a few pages/templates, 500-1000 is a good low rate with the "friend" discount and shouldn't take more than 2 weeks to get it all perfect.

    If you're building beautiful page/post control (advanced custom fields, visual composer, gravity forms, etc) in addition, definitely head up to that 5000 mark.

    The last contract I saw, the client was being charged $120/h for dev hours. 30-60/h is more common though and it depends on your skill level for sure. I'd just request time & half/quarter and track your hours.

    Good luck and half fun :D
     
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    Bout 350.... The answer is how much you can charge him, how thick he is.
     
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    If he wants it bad enough, then he would agree to paying you hourly. Just because you are friends does not mean that he can take you!
     
  9. nuhll

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    i Would do it for like 300 usd and then monthly fee... like 50 usd?