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How much should I charge to setup a website?

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by aheebs, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. aheebs

    aheebs Junior Member

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    I was emailed to setup a Wix e-commerce store for a client today, he has about 8 pages of content and doesn't need me to maintain it afterwards. What lump sum fee should I charge? Considering time, etc. I appreciate the help! :D
     
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    Zandamonium Junior Member

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    Depends on how long you think it will take you. Don't under sell yourself but. For a wix site I'd be thinking $600.
     
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    aheebs Junior Member

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    Thanks for the reply, I'll be thinking around there then. :D
     
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    ourxm Newbie

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    I setup my website less than $50 per year..
    If you looking for store (e-retail), it will be higher..
     
  5. aheebs

    aheebs Junior Member

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    My question is not how much it would cost to purchase a Wix package, but how much I should charge my client for my services to fill his website with content.
     
  6. Deez The Webguru

    Deez The Webguru Junior Member

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    I think this depends on the individual, I mean it depends entirely how much your time is worth to you. I would probably also float around the $600 mark. Setting up the site should take you about a day. Not bad for a days work....
     
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    Anything from $500 is okay based on the clients financial status. Sometimes we help out where possible.
     
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    Zandamonium Junior Member

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    I'm doing a new website for a local business at the moment for $1000, it should only take a day or 2. They previously paid $3500 for their current website, and it looks terrible. Remember what you might find easy, to most people they will think its magic and gladly pay what you ask.
     
  9. SEOMagicianAL

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    I just got a new customer, he was tired of the old agency, why? Let me tell you.

    They charged him $20.000 for a eCommerce, that NEVER made a damn sale. Site was not SEO optimized and i could go on.

    What i did was the following:
    I charged him $10.000 for the eCommerce. But i also told him the truth, that without SEO or some marketing, he will probably never make a sale and would be in same position as those guys. So i told him that i want $3000 per month in SEO.

    Outcome? 100+ orders in his first month, was he happy? When i invoice him, the money is on the account the day after.

    Try to get them hooked on SEO as well, you will earn more in the long run instead of overcharging for the website alone.

    To answer you question: Depends on how much time you estimate it will take, heck i charged $2000 for a website it took me 3 hours to make based on a template + the meeting itself, the thing is, if it provides them with a value (This customer got 5+ booking a day after 2 days) you can charge whatever you want.

    Just my 2 cents.
     
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  10. aheebs

    aheebs Junior Member

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    Very well explained and thank you for this post. I plan on working my price around everything so it's all much appreciated! :)
     
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    luckydesigner2 Junior Member

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    depending on content, number of pages, number of scripts etc, I setup my website less than $100 per year..
     
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    If your turnaround time is 5-7 days, I think charging between $500 to $600 is just fair enough. But if you can deliver within 1-2 days, that's a great opportunity to charge a higher amount, preferably $700 and up.

    The sooner and the faster you can deliver, the higher amount you can charge.
     
  13. zeBlackCat

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    Take into account these few things:
    1. How much you value your time
    2. How long do you think it would take you
    3. What the client's taste in design is like
    4. How much do you think you can impress the client in turnaround time and quality

    If you're fairly confident that you can blow the client's mind, don't hesitate to charge upwards of $800. A lot of clients gladly pay in the thousands just for a website. I've seen enough to be able to say that $800 would be a pretty good deal for your client. :)
     
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    ivanfitzy Junior Member

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    Are you guys for real? I had absolutely no idea people would pay that money for a wix site!

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