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What is the minimum cost to make a niche based membership site?

Discussion in 'Membership Sites' started by selfcommando, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. selfcommando

    selfcommando Registered Member

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    What is the minimum cost to make a niche based membership site?
     
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  2. Zapdos

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    $0

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  3. selfcommando

    selfcommando Registered Member

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    I really don't understand.Can you please explain a bit?
     
  4. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    How do you want me to explain it can cost nothing?...
     
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  5. neobboy

    neobboy BANNED BANNED

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    The Circle. Why would people need money to build membership site, when everything is available for free.
     
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  6. highlypotent

    highlypotent Newbie

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    Hosting will cost you a little money ($10) and buying the domain, maybe another $5. However making the website and marketing it is where you put in the blood, sweat and tears.
     
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    mrsix Power Member

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    I charge $600+ for membership sites built on Wordpress.
     
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    mrtwister_65 Regular Member

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    If you've got your content and hosting sorted out, then it will cost you only promotion fees. All the soft and scripts for running membership site you can find in Downloads pages here.
     
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  9. Zapdos

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    I make ecommerce sites for $1500+ and it costs me nothing. What people charge and what it costs are two totally different values.
     
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    mrsix Power Member

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    Hiring someone is a cost.

    Using it in a sentence: If the thread starter hired me to build his membership site, it would COST him $600+.
     
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  11. sheep123

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    besidess hosting its freeee
     
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    howardkouil Newbie

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    the biggest thing you'll need is a site idea...
     
  13. steelballs

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    Exactly Spot On!

    I have to laugh at the misinformed comments like - nothing - $0 - FREE in other posts!

    All are misleading for starters every man hour spent on developing a site is a cost!

    It is not in the best interests of people who are trying to get on, to be told there is a 'FREE Lunch' awaiting when building
    a site - that just ain't gonna happen!
     
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  14. Zapdos

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    I don't see how you can call it misinformed. It can cost nothing in tools and apps. Time? How am I supposed to price that? Some work work for $1/hr and others work for $800/hr. Shall I say it will cost at minimum infinite amounts? You put in the cost for the site, not for living or time. Time is money only after you're making money.
     
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  15. poweronics

    poweronics Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Quite right and time will be needed so that is the most precious investment that you do for it.
     
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  16. fireburn291

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    There is no standard cost as such. Hell, you can build the site yourself, promote using free traffic and this will only cost your 10bucks(domain+hosting). That's what I would do.

    THE ONLY REAL COST IS TIME, if you do it yourself. And making membership sites is a breeze today with so many scripts and platforms floating around.
     
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    ardi rahmadani Newbie

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    I'm creating a membership website recently
    and what a luck, I have shopperpress, and i build it from the theme, ahahaha
     
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    There are also generous members that give out free hosting out on here as well,so it could literally cost you $0. There is simply a time commitment to developing the site as well as reading and researching enough to make sure that you are going to deliver a quality product.
     
  19. queenmery

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    It's up to you and your designer .
    If you wanna use CMS like wordpress minimum cost may be $50 t0 $80,
    if you like raw php then it will be $300 to $1000,C#?ok then $400 to $ 2000,
    I collected it from reputed freelancing site .
     
  20. Jeronl

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    i think 5000$