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Design costs

A window on your world

A website is a window on your world - how much is it worth to you?

The cost of a website can be anywhere from £150 to £7,000+ and is determined by factors such as the design time involved in creating the site and the level of expertise required to ensure optimal functionality. Other factors include:

I offer discretionary discounts for not-for-profit organisations.

Please contact me and I would be happy to provide you with a quote once I have a full appreciation of what your requirements are.

Single page 'business card' website - starting from £150

A web presence can start with just one page. This is ideal for a self-employed individual wishing to provide the essential information about their business and contact details.

Think of this as the 'Yellow Pages' alternative, and crucial to your business given that the majority of potential customers now start with an online search when they are looking for a product or service.

An initial start-up cost of £150 can go a long way in publicising yourself. Once you become more established we can develop your website by adding further pages and new features.

Multiple page websites - starting from £300

PAGES 1 3 - 5 6 - 8 9 - 11 12 - 14
Cost from (dependant upon features selected) £150 £300 - £599 £600 - £699 £700 - £799 £800 - £4,000+
Costs include standard features as indicated          
Single static Home page Y N/A N/A N/A N/A
Up to three static pages, eg. Home, About, Contact N/A Y N/A N/A N/A
Photographic images (provided by the customer) Y Y Y Y Y
Media inserts (audio, video) N N Y Y Y
Links to external sites N Y Y Y Y
Links to document downloads N Y Y Y Y
Online customer enquiry form N Y Y Y Y
Search engine optimisation (levels 1/2/3) 1 1 2 2 2
Email accounts off domain name N N Y Y Y
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari and handheld device compatibility Y Y Y Y Y
W3C validation testing Y Y Y Y Y
Any of the above features not included as standard can be included on your site at a sensible additional charge          
Other features include (this is not a definitive list of additonal features, just examples)          
Google Adwords          
Google Analytics to monitor visitor statistics          
Online forum/blog          
PayPal/other online payment processing          
Links to Skype, MSN          
Hits counter          
RSS feed          
Domain transfer          
cPanel/CMS training          
Domain name  
JSL Web Design domain name registration set-up fee £10
PLUS Domain name registration cost charged by domain company (one-off payment estimated to be £10 - £30) £10 - £30*
JSL Web Design domain name registration renewal (frequency depends upon initial setup, could be yearly or bi-yearly for example) £10
Web hosting  
JSL Web Design web hosting set-up fee £10
PLUS Web hosting options from free to £11/mnth (annual charge) £0 - £11*
Page updates and maintenance (where no Monthly Support package is in place)  
Page revisions and updates (charged @ £45 per hour or part thereof, minimum fee £12) £45/hr
Monthly support: Budget or Premium packages  
Monthly support packages starting from £40 per month. Minimise cyber/malware attacks, maintenance/updates/technical support, reduced rates for content updates From £40/mth
Technical support  
Offered to clients paying an optional monthly retainer and charged at £45 per hour or part thereof £45/hr
Additional pages  
Guideline cost per additional page £25-£45