How Much Does a Website Cost?

August 22, 2013 Published by ontarget

Whether you are a new business just starting out or you’ve been in the business for decades, there will always be the need for a website.  With that need comes the question that has been asked countless times throughout the years…

“How much does a website cost?”

How Much Does a Website Cost
The question seems pretty straightforward, but the answer is tricky. There are tons of factors that go into the cost of building a website. Giving an exact price without detailed specifications of that website is hard. Look at the cost of a website similar to the cost of a home. There are various customizations you can do with both, which make building a website just as complicated as building a home.

If you are still wondering how much a website costs, here are a few categories of websites that we offer, an overview of what they are, and general costs that go along with them:

Basic Website

A basic website usually serves the simple purpose of getting your business out and on the web. It consists of a few pages describing/showcasing your services and a contact form for customers to get in touch with you. Even though this type of site is usually your basic structure without a lot of the bells and whistles, it can serve as one of the key marketing tools for your business.

Basic Website Cost: $4,000 – $8,000

Custom Website

So you’ve decided that you want the house with a three-car garage and a swimming pool? This kind of luxury comes with a price. This is no different with a website. At this level, you get a custom design for your website. You can also add various functionality to it which will make your website stand out from the competitors. This type of website is not only tailored to your design needs, it is also customized for your specific market.

Custom Website Cost: $15,000 – $40,000

E-Commerce Website

An e-commerce website allows you to sell your products or services from your website. This kind of website is powerful because it allows your services to be sold 24 hours a day without the cost of paying an employee to do so. It also expands your customer base to the whole world. If you have a service or product that you are wanting sell, this type of website is for you.

E-Commerce Website Cost: $15,000 – $70,000


While there isn’t an exact answer to how much a website costs (without knowing the details), you can contact us today to discuss your website needs and get a clearer answer.

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