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How Much Does It REALLY Cost to Build a Website for Your Small Business? The Truth Web Developers Don’t Want You to Know!

By on Apr 15, 2010 in Internet Marketing, Internet Marketing Consulting, Marketing and Promotion, Web Design | 4 comments

If you are looking to do your web design on a tight budget, here are some tips that will get you started. WARNING: While you can save a lot of money by doing things yourself, it’s not usually your best option, and I recommend it only for those willing to take time to learn at least the basics of internet marketing. For others, hiring an experienced Web Designer or Internet Marketing Consultant is the way to go; and it will save you lots of money, time, and frustration in the long run. So, let’s look at the basic costs of setting up your own website. What I’m going to be talk about here is the absolute bare minimum of what you need to set up an online presence. Obviously, you can spend a LOT more, and if you have the money – good for you! But if you are just starting up and have a  very limited budget, and are willing to get your hands “dirty” and do...

How to Save BIG TIME On Web Designer Fees: Buy a Professionally Designed Premium WordPress Theme for Your Small Business Website

By on Mar 12, 2010 in Web Design, WordPress Powered Websites |

If you are planning to set up a new website or redesign your existing site, but don’t have enough money to spend to pay the designer fees, consider using a professionally designed WordPress theme. Most people are able to modify the theme by themselves, or you can have a designer modify it for you for a much lower fee – and still save a lot of money. If you are looking for a WordPress theme, the good news is that there are literally THOUSANDS of themes available for WordPress. The bad news is that you will have to choose just one for your website (which can be challenging, if you have problems with making choices when presented with too many options, like I often do). Most of the themes are FREE, which is usually a good thing – believe me, I love free – however, in this case I believe it’s NOT the best way to go. If you expect quality design and support...