As a web developer you get that question quite often. My usual answer: what should a car cost? As with most things in life it depends…
Back in the halcyon days of the early web, developers were free to pluck pretty much whatever crazy price occurred to them out of the air and present it to their clients.
These days – particularly at the entry level – pricing is becoming increasingly commodified and pressure is very much in the downward direction.
Working out how much you should be paying for a website remains a pain point for many small businesses though, as does finding someone reliable to build it for you in WordPress.
In this article we’ll tackle the question of how much a WordPress website should really cost, and what you need to know about pricing as a site owner to make sure you aren’t paying over the odds.
Let’s start with why you should pay someone to do this in the first place.