BEST WEBSITES has purposely chosen to make our websites affordable by charging a small amount to create the site, and then we regain our investment over a long period of time by having you host with us, hopefully for many years.

For this reason we do not allow you to take a website that we have built and transfer it to a cheaper host.
Please read the details of "Who Owns My Website".

The one time initial fee to build the website includes:

  • Registration & DNS Configuration of your Domain Name (example: - extra domain names are $30/yr
  • Dedicated IP Address if needed for e-commerce
  • Registration and Configuration of Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificate so your site shows as Secure, instilling confidence in potential clients. Note: You must have an SSL certificate installed or your website will show as Not Secure
  • Design of your website according to your instructions, taking into account any established logos and colours
  • Creation of a Logo if you need it
  • Editing of content for grammar and spelling
  • Photo Enhancement including increasing saturation & contrast if needed, cropping and sizing
  • Animation if you want it
  • Search Engine Optimization of all pages including keywords, meta descriptions, links, labelling of images, etc
  • Sitemap creation using Google recommended XML Sitemap protocol, and submission to Search Engines 
  • All sites are set up with Google Analytics
  • All sites are set up with Google Business Profile
  • Numerous steps taken to assure Security of your website from hackers

The yearly fee includes:

  • Renewal of Domain Name(s)
  • Renewal of Software Licenses as needed
  • Renewal of SSL Certificate
  • Professional Email Addresses such as with up to 1 GB of dedicated email space
  • Hosting on our own FAST Dedicated Server with guaranteed 99% uptime
  • DAILY Website Health Checks to make sure your site is up and running with the latest software
  • DAILY Software Update checks
  • Regular Backups (weekly database and file backups - more often if you need it)
  • Regular submission (usually monthly but could be more often) of your site to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask (Search Engines)
  • UNLIMITED TECH SUPPORT HOURS for updates to your site such as Coupons, Specials, addition of photos, etc. with no extra charges

For Canadian Residents Only

13% HST applies if you are a Canadian resident.

A deposit of $50 may be required to secure your domain name and begin website creation. The balance is due, only when you are happy with the design, and you are sure you want to continue working with us. 

Renewals are based on the anniversary date of the purchase of your domain name.  i.e. if we purchase your domain name on September 15, your payments will be due on September 15 every year. 

The first year includes the cost of building the website. 
After the first year, rates are reduced to half.

Note: Prices shown are a general guideline for most websites.
If a website needs more than average attention, the yearly rate will be adjusted accordingly.

E-Commerce websites with up to 30 products start at $3200 for the first year and $1600/yr after that.

Half Price After The First Year

One Page
Home Based
Business with no Employees
Established Business
or more than
1 Employee


1st year

Subsequent Years
@ $400


1st year

Subsequent Years
@ $800


1st year

Subsequent Years
@ $1400

Domain Name
includes registration, configuration and yearly renewals

SSL Certificate
Address bar shows a padlock indicating your site is secure

SEO Optimization
All pages are optimized for search engines with keywords & meta data

Number of Pages




Email Addresses




Disk Space

1 GB

2 GB

4 GB

Email Space

1 GB

2 GB

4 GB





Animated Header

Up to 3 Slides

Up to 5 Slides

Unlimited Slides

Photo Gallery

Not Available

Up to 100 Photos

Unlimited Photos

Software Updates

Checked Daily

Checked Daily

Checked Daily

The cost to build a One Page "Presence" Website is $400 plus $400/yr to host. 

See Jerry's Limousine Services or  Electro-Light Inc for examples of a One Page "Presence" website.

The cost to create a website for a Home-Based Business with no employees, starts at $800 for up to eight pages, including a photo gallery with up to 100 images.  Hosting is $800/yr. 

See ASIM Landscape ServicesMaple Grove Syrup or  A-Pex Plumbing & Heating for examples.

The cost to build a basic website for a Store Front, an Established Business, or Business With More Than One Employee, starts at $1400 for unlimited pages, including a photo gallery with unlimited images.  Hosting is $1400/yr. 

See Puck Warriors Goaltending or Long's Maple Syrup for examples.

How much does a website cost?

Extras such as e-commerce, coupons, language translation, purchased images, setting up newsletters, blogging pages, video, etc will add to the basic price. 

See Spring Valley Maple Syrup or Bee's Tea for examples of e-commerce websites.

Bowmanville Golf & Country Club has Online Tee Time Booking, and  Mac Education Canada has multiple languages.