Price to Build the Website
The price to build a website for a home-based business with no employees, starts at $300 for up to five pages, including a photo gallery with as many images as you wish.
Extras, such as e-commerce, coupons, language translation, purchased images, setting up newsletters, blogging pages, and video may cost more if it involves special coding or software.
This one time fee includes:
â˜…Â Registration & configuration of yourÂ Domain Name (example: bestwebsites.ca) - extra domain names are $30/yr
â˜…Â Â Dedicated IP AddressÂ if needed for e-commerce
â˜…Â Domain Validation (DV)Â SSL Certificate so your site shows as secure (), instilling confidence in potential clients
â˜…Â Design of your website according to your instructions, taking into account any established logos and colours
â˜…Â Editing of content for grammar and spelling
â˜…Â Photo Enhancement including increasing saturation & contrast if needed, cropping and sizing
â˜…Â Animation if you want it
â˜… Â Search Engine OptimizationÂ of all pages including keywords, meta descriptions, links, labelling of images, etc
â˜…Â Sitemap creation and submission to Search Engines
â˜…Â all sites are set up with Google Analytics
â˜…Â all sites are set up with Google My Business
â˜…Â numerous steps taken to assure Security of your website from hackers
Cost to Host the Website
Hosting for all individual/home-based business websites is $200/yr.
This yearly fee includes:
â˜…Â renewal of Domain Name(s)
â˜…Â renewal of Software Licenses as needed
â˜…Â renewal of SSL Certificate
â˜…Â up to 5 Professional Email Addresses such as email@example.com
â˜…Â hosting on our own Dedicated Server with guaranteed 99% uptime
â˜…Â updating of all Software as requiredÂ - site is checked daily
â˜…Â regular Backups (nightly database and weekly file backups - more if you need it)
â˜…Â regular submission (usually monthly but could be more often) of your site to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask (Search Engines)
â˜…Â updates to your site such as Coupons, Specials, etc with no extra charges
â˜…Â all sites are protected by many layers of Security Hardware and Software on the server and on each website
Note:Â Prices are based on the "whole package" of building the site and hosting.
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 upon completion to your satisfaction.