How Much To Have A Home-Based Business Website?

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:

  Registration & configuration of your Domain Name (example: bestwebsites.ca) - extra domain names are $30/yr

★  Dedicated IP Address if needed for e-commerce

★  Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificate so your site shows as secure (secure padlock), instilling confidence in potential clients

★  Design of your website according to your instructions, taking into account any established logos and colours

home based business★  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 and submission to Search Engines

★  all sites are set up with Google Analytics

★  all sites are set up with Google My Business

★  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:

★  renewal of Domain Name(s)

★  renewal of Software Licenses as needed

★  renewal of SSL Certificate

  up to 5 Professional Email Addresses such as sales@yourdomain.com

★  hosting on our own Dedicated Server with guaranteed 99% uptime

★  updating of all Software as required - site is checked daily

  regular Backups (nightly database and weekly file backups - more if you need it)

★  regular submission (usually monthly but could be more often) of your site to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask (Search Engines)

★  updates to your site such as Coupons, Specials, etc with no extra charges

★  all sites are protected by many layers of Security Hardware and Software on the server and on each website


Note:  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.