May 11, 2022

How much does a website cost in 2022?

Whether you're planning to establish a brand-new website or redesign an existing one, web design and development costs must be factored into your budget. These are usually made up of both one-time charges and the ongoing costs of maintaining a website.

In today's digital age, whether your company operates offline or online, having a website is essential. But how much should a website cost? The average cost of developing a website, including launch and design, is $8,000 to $130,000, with monthly website upkeep ranging from $35 to $5000 – or $400 to $60,000 each year.

Cost of a basic website in NZ?

This table provides an overview of how much it costs to construct, maintain, and market a website. Continue reading to discover about the various costs associated with website design and maintenance, as well as the price disparities between agencies, freelancers, and platforms such as WordPress and Wix.

Web design$8,000 to $130,000 per design
Website maintenance$30 to $2,500 per month
Website marketing$2,000 to $12,000 per month

Cost of a business website in NZ?

A business website can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

For example, commercial website design costs range from $2,000 to $75,000, while annual website upkeep costs between $400 and $60,000. However, these costs are dependent on the size and features of your website. You may pay less (or more) than these estimates depending on your website.

The average cost of website development and maintenance, broken down by business type, is shown below.

Small business website6-20 pages$2000 - $10,000
Corporate website 25-75 pages$10,000 - $35,000
Ecommerce website 100-2000 products$15,000 - $30,000
Database driven website or app20-2000 pages$6,000 - $75,000

Cost of a website builder?

Website builders range in price from $10 to more than $500 per month, with annual maintenance expenses ranging from $120 to $5400. If you chose to use a website builder, the cost will be determined by numerous factors, including your feature requirements.

Website builderCost
Wix$23 - $500+ / month
WordPress$7 - $59 / month
Squarespace$16 - $54 / month
Weebly$0 - $26 / month
Rocketspark$39 - $99 / month

Most website builders provide a cost-effective solution for freelancers, start-ups and small companies. If your business is larger, consider teaming with a web design agency or a seasoned freelancer to construct and manage your site. These experts will make upgrading and maintaining your website as simple as possible.

Factor in total costs

Whether you work with a freelancer, a third-party website builder, or a web design business, it's worth investigating the total costs of the project. Each website-building choice has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, as well as a range of fees for extras including the domain name, hosting and security updates.

The prices shown here are indicative and subject to change. If you'd like an exact quote for your website design and development please get in touch, we'd love to hear about your project.

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