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By: Pointboom  09-12-2011
Keywords: Web Design

This was a hard page to write.

We want to give you the best value for money, that means not forcing you to adhere to a pre-set price list. We charge you for what you get, and no more.

As such, this page is provided to give you a rough idea of what you can expect to pay.

In short, what you can expect to pay is the right amount for the job in hand. This will always be determined before we start work on a project.

The default currency for this page is Canadian Dollars (which is incidentally the currency we accept payment in). However, approximate exchange rates may be found as follows:

Web design

You can expect to pay somewhere between $500 and $1000 for a relatively standard site, and anywhere between $1000 and $10,000 for a complex and feature rich site. A 20% deposit is normally required before the commencement of major projects.


This depends on the size and state of your site, but typically a site revamp will cost somewhere between $400 and $2,000.


  • Starting from $5 up to $200 per month

This will give your website a place to sit on the Internet, and several e-mail addresses. Depending on who we line up as your host you may have a control panel to modify various settings for your web site.


Unless otherwise specified technical support is charged at $50 an hour. This support rate is charged for any updates and maintenance required on a website.

Very often minor updates only take 5 minutes, in these instances the time will be logged and you will be billed once you have run up an hour of support.

Hourly Rates

  • Between $50-100 an hour (though usually you don't see this as it is just part of a quote).

On a personal note, we actually prefer to bill hourly, since it leaves out the stress of predictions and bidding wars. However, we don't want anyone's eyes to pop out so there is usually at least a rough estimate in place (or a 'cap' imposed by the client) that we can work with. Then if we come in under budget the savings are yours (sorry, not extremely common, though it has happened).

The $50 rate is for things that we feel are more simplistic (requiring less skill) while the $100 rate requires more skill.

When determining a rate we felt a doubling of the base rate would reflect the greater quality that comes with experience while allowing the greater time that is part of inexperienced work.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Web Design

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