It can be hard to gauge just how much is a reasonable amount to spend on your website. There are so many options out there, ranging from a few pounds to tens of thousands. Here, we’ll give you an overview of what exactly you’ll be getting from your various options, and whether or not they’re worth it. The three types of site that we will be looking at are the “do it yourself”-style free websites, agencies of various sizes, and finally the Dreamkatcha model. To anyone familiar with our work, it should come as no surprise to learn that Dreamkatcha’s approach gives you the best value and results. However, it’s worth knowing about the other options, which may also be suited to you.
DIY Website Design
There are many websites now which allow you to create a domain name and site for nothing. They make out that with just a few clicks and a couple of photos to hand, anyone can make a top quality website. However, it should be obvious that things aren’t actually as simple as this, and it can take a great deal of time to actually get these sites up to standard.
Their cost is also something you should be wary of. They might seem like good value, but their hosting fees will likely be a lot higher than if you had set up the site yourself. Also, since you’ll be putting a lot of time into creating the site, it will be using up your valuable time that you could be otherwise putting to good use.
There are countless companies in Reading and Berkshire who will offer to make a website for you, many for under £100. If creating a site for such a low price sounds too good to be true, that’s because it is. Companies like this can afford to offer such low prices because they outsource their work to cheap developers and engineers in third world countries. You might not even get a site at all once you have paid your deposit, and it’s completely down to luck whether that site will work. There are plenty of horror stories out there about using services like these, so they are generally to be avoided.
On the other end of the scale are professional web design agencies. These are usually big companies, with a lot of staff working for them in various departments unrelated to the actual production of a website. While you’re likely to get a professional looking, functional website from agencies such as this, their cost is often inordinately high, reaching into the thousands, or even tens of thousands. A lot of your money will be going towards paying the CEO’s salary, and therefore they don’t offer good value for money.
Dreamkatcha Web Design Model
The Dreamkatcha model allows you to save money and maximise the time spent working on your site. It’s the best way to ensure you are getting your money’s worth. By only using the best quality designers and engineers, and open source software whenever we can, we cut out a large chunk of the cost. We don’t have to pay for an office, and we don’t have an admin team that will put our prices up.
These methods make Dreamkatcha the perfect choice for creating a top quality website. There might be cheaper options out there, and there are certainly many more expensive ones, but none of them offers the sheer value for money that you will get with Dreamkatcha.
Contact Dreamkatcha today to discuss a start up business, web design or logo design project.