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What is the Average Cost of Website Design for Small Business?

Were Having a 20% off Sale on Website Design

The average cost of website design for small business can be affordable. Most small businesses do not need a big site unless they want an online store with thousands of products. Even in this case most web design companies only add a small number of products during the website design process. This keeps the overall cost down. By using an online store software like WooCommerce, we enable a web site owner to easily add the rest of their products themselves.

I would say for an eCommerce site, with a WordPress content management system and a WooCommerce online store the average cost is around $1,500. This normally includes adding around 25 products in the website design process. Right now we are having a 20% off sale on our online stores which brings the cost down to $1,199.20. For a business that wants some other pages on the site besides the online store there is an additional cost per page that is added. A five page website that also has an online store has an average cost of $2,000. Right now we are having a sale and the discounted price is $1,599.20.

Some businesses do not want an online store. These are companies that are offering products and services like construction companies, salons, trucking companies and so on. They are not going to sell products and services in an online store. They generally hire a web design company to build informational pages about their products and services. The page is designed to have the potential customer call them or fill out their quote form. These types of sites generally have five to ten pages. The average cost of a five page website is $500. Currently, we are having a sale which lowers a five page website to $400. A ten page website is $800. Our full retail price is $1000. The average cost per page is about $100.

There are some website design companies that charge as much as $450 per page. They generally market their services to large corporations. For the most part small businesses do not pay this much for website design.

We encourage you to browse our online store to buy and take advantage of our 20% off sale. Our web design category has packages that are available for people who pretty much know how many pages they want on their site. Keep in mind while we are in the website design process, if you need to add pages we can add them. When we add pages, we add the cost of added pages to the project. For people who want a custom quote fill out our quote form. We would be glad to help you determine how many pages to build for your site. Our 20% off sale also applies to custom quotes.

The sale does not apply to web development (programming) and SEO. If we use web site software that has already been written to build your site the sale applies. It basically does not apply to custom programming and development.

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What is back end development?

Back end web development is the programming of your back office in a web based environment. Back end development can be the programming of back office software written to run on the web or in a Windows computer. Some web site applications are designed to handle a companies back office. These applications can streamline a businesses day to day operations. A lot of software developers are moving away from Windows based software and reinventing their developments for either the front end or back end of a web site.

Unlike front end development where a programmer is writing code that makes it possible for the pages of a web site to exist, the back end developer is writing code so the web site owner can easily administrate their web site. Most web sites today have a back end that is never seen by the web site user. Web site owners use the back end of their content management systems to write articles, create web pages and add products. Web developers are constantly programming back end applications that make the administration of a web site user friendly.

With today’s technology businesses are hiring web development companies to write databases that help organize and streamline their day to day operations. Programs that use a database to keep track of a trucking companies loads, invoices and customers are being written as back end development. The users in the office use a password to log into a secure admin area where they can make entries and keep track of their sales and customer base.

Tibbetts Internet is a web development company that specializes in both front end and back end development. We write web applications that can be used in conjunction with a web site. We also write web based database software that is designed to streamline business. In the process of writing back end database applications for business, we start with systems analysis to determine what processes need to be programmed into your business software. We specialize in writing these custom applications and automating business processes whenever possible.

When we write a back end database application for a company, we offer a couple different hosting options for the software. This includes either a dedicated or virtual private server to host the business database. To assure that the general Internet is not accessing the companies back office database, we set up a firewall and virtual private network to limit access to the system.

To find out more about hiring us for back end web development and to rent a dedicated server or VPS to host the database feel free to browse our site.

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What is front end development?

Front end development is a type of web development. Most web sites have two parts to the web site. The first part of the web site is considered the front end. The front end of a web site is the part the customer interacts with. It includes the shopping cart, the applications, product catalogs and other things the customer sees. Front end development is programming of these sections of the web site that the web site user interacts with.

There are a lot of different applications that have components of them that are written as front end development. these applications may include but are not limited to online events calendars, photo galleries, shopping carts, online stores and popular content management systems like Joomla and WordPress.
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What is web development?

Web development is different than web design. It is the programming of applications and web based software. This software is developed to be an application that can be used in conjunction with a web site. There are several types of applications that can be developed for a web site.

One of the most widely used types of applications is a CMS. A lot of companies that want to write their own applications hire developers to write custom content management systems. There are also several content management systems that are free to download and use throughout the Internet. The most popular free CMS system is WordPress.

Other applications available for web sites may include photo galleries, video galleries, customer resource management systems, online stores, shopping carts, community web sites like Facebook and much more. A lot of companies are moving from developing software that can run on your Windows computer to writing the software they sell to run from their web site. This quite often allows a company to charge a monthly fee for the software.