Can you really save money on web design?
In our experience, the biggest issue is the so-called “cheap, easy, quick” method. There are quite a few services that promise a full website free or for a “small monthly fee”. Unfortunately, free is (almost) never free: you either give away your chance to earn money on your blog or advertise for someone else, using your name or company. And unfortunately, the small monthly fee adds up faster than one realizes. How much money do you really save if you lose out on earnign?
Oftentimes, the fees that go up semi-secretly (announced in the small print) after a year or 1-3 months.
There are other tricks these companies hinder you saving money on your website
There are many features that sound great but are unnecessary. Other such features could be included in a one time fee or in a simple shared hosting plan. But since most bloggers and entrepreneurs are unfamiliar with the technical aspects of web design, they tend to quickly spend on advertised add-ons or services.
On what web services can you save money?
Saving money by hiring a tech-savvy friend/relative to design your website for free
That sounds too good to be true, so it usually is. In that case, two things can happen: for one, the website will never finish. For two, the code can be messed up badly, so that when you decide that it might be better to hire a professional web developer/designer company, you not only lost time and hosting costs and maybe spent for the wrong theme or plugins, but you also might have to pay for fixing code issues / deinstallation / reinstallation.
Then how can I save money on web design?
In fact, you really need to know what you need to avoid paying for things that you don’t. After that, the only way to save money on web design is by hiring a professional company. A big company in a big city might cost more simply because of the city itself, and not