Every website is different, but to give you an idea of costs
Costs for a typical WordPress site
Option 1 £1400 – based on a pre-made theme from a marketplace like ThemeForest
Option 2 £2500 – based on converting a pre-existing HTML template into WordPress
Option 3 ~£3500 to £5000 – build a theme from scratch based on a supplied design/layout
Option 4 £CALL – Design and build a custom theme
Any premium plugins are charged extra + £30 admin fee
Costs as follows for creating additional pages to increase rankings for specific search phrases. These costs are dependent on sufficient content (approx 1,000 words) being available, specifically content related to the services provided.
Initial page – £150
Subsequent areas pages – £45 per page
Option 1 £200 pa – regular shared hosting, will share a server (IP address). Email storage limited to 400MB
Option 2 £400 pa – Non-shared hosting account, your site will be the only site hosted on the IP address, same hardware spec as above but with 10GB storage
Option 3 £600 pa – Fast Cloud Hosting, your site will be the only site hosted on the IP address.
Email has evolved from once being bundled in with hosting to being something that is outsourced. Depending on requirements, hosting options 1 and 3 will need an external email service:
Google Apps – £6.60 per email account per month
Microsoft Office 365 – £10 + VAT per email account per month
There is a £30 admin charge for setting an external email provider up.
With website hosting options 1 & 2 they cost £60/year. With hosting option 3, an SSL certificate is available for free.
There is a £30 admin charge for setting an SSL certificate.
WordPress backup and updates
£850 / year – I keep 5 weekly backups on remote storage and update any plugins or WordPress core updates.
Custom MailChimp template with editable areas – £350
I charge out my time at £45 / hour. Normal chargeable hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Work outside of these hours is at £67.50 / hour. Work done on a public holiday is chargeable at £90 / hour
Prices correct as 13 September 2020