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Cheap Websites – What’s the Catch?

Comparison

The following figures have not been plucked from the air. These are typical industry-standard prices.

  Other Web Developers Mousebuilt
Cost to build a basic WordPress website $3,000 – $5,000 $500 – $2000
Server location Australia or USA Sydney
Hosting: Cost $20 – $200 per month $49/month
Hosting: 12 months free    
Plugin & theme upgrades $200/hour  
Security upgrades $200/hour  
SSL Certificate $300 per year  
Website Support $200/hour  
Hosting Support $200/hour  
Mobile responsive    
85+ score in Google Page Speed    
Free SSL (Security) Certificate    
Unlimited lifetime support    
Money back guarantee    
Hosting Shared hosting: Your site shares a server with hundreds, or thousands of other websites. You have no way of knowing who runs the other sites, who has server-level access or what security procedures the other sites have in place. VPS – managed: Your site runs on a VPS (Virtual Private Server), shared only with other Mousebuilt websites. All websites are kept up-to-date with the latest security patches and backed up regularly
Who can access files on the server? Anybody with login details, including every website owner and anyone they have passed details on to. Only Mousebuilt staff
Total cost over 1 year
With 1 hour per quarter of:
website support, hosting support and software upgrades.
$5,900 – $9,620 $1,088 – $2,588
Total cost over 3 years
With 1 hour per quarter of:
website support, hosting support and software upgrades.
$9,420 – $17,900 $2,264 – $3,764

We’ve spent hundreds of development hours automating or simplifying most repetitive tasks involved in building a website. Mousebuilt websites load faster and are built in Australia, at a lower cost than most other developers.


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