Website Design
Frequently Asked Questions

All of our frequently asked website design and development questions answered below.

Some of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How much does it cost to design and develop a website?

The cost of design and development of a website always varies. We offer three separate website design packages, a small business website design package, a custom Wordpress theme package, and an e-commerce solutions package. Our package pricing starts at 2,700 for our small business web design package and goes up to $5,700 for our e-commerce solutions package. However, these are starting prices and can vary depending on additional requests for video, custom graphics, illustrations, frequent revisions, or for other pages. A website with 20 pages will inevitably cost less than a site with 100 pages.

For custom-designed and coded websites, we find that our services are fairly-priced, affordable, and below the industry average. While we understand that it can sometimes seem like a steep price for small businesses or start-ups, we always encourage our clients to think of it as an investment that is guaranteed to generate a higher return. Furthermore, we simply will not cut corners. Our prices are set with small businesses, start-ups, and organizations in mind so that the initial phase of growth or regrowth doesn't end up costing a fortune.

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Q. How long does it take to design and develop a website?

Depending on the type of website and the number of pages, revisions, or further customizations, a typical website from start to finish will take us around 30 days (1 month). Our first initial phases (analysis, planning, design, and content) take roughly 2 to 3 weeks. The final stages of the process (development, testing, and deployment) take around 1 to 2 weeks.

Q. Are your designs pre-made templates?

Nope! We find that a vast majority of our competitors use pre-made templates to cut costs. We find that templates pose a few problems for "custom" website design. The first problem is that they were not customized or designed for your business. While it may seem unnecessary to state, we believe that a custom website is something that is designed and customized for your business to help reflect your brand in the best possible light and stand above your competition and provide information in a way that helps increase conversions, while being easy to maintain in the future.

The second problem with templates is that they are usually sub-par, if not worse, for search engine optimization. Pre-made templates come with a wide variety of Javascript, CSS, and external plugins, which can be useful but are rarely used throughout the entire website. This creates unnecessary bloating and slows page speed down to a screeching halt. We find that organizing your code and plugins and only including what is necessary for your site makes the maintenance and further development process much easier and affordable for you and your business and prevents unwanted hacking and site manipulation.

Q. Do your website designs work on mobile (phone, tablet, etc.)

Absolutely! All of our websites are designed responsively, which means that we develop a single website that responds to any screen size or device it is viewed on. Since over half of all internet users are accessing websites on mobile devices, we design our websites to look great and perform well on all devices so that your business doesn't miss out on attracting potential visitors.

Q. Do you build websites for Wordpress or Squarespace?

Yes! The team at Pixel Brew has experience with nearly all major programming languages and can develop a website on whatever CMS (content management system) that you desire. We do, however, prefer Wordpress over Squarespace, Wix, or any of the other major platforms due to its affordability, ease of development and maintenance, and pre-installed search engine optimization features.

Our Wordpress website designs are 100% custom-built and are created to allow you and your business the ability to manage and develop a variety of pages and features for your site. Additionally, we are knowledgeable and aware of the known Wordpress plugin vulnerabilities and will build your site with plugins that are safe, secure, and far less likely to get hacked or manipulated.

Q. Are there any additional costs or recurring fees?

The only recurring fees and additional costs are for hosting and for purchasing a website domain. If you already have purchased a domain name, e.g., mycoolwebsitedesign.com, we will not include this in the total cost. However, if you are starting without a domain name or hosting plan, we will add this in your project proposal and allow you to have a final say on what you are comfortable paying and what you would like to set up for monthly hosting. In general, website domains are a one-time fee and cost, on average, $15.00. Monthly hosting, on average, costs anywhere from $7.99 to $39.99 per month depending on add-on fees, storage, security, and backups.

Q. What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, cash, Paypal/Venmo, and under some circumstances checks.

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