For all businesses of any type, the start-up cost and other associated expenses are one of the main points of concern. Likewise, the cost of designing and building a website is one of the first questions that comes into entrepreneurs’ minds, when planning to start their online business.
Like other growing markets across the globe, Dubai offers a huge potential for small businesses to take advantage of such a busy and dynamic marketplace. The first step in such a busy and competitive market is to find a professional web design company in Dubai, to make the most out of time and money. Even though the quality of digital service you receive to build your website is important, we would like to focus on the cost of digital services, as the biggest concern most people have, when starting their own business.
Generally, website design cost in Dubai is relatively high, if it comes from a reputable company. However, if you get yourself familiar with the most important factors that affect the cost, you will be in a better position to make the right decision. Let’s see what they are.
There are an endless number of market participants, when it comes to website design. Freelancers and offshore companies usually offer lower prices, while registered and reputable companies in Dubai get the job done for you at a higher price. It is highly recommended to not risk your time and money and seek the services of a reputable and registered company for your project.
You must have a clear mind of what features you need on your website for your business to perform well. For instance, if you are a local restaurant, providing online booking service may be required, while online payment features might not be needed. It all depends on the nature of your business and your business model. The number of features and also their complexity, directly impact the cost of designing a website for your small business.
Search Engine Optimization refers to the process of ranking higher on search engines and increasing the conversion rate by converting visitors to loyal customers. From a user experience perspective, that plays a crucial role on a website’s conversion rate, the design is very important to be user friendly. Even though the website design will be more expensive, if it is developed in compliance with SEO best practices, we would like to assure you that it is worth it.
A small business website may use free old plugins to secure the website, while others use reputable and trustworthy paid platforms to make their website hacker-proof. It is highly recommended to invest appropriately on the security of your small business website, otherwise your business website will be at the risk of being hacked. It goes without saying that the security service chosen for a website is highly effective on the whole project cost.
There are quite a few more tools and techniques such as Google Analytics, Google My Business or GMB, email marketing and a lot more that can be applied to make your business lucrative. Obviously, using every single tool would affect the cost of your web design project.
The cost of developing a website sits anywhere between AED 1’000 for a very simple one page website up to AED 200′ 000 and more for complicated ecommerce websites.. Like mentioned earlier in this article, the cost of developing a website is highly dependent on the type of business, business model, required features and a lot more. However, to be more specific and provide you with some actual numbers, a proper SEO friendly website with needed features for a small business would be something around AED 4’000 up to AED 12′ 000. At last let’s emphasize again that the cost will only be precisely estimated when the project is clear.
Now that you have a clearer mind about the cost of designing a website and the factors that are highly effective on the final cost, you are in a better position to progress further with what you have in mind. If you have further questions, we would like to recommend contacting Websima DMCC ,as one of the leading digital service providers across the UAE. Contact Webima with confidence and book for a free consultation meeting with their talented team to discuss your project in detail. They will get back to you with an offer that suits your needs best.