Is it reasonable to pay $1500+ for website development? How about $250? Why the vast differences in pricing? What skills are you paying for when hiring a website consultant?
Today while socializing with friends at a Memorial Day Celebration, that topic was broached. A friend whom I am helping set up a website spoke with another fellow who said he paid $250 on Elance to have his website developed AND his other site moved to the new host. Wow! What a deal! So why wouldn't everyone hire these peeps who are charging such great rates to setup a website? At the risk of sounding biased there are several reasons: (more…)