"Payment for web design" Topic
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|FusilierDan ||10 Mar 2012 6:15 p.m. PST|
I had my daughter set up a website for our business. It was n't anything extravagant but I'm not good at that sort of stuff nor do I have the patience to learn. So the question is how much should I pay her? She put 10-12 hours into it. Anyone have an idea what a company would have charged?
Thanks for the help.
|napthyme ||10 Mar 2012 6:28 p.m. PST|
not sure without seeing the site itself. wordpress blogs on flippa are selling for less then $100 USD now, so it all depends on what kind of a site she build for you.
|Roderick Robertson ||10 Mar 2012 10:27 p.m. PST|
My ISP is happy to charge $80 USD per hour for basic html, logos, etc.; $150 USD/hour for programming.
Maybe give her some spending cash, and a more sizeable chunk in a college fund or stocks? (It also kinda depends on how old she is, and what sort of immediate expenses she has
|Cincinnatus ||11 Mar 2012 3:18 p.m. PST|
napthyme has it right. The type of site makes a big difference. If it's just a templated site with no real programming, just typing in text, that's not really a costly item.
The other thing to consider is did she spend 10-12 hours on it where a pro would have done the same thing in 3? Learning isn't a bad thing but it's not something you would (normally) pay for at an hourly rate. I say normally because some companies will try to get a client to pay for on the job training.
The better approach is to probably figure out what HER normal rate of pay is and give her that.
|FusilierDan ||13 Mar 2012 4:19 p.m. PST|
Thanks for the advice. It was just a templated site so no actual programming but I'm sure still a hassle.
|Cincinnatus ||14 Mar 2012 4:36 p.m. PST|
Then her normal rate of pay sounds like a fair deal.
|Joes Shop ||17 Aug 2013 6:47 a.m. PST|