How to charge for web development
People ask me this, so i am making a FAQ for it.
The answer is:
Actually — i wouldn't know! Really!
I've never been in the web-development business.
I always worked for companies and got paid by the hour.
I haven't worked for money for 9 years. So i'm just not
in the money world any more at all.
pricing would be different in India than the US, where i am from.
However — I do have some ideas for you, since
i do know
the principles of charging for work.
I did work as a forestry contractor for many years.
So i learned how to charge for jobs.
And i have read some websites
that explain about charging for web development.
Here is how to do it:
Go to websites that do web developing, and see what they charge.
Go to Google, and search for things like
web development pricing or
web development rates .
Contact web developers and pretend you are a customer,
and ask them questions such as what kinds of websites,
and how long it would take, and the cost.
Adjust your charge according to your experience,
your skills, how big and how complex is the site you are building.
Also adjust your charge according to how much you need the job.
When we are just starting out, we charge lower,
so that we can get some experience.
A very good website about the business of web development,
(as well as lot of great tech info), is
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