How much does a website cost?

Why website prices can vary

How much does a website cost? A simple and straight forward enough question to ask. Yet when you do you’ll be presented with wildly different quotes for the exact same website. I’ve put this article together to explain some of the reasons behind why, but also highlight some of the caveats of cheap development. There are two major factors that effect developments cost of a website, they are:

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A happy move to Maitland for this web designer

It’s been 2 years since moving to Maitland. A great location, especially for businesses. One of the few areas with true fibre to the building NBN internet. It’s also close to Green Hills shopping centre and an area that is growing fast. If your business is also in Maitland, why not get in touch with your local web designer?

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Spatial & geographical data for Newcastle websites


A couple of recent projects have lead to Hunter Website Services working with spatial data. Building some unique websites for businesses in Newcastle. It has been rewarding work building these websites. So rewarding in fact it is now a service offered to everyone.

Get in touch if you need to build a website or web app.

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Loving unlimited NBN

For the past week Hunter Website Services has been running on an unlimited NBN plan. It has been absolutely fantastic and an incredible breath of fresh air. Particularly when it comes to working with large files like backups, artwork files and virtual machines. It’s significantly faster and more reliable.

The NBN has been rolled out to Maitland and is currently being rolled out to the rest of Newcastle and the Hunter. It is worth noting that not everyone has had a painless transition to the NBN though. Be cautious if you’re investigating the switch for yourself or the office. It may be worth holding off until a neighbouring business or household has gone through the process and can give you some feedback specific to your area.

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Welcome to the blog

Here it is, the first post on the new blog platform. The blog has been launched as a channel for publishing helpful and insightful articles to help you regarding various web design topics.

In time there should be some good tutorials and other self help resources to assist you with managing or improving your website. In addition you should also find updates on what’s happening at Hunter Website Services. As well as the occasional coding tip to help fellow web design and developers solve problems.

Don’t forget this blog is not our main website. More information can be found on the main Hunter Website Services website regarding services, examples of work and more.