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    I’d be very thankful if you guys could just answer the following questions, nothing long, I just want a simple idea.

    • Do you ask the client for how long they want website to be up for?
    • Do you discuss with them about the hosting and domain cost?
    • Do you ask the client, who just wants a website for his small local business if they want website in WordPress?

    or I just calculate everything by myself and tell them the total? and give them a little transcript of premium resources used domain, hosting etc..
    – Premium them; 30£
    – Hosting and domain for a year; 80£.
    – Setup; 30£(Assuming it wont take more than 4-5 hours(taking from a perspective of a beginner).

    or can I just go ahead and tell them it will cost you about 140£ and let them know website domain and hosting will expire after a year.


    This is a common question…check out all these:


    Hosting and domain for a year; 80£.

    Wow, good deal. I’ll get a .club domain, please. I’ll gladly pay in advance.


    I don’t ask what they want in a site. I ask what they want to accomplish with the site. Often times, they’ll THINK they want/need WordPress… but really, they just want the ability to upload videos or keep a blog. Neither one of these requires WordPress.

    Asking the RIGHT questions early on is key. Don’t ask them how long the site will be up. @TheDoc is right… it’s of no concern to you. I’d talk to them about hosting because it might be crucial to the site. Some sites will struggle on shared hosting and if that’s their plan… it’s good to know up front.

    Definitely don’t talk about a CMS. Ask what they want and you as the professional decide if they need one and if so… which one.

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