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Website Development Costs

What a company or organization spends in creating or updating its website. These costs can vary widely. One may put together a basic website for the cost of a small program and of writing the content. On the other hand, one may spend a great deal of money on a website with custom designed graphics and interactive features. How much an organization spends in website development costs depends on how much business it can expect from the Internet and the extent to which a well-presented website will affect its reputation.
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