Shopify 'Unlimited' plan = £120pm / £1,440py
2. Fast turnaround/lower budgets
Wix 'Unlimited' plan = £14.31pm / £171.72py
In both, there is significant opportunity to add markup on-top even for clients whose upper limit budgets are ~£3–10K
Finding appropriate solutions to a client’s needs comes through investment in people.
Website builders don’t work that way. Rarely if ever do you speak to someone in person or over the phone.
There will be a large element of compromise.
A digital presence is often more important than a physical one. Brands are judged by their
The ambitious clients we want to work with require something bespoke, a 'shopfront' unlike anyone else.
Boxhead craft all of the above, something a website builder template just can’t do.
When something goes wrong—and it will, this is the internet—there’s often no ‘human’ face to contact on website builder services:
Boxhead is different, clients can contact anyone of the team directly by phone, email and Basecamp.
Ticketing + online chat + email !== phone call / face-to-face
Most Website Builder services are very rigid and uncompromising.
They provide little customisation.
Templates are built in advance of content.
Craft and ExpressionEngine however are highly customisable and extensible making no assumptions about how you want to arrange and organise content.
In most cases without additional expense, a website builder service won't achieve the following:
Boxhead delivers these as standard for all our sites.
The ambitious clients that we aspire to work with and those with the budgets to match could go and create a very cheap website themselves.
With a little guidance and instruction it should be easy to educate a potential client round to using a bespoke solution that meets all their expected outcomes, that meets the usability requirements of users and that ranks well in search engine results.