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WordPress Website Design

A new website in as little as five weeks!

Just some of our previous website projects

Why companies choose a Rather Inventive Website

Communion Architects website communionarchitects.com on a desktop and mobile

“A website allows us to tell our stories, our gospel. It is the online journey of Communion, there is so much going on in the company that the website needs to reflect this.

Rather Inventive are brilliant! Great technical knowledge, clear thinking, strategic, and easy to work with.”

Alex Coppock
communionarchitects.com

Morrells Handwriting website morrellshandwriting.co.uk on a desktop and mobile

“My old website no longer conveyed the image I wanted for my company. It was outdated and didn’t offer a good shopping experience for my customers.

The customers now find my new website informative, easy to navigate and they are confident they can shop safely.”

Sue Smits
morrellshandwriting.co.uk

First build your site, to meet your budget

Everything you need to from a simple holding page to a full ecommerce website.

Video Course
£295

Coming soon

Business Website
from £475

Suitable for most businesses

Ecommerce Store
from £1470

Take online payments

I help with the following:

  • Site map planning
  • Content layout
  • Competitor comparison
  • SEO advice
  • Design ideas
  • Finding stock images
  • Domain setup
  • Making the site live
  • WordPress Training

All prices exclude VAT – Hosting and Domain name not included.


Now choose the level of hosting you need

My WordPress hosting packages cover a broad range or requirements to suit your business needs.

Single Page
£95/year

Business Hosting
£25/month

Commerce Hosting
£45/month

All Business WordPress sites come with:

  • Unlimited pages & posts
  • Contact forms
  • Image gallery
  • Links with MailChimp
  • Embedded video
  • Reviews and testimonials
  • Mobile friendly
  • Link to your domain
  • Super fast hosting
  • Image compression
  • SSL encryption
  • Daily backup
  • Managed updates
  • Friendly email support
  • Club membership

Commerce websites also get:

  • Sell unlimited products
  • Ecommerce shopping cart
  • Accept Card or Paypal
  • Stripe integration
  • Pro Club membership

Customised hosting packages. If you require specialist hosting packages get in touch for a quote.

All prices exclude VAT – No minimum contract, cancel anytime.

My Unique Web Design Process

We work together to take your ideas from concept to live in as little as five weeks. I’ll guide you through my unique website development process helping you build the best website for your business or idea.

Whether I’m supporting you to build your own website or we’re building it for you, you’ll get at least five Zoom calls with me taking you through everything you need to go live with the best site for your business.

1. Planning

In our first call we identify the project schedule, website objectives and how they benefit your audience. You’ll also be enrolled into my Marketing Club which provides loads more help and advice on website planning, blogging and SEO.

2. Content Gathering

I’ll help you refine the site structure and content in a simple site map. We also talk through Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), photography and video. If required, I can recommend specialists to create this for you.

3. Design & Build

My design process encourages the ideas and concepts that best present your business to your customer, so you get more downloads, leads and sales.

4. Go Live 

We review and approve the draft site, test it and fix anything before launch. I handle all of the technical stuff with domains and hosting to make the transfer seamless.

5. Review

Finally we’ll discuss future goals and marketing strategy, as well as providing the training you need to confidently manage your new website.

Organise a website briefing call with me to chat through your ideas.

Unsure whether you need a website?

Watch my video series to understand how a website will bring value to your business as well as tips and advice when it comes to building one.

My playlist includes:

  • Why a website is valuable
  • Content planning for your website
  • How to design & build a website
  • Choose a website CMS

Reviews and feedback

"Having my website redone was a really big deal for me and I was dreading it but you made the..."Fifi
"Brilliant, professional service!"Nancy Bell
"Rather Inventing offers the perfect service for those developing new business opportunities. No one size fits all here, they know..."Nancy Bell
"Ben has helped me with the website and handheld us quite a lot at the beginning... if anything goes wrong..."Camilla Bengough
"I would have no hesitation in recommending RI, over the years Ben has been extremely helpful, polite and courteous. His..."Mark Morgans
"Our website went LIVE on Friday. Wonderful result! I've had a bunch of enquiries over the last 2 days so..."Jenny Jarvis
"Ben & his team skillfully guided us through creating a new website. They made the journey both painless & enjoyable,..."Matt Antrobus
"Professional and friendly service. Ben understood my needs and supported me to create my new website and understand the marketplace..."Emily Lalwor
"The Rather Inventive team have been invaluable in bringing our digital vision to life. They have been truly approachable, listened..."Ruth Parry

Common questions

How long does it take to build the website?

Most of the sites I’ve built take as little as five weeks to three months depending on the size and complexity of the project.

How much does it cost to build a website?

If I’m helping you build the site it’s a simple fixed cost of £475 and if I’m building the site for you prices start at £795 depending on the complexity. I’ll provide a quote before we start so there are no surprises.

What Content Management System (CMS) do you use?

I build websites in WordPress because it’s incredibly flexible. It also powers over 30% of the world’s websites, so there is no shortage of talented developers if you ever wanted to move away from us.

What do I get with my website hosting?

Fast UK servers with on the fly image compression. SSL encryption plus a daily backup should the worst happen, plus friendly email support.

How difficult is it to build my own website?

With a modern Content Management Systems (CMS) like WordPress, Squarespace or Wix it’s very easy. What can be difficult is writing the best words and finding the right images to make your business shine. I can help you focus on what’s important and provide a sounding board for your ideas.

Can I call you if I need help?

Generally you can only email me in-between our scheduled calls. However I understand that sometimes it’s important to discuss things quickly so let me know by email and we can arrange a quick phone call.

If I start with a self build, can I change my mind and ask you to build the site?

Yes. If you have only had the planning call then you just need to pay the extra cost and I’ll take over from there. If you have past this then there may be extra costs to re-do previous stages. Just ask and I can let you know the costs involved.

Can I use a different hosting company?

If you chose my video tutorial you can build your WordPress site using any hosting company you like. If I build the site for you then I’ll use my trusted hosting setup.

Do I need to know how to code to build a website?

No you don’t . Most website can be designed by adding block components to your pages. these could be: headings, text, images, quotes, video or event a gallery. It’s all straightforward and I’ll give you full training on how to update your content

Can I get a refund if I don’t like the website?

No. However if you cancel the project before the first planning call I’ll and give you a full refund

Book a 30 website briefing Zoom call

Arrange a call with me to chat over your ideas, hopes and dreams. I’ll let you know what I can, or cannot do and most importantly give you an estimate of the cost.