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Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh
Courses Plus Student 8,349 Points

Ready Website Templates Vs Original.


One of the difficulties I face as a web designer is to explain the significance of having a custom website over a template from website like, monster template etc. When dealing with price conscious customers, it becomes a hurdle to explain them the importance of a unique custom website. Although I do it successfully, by informing that other business will likely be using the same template. I would like to know what other arguments can be used. Please elaborate and your experiences as well. Thank you.

2 Answers

Matt Campbell
Matt Campbell
9,767 Points

In the long run, if they want to add to a pre made template, it could be more costly, particularly if you're dealing with something like a WP template. Some templates are very poorly written and become unstable etc.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

> price conscious customers

Pre-screening helps.

What is their price range:

  • $50
  • $500
  • $5000
  • $50,000

If it's a $50 website, tell them you are out of their price range but Square Space might be able to help. If it's a $500 website, make a template or 2 you use such customers and then theme them for each customer.