Folks often ask us, “What are the things that can make website redesign and rebuild projects more expensive?” The quick answer: things that take up a lot of time. The longer answer: over many years and hundreds of projects, we can tell you exactly what the biggest cost drivers usually are. Here are our top 5 hits:
- Design & Development
- Stakeholder Wrangling, Internal Capacity, & Timeline
- Content Migration
- CMS: Drupal vs WordPress
- Transactional vs Consultative Partnerships
There are ways to save time and cost in some of these areas; others can’t be cut. Let’s dive in and explore each a bit more.