Pricing / Fees

We do not offer any "packages" or tiers of pricing. Each project we take on varies so much in terms of scope that we could never do this. However, below are some of our pricing guidelines as well as hourly rates. Please note we base our project estimates on labor and any possible fixed costs as well.


Web design and development projects: Projects are based on proposal as a fixed bid. Click here if you want pricing for your project.

  • Payment structure: $2,000 and under we collect entire payment up front. $2,001 to $35,000 is 50 percent down, 25 percent at halfway point, 25 percent upon completion. Projects over $35,000 or over 6 months in length require milestone based payments.

Hourly: $160 (1/2hr minimum)

Emergency / non-hours rate: $150 initial fee, $200 per hour. One hour minimum.


We can setup and manage your web hosting through a 3rd party provider. Hosting is $75 monthly. Your basic hosting package will hold up to four accounts (example,, This also includes 400GB monthly bandwidth, 4GB of storage, and up to 20 email accounts. All hosting account managed through Happy Dog will have Upgrades / Maintenance and Lockup plans included.

Other hosting add-on options include:

Upgrades / Maintenance: Standard on Happy Dog account - standard plus Joomla! version upgrades, standard third party extension upgrades (much more secure and better long term), up to one hour of labor fixing extensions after upgrades per month

Lockup: Standard on Happy Dog account - Automatic Malware Detection and Removal, Daily FTP Scanning, Daily Malware Scan, DDOS Protection, plus File Change Monitoring.


Site Migration: $125 minimum per website, billed hourly

Email, contact and calendar migration: $50 minimum, billed hourly

 Payment Terms & Conditions

*Rates typically change every Jan. 1. If signing up for services be sure to read the contract for details*

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