How much does an eCommerce website cost in 2021?

MaivDigital team | Updated on Mar 13, 2022

Current global pandemic and lockdowns have led to an increase in online shopping activities worldwide. Consequently, eCommerce is rapidly becoming a requirement for retailers and other B2B businesses. According to researchers, this movement is here to stay, and in order to remain competitive in today’s market companies need to change the way they do business.

As more consumers try to satisfy their job and personal needs online, entrepreneurs must promptly adjust the way they do business. They need to meet buyers expectations and buying trends.

MaivDigital can help and build eCommerce website that will have everything you need to start selling your products online. Contact us to learn more.


Let us walk you through some of the major benefits of eCommerce:

  • Low Operating Cost
  • Faster response to buyer/market demands
  • Run your eCommerce business from anywhere
  • No limit for consumer reach
  • Use the data to improve your business
  • Easy integration for Deals, Discounts, Coupons
  • Working and selling 24/7


Low Operating Cost

Think about it, once the website is build a minimal operation cost is needed. In order to have your store run smoothly database, plugins, themes, pages, products, images etc., need to be updating every month. Comparing to the traditional commerce this is a fraction of a cost to keep it operating r the perfect levels.

Faster response to buyer/market demands

Your eCommerce shop is available 24/7 and therefore buyers can access it and find what they are looking for. Better yet with some additional SEO integration, your site can organically compete with other big retailers.

Run your eCommerce business from anywhere

Website and online store gives ability to run your business from any location in the world. All you need is a Laptop and Internet access. Easily manage your customers orders, inventory, email listing, product sale/discount, promotions.

No limit for consumer reach

Adding an eCommerce shop opens your business for international markets. eCommerce extends the regional limitations of your business! Your online store puts products and services in front of the whole world. Your products and pricing might be competitive and attractive to consumers from another country. They can purchase your products with a few clicks.

Use the data to improve your business

The beauty of eCommerce is that through web analytics you can learn a lot about your customers and their needs. You can monitor what pages and products your customers are using the most. Use this data to customize your online shop and improve sales, improve consumer experience.

Easy integration for Deals, Discounts, Coupons

It’s simple to use your back-end dashboard to promote your products, place discounts, schedule promotions and much more.

MaivDigital makes it easy for entrepreneurs to start an online store with everything from custom Web Solutions, Web Design, Digital Marketing, an easy to use, mobile-friendly platform for business owners, operators and end users.  With forward thinking, clear and trustworthy communication we will help you to swiftly move your business model online. We will set up and train you on everything you need to know to start selling online.

Creating an online presence eCommerce website includes Branding identity, Graphic Design, Web Development. Every part of this process is fine tuned to highlight the business and present their products/services in professional manner.


Average cost for building an eCommerce website with 100 to 1000 products starts from $10,000.

Some of the factors that influence the cost of creating the eCommerce website are as follow;

  • Client requirements
  • Platform build stack
  • Number of pages and products


Client requirements

Before starting to build eCommerce website we have to learn and understand our clients products and services that their business offers. Some clients have specific products that do require a customizable integration with 3rd party payment providers or specific shipping options that we need to integrate into their eCommerce website or shop.

Platform build stack

WordPress with WooCommerce is considered a cheaper option for building eCommerce shop. Another one is Shopify which cost is similar to WordPress/WooCommerce. As a third option we can build custom eCommerce website that are tailored to individual business model. This option is for High end websites and is pricier that other ones.

Number of pages and products

Consider to have at least 5 pages available for your website. These usually are Home, About, Products, Product Categories Page, Contact. Products and Products category pages will have its own subpages where products are divided into categories, tags or discount, deals filters. In addition you might want to explore a unique pages for featuring your products or services, have a blog section featuring posts about the products, users profile page, user dashboard interface and many more.

Contact us to learn about how we can help your business.


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