Sito web personale - conviene investire e quanto?
Thread poster: Magdalena Legerska Brighetti

Magdalena Legerska Brighetti  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 12:57
Member
Czech to Italian
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Feb 6, 2014

Nei tempi di oggi avere un sito web è quasi d'obbligo, ma per avere un
riscontro economico che cosa possiamo aspettarci e quanto dobbiamo investire? I preventivi partono da alcune centinaia di euro fino ai 4-5.000 euro.
Secondo le vostre esperienze la somma investita da parte di un free lance è in relazione al risultato poi ottenuto ? Grazie in anticipo per le vostre esperienze personali.


 

Diana Coada  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:57
Portuguese to English
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Excessive amount Feb 6, 2014

There are many affordable options out there, starting with www.websitesfortranslators.co.uk

And yes, it is worth iticon_smile.gif


 

Triston Goodwin  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 04:57
Spanish to English
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Maybe I'm in the wrong business? Feb 6, 2014

I built my website and it only took a few months to learn how to do everything. I made a few others for friends and family, but don't charge more than $500 for a simple website like what these folks are offering.

I personally think that my site has been a good investment. I feel more professional and I think that it generates more confidence in my clients. It doesn't generate a lot of leads, but I think my next update should help a bit.

[Edited at 2014-02-06 18:32 GMT]


 

Maria P. Baker  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 04:57
Member (2012)
English to Russian
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weebly.com Feb 24, 2014

Try ready to use resources, they might not be customized 100%, but you can start with a free version and build it yourself. No programming skills necessary. I published my web-site www.mariapopova.com just a day ago (it's still kind of under construction, so please bear with me:), but the starter paid version I use is only about $6 a month. I think totally worth to try. Good luck!

 

Sarah McDowell  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 05:57
Russian to English
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Use WordPress Feb 24, 2014

Magdalena, I suggest using WordPress to build your own website. It's not that hard and spending a bit of time learning to use it can be beneficial for your own professional development.

 

Stefano Lodola  Identity Verified
South Korea
Local time: 19:27
Member (2013)
Korean to Italian
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280.00 € for 5 pages in Wordpress, custom template + online consultation Feb 28, 2014

There's a service for translators, run by a translator!

http://sitesfortranslators.com/




Yes, that's me!icon_smile.gif


 

Simona Micutari  Identity Verified
Sweden
English to Romanian
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I wonder... Feb 28, 2014

For those of you who have websites... I wonder: how often does your website give you leads?

I'm considering creating a website of my own, but I'm unsure whether it's worth the time. Perhaps my efforts are better invested in writing letters and emails to clients directly?


 


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