10 Best Website Builders for Small Business
Owning a website today is more important than anything else. When your customers are looking for you online, social media alone doesn’t leave you with much ownership. Instead, a website helps your business appear more professional; giving you added flexibility and options. Whether you should look to DIY- site builders to create and manage your small business can be a tricky decision to make. Each site builder comes with its pros and cons, so ultimately there isn’t any particular one that’s “best”. So, how do you choose finally?
Wix is our prime choice of a website builder for small enterprises. It is powerful, simple to use, and offers unequalled versatility when building your website. Every new feature they introduce, the instructional feasibility on their website, feels like they have small businesses in mind, especially those who don’t have a lot of time and energy to spare. They also have plenty of features such as SEO to email tools that help you spread out to your customers and increase your user base. With Wix’s drag-and-drop functionality, you can produce a stunning small business website in just several hours!
Value for Money: There are eight price plans to choose out of four options for non-eCommerce websites and four for e-commerce-specific, ranging from free to $500 per month.
Weebly is an excellent tool for getting your online business off the ground for very little money and without a fuss. Functionality wise it lies somewhere between Wix and Squarespace. In terms of ease of use – it’s not as intuitive as Wix but is more user friendly than Squarespace. It provides lots of flexibility through its drag-and-drop editor that allows you to create your personalized website while viewing your edits in real-time. It even allows you to set up member-only pages for in case you are looking at promoting a membership/subscription model (available on the Professional and Performance Plans).
Value for Money: There are three plans available consisting of one free and two paid options ranging from $6 to 26 dollars per month.
Simvoly is a site builder, funnel builder, a hosting and payment gateway solution; all rolled in one. It offers a straightforward and friendly drag-and-drop interface for creating good-looking, responsive-design sites with a respectable level of customizability. It is modern, capable, user-friendly and costs less than most of the competition combined. Moreover, they are 100% white labelled providing the whole solution under your brand label without the additional involvement of 3rd party or plugin apps.
Value for Money: There are three paid plans available (unfortunately no free version), ranging from $24 to $149 per month.
Jimdo is a simple, clean and easy-to-use ad-free website builder, especially suited to businesses on a budget. It provides all the tools required to set up your website and comes with a multitude of great features and apps. Jimdo is excellent for both personal or small business site setup. You can select from its array of mobile-responsive templates, customize it with your content and subsequently bring your website to life. It also works amazingly for anything ranging from a business site, a blog to an eCommerce store – all without needing to use code!
Value for Money: There are five paid plans available, which range from free up to $40 per month.
WebStarts site builder has a hands-on approach to site building, giving you the best of both worlds, a site that you designed from scratch without the learning trajectory, you usually have to deal with when operating on other site builders. It comes with its intuitive drag-and-drop interface offering more control over building your pages and organizing menus the way you prefer. It also provides a few built-in tools and online store applications (with the higher paid plans) that help even the most inexperienced of beginners create an engaging, clean website with minimal effort.
Value for Money: There are three plans available consisting of one free and two paid options ranging from $7.16 to $19.99 per month.
Using Site123 is as easy as it sounds, making web design feel as quick and painless as counting to three. It presents the right solution for simple projects like portfolios and business websites. With a unique design-assisted approach, it can generate a template with relevant features based on the information you input. Its multi-language management is also a nice feature allowing you to add up to 5 languages. Paid annual plans also come with a free domain the first year and the option to connect an existing provider- useful in cases where you want to switch over with ease.
Value for Money: There are five plans available consisting of one free and four paid options ranging from free to $26.70 per month.
Webnode is by far, one of the more popular options in the website creation arena. Their core strength is languages – supporting more than 20 of them, even letting you create a multilingual website. They offer responsive designs with variety. It also has an edge in terms of providing a robust SEO-friendly placement structure. Webnode is also among the few site builders that let you create backup copies of your website. An integrated eCommerce solution too can be set up with template choices from across hundreds of modern and user-friendly designs through an intuitive interface.
Value for Money: There are five plans available consisting of one free and four paid options ranging from free to $19.95 per month.
Ucraft’s prime functionality reveals itself through its smart play of words, a website builder that lets you craft your vision. At Ucraft, the design is at the forefront of everything here. It makes a mark through its sleek editor, useful features, and templates that allow your images to ‘shine’! All sites work seamlessly with third-party integrations templates and come fully mobile responsive. Essentially, it is perfect for creative individuals and industries, or small eCommerce businesses that need their visuals to stand out independently.
Value for Money: There are four plans available consisting of one free and three paid options ranging from free to $39 per month.
Duda primarily pitches itself as a website builder for web designers. It appeals heavily to aesthetics. Thus the templates are visually enticing with an option to choose from 90+ well-designed templates. Though this site builder keeps the beginner in mind, it provides increased creative freedom if you possess necessary tech knowhow. The USP is the readiness with which you can create personalized user journeys. Something only reserved for coders, but Duda makes it easy for anyone to get personal with their web design.
Value for Money: There are only three paid plans available, ranging from $14 to $74 per month.
Mozello is a website building tool, which presents you with an effortless platform for creating a professional, beautiful and mobile-ready website within minutes. The philosophy is simple, allow everybody to generate a stunning website without the demand to learn to understand all the technicalities and going through the long, expensive development process- it does just that! It also has an e-store builder that offers you everything you need out of the box, no coding or super unique configuration required while charging no commissions on the sales you make!
Value for Money: There are three plans available consisting of one free and two paid options ranging from free to $14 per month.
Something to heed here is that building and maintaining your site definitely takes time, and even though there are attractive templates available at hand, it makes it difficult to stand out amongst multiple similar sites on the web. However, a web design agency will level up your game by developing a site unique for you and your business.
Talk to us today at Anblik Website Development Company to discuss bespoke website design solutions catered to your brand!