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Invest in your digital future

A unique and professional online presence is just as important for startups and small businesses as it is for large companies. A web presence is a company's online business card and a hub for product information and communication. So it's absolutely vital for any business to have a unique website.
Budget limitations can be a barrier to getting a great site, but the experts at IONOS will build you a professional website on a small budget.
Start small and think big with a highly scalable website that grows with your business. Whether you've launched your own startup or you've got a small or medium-sized company, the IONOS web design service gives you room to expand online.
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Build your digital legacy

Customer behavior is changing rapidly in favor of online solutions. This makes having an online presence and a website more essential than ever. By focusing on interaction with your customers, you can create the best possible user experience.
Having an optimized and attractive website also helps establish your brand and build your company's reputation.
The IONOS web design service will take care of all technical aspects, including programming. Responsive web design makes sure your content looks great on any device, while search engine optimization (SEO) helps increase your site's visibility.
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Why create a website for your startup or small business?

Get found, grow your customer base and boost sales.
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Reach new audiences

Your website is always accessible from anywhere that has an internet connection. This means you can reach potential customers more cheaply and efficiently than with offline methods.
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Enagage with customers

A website makes it easy to get in contact with customers, understand their requirements, and interact with them. You can also give information about products and services directly, get feedback and provide support.
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Increase your sales

Your web presence is not just an additional touchpoint for existing customers, but also your company's digital storefront for new customers. By generating leads, your site will help you increase your sales.

Website Design Service

You build your business while we create your website.
Maintenance service
Design consultation
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Website Design Service S

Ideal for a straightforward website with minimal edits

Only $40/month Setup $199

Design consultation and a website with 3 customized pages

1 website edit per quarter 1 website edit made by the design team per quarter.

1 free domain and 5 email accounts Choose from the following domain extensions: .us, .ca, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online.

Website Design Service M

Everything you need for a medium-sized website with regular edits

Special offer

Only $55/month

Design consultation and a website with 5 customized pages

1 website edit per month 1 website edit made by the design team per month.

1 free domain and 5 email accounts Choose from the following domain extensions: .us, .ca, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online.

Website Design Service L

The best choice if you want a large website with frequent edits

Special offer

Only $70/month

Design consultation and a website with 7 customized pages Request more pages at any time.

Unlimited website edits Unlimited website edits made by the design team.

1 free domain and 5 email accounts Choose from the following domain extensions: .us, .ca, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online.

Website Design Service contract details

Minimum contract term

12 months / Contract renews for one month




Cancel anytime after the initial term.

State and local taxes will apply. Click here for our General Terms and Conditions.

Web design for startups

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

Before the IONOS design service team can start designing a website for your startup or small business, we will ask you for some basic information. This includes information about which industry your company operates in and how many pages you want your website to include. Together we will then define the framework for web development.

As soon as all the important points have been clarified, our web designers will create a website based on one of our modern design templates, which are available for a wide range of industries so that they perfectly complement your project. And thanks to responsive web design, your online presence will look perfect on tablets, smartphones, and PCs alike.

Yes, SEO and professional web design are closely related. Our web design services also take this into account. Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most important success factors on the internet and is essential for everyone who wants their company to be found on the net.

This is all the more true for companies that want to build up an online reputation and generate sales. That's why we rely on the appropriate technical setup for web design and web development for our customers, but this doesn’t just apply to web design for entrepreneurs and startups.

A search engine-friendly framework for your content and products makes it easier for search engines like Google to catalog your digital content and make it findable for users. So if you neglect to make your URLs, sitemaps, etc. search engine friendly, you are throwing away a lot of potential. We make sure that your new website is ideally set up in this respect.

However, the basic technical framework we offer is only one aspect of holistic SEO. We also recommend that your website is search engine optimized so that it is ranked as highly as possible by Google and other search engines, and leads potential customers to your products and services. We would be more than happy to help you achieve this as well — with the IONOS rankingCoach, for example.

Free advice for entrepreneurs
Starting a business and going self-employed can be a big challenge. That's why we've compiled a comprehensive Startup Guide for entrepreneurs and new businesses. The guide offers advice and detailed information on business planning, legal aspects and finance, plus practical tips for efficient day-to-day operations.
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