Standard hourly rate

$120 / hour
Design, consulting, programming, jQuery/AJAX development, or on-site training (may not include travel expenses). Billed in 15 minutes increments.

Academic rate

$108 / hour (10% discount)
At our discretion, we offer a 10% discount on our hourly rate for academic institutions. Billed in 15 minutes increments.

Non-profit rate

$96 / hour (20% discount)
At our discretion, we offer a 20% discount on our hourly rate for non-profit organizations. Billed in 15 minutes increments.

We offer significant non-profit discounts and academic discounts for most eligible 501(c)(3) not for profit and educational organizations. We can sometimes offer even greater discounts or perform certain aspects of a project “pro bono” depending on client need and our current work load. Mindshare Studios welcomes the opportunity to partner with socially engaged organizations. Eligibility is dependent on our current workload. Discounts cannot apply to “rush” jobs.

Estimated Costs (by project/service type)

Since every client has a unique position with distinctive needs, we naturally require some information about you and your business before we can give an accurate quote for our web development services. However, we understand that you probably want to know about the bottom line up front. In addition to providing you with a quote tailored to suit your needs and those of your business, we provide the following rate information to give you a feel for what our solutions will cost.

Website Design & Development

$4,000-$20,000+ (dependent on scope & requirements)

Web & Mobile Applications

$10,000-$500,000+ (dependent on scope & requirements)
Mindshare Studios can develop and design web applications and mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Search Engine Optimization / Online Advertising Campaign Management

$120 / hr
Mindshare Studios provides targeted Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services to boost and maintain web search rankings. We can also help you build an effective online marketing campaign to drive up qualified web traffic and increase online sales or better leverage Google AdWords or Facebook advertising.

Social Media Integration / Consulting

$120 / hr
Is your business maximizing its visibility and presence online? Are you using the best available tools to market and promote your business on the web and mobile devices? We offer consulting and strategic planning to help you find the most effective tools and strategies to further your business goals. We’ll help you design a marketing plan that fits your budget and schedule with measurable, tangible goals so you can track how well your efforts are working and make adjustments as needed based on real-time, measurable data. We’ll help you figure out how to implement SEO best practices, online advertising (Google AdWords/AdSense, Facebook ads, Amazon Associates, etc), understand web analytics, social media (Twitter, Facebook, Google+), mobile apps, and more.


To give our customers the most flexibility, we accept payment by:

  • Check
  • Credit card
  • Money order
  • PayPal
  • BitCoin
  • Intuit Payment Network
  • Payment plans (see below).

Payment Plans


We can offer payment plans for any of our services.  We understand the risk and cost associated with starting a new business. To help you make the transition, Mindshare Studios offers installment payments through PayPal. Some details and restrictions:

  • Minimum monthly payment amount is $500
  • Payments are setup on a time-limited recurring PayPal subscription (PayPal account is required)
  • The website must be hosted through Mindshare Studios (unless otherwise agreed in writing)
  • The estimated cost for the website must be less than $10,000
  • No credit check necessary
  • A 5% percent convenience fee will be applied