What can you expect to pay for small business website?
It depends on what you need.
If you only need a blog, you could create a website for free by signing up with Medium, or WordPress.com (not WordPress.org: big difference).
Most independent professionals need more than a blog, however. They need a website that attracts more customers, and they need to move beyond their first website that may have been built by young family relative who did not have marketing experience.
If you’ve been in business for at least three years, ask yourself: