Entrepreneurs and startups typically grapple with suffocating costs in the formative months of business setup. Microsoft sponsored forum, UK Business Forums, have an impressive thread that can help keep your website development costs right on budget. It includes a nice infographic and many experienced site owners have jumped in with additional tips on building a website on a budget.
Various options are discussed from DIY using WordPress/Joomla to custom site development. While going it the DIY way can save money initially, it is unlikely to produce the most professional result in the way a professional service can.