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Steps in Building Your Own Website

19 Sep , 2014  

Building a website is not as difficult as you think. However, if you really want to make money from your website, you need to set aside a considerable amount of time or money to do this. Here are easy steps in building your own website.


Evaluate the Kind of Website that You Want Is it a website for your small business? If so, make sure that the layout you conceptualize inside of your mind is appropriate for a business website. Understand that a business website contains information like a digital map, contact information and uses pictures of your store for easy recognition of your business. An example of a business website is a brochure website. This is the simplest to build and is primarily used by restaurants and other small businesses.


Services to Offer Decide on what offer you will display on your website. Will you include testimonials of recent satisfied customers, informative articles, blogs or a file that customers can download? A great idea is creating an online forum so that customers can participate and share their insights about your services online.


Register Your Domain Name You will need to create your own business address. There are a lot of web hosting companies that offer web hosting for a reasonable costs. HostGator offers domain names starting at $3. You can choose from a different number of plans. They offer either monthly, bi-monthly or annual plans.


Plan for your Web Design Are you going to hire a Web Designer for your Web layout and design? This is a very important thing to consider because attractive Web design catches reader’s attention and may prompt them to visit and refer your website. Keep in mind that if you will hire a Web Designer, that will probably cost you thousands of dollars. Do you have the resources? If not, you still can make a simple web design using WordPress. WordPress offers very simple configuration in your Web design that allows you to choose from a set of themes for your website without the hassle of html coding.


Plan for Your Web Content Are you going to hire a web content writer for your website? If you intend to include blogs or articles you may have to hire writers. Blogs and articles are proved to be effective as a tool for supplemental information that may make your client want to know more about your product or service.


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