Building a Basic Website

You can have your website up and running in a matter of minutes. There are so many options and tools that have made creating a basic website as simple as 1 2 3.

You have to come up with a domain name. Start with your domain name search. You can do this by going to one of the top domain name registrars ( godaddy, namecheap.com). You type in the desired web address and if its available you can purchase it. You can expect to pay about $10 dollars per year for the domain name. You have the choice of registering the domain for one year or for multiple years. You want to keep your domain registration information and make sure that you remember when your domain name expires.

When you are searching for domain names you will have a lot of choices. The type of domain can make a difference. Most people when looking for websites are searching for the ending .com There are many more types of domain extensions that are currently available.

Putting up basic information about your service or business is not hard at all. Here are just a few choices that you have. If you are going to put up a basic blog you could try the following: blogger.com, wordpress.com, tumblr.com, weebly.com. Each one of these blogging platforms have a simple process for getting a blog up in a few minutes. Sure your design will look like a lot of other sites on the internet, but this is a quick and inexpensive way to get your site up.

Using a blogging platform comes with its own baggage. You are going to have to abide by the rules of the service or your account could become suspended or closed. So follow the rules.

Start Your Own Blog

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