Get your business online in 5 simple steps
Monday, April 22, 2013
Posted by: Go Daddy
Get a website address.
your website address carefully. Choosing a domain name is just as important as
choosing the name of your company. This is your identity on the web. You
want a name that not only fits your business, but is also easy to spell and
Choose how you’ll build it.
are a lot of choices out there. Do you build it yourself or hire a website
designer? You need to ask yourself a few questions. What’s my budget? Do I have
time to build and update my site? How technical am I? Not to worry, there are options
to fit every budget and every skill level.
Build your website.
website can grow to do whatever you want, but a good small-business website is
usually made up of 5 core pages: Home, About Us, Products/Services,
Testimonials, and Contact. This sets the right expectation for visitors and
covers the basics.
Creating content doesn’t have
to be difficult. It might seem overwhelming, but don’t over-think it. Keep it
simple and to the point, leverage content from existing material (business
plans, brochures), and in the beginning you can use your phone for pictures.
Publish and promote.
friends. Tell your family. Tell strangers in the checkout line. Put your site
on your business cards. Add your web address to your email signature and your
Facebook profile. Join free listing
sites like yellowpages.com®, Google® Places, Yelp® and Foursquare®.
Download a free Website Planning Worksheet from Go Daddy for step by step instructions on
how to create the top 5 most important pages to build a solid foundation for
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