7 Important Points for Building Your Own Website ...

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Building your own website is not as complicated as you think.

Thanks to the many templates available, almost anyone can put together a basic site.

So if you're thinking of constructing a personal or business website, you may not need to pay someone to build it for you.

Here are some practical tips on building your own website …

1. What Type of Site do You Want?

Before building your own website, decide what type of site you need.

As I've already mentioned, anyone can build a simple site.

I've built a couple myself, and I'm no computer expert.

If your site has more complex requirements, you'd do better to call in a professional.

But if you want a personal site, it will be very easy to put one together yourself.

2. Recommendations

There are so many free website builders that it's difficult to choose one.

As with so many things, friends are often a good source of recommendations.

Ask them about their own sites and how easy the site builders are to use.

They can also recommend one that has the facilities you need.

3. Buy Domain Name

This is essential if you hope to make any money from your site.

Using the free sites is fine, but having their name in your website address does not look at all professional.

Domain names are often very cheap, so it's worth the small investment.

Having your own domain name also allows you to build your brand and identity.

4. Learn about SEO

You want your website to be found;

to do that, you need to get it up the search rankings.

This is where SEO (Search Engine Optimization) comes in.

It will definitely pay off to learn how this works, so that your website does not languish unseen at the bottom of the rankings.

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