Once you have come to a decision of making a website, the immediate next step is to start its planning. Without any plan, you will be lost in some way or another, so it’s an essential step to make a website in this competitive environment. Hundreds of websites are made daily, and many of them are started by big brands, so it’s easy to get lost in their shadows.
The latest tools for designing a website are really helpful to get you started, the site builders we a good choice for any beginner in website designing. There are several things you may need a website for, some of them are:
- using for a private, family activities.
- making a resource for providing training in your organization.
- using your website to market the business you have etc.
- or may be its just for an information purpose.
The next question you should be asking yourself is how can other people find your website? and if I go one step ahead I should ask some more practical questions, like:
- Steps involved in making a website? – Making a website involves too many steps, but the most essential is about decided on a niche and then developing the idea from scratch. A website can only become a success in this competetive environment if you do proper marketing and channelizing the efforts in a proper direction. Social media plays a major role in squeezing traffic and you can leverage the power of it.
- How you should I get a domain name? – With many big domain name registrars, you can often be hesitated about which one to choose, but if you go with top companies like GoDaddy or Name.com then you don’t have to worry about the trust factor. These companies are old enough and have millions of customers with them.
- Should I be able to me create a website myself – With latest DIY tools for web design and power of CMS you have now too many big organization providing you good knowledge based support for creating a website. You just need to read or watch and follow their tutorials step by step, and your website will be up quickly.
- Is there any service to make a website? – There are many services that allow you to get a professional touch and a class looks to your website quickly, although this service may be expensive to few, in actual if your business website is about making money then you will never regret taking these services. Look for web design services on Google, and you will find tons of service providers online.
- My site will fall under which category? – A website has to be on a particular topic/niche which can then be used further to create a brand. So, from the start do make a clear point of view on what will you share with the world out there. Take time to explore popular topics and why do they work for you.
- What are domain name prices? – A .com domain is almost very hard to find these days, but you also now have different .tld to make sure you get your brand name out there. Godaddy, Name.com and many other companies give you ample of domain extensions that too at an affordable pricing. The cost range can be around $10-$50 for a new domain.
- Will there be any keywords in my domain name? – Once you get to know the power of internet marketing via search engines. You will definitely want to use keywords in your domain name. But as Google has become smarter with SEO, they know what your domain is about without any keywords in Domain name. I will recommend not choosing something too long, but it should be catchy and easy to remember.
- Should I look for a professional to make a website? – A professional can look at your needs and wants, he/she will be able to answer all the questions that you may have while starting a website. So for people that cannot find time for making a website they can surely choose a professional website making service.
Once you have answers to all the questions above you will then be able to go ahead with the process and any other questions if you have them. By doing this, you will have a clear way ahead, and all the tasks will be organized from the start.
Finally you are looking to get traffic, tons of traffic then working on keywords and having lots of keyword in your website is essential. Still if you think its hard to build a website then you can find a professional to do it. And don’t hesitate to ask questions, you might be spending lots of time finding answers online.
I hope you have liked the article, please do tell us what process did you go through before starting a website, and if you still haven’t then do it right now. As its high time for making a new venture online.