Creating a Simple Website For Your Home Business

Creating a Simple Website For Your Home Business

Yes, you can get yourself a website for your own work at home scheme. There are many DIY website tools, but I do not really rate a lot of these. For those wanting to get an internet presence quickly and easily, then blogging is the answer?

Not convinced? Well, the best blog tools have everything that you need, including:

easy to update via content management systems

professional templates for the design of your website, free to download and easy to activate

lots of added features to include, via plugins, for loads of extra functions

But isn’t a blog just for blogging?

But, surely a blog just means that you can then just keep blogging about your products? Well actually no, with the best blogging software you can add a range of pages to your site, with a hierarchy of pages if you want to add loads. Then, you can add blog posts on top of these, which is another great benefit.

What is the best blogging software?

So, which is the best blogging software to use? Which should you be using? Well, my recommendation is WordPress. If you are slightly technical, then you will be able to sort yourself a domain name and suitable PHP hosting with a MySQL database and upload the latest version of WordPress.

Does all of that sound foreign to you?

Do not worry – just look around for a host that offers easy WordPress installation. You might pay a touch more, but with a press of a button or two, the entire website will be created for you in WordPress.

Customise WordPress

Then, start working on your website! Choose a suitable theme that matches what you want to sell and has a good navigation structure.

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Create a Website – Tools Needed

Create a Website - Tools Needed

If you want to create a website, there are 4 basic tools you need to begin making your own web pages.

There are many reasons people create web pages and if you are thinking of building web pages for making money online, these are the basic tools you need to create your own:

Web Design Software Program

  Web Hosting (do not use free)

  Domain Name

  A Few Different Keyword Research Tools

Web Design Program

Trying to find the right web design builder for your project may get frustrating at times. Even if your website creation is to make money, you can use a free program.

There are many programs that let you have a lot of freedom building your pages.

Nvu is a free program to use if your money is limited.

You could also use the free web design programs available when you purchase a hosting package but they can be limited to placement of how you can set up your web pages.

While looking at different web design programs that you may use to create your web pages, keep in mind if the program will grow with you since you will learn different techniques as you go.

Web Hosting

There are so many different hosting plans online, you may find yourself wondering which one is the best for you.

When looking at hosting plans open a few different windows and view 2 or 3 plans side by side.

If you are just starting out, many times it is best to just start with a basic package and as time goes by, upgrade your plan.

If you plan on building multiple sites, you may want to look for a web hosting plan that you can have several domains under just one hosting plan.

Domain Name

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