When you first start your business, there is a laundry list of things to do…and most of these cost money. A lot of money, in some cases. Register your business name with the local government = money. Business cards = money. More minutes on your phone = money. Heck, a new tie, a decent desk chair, office supplies = money. You’re starting your business to make money, but you’re going to see a lot of red at first (and not Mackenzie King red $50 bills, for our Canadian readers). By the way, you’re going to need a website. It’s 2019. Your website is likely going to be your single most important branding asset and source of leads, so treat it well and treasure it. With a limited budget, you have to make a lot of tough decisions. What areas are worth spending on, and where can you save money by doing it yourself? In some instances you don’t have a choice – you’re going to have to pay your taxes, you can’t opt out! But there … [Read more...] about DIY Websites for Small Businesses: Are They Worth it?
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Today I start from basics of blogging, like what is a Blog, what is blogging and who is a blogger? If we extend the word Blog then the full form is (A place on the Internet where we express our thoughts and we can also call it “Weblog”). Some internet users call it with different names like – A Digital Magazine, A Diary, Newscast, Collector’s meeting place, place to show your art, information sharing place, teaching hub, learning spot and if I have to call it in my words then it would be “A place where almost everything can happen by words.” A regular blog merge with text, images, videos and links, and many more elements and the blog readers can post queries, comments and their thoughts as well as feedback’s about your posts and communicate with the author. The comments and discussions between the author and reader are proof of a successful blog. In the blogging world, you will see the three words continuously: Blog – An online journal. … [Read more...] about Best Free Blogging Platform Sites for Beginners Blogger in 2019
Wix, Weebly, Squarespace, Shopify, Gutensite, iPage – all of these have one major thing in common. They’re website builders, designed to make it easy to “build a website without hiring a developer”. “Build a website in 5 minutes,” one proclaims. On top of that, almost every hosting provider offers a website builder of some sort. GoDaddy, HostGator, BlueHost, BraveNet – they all promise that, with the click of a button, you’ll be able to create a traffic generating machine. Just point, drag, click and publish into publishing heaven. They offer these services for free or for a very attractive low price. But is it really that easy? Are you getting the best bang for your buck? Do any of the above really deliver on their promises? As you can tell from the title, we don’t think so. The Pros of Website Builders It’d be wrong to just dismiss website builders right out of the box. After all, they do provide a service for a select group … [Read more...] about The Case Against Website Builders (Why We Build WordPress)
Have you ever thought about being a blogger? It is cool right! And most times people get jealous of bloggers and aspire to be like them and that is why I will be teaching how to create a blog for free and make money. Many times I get a lot of messages from people on how they can start their own blog and definitely I would love to share with them but I believe it will be very long guide because potentially blogging is very easy and at same time complicated too so learning how to start a blog is not a big deal anyways. You might love to become a blogger maybe as a passion or to grow your business online. Before we get started I will love to ask a question. What is a blog? A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a talk or educational site distributed on the Internet consisting of discrete, regularly casual journal style content sections (“posts”). Posts are normally shown backward sequential request, so that the latest post seems to start with, at the highest point … [Read more...] about How To Create A Blog For Free And Make Money
Have a small business in need of a website, but no budget for professional design services? Yahoo, Google and Microsoft all offer free small business site creation tools that can help you develop a professional online presence. Keep reading for an in-depth review of what Office Live Basics, Google Page Creator and Yahoo SiteBuilder include and how they work. Additionally, we’ll consider ease of use, positives and negatives, and recommended uses for each tool. No knowledge of HTML is required to create sites using any of these services. Experienced webmasters who want direct access to the code or want high-end business applications will need to look beyond these products. The goal of these products is to provide the tools needed to develop a simple, but functional web presence. The Winner: Microsoft Office Live Basics One of the more intriguing features of the Office Live Basics program is the free domain name that comes as part of the package. The registration—through … [Read more...] about Free Page Creator Tools From The Big Three: Trash or Treasure?