The Newbie’s Guide to Small Business Web Design

Written by Austin Culley

You’ve got a concept for a business, are excited about putting it out onrepparttar Internet, know a little bit about computers andrepparttar 139554 Internet, but know nothing about building a web site, or web design.

You can still be highly successful and save money by doingrepparttar 139555 job yourself so long as you’ve gotrepparttar 139556 willingness to learn andrepparttar 139557 time to spend onrepparttar 139558 project. It can be fun … and it should be.

The contents of this article will greatly improve your knowledge of web design without causing you to feel overwhelmed. Keep this article as a reference point, check off each part as you go throughrepparttar 139559 process of development, and, in due time, you will have an effective web site for marketingrepparttar 139560 information, product, or service you wish to provide to your customers.

Domain Name

Keep it short and relevant to your business. Do not get frustrated trying to lock down a domain name by settling on anything to get you web space. You will soon realize that every word on your web site has relevancy to its success. Register for no less than two years. Serious businesses don’t renew yearly. You have to show that you’re going to be sticking around.

Web Hosting

Don’t mess around with small time web hosting. Affiliate yourself with a reputable company that provides top-notch service, asrepparttar 139561 rewards with regards to security and support are worthrepparttar 139562 extra dollar.

Web Site Construction

The basis by which people choose to build their web site is at their discretion. Microsoft FrontPage is a worthy choice for those of you who are new to web development and starting from scratch. Instead of reading books to learn about web design and development, you may be much better off using Google, MSN, or Yahoo to findrepparttar 139563 answers to your questions. Use “quotations” around your question in a search bar to get more specific answers.


Building your web site on a template is a fine way to start, but you may want to learn how to build from nothing. The mistakes that you may make alongrepparttar 139564 way will prove invaluable. It is strongly recommended that you go with Tables instead of Frames, and if you don’t have a clue what either means, just do is a little reading aboutrepparttar 139565 two onrepparttar 139566 Internet before you start building. Resolution

Simple steps to increase traffic to your website

Written by Sara Tompson

Every website owner wants their website to be popular; some just might not admit to it! To increase traffic to your website, I suggestrepparttar following to start with:

Unique content

Visitors and Search engines love unique content - nobody likes to readrepparttar 139531 same paragraphs over and over. Your visitors will return to your website and search engines will rank your site high for being unique.

Get linked

Getting linked is very important,repparttar 139532 majority of your visitors will find your website through links, whether they be on Google or a directory website. Our advice is to submit your website in appropriate places - directories that are suited to your website. Search engines will find your website automatically, so don't waste your time submitting to them!

Keyword rich text

Most websites are set up to achieve a goal - whether it be to sell a product or service or to promote something or someone. CJ Website Hosting recommends you think of a dozen keywords that you would like people to search for (in search engines) to get to your website. Once you haverepparttar 139533 list, try to put them within your website content - but keeprepparttar 139534 sentances making sense - search engines will spot keyword spammers!

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