Question Everything Make a Website

Make a Website

Know what it takes to make a website.

Even if you have someone building your website, it is really helpful to know how to make one.

It is much easier than it ever was to build your own website. Whether to build it yourself is a decision that you have to make. There are many things to consider. First is time. The learning curve is quiet steep with building a website. Yes there are a lot of tools out there however many of them lack the essentials needed to really take advantage of a website. If you just want a static website then it is just a calling card, something to put on your business card. However static websites do not lead to much business. Websites need to be active. Making an active website that leads to business is a different thing & needs time & expertise devoted to it. You need to decide how much of your time should be sensible spent on the technical site of building your website & what you should be paying someone else to do.

There are so many different platforms to build websites on & you first need to decide that. WordPress.com is hugely popular but be aware there are two types (the .com & the .org) & you need to see which is best for you. There are also many others including Joomla! Ask yourself if the platform you choose is right for you now & in the future. There are many resources out there however you can save yourself a lot of time & frustration by spending some money on a professional web designer. It will most probably save you time & money in the long run.

  • Choose your domain name & setup the nameservers.
  • Choose your hosting provider.
  • Choose your platform & upload it to your server.
  • Build your website.

There are so many choices for you on different platforms. Please see a list below. You need a website that reflect you & your business. Functionality that enables your business to boom. SEO or Search Engine Optimisation so the world can find you. Security & scalability to ensure your website is safe & can grow with you.

Website Design & Building Websites.

  • Making websites has never been easy, however it has become a whole lot easier with the availability of new tools & systems.

 Three of the most important tools currently available are, Hosting Providers C-Panel, Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Joomla! along with their ready made Templates.However, no matter how great your website looks, the Content is King! 

  • Websites that reflect you & your business.
  • Functionality that enables your business to boom.
  • SEO or Search Engine Optimisation so the world can find you.
  • Security & scalability to ensure your website is safe & can grow with you.

Website Options

  • Different options, depending on your needs.

These are some different types of websites..

  • Basic WordPress website for Bloggers: Configure domain at Registrar. Standard template with no changes, no plugins, setup blog & categories, add first blog post & five photos. Two hours of training & more.
  • 4 Page WordPress website: Configure domain at Registrar. Premium theme you choose & buy with basic changes to design. Your text add to four pages & twenty photos. Setup blog & categories, add first blog post & menu, 10 added plugins calendars, videos, social media, carousels, galleries, SEO, Backup etc. Two hours of training & more.
  • Fully Featured WordPress website: Configure domain at Registrar, Significant design changes to a Premium theme you buy. Setup of fifteen plugins for calendars, videos, social media, carousels, galleries, SEO, google analytics, Backup, etc. Add your text to ten pages & one hundred photos. Setup blog & categories, add first blog post & menu. Four hours of training & more.
  • 4 Page Woocommerce & WordPress website: (Includes the above ‘4 Page WordPress website’ services) Premium Woocommerce theme you choose & buy with basic changes to design. Woocommerce basic layout & functionality with standard free plugins. Two hours of training & more.
  • Fully Featured Woocommerce website: (Includes the above ‘Fully Featured WordPress website’ services.) Significant design changes to a Premium Woocommerce optimised theme you buy. Setup of 20 plugins for Woocommerce, etc. to add functionality to the clients requests. Setup to list & process sale of products. Add first twenty fifty products & 100 photos, four hours of training & more).
  • Fully Featured Woocommerce website: (Includes the above ‘Fully Featured WordPress website’ services.) Significant design changes to a Premium Woocommerce optimised theme you buy. Setup of 20 plugins for Woocommerce, etc. to add functionality to the clients requests. Setup to list & process sale of products. Add first twenty fifty products & 100 photos, four hours of training & more).

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Specialist in the Market Development of Tourism assets in India, to International Clients. I have extensive experience, over twenty five years, in the Indian Tourist Market to assist Clients in: Market Analysis. Property Evaluation & Planning. Website Design & Development. Search Engine Optimisation or SEO. Planned Social Media. Target Marketing. Photography, Video and Writing

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