As you are getting started the first step is to create a Google Account so you have some basic website tools in place as you start rolling your site out. Below are the components necessary in the Getting Online phase of doing business online. Be sure to check out each one.
- Domain Name Registration - This is at the core of your online identity. It's almost as important as your company name in that it will help brand you as well as give your online presence an established image.
- Web Hosting and Email - Now that you have your domain name it's time to find a hosting company to provide a reliable home for your site.
- Creating Your Website Content - There are many different types and purposes. Here you will discover that content goes way beyond just posting a few brochure-style pages.
- Website Design - Contrary to popular belief the design, although important, is not the most important aspect of your site. Unfortunately the design process is where many will get stuck and give up. We'll give you some strategies that can fast forward your layout to completion.