Building your Website
When building your own website there are a few things to consider. If you know nothing
about web design, you will need to pay someone to design it exactly the way you want.
Make sure you use a reputable source so you are not wasting your money. Be very picky
about choosing your domain name. Make sure it is short, sweet and memorable. One
popular site you can visit to check what domains are available is www.whois.sc This is
also a good site to see who owns a particular domain you are interested. If the owner is
not using the domain, you can offer to purchase it from them.
Probably one of the most important factors in an internet company is choosing a very
good web host. If your web site goes down, you are completely out of business. When
searching for a web host company make sure they have secure server capabilities, fast
servers, lots of space, unrestricted CGI access, SSH and FTP access, web-based
administration, access to raw server logs, full email services, power and daily server
backups, and no minimum contracts. You may want to test their technical support and
see if they offer services, scripts, and software. Inquire about their downtime and how
long they have been in business. Make sure you are not being charged for the extra
When a customer visits your website, you want them to see professionalism, knowledge
and fast connections. If your visitors notice advertisements from your free or low cost
web host server they will perceive your site to be unprofessional and very small time.
Slow connection speeds will definitely lose customers and cost you much money. So,
choose your web host server carefully and you will be well on your way to creating a
website that will attract all types of visitors.