If you are doing business, online or offline, you need a website. When potential clients go looking for you (or for someone who does what you do) they look online. If you are not there, they won’t find you. And I am shocked at the number of times I meet someone or hear about a new business and find no trace of them (or perhaps only a Facebook page) online.
If you are in business, you need a website of some kind as your online presence. It doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, but it needs to be there.
Before you set up a website, you need to register a domain name. The domain name, or URL, is the address of your website that people enter to reach your site. For example, the URL of my primary site is IdeaLady.com.
Registering domain names is easy and inexpensive. There are hundreds (thousands?) of places to buy them. [Read more…]