Creating a website for the hustle
You need a presence online. There is no negotiation here. It is one of the most vital requirements for any (or at least) most businesses to succeed unless you already know who will buy from you and they aren’t online (Maybe you plan to cut toe nails of elders in retirement homes)
There are many approaches to creating the online presence and the best approach would be determined by the type of business or service you are offering. We will focus on the quickest and easiest way to get this done, and as time goes by, we will offer more in depth training on how to build a great website by yourself.
How to quickly establish your online presence
It is absolutely critical for all businesses to be easily found online. A large number of people search for a solution to a problem and local businesses using their smart phones, tablets and laptops. Your chances of being booked or hired increase substantially when you have a website that includes the best ways to contact you.
Getting online will be the most important thing you do today.
Follow these simple steps to establish a quick and effective online presence today at a minimal cost.
- Register a domain and hosting package
We have researched many options for South African website hosting and believe that Ample Hosting is one of the best options available to start up entrepreneurs. The domain registration cost is low, the hosting package cost is low, the up time on services is amazing and customer support is easily available via live chat from their website.
This is easily the most important step as this will be the address at which your online presence lives and when someone wants to find you, this address needs to be easy to remember and relevant to your business.
Usually, the best option is to name the domain using your business name.
In this case, http://www.refiloescakes.co.za Second option would be to name your domain using something relevant to your industry and the area in which you plan to trade. IE. http://www.bestcakesjoburg.co.za