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Why you should build a website

Why you should build a website

Why should you build a website?

A website is pretty damn cheap, and if you put in time, effort and passion or just get lucky you could be seeing your project as a national service used by millions.
To start with, unlike running a lot of offline business’s it is very quick to get started, and make amendments.  You can have a website up in less then 1 day after paying for the domain and the web-hosting.  Support for your web-hosting can be 1 click away, and the amount of community support for building and maintaining a website is massive.
There are all sorts of things that you can do with a website, all types of services you could offer, or things that you can talk about.  You don’t even have to be an expert to build a website, there are plenty of tools around that will allow beginners to get started on the web too.  Such as www.snappages.com, or a website builder.
You might have a small business that needs a website?  Are you a DJ? A wedding planner?
If not, why not create a blog?  You could talk about all the things that you love, and maybe even make some money from it, OR get some free products to review.
http://www.blogger.com
Want to make a bit of extra money?
Why not write about products that you love and get paid for people who buy those products through your website?  (This is just one idea for making money online)
Want to build a business?
A website is a quick way of building a brand and a business online, you could find that in-doing so you are able to reach into other business’s.
Why build a website?
  • Making a website is a form of expression
  • It is a form of communication
  • It is a form of art
  • It is also a form of income
  • A form of relationship building
  • A form of creativity
  • A form of education
  • A form of fun
  • A form of sharing
  • Making a website can stop you feeling lonely
  • It can give you a sense of direction in life
  • A sense of belonging
  • A sense of confidence
  • Talk about things you love
  • Gives you something to focus on
  • Provide a helpful service
  • Learn new things
  • Spend time constructively

 

Some good places to get started:

 

The same principals apply to “why should you start a business” pretty much, but you do not have to start a business, to have a website.

Written by OIiver

Oliver is a 20 year old web-enthusiast and entrepreneur from the UK. He enjoys Marketing, SEO, Technology and Business.