The most obvious way to make money working from home and to be able to manage your own time is setting up a home based internet business. This sounds complicated and expensive. But it really doesn’t need to be.
In order to make money online, there is one key thing that is essential. A website.
When the internet first started to emerge, you had to have an in depth knowledge of coding and creative design in order to create a website, and they were clunky and ugly and really text heavy. Yes I do remember this. Since then, the internet has transformed and houses some amazing websites, with fantastic functionality and an uber slick looks. But to keep up with this, ‘packages’ have emerged that allow you to capitalise on some of this and take part in the action. Now you can build one of these beautiful websites yourself, and use it to start your business. And to do so REALLY simply.
What do you need to set up a website?
Hosting and a domain: You need somewhere for this website to ‘sit’ so that it can be viewed across the internet (hosting) and then you need to give your website a name: (this is the domain)
A site builder: or a CMS system, which can be bought off the shelf, such a wordpress. There’s more about this below.
An idea: Think about something you are passionate about or interested in, to build your business around. At this stage it just has to be an idea. you can build a business out of anything online.
Now there are many website building platforms out there varying in difficulty to use. Most notably, these include, Joomla, Drupal and WordPress. WordPress is the most well known by far, and the most widely used. There is a reason for this. It’s so straightforward to set up and so easy to manage that you can have your own slick looking website in a matter of minutes. Here are some of WordPress special features that you can get if you build a website through the Wealthy Affiliate platform (a solid platform for building sites)
- You can have a working website ready to go within 30 seconds
- There is no need for you to know how to code or design anything
- There are 2400 different designs to choose from
- Loads of different features and add ons
- 24/7 support to help with any queries should you get stuck
- Training and tutorials to help you learn how to do all of this
Considerations when building a website
When building a website there are things you need to think about in order to ensure that your website performs to its absolute best. And these are all things the main search engine, Google, factor in to determining where they position your site in their listings.
- First and foremost it’s about quality relevant content
- Your pages must load quickly otherwise you risk losing visitors
- Your site is easy and logical to navigate
- It looks the part, professional and well maintained
- Is easy to update, using a content management system
So how can you get in on the action and create one of these websites yourself which meets all this criteria, and will rank highly on Google and is easy to set up? I suggest you choose WordPress for the reasons above
Build your own wordpress site NOW – for FREE
Have a play around and see just how simple it is to build a website on WordPress for Free through the Wealthy Affiliate program
If you have any questions or need any help trying out your free website, please just let me know. Enjoy!