If your dream is to start your own online business and eventually say goodbye to your 9 to 5 job, you want to set yourself up for success. With over 1.6 billion websites currently on the Internet, it’s important to make yours stand out with a name that is unique and memorable. Graphics are extremely important to the presentation of your content, however, they must be crystal clear and fast to load. Establishing a presence with your website is critical but you also have to reinforce your brand with social media and email marketing. The early stages of your business are more about defining your brand and developing strong relationships than on turning a big profit.
- Many Americans are doing away with the nine to five mentality of working and want to try to build their own business.
- These days it doesn’t take much to build a website and design it and the process is getting easier by the day.
- Most of the websites that are used by small businesses were done on very low budget and some cost even as little as $500.
“Platforms like WordPress and Squarespace make it simple to build your own site in a matter of hours with a relatively small budget.”