Although the internet has grown a lot in recent years, many people and most importantly businesses do not have a website yet. There are many reasons for this. Some think it is still very expensive to get one (back in the day, it could cost $20,000+). Others think that to do it themselves, they would need to learn all kinds of design and coding skills. But none of those visions represent reality as it is today.
With the ramification of the internet and all kinds of websites, many different platforms appeared with one goal: make the quest of building a website easier. But how does that relate to you? Among these platforms are a few interesting tools that are very easy for anyone to use for building a nice looking website and one of them is SITE123.com. It is a free website builder with a very user friendly platform.
GETTING STARTED – PLAN AND PREPARE YOUR CONTENT
First thing you have to do is plan your website. Think about what purpose it will serve, who your target is, what kind of impression it should make and how it should be organized. Take notes and follow them as you go. Your plan will be very important while building your website.
Once you have your plan, prepare your content accordingly. Choose the images you will be using as well as copywriting to have everything at hand before starting.
STEP 1: SIGN UP
Go to SITE123.com and create your account. You can sign up by clicking on “START HERE”. It is the fastest registering process ever. All you will have to do is enter your name, email address and password. You can also choose to register with your Google of Facebook account.
STEP 2: CHOOSE A CATEGORY
After signing up, you have to choose the category of your website. Just pick the category that suits your business or idea best. There are many options so make sure you pick the right one. The system uses your decision to facilitate your website building process by selecting the right kind of template for your website based on the information you provide.
STEP 3: ENTER YOUR INFORMATION
Now you need to enter some relevant information about your website. This will also go into your template so make sure you enter everything accordingly. You can change any of this information later if you need.
STEP 4: EDIT YOUR DESIGN AND UPLOAD YOUR CONTENT
Once you are done choosing your category and entering your website information, it’s time to get down to real business. The system takes you to the website builder and gives you a quick tour of the tools and how to make a website. In addition to this first help, the platform is very intuitive so it is very easy to edit the look of the website as well as upload the content. Anyone can do it.
STEP 5: REVIEW AND PUBLISH
After editing the design and uploading your content, make sure everything is in place and looks just like you wanted. Check for misspellings and any other mistakes or things left undone. Sometimes we get excited with one too many features and forget to go all the way through and leave them with wrong settings. So double check everything and as soon as ready, hit the green button on the left side menu and your website will go live!