If just a few of your customers have access to a PC or smartphone connected to the internet, you need to create your own website.
If the website is not yet the main communication tool for your line of business it will be in a few years.
Restaurants, carpenters, consultants, production companies, cleaning companies - all need a website. It is becoming a routine to check a company´s profile on the web, so make sure yours is presented the best way.
You could start with a small website. Maybe just one single page with your business card that’s been enlarged. Many website companies offer a free website with access to 10-15 web pages. All you have to do is to buy your domain name.
REMEMBER to register your company name as a domain on the internet – for instance www.YourCompanyName.com. If it is occupied choose another company name.
Creating your company´s website is an extremely good exercise when developing your new business. Knowing that many people have the possibility to look at it forces you to focus hard on what you want to tell the public about your “new baby” - your company.
When you start a small company, it is very easy and inexpensive to create a web site. You need:
Many hosting companies sell these three things in one package. The editor of this web site has used the web company Web.com to deliver the service. They have shown to be cheap, reliable and easy to work with.
The company located in the US, but their service can be used all over the world.
Make your first web site as clear and simple as possible. For a service company like a consultant, graphic designer or accountant you can do with these five pages:
Embrace surprises that arise from uncertain situations, remaining flexible rather than holding on to existing goals.
- Saras Saravethy, professor in entrepreneurship