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  1. 1. Web designer salary : Part IBuilding Your First Website - Things You Need To KnowDo you have a small business or idea that you would like to get on the web? This article will explain thebasic steps to get your business or idea on the web.There are many free ways to get an online presence but the best way is by having your own, unique,web site. There are a few thinks you will need to get this web site online but they are not verycomplicated or expensive.The first thing you need is a domain name. A domain name is the address that you put in the address barof your web browser. It usually looks something like www.somename.com. This is a unique name youwill use to identify your business from the rest of the world. A domain name can be purchased from anynumber of registrars for under $10 a year.The next thing you will need is web hosting. This is a service that lets you have a place to upload filesand display them to the world when someone goes to your web site. Web hosting is another service thatcan usually be bought on the web for between $5 and $15 a month.Once you have your domain name and web hosting set up, the real work begins. You will need to designa web site. There are any number of tools you can use to create a web site, such as MacromediaDreamweaver, Microsoft FrontPage, Notepad, or another similar program. Designing a web siterequires, at least, some knowledge of HTML (or XHTML). HTML and XHTML are static scripting languagesthat you use to tell your web browser how to show your information. There are other languages you canuse to create web sites such as PHP, ASP, and ColdFusion. These languages are more complicated andare used to create dynamic sites and interface with databases.Designing a web site can be a daunting task. There is always the option of having a design companycreate you web site for you but that can cost quite a pretty penny. Another option is to install a pre-made web site script that you can administer from a simple administration. Some of these script includeMambo, phpWebsite, e107, and many more. A script like this, usually, still requires some knowledge ofHTML and/or web design because they are highly configurable and require a bit of tweaking to make itlook the way you want.
  2. 2. It may sound complicated to start a web site but it really isn’t. All you need to do is take a bit of time toread some tutorials and examples, that are freely available on the web. You can learn the basics in notime completely free of charge.Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Web designer salary : End of Part IBusiness Can’t Live Without WebsitesWebsites can be your business lifeblood. In fact, they are considered a big deal not only to those startingsmall business but to the well-established business of all time.Why is it essential? Well, there are lots of reasons. Let us discuss them one by one.First, websites are controlling sales tools. It is an effective way of hooking probable purchasers in orderto secure continuous and productive orders. It’s a way of expanding your business by making thecomputers talk for you. Every time a customer clicks on the mouse or press the keyboard one tendencyis to trigger the ‘buy button’. A website is a valuable asset. No wonder almost all of the businesses noware equipped with websites.Websites become powerful sales tools because they are definitely good in advertising your goods andservices. It serves as a chamber that is comfortable to visit because there is no obligation, no worries butanswers and solutions to people’s wants and needs. Websites like mass media has powerful impact onviewers. It is one of the easiest ways to contact your business. It is the best avenue to hear about you,ask queries and see the ad of the business. It is easier than visiting the business, writing or even makinga phone call.
  3. 3. Another reason why we have to have our business websites is the fact that it increases credibility. Itboosts customer’s confidence in your business. An effective website which consists of helpfulinformation, captivating design, well-written content and good contact can overwhelmingly heightentrust and assurance in you. The reason behind this is that, they become aware that your business isupdated and the persons behind are knowledgeable and skillful. This may further impress the visitorwhich can lead to an instant purchase or subscription.What else? Well, a website will make your company more visible to customers. It is open 24/7. thus, youare accessible anytime of the day with just a click of the mouse or a tip on the keyboard. This willfurther open you to bigger and better doors of opportunities.Don’t be left behind by your competitors. Give your business a chance to boom bigger and better. Thesecret is to establish your business and earn the trust and confidence of your target market. Another isto open your line to quantified sales. These are all in the bag – all you have to do is to create anEFFICIENT WEBSITE!Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Web designer salary : End of Part IIBusiness Web Page Design TipsBusiness web page design is an important consideration when you are starting your business. There aremany options and styles and it can be confusing. What you need to remember though is, regardless ofthe style you choose, your business web page design must promote your brand.Business Web Page Design Dos and Donts
  4. 4. To be effective your business web page design does not need to be any more than a simple four-pageWeb site.Design your business web page as an online brochure.Use very simple, inexpensive shared hosting.Do not use anything that has to do with Flash or graphics in your business web page design. Thesethings slow down the loading time and they are not picked up by search engines.Make sure you have an email address that matches your company Web site domain. In other words,www.companyname.com, emailaddress@companyname.com.Branding is the key so all elements of your web page design should match.You must be able to access Web Mail. When considering who will host your business web page design,make sure you can get access to the associated email account via the web. This way you can check youremail from any computer just as if you were sitting in your office.The Bottom Line on Business Web Page DesignBusiness web page design is an extension of your brand. Do not clutter your web page with unnecessarygraphics, fancy videos, Flash or anything else that will slow down the web experience. Make sure thatall aspects of your business web page design are coordinated including a matching email address that isaccessible by Web Mail. Less is more with business web page design - keep it simple and professional.Copyright MMI-MMVI, Computer Consultants Secrets. All Worldwide Rights Reserved. {AttentionPublishers: Live hyperlink in author resource box required for copyright compliance}Hiring a web designer to come up with the custom solution that you need can set you back a fewthousand bucks. But you can do the whole thing yourself and make it drag and drop simple for merepennies with a tool like Breezy Websites. See http://breezywebsites.com for details!Web designer salary : End of Part III

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