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A Beginner’s Guide Jonathan Phebus Software Developer Saratoga Technologies, Inc.
The Process ConceptualizeBuildMarket
Conceptualizing Your Website The World Wide Web is full of useless websites that no one uses or cares about.
Conceptualizing Your Website Don’t let your website suffer the same fate! Take the time to evaluate the following… What are the main objectives of your website? Purpose Who are the people you want to access and use your website? Audience How will your website look and function? Will it appeal to your core audience? Tone
Building Your Website Now that you’ve decided that you need a website, how do you go about building one?
Building Your Website Do you use Microsoft Frontpage? a generic online site building solution? a PHP-Nuke or DotNetNuke hosted solution? Or, do you go the completely custom Web development route?
Building Your Website When deciding how a website should be built, consider the following: Availability and Stability Scalability and Extensibility Maintainability Security
Break the Mold Without Breaking the Bank A unique and attractive website design is paramount to the success of your website. Your site should express your business and your brand!
The Hybrid Approach: Design and build a unique and custom website without the cost and the headaches of completely custom development. Break the Mold Without Breaking the Bank
Website Templates: Not Your Parents’ Templates Break the Mold Without Breaking the Bank
Marketing Your Website Web-based search engines can be a great way for consumers to find your website. But, Avoid the “search engine optimization” trap.
Marketing Your Website Search Engine Pay Per Click Programs: Google AdWords Yahoo! Search Marketing Ask Sponsored Listings