Feeling focused on making this 12 months better than the last? You’ve probably got your personal goals all set for the new season: learning much more books, call your mother, eat less pizza, walk off that holiday pie. How’s this for a fresh Year’s Resolution: build a successful website from the ground up.
Sounds just like a lofty goal, but trust us, kid: you’ve got the makings of the champion. Building your website is like owning a Marathon. Those exhausting 26.2 miles require long-time stamina built over months of training. Marathoners teach one step at the same time and compete one mile at the same time.
- Get all the component boxes and stick it nearby
- Tutorials and How-to Guides
- Website includes approximately 1-10 pages
- If you can check, the built-in driver installed and is working
- LG V20 – Q3 2019 (ends September 30)
This guide is your training plan. As your trusty hosting company and coach, we’re to keep you on the right track as you build here, grow, secure, and promote your new site. We’ve broken this website workout plan into tasks and goals to complete each quarter throughout 2019 but feel free to work at your own pace.
You do the sweating, and we’ll be right beside you with water cups and cheese-tastic motivational symptoms. Tie up your Nikes Then, pull on your gym shorts, and let’s get to work. Ready to race right off the starting block into building your website? The enthusiasm is adored by us. But before achieving the starting line even, you need to get in some warm-ups and conditioning to determine a good foundation.
Every good website begins with a thoughtful plan. Open a fresh new digital-doc (or get a pen and paper if you’d would rather go old school) and complete the following exercises. Why would you like a website in the first place and what do you hope it shall accomplish?
Ask yourself, “What’s the purpose of this website? Searching to sell a product? To share your art or writing profile? To share your ideas on the blog? To promote your brand-new business? Create an internet home for your brick-and-mortar store? The possibilities are limitless – but you need to spell out what you want and who your target audience is.
Write down what you select; this year you’ll utilize this purpose to steer everything else you do. Time for you to dive deeper into the reflecting and set some specific goals for your website. Grab your pen (or ready your typing fingertips) and, below where you wrote your website’s purpose, write down a few goals. Consider things such as how much income you wish your site creates, number of visitors, number of website visitors, increase the quantity of customers in your store, build your brand, or engage with an audience.
These goals should accomplish your website’s purpose and drive the rest of your programs. Don’t lose sight of your finish off collection – and don’t be afraid to adjust your targets over the coming months. You almost certainly shouldn’t bake a cake without a recipe. Likewise, you can’t build your website until you know what components you need to make it a success.
So go ahead and outline your articles to make sure you hit your targets. Focus on your website’s menu. What should its offerings include? And in what order? Rank what’s most important for you – and your goals – at the very top. Would you like to include a blog? This will be ideal for search engine optimization (SEO) – more on that in a minute – encourage engagement and community, build your reputation, and establish you as an expert. If the blog is the cornerstone of your site, take some right time to put together (, or, for overachievers, write) your first few content and plan some topics you may write about over the next year.