Why should I do so?
With the ever increasing world of internet and technology most customers will expect to be able to find your business on the internet. Whether you are selling your products online, or simply want to provide some information about your business and your contact details, having a website is almost essential.
But before you start building a website you require a domain . Now what is this domain :
Basically domain is the website name displayed in the search bar which uniquely defines your website.
How to decide on Domain name?
Your domain name should reflect your products or services so that your customers can easily find your business through a search engine. Your customers may also expect your domain name to be similar to your business name.
Where to get one?
To register your domain name, you will need to find an accredited registrar and pay a fee. Accredited registrars are organizations who are authorized by auDA, the Australian domain name administrator, to provide services to people who want to register a new domain name, renew their existing domain name, or make changes to their domain name record.
above is just the technical term definition if you want a domain name then many organizations called as web hosting companies which provide you with such services which are:-
NOTE:-before registering for a domain you should check that on what scale you want to promote your business.
if its restricted with in a country then take domain of that country.
if its world wide then take .com
and one more thing the feature that the particular hosting company provide like speed, ease of access, flexibility and cost should be kept in mind.
What to do after getting an Domain?
After getting a domain it becomes your domain your virtual territory that would allow your business to excel in a wide and large scale so in order to make your domain widely acceptable and easy to access you must design it.
How to design my domain/website?
Nowadays in order to design a website you don't require much coding skills rather you can use predefined website designing platforms to design your website or can get it designed by someone. It simply depends on your imagination as how you want your website to be and to how what you want to promote.(many videos are available on YouTube explaining as to how to design your website you can refer to them and get a basic idea or you can hire a web designer.)
if you don't have good imagination then you can obviously refer to your competitors website as to how to start and make the best one.
Useful tips for creating a website
- Think about what your customers want to know, not just what you want to tell them.
- Use professionals to help you. An unprofessional website can potentially put customers off.
- Update your website regularly, especially if you include information about your prices.
- Make sure your contact details are correct and easy for your customers to find.
- Promote your website in your marketing material and include it on your business cards.
- Find out how you can make your website easy for search engines, such as Google, to find. This is called search engine optimization (SEO). A web developer can help you with SEO for your website.