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When you’re just starting out it makes total sense to DIY your website.
But what do you do if you don’t know where to begin?
If you are DIYing, would you like a resource to help you with those first steps? Or maybe an idea of how to get started? (and here’s a recent blog post about the pages to consider for your consulting site…)
I’ve put together a Web Prep Guide to help you out!
This web prep guide will help you gather everything in one place to make creating your website so much easier. Whether you’re DIYing or working with a pro, you will bring strategy and planning together to make the next steps in the process less intimidating, and make writing your site so much easier.
Creating a website is a lot easier said than done.
You start out deciding on a URL for your website, then what platform you want to build on (I prefer self hosted WordPress .org) and purchase hosting (I prefer Siteground* or Flywheel*.)
In order to create a website, you need content (words and images) and a plan. If you’re building an email list you may also need a pdf download (sometimes referred to as an Opt-In, Freebie, Lead Magnet) to give in exchange for an email address. (This is basically a valuable incentive for someone to sign up for your list.)
Somewhere along the way you may find you have sticky notes with passwords and copy notes, a whole bunch of folders open on your desktop with a plethora of images (and you don’t remember where you got them from or how you intended to use them.) It’s totally unorganized and you know you need to be organized to get your website done.
That’s what this Web Prep Guide is for
While I provide a Website Owner’s Manual for my clients at completion of their website, having a method to your madness at the beginning of a website project will save you time! It will also help streamline the process if you are working with a pro. Having all the details in one place, and having thought about what words should go on each page get
So, Download Your Web Prep Guide to stay organized and make creating your website so much easier (whether you’re DIYing or working with a pro) and start getting eyes on your business!
Overwhelmed and frustrated trying to get online with a website that actually attracts visitors?
Sign up & Download The Web Prep Guide to make creating your website so much easier (whether you’re DIYing or working with a pro) and start getting eyes on your business!