March 31st, 2007 By albena
by Cliff Posey
If you want to create a web site, you better be prepared for
competition. There are numerous people out there who have
started a business online or brought their business to the web.
Many of them have found out that it takes more than basic
knowledge of web design to build a web site that makes money.
If you want to create a web site that works for you and your
business, you will need to map out the process from beginning to
end. Preparing to build a web site before you actually begin
doing any of the work will increase your chances of having a
successful online marketplace.
Competing Web Sites Before you begin to create a web site for
your business, you will want to carefully evaluate your
competition. Knowing how many other people have chosen to build
a web site on your desired topic will help you determine who
your competition is, and what they have done to make their
online business a success. This will also give you an
opportunity to determine whether or not your idea is too broad.
For example, if you want to create a web site focusing on books,
you might find that there are too many other people out there
who have the same business idea. Narrowing down your topic to
business books or books for young adults may lead to more
profits, additional traffic, and less competition for your
Domain Names The web design aspects employed on your site should
properly reflect your business name and your business idea. The
same can be said for your domain name. When you create a web
site, you will want to choose a name that is easy to remember,
easy to spell or type into a browser, and if possible, keyword
rich. For example, a name like PadfootPalace.com is cute for a
business that sells dog care products, but it may not prove to
be able to garner the rankings that a more obvious name like
DogCareEssentials.com could. You should always keep such things
in mind before you choose a domain name or create a web site.
Strong Content Although a good web site design is important,
strong, well-written content is the key to any successful online
business. Your visitors will lose interest quickly if you don’t
put in the time and effort that it takes to build a web site
with valuable content. When you create a web site, you need to
pay special attention to any content that you add. It is also
very important to make sure you create a web site that is
keyword rich. This will increase visibility in search engine
rankings, and in turn, increase the amount of traffic that
visits your web site. Above all, make sure that all of your
content is factual, spelled correctly, and easy to read.
About the author:
About the author: Cliff Posey, owner of CRP Marketing, owns and
operates http://webbusinesstoolsonline.com Cliff Posey has also
operated several other successful web businesses including Love
Song Cards and Radio Career Consultants. The content in this
article was developed from his experience in these businesses
and his continual research into further business improvements.
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