It’s never too late to start first website! It’s never too late start first online business either. Right now, there are millions of new websites being put online every day. And there are many of them being successful online in very short time. With the advanced in technologies and more users goes online, the Internet scope is growing over-time. More and more people are turning to the Internet! They are now more people buying products online, pays for services, and more people are having their own websites too. This means more people are paying online and buying online. It’s a great time to put up your website online!
How to start first website? All you need is a Web hosting company to provide the services and domain registration. This will require either a credit card or PayPal account to pays for bill and domain registration cost. Their hosting is with instant account setup, no waiting and no wasting of time either. We love this feature!
Right here, the domain is registered and account is ready. With the provided info, now login and setup website accordingly. Get to Simple Scripts; this is the installer tool. For starting, setup first blog with WordPress. WordPress is world famous CMS software and 14% of world 1 million biggest websites are running with this free app.
From here, choose WordPress for installation. Select the primary domain as installation location. Click the install button and WordPress site will be setup. Now, visit welcome default page will be put online. Access the admin page and configure the site. Give site a title and short description. Choose a new theme and design, the Twenty Ten theme is great for personal blogging, or downloads some great theme from free template site and installs it (this is optional step to do next time).
Next, start blogging online & talk about your business and skill. Put up contact page and let people to reach you, use the Easy Contact WordPress plug-in to allow people to send email. Or invite people to comment at directly. Create five or ten blog post, introduce about online business and online activity. For example, providing writing service and fees charged per work and sample of previous works too. Or if selling web design services, put portfolio online and invites new buyer to take a look.
There are many other types of online business that you can start today and here are few sample of it:
- Write for money. Including website content, e-book, articles, magazine and many others.
- Selling digital products that people can download. This can be anything; can be art work in form of design or stock music or stock photo. Have you seen website selling theme & design? Or website selling software, eBook, and guides. Yes, there is huge variety of this.
- Selling information or even membership. Sell your expertise online.
- Selling physical products via e-commerce website and ship products via courier system.
- Drop shipping services if you don’t want to handle product shipment yourself. Join drop shipment marketplace and sell those products online and drop shipment company handle the product shipment for you.
- Marketing business. In form of services that help business to promote products. Either market own product of provide services to deep pocket company that looks for online marketing services.
- Create websites and sell off. Either domain with websites or not, sell it at domain marketing place. Some domain flipping work and add value to the website design and content will boost the site value and easily goes to above thousands of dollars per website.
- Provides own web hosting services. Signup for a reseller package and start offering online services to clients. Steady stream of income every month.
- Join affiliates program and sell affiliates products. Either it’s a product or services, business often provides affiliates program for people to promote their products.
- Information websites. Including blog and forum and CMS website. Your website content and info is the greatest asset. If you are specialized in web marketing or search engines ranking or even make money online. Your websites is the biggest asset and worth large amount of money.
Right here, we have specified the top 10 online business types and many of these are the websites that can start easily. Some requires skill and some does not, choose the type that type that works the best.