Putting together a website yourself requires a few resources to be pulled together and you should use tools that are convenient for you. I've compiled my own rolodex of tools that I have found to be the best way to easily and affordably compose your own website. Using these resources I've collected I've been able to create any type of website such as:
Here are the steps and resources for setting up your website starting from scratch:
1. First you need to set up how you will keep your website organized. I recommend using Dropbox to backup your website and keep organized as well as make outsourcing an easy task. sign up for a free account and download Dropbox to your computer and download the dropbox app to your phone.
how to download dropbox to your computer
How to set up your Dropbox to organize your website:
2. You need to create an account at weebly.com. Weebly is your host. Create your website. Once your website is created you need a domain name. Get your domain name from namecheap.com. You can always find current coupons for domain names at namecheapcoupons.com. Now you will point your domain name to your host.
This is how you connect your new domain to your weebly website.
3. Once your website is complete, publish your website
*Note: as with any social platform, the best results come from growing your followers. As you continue to grow your followers, you will get better results. Using social media is a long term strategy which also conveniently delivers immediate results.
three little known social sites that deliver big exposure
get massive exposure and traffic for free!
the first site is Ibotoolbox.com. in three days
I already have over 100 visitors to my personal profile
and that's with very little promotion.
I have gotten leads and sales from ibotoolbox traffic.
the traffic from Ibotoolbox is the internet business
entreprenuer so if that's your niche then sign up here.
There's lots of free ways to get exposure and traffic from IBO
but one of my favorite ways is to use the paid advertising.
Ibo delivers massive traffic for only $20/month. My ctr's for
banner ads range depending on the banner size but a 250x250
banner usually gives me 6%-8% ctr and text ads usually 3%-4%
super affordable and good quality traffic.
The second site I want to review is called Tsu. Tsu is a social
site very similar to facebook, except you actually get paid to
interact with other people by when you like, comment, and share
others content. You can use Tsu to get free traffic and get paid
The last site, which is very powerful is called Quora. I've had
almost 8k views in the last 2 weeks to my answers that has generated
targeted traffic to my websites, because they let you post your
links in your comments as long as it's related to your answer!
Quora is a social forum type site similar to reddit, but users submit
questions and answers and interact with each other to reach
solutions and answers. users will upvote answers that they feel are
Some questions get lots of exposure so if you provide high quality
content, the more people will upvote your content giving you
advertsing credits which have proven to deliver massive results for
I recomend you have a content distribution plan for social media
including your blog and email marketing to generate traffic. Take
one or two days a week to create and distribute your content, and
measure your results!
You can use these three social media sites to get lots of exposure
when done right. One thing I have learned is that the more high quality
content you give, the more high quality interaction you get.
The best part about these sites is that content that you generate
such as Press Releases at Ibotoolbox or answers at Quora receive
long term exposure and search engine ranking boosts when you
market your links properly you will get social backlinks, which
google loves =] you will also get traffic through those links,
which google loves.
So do yourself a favor and add these 3 sites to your social media
strategy to generate traffic and exposure!