The Basics Of Website Building

By Charmaine Hilton

Website building is not as easy as most people try to illustrate it to be. Your website building decisions will actually have a strong effect on how your website will perform in the long run. You need to organize your website and show your information so that it gets discovered by visitors - both humans and search engine robots. It does not matter if you have a website about rugged computers, or a blog about theology and missionary work, the process is the same.

To help you in your website building, consider the following schemes and tools:

1. Website Building Tools - First of all, you have to select and register a website domain name. The website name should be chosen carefully and should be close to your products and services. If you are on a tight budget, you can make a web site on a free web site hosting service without registering a domain name. You can then choose and configure a web site hosting service. There are different tools you can select from. Among them are Flash Website Design Pro, A4 Flash Photo Gallery Builder, Adobe Dreamweaver and Artisteer.

2. Produce a Good Web Page Design - The next you need to take into account in your website building endeavor is a good web page design. You need a proper and outstanding layout, easy and fast navigation and a professional graphic design. All these will help show a great image for your website.

3. Logo - Website building is not based on a logo. However, it may be of great help of you have one. A logo should represent your products and service and should be memorable without being too flashy.

4. Orchestrating your Website - Website building requires organization. Separate your website into segments that can be easily found by your visitors as well as search engine robots.

5. Navigation - Opposite to what other people think, navigation is important before you begin your website building. Website building needs a bunch of preparation. Website building made with careful planning and forethought will rank good in the search engines.

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