How to create and promote your website on a tight budget

There are many advantages of owning a professionally designed business website. Just to mention a few are creating a professional image, staying in touch with your existing customers, creating new business leads. A website with your own business web address and email address makes your business look more professional and trustworthy. Additionally, adding your own articles related to your industry ensures your clients that you know your craft well. If a website is equipped with the latest online tools shows your client you are serious about your business.

However, hiring someone to build a website application with the latest tools comes with high price tag. And of course each time, you want to make changes to your site requires additional costs.

If you are on tight budget but you still want to have ability to own a professionally designed website with your business domain name, all the latest online tools and easily modify your site without the knowledge of html, you should look into creating a portal on You can sign up for a free trial and see if you like the drag and drop online editor which allows you customize all aspects of your site.

Once you have a website, the website is exposed to visitors from your profile. Also, your website will be indexed by search engines since there will be a link to it from

In addition, you can promote your site on your own. Here are few tips that will help you promote your site:

  1. Submit your site to DMOZ directory
  2. Ask other website owners to exchange links with you. You can easily add their links to your site using “Links control”. Just drag and drop it with the editor and add the addresses to your site.
  3. Create Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn profiles and your website link there.
  4. Write new industry related articles and add it to your site. Make sure you add links to your website from your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn profiles.

The more time you spend promoting your website the more visitors you will gain and your business will grow quicker.

If you would like to build your own website on click here to sign up for a free trial.


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