Ready to start your own website or blog but don’t know how to start? It’s actually incredibly simple and this post will show you how to get everything done within the hour WITHOUT having to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars.
My name is Jon and I’ve been creating websites for a number of years now (mostly for my own use) and the goal of this site is to make things as stupidly simple as possible so anyone can get started.
Here’s what we’ll be covering:
- How to get your website domain and hosting.
- What is the best hosting company to go with.
- What theme and plugins should you use.
- How to make your website 10x faster than most.
- How to make your website SEO (search engine optimization) friendly and get ranked.
Here are a few reasons why you SHOULD have a website:
- You can turn your hobby into a business.
- You can get more customers to your offline business.
- It can be a great resume to have.
- You can make enough money to quit your job.
- The list goes on and on.
So, it doesn’t really matter if you want to create a blog, business website, eCommerce store, niche website, or anything else, this tutorial will show you everything you need to get started.
Step #1: Build Your Website (Quickly & Cheaply)
In order to create your own website, you’ll need 3 things. The first is a domain name (www.yourdomain.com). The second is a web host to host all of your files. The third is WordPress which will make the process so much easier because you won’t have to code a thing. Watch this video to get started:
Click here to get the current Siteground deal.
Step #2: Make Your Website 10x Faster Than Most
Now that your website is up and running it’s time to do a little bit of optimization to make sure your visitors have a good user experience. Nobody likes a slow website and neither does Google. If your website is super slow then you’ll have a tough time getting ranked. The good news is that you can get an “A” on pretty much all the page speed tests with a couple of quick (and free) tweaks. Watch this video to learn how:
Step #3: Make Your Website SEO Friendly And Get Ranked Fast
The number 1 way to get traffic to your website is through SEO and getting ranked on Google and other search engines. There are hundreds of small tweaks you can do but it all really comes down to creating the highest quality content possible that solves peoples problems. You can’t game the system anymore with backlinks and other black hat stuff but there are a few key things you need to do. Watch this video to learn how:
That’s pretty much it. If you’re able to follow the steps to create a good looking website, making it much faster than everyone else, and properly optimize it for the search engines then you should be well on your way to success.
All you should focus on now is creating super detailed content that answers peoples questions. Content is still king and is the single best way to get people to your site.
Let me know if you have any questions and I’ll help you out ASAP.