If you are looking to build your own website you should really start with a free website. There are many free website builder available so it may be hard for you to find the right one. Don’t worry, most of them are free to test and you can quickly upgrade to a premium membership with most of the website builders.
Just go ahead and play around with the features you come across when building a website. Compare the different website builders against each other before deciding which one suites your needs.
One of the more important things you really need to learn about is the search engine optimization options the builder you wish to continue with offers. As you might know Google appreciates it very much whenever a website has proper SEO. The easier the SEO process is offered by the builder the better you can optimize your website and in return the more visitors you will get to your website. SEO contains Metatags, page description, alt-tags and of course correct onsite combination of keyword use.
Even if you really are a newbie to the website making business you need not to worry. Most website builders come with easy-to-understand guides that will help you built a great site. One not only your costumers or friends will appreciate.
Don’t hesitate and just sign up for a few of these website builders. You will learn that once you start it really can become addicting. And once you have a website the process of tweaking and tuning your site keeps you going on forever. Try to look at your website every time you posted an update, have friends and family check your website on a daily basis just to check if you made any freaky mistakes. As you are busy building and tweaking it can happen you will oversee some of the terrible mistakes you made and others have an objective view and can spot mistakes easier.
The next thing you should consider after starting your website is your domain name. See if the desired one is available before you start building a website or business around one domain name you do not own. This could end up being very time consuming as you need to rebuild and re-edit your site. But the cool thing is, as long as you can make your own website you don’t need to pay a designer for the hours you can invest in it. And after you finished your website you still can think about hiring a designer to build you a very own design for your website.