Your online presence

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Get your own Domain Name

Getting your online presence established and set up your own website will require you get yourself a domain name.

If your business name is XYZ123 you might want a domain name like xyz123.com.au (if you are an Australian business) or xyz123.com (if you are an American or international business). I am saying, “might want” because you will find that a lot of domain names have already been registered.

If the ideal domain name xyz123 is not available with the suffix you want such as .com.au then you will have to look at alternatives. You could change the name to xyz-123 and use one of the newer ccTLD (country code Top-Level Domain) like .co, that is assigned to Colombia, but used by business globally or use .io that is assigned to the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Set-up a professional email address

Having your own domain name will also mean that you can get a professional looking email address like myname@xyz123.com instead of myname@hotmal.com or myname@gmail.com.

Social Media Network ID’s

Before you think you have found the perfect domain name you might want to consider if a similar name is also available on today’s most common social media networks. If not then a tweak of the name might do the trick ensuring you have a domain name and a social media network ID that is sort of similar and easy to remember. The exercise of searching for your domain name should ideally run in parallel with the exercise of searching for your user ID on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, Pinterest and Google+. Even if you are currently only thinking about using the number one social media network Facebook, you should also secure your ID on some of the other existing networks as well as new ones that emerge. Things change very fast on the internet, back in 2004 the leading social media network was MySpace its number of users expanded from 1 to 5 million users within that year. 4 years later in 2008 when Facebook was only 2 years old they had managed to have the same number of user (115 million) as MySpace. Today MySpace have around 50 million users and Facebook got 1.5 billion users!

Sites N All use WordPress with the Divi theme

Sites N All have not surprisingly selected WordPress as our CMS platform for website development – I have myself use WordPress from the very beginning back in 2003. We have also selected a premium WordPress theme the Divi theme from Elegant Themes. Divi can be described as a multi-purpose-theme than can easily be 100% customized; it is the ultimate theme for web design professionals and is currently one of the top 10 WordPress themes used in the world.

Standard development procedures

Sites N All have standard website development procedures in place making the cost of a development of a new website very competitive!

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Limited Time Offer: FREE WEBSITE

Sites N All is going to offer a few lucky clients not only the development of a FREE website but also a FREE one-year hosting service! During the last 6 months of 2017, six lucky clients will have their website developed for FREE. If you would like to be considered for our FEE service PLEASE REGISTER – you got everything to win and nothing to lose.

We are VERY keen to donate our services to Not-For-Profit organizations, but we will consider anyone e.g. personal blog or business website, start-up website, lifestyle business website, small- to a medium business website. Your chances of being a winner are pretty high, but the nomination is always 100% at the discretion of Sites N All.

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