SELF MANAGED WEB SITES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Your website can be as simple or as complex as you wish – you decide what is right for your business and your goals online.
With over 50% of users accessing websites via Mobile Devices (i.e. smartphone and tablets), we design our sites to not only look great on desktop computers but also to scale to any screen size.
I use a platform called WIX, which has a content management system (CMS) in built - meaning that making updates and maintenance is really easy.
If, like most small business owners, you're short on time or capacity - I'm also here to help by doing the updates for you; in a prompt timeframe and affordable cost.
Request a quote today to see how we can work together to create a professional website for your business.
Web Hosting & Domain explained
To own a website, you need three things: domain name, web hosting, and a developed website.
But what's a domain name? What's a web hosting?
To create your website, you need both domain name and web hosting. However, it’s important to remember that they are two separate services, and you can buy them from two different companies. WIX provide both of these services.
what is WEB HOSTING?
The term “web hosting” refers to the company that rent out their computer/servers to store your website and provide Internet connectivity so that other users can access to the files on your website. Visualise then Design use WIX as the web hosting company for all our websites.
When you want to start a business in the real world, you need a physical location to set up, store, and sell your products. The same rules apply in the digital world when setting up a website.
Without web hosting, your files would just sit on your computer and no one would ever see them.
A hosting provider (such as WIX) will provide a place on a web server to store all of your files and are responsible for delivering the files of your website as soon as a browser makes a request by typing in your domain name.
When you pay for hosting services, you are simply renting storage space on the internet — just like you would rent a physical store for your business.
what is a DOMAIN?
Domain name is the address of your website that people type in the browser URL bar to visit your website. In simple terms, if your website was a house, then your domain name will be its address.
Different Types of Domain Names
Domain names are available in many different extensions. The most popular one is .com.
There are many other options like .org, .net, .info, and more. However we always recommend .com
However, If you require a domain name such as .com.au, this domain will need to be purchased from sites such as GoDaddy or Crazy Domains as WIX do not provide this option.