Your website can be both your shop-window and your business card. Your customers can find you and learn more about you. Your website is the best way of telling them more about your business.
Before you get started
Even if you don’t plan to sell your services online, having a website will be beneficial to your business, and here are some tips on how to go about setting it up.
A useful list of the pros and cons of having your own website, and what information you may want to have on it.
Building a website
All the building blocks to making your business website, including several different approaches for getting started.
Wordpress is one of the most popular means of building a simple website. There are several options, both free and paid-for - and this guide takes you through the process.
Another quick means of building a simple website is by using Google’s Blogger. This guide is a step by step process to getting started.
Getting more out of your website
If you’re thinking of using an external designer to build your website, here are some tips and resources for getting the most out of them, and things to look out for when you are working together
Customers will find your site through search engines like Google and Google Maps. This link has the resources to help your business get listed.
If you’re interested in using your website to sell your products overseas, the Department for International Trade (DIT)'s e-Exporting Programme can help you get started.