A free personal website or a free website for your small business...
Want to have a presence online and yet do not wish to spend money a website? Yes, it is possible for you to get a free website which may be your personal website or a website for your small business.
Through a personal website you can express yourself to the world, by writing about your activities, profession, views and opinions. It is also a mode to widen your social circle because those with interests similar to yours may find it easier to become aware of you, through your website.
On the other hand, a website can do wonders for your small business by providing authentic information about your company and its products as well as improving customer service by promptly responding to queries and attending to feedback.
It's easy to build and host a website for free...
Free website building service is offered by bravenet.com, web.com, weebly.com and wix.com but hosting charges may have to be paid for. These companies would place banner advertisements on your site and ad revenue will accrue to them. The web addresses assigned to your site will be yoursitename.weebly.com, webs.com/yoursitename and yourusername.wix.com/yoursitename.
Each of these service providers have hundreds of templates in various themes. These designs have a professional look and are stunningly beautiful. The best part is that the selected design can be customized to change fonts, colours, background images etc, by using the website builder tool. This is a drag-and-drop tool allowing content submission and content editing. Operating the tool can be done by a layman without any programming knowledge. Submit content, upload images and click – Instantly your site is online.
The websites created with the above are search engine optimized. Web analytics are built-in thereby giving you information on traffic and visitors. Photos, slideshows and videos would all be sharp and crystal clear. The websites can easily be linked to social media. There are public online forums where answers can be found for problems with the site.
Whenever desired, the site can be upgraded by opting for a premium plan (paid), benefits of which are your own domain, lack of advertisements, integrated ecommerce, multimedia features etc.