7 Signs That You’re Not Ready To Blog

Should-I-Start-A-Blog-NoAs a web design and development firm, we create a lot of web sites and set up a lot of blogs. There are many great reasons to add a blog to your business web site. The majority of web sites we build these days seem to have a blog built in. Unfortunately, I would also add that a majority of web site owners are not ready to blog.

Here are 7 signs that you’re not ready to blog, plus some ideas to get you ready.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business Blog

Should-I-Start-A-Blog-YesWriting a blog for your business can be a great way to market your product or services. Starting a blog can feel a bit overwhelming, but the effort can be worthwhile.

Here are 7 reasons why you should add a blog to your company’s web site and how to do it right.

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Who Should Manage Your Web Hosting?

Who Manages Your Web HostFor your web site to go live, you need to have web hosting in place. This is not an article about best web hosting services this is about who should register, manage and maintain the actual hosting account.

First of all, you should realize that very few web designers or web development firms do their own hosting. Web site hosting requires a large investment in hardware and a commitment to maintaining that infrastructure and offering technical support. Your web designer probably does not do that. In fact, I’d question why any small web firm would want to offer their own hosting.

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Your Personal Brand Is Key To Your Startup’s Brand

I am so surprised when I look at a web site for a startup company and they have little or no information about the people behind the company.

Frequently there is no “about us” type of page and sometimes no contact information either. I think people make this mistake for several reasons, but I’d like to explain why these details can help you grow your startup.

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Startups: Your Web Site Sucks and That’s OK! (For Now)

Your Startup Web Site Sucks and That's OK for NowFor an entrepreneur to get their starup launched, he or she has so many balls to juggle. Nearly every task that must be completed—and it seems your list is never ending—there is a compromise on how to prioritize the time and money allocated.

It’s clear that every startup needs a web site. It’s kind of funny that I need to even say it, but it does need to be said.

But I’m telling you, as professional in the field of branding and web design:

It’s OK if your first web site isn’t that great.

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