DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Website Builder Guide

There are many choices when it comes to do it yourself "DIY" website design.

Using a "DIY" website builder is a fast and easy way to get online quickly. They do however require a little patience and the willingness to learn how to use the online design tool if you are going to do it yourself.

Advantages of DIY website builders:

Price - The DIY web builders are by far the most economical way to design a website.
Price - Low monthly payment options or save even more with an annual purchase.
Price - No expensive software applications to purchase.
Editing - Easily make changes, once you've learned how to use the web design tools.
Sell Online - Most DIY site builders offer a basic way to sell your products online.

Disadvantages of DIY website builders:

Appearance - DIY web builders do not look professional which is important to some.
Time / Patience - Your time and patience will be challenged in developing the website.
Functionality - You are limited to the functionality that the web builder offers.
Learning Curve - Sometimes learning how to use the design tools is not that easy.

The top DIY website builder platforms:

NetworkSolutions.com
Features: The best looking "DIY" business class web site builder. Templates are sorted by industry and come with pre-loaded example content. All you have to do is make minor changes to fit your specific business.

GoDaddy.com
Features: GoDaddy's Deluxe 10 page web site builder is an excellent value for the price. 1,500+ pre-built templates, up to 28,000 free images, free hosting & e-mail, easy site editing and Flash intro pages. And if you need additional pages you can easily upgrade for just a few more dollars.

Web.com
Features: 25,000 pre built templates to choose from, Free domain name with purchase, Stock image library, Email contact forms, Site search and Online polling capabilities.

 

Free advice for do-it-yourself (DIY) website builders:

If you decide to use a DIY site builder, we highly recommend adding these services.

A professionally designed business logo. All DIY site builders have the ability to upload your logo and a professional logo is a great way to improve a DIY website appearance.
Learn more about our Logo Design service.

An Internet Marketing Plan. What good is a website if no one sees it? A great way to get started is with a basic SEO (search engine optimization) service. Learn more about our internet marketing services.


Looking for a better looking website?

A website template design is better looking and more flexible than the DIY website builders from the hosting companies. To learn more about website template design, check out our free website template design guide.


Need help with your DIY website?

We know how important it is to have a professional appearance.

We can help you, feel free to contact us, call us at (305) 814-5146 or send us a message below.

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