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FAQ

Answers to some frequently asked questions.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is a unique, internationally registered name by which your website will be known and accessed from any computer, anywhere in the world […] Read More

How do I register my domain name?

The first thing is to find out if the domain name you want to use is available. This is similar to registering a company name. Go to GoDaddy.com and search for your domain name. If it is available, you can buy it on-line. For assistance, contact Websites by Ideal […] Read More

What is website hosting?

After your website has been designed and created, you will need to place it on a computer system called a server. The server “hosts” your website which means it supplies a secure location for it and enables people to access it […] Read More

How do people find my website?

One of the ways for people to find your website is for you to include your domain name in all of your promotional materials. People can then type your domain name into their web browser to get to your website. We also recommend that you get other websites to link to your website. Another way […] Read More

What is SEO?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of making your website search engine friendly. This means that it is made easy for Google and other search engines to read the content of your website and match it to searches made by your prospects. For more information, see the SEO page […] Read More

What about using a free website service?

As the saying goes, “there is no free lunch.” The companies that offer you “free websites” make their money either by charging you exorbitant hosting fees or by building in ads that redirect people away from your website to other websites where they will often find your competitors […] Read More

When should I consider redesigning my website?

The decision to redesign your website is similar to the decision to remodel or renovate your home. When you recognize a need for improvement, either because you aren’t comfortable with the look of your website or it isn’t bringing in as many visitors as you’d like, you need to seriously consider having your website redesigned. […] Read More

What about using fancy animation?

Fancy animation does nothing to help people find your website by means of search engines; they ignore the fancy bells and whistles and concentrate on the information content. A few people may be impressed with fancy animation but others who are looking for information find it annoying. In addition, fancy animation usually causes slow response […] Read More