3 Questions to Ask Yourself Today
What do you Need a Website For?
What Are You Going to do with It?
How To Make Money Online For Free With Your Website?
What is a Website
A website is made up of related web pages consisting of text and multimedia files which are all linked together within the website. The web pages can be accessed via the menu (usually found at the top), most websites nowadays also have blogs where the owner of the website post current articles.
Think of a website like a house, the different rooms are the web pages and you can get to the different rooms via the passageways (menu). Most rooms have fixed furnishings while there is one particular room where there are updates to be found (blogs).
Top reasons why people visit a website
1. Find out information, e.g:
– couples looking for recommendations for romantic getaways
– students looking for pictures to use in their school projects
– an ordinary guy wanting to know the latest news on news sites
– a jobless person finding out how to successfully prepare for interviews
– people checking the opening hours of a restaurant
– fans finding out the latest gossip on celebrities
2. Look for entertainment
Life is boring and the internet is a great place to get entertainment. You can read books, look at pictures, listen to podcasts, view videos from youtube, play online games, read news, chat with family and friends
3. Get something from it
You might want to:
– download the latest software/ebooks/templates/pictures/music/videos/games
– participate in forums about a topic of interest
– join a membership site
– make an internet call
– register for a course
– make a hotel booking
4. Shop for stuff
Online shopping has developed tremendously over the years and with international freight services easily available, you could literally buy anything from anywhere in the world, straight from your laptop without stepping out of your house.
5. Create an interest site/online journal
That is how blogs became popular. Blogs started out like an online diary where you can share your daily thoughts with your family and friends, in fact, anything of interest to you, you can create a blog for it.
From the reasons listed above, you can probably guess by now how people can earn money from their websites.
How To Make Money Online With Your Website
To do that, a very important concept you must know right now is that, you are not creating a website for yourself, you are creating it for your visitors.
Your website must contain all the information your visitors want
Your information must be easily accessed by your visitors