O'Reilly logo

A HouseBeautiful Home Business by Emma Jones

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER NINE. Your Online Home

YOU’VE STARTED MAKING sales via platform sites and feel it’s time to create your own home on the web. Your site is a powerful marketing tool and a way to make money. Having the right technology and knowledge allows you to build, develop and maintain your site. And you can do it all in-house.

Building your dotcom HQ

You can create a home on the web through having your own website that you have built to your own requirements or by investing in a template website. Let’s look at both options.

DIY

You have decided to build your own site or have a developer take care of it for you. The first thing to do is buy a domain, i.e. a URL.

There are lots of domain registration companies whose websites allow you ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required