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Entrepreneur: How to Start an Online Business by Lucy Tobin

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CHAPTER 15

CREATING A WEBSITE

Setting up a website involves some basic components which can then grow exponentially depending on the size and scale of your ambition. Every site needs a domain, server space and design. From there, many online entrepreneurs will want to hire a developer. This chapter outlines both the DIY site-making options and the intricacies of the techy route: professional developers divulge what exactly you should ask and demand before signing a contract. On design, a user experience expert outlines what you should look out for, and objectives to work towards. Plus, an online entrepreneur who has suffered the stings of troublesome outsourcing before getting it right reveals his learnt-from-experience tips for success.

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