Page Yourself

When you want to put up your own website, how free can a freebie be?

By Brian O’Heir

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Let’s face it, if you Google yourself and find only hits for other people who have the same name, you’re not gonna get that special feeling — that feeling of purpose, place, and accomplishment in society.

I wanted to be a search-engine somebody, with my own personal website to represent me. Also, I wanted to share events and photos with friends and relatives. And naturally, I didn’t want to pay for it!

Initially I searched for “free websites,” but the ones I found were hardly free. Intuit is free for 1 month, and $5 per month thereafter. Microsoft ...

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