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How To Design and Create Your Own Personal Website

Have you considered making a website? Do you know what you want to do with your website? Do you want to create a personal website to give information about yourself and your family? Do you want this information to be available to every one or to just your family and friends? Do you want to make money with your website? Do you want to promote your products and services to an online market? These are just a few of the questions that you need to ask yourself before you start to design your website.

Websites can serve a multitude of functions and the design of your website will be determined by what you intend to accomplish with your website. Consider what would be involved to create a personal website to allow your family and friends to keep up with you and your family. You may not want just anyone to read the content of your website, so you may want to password protect your website, so that only people that have the password can access your personal information.

This can be done with a Joomla website. Joomla is an Open Source Content Management System, which can be downloaded and used for free. You can also find plug-ins to make your website more user friendly or to make it easier to post information. You can post articles about you, your family or your pets. You can post pictures of you, your family or your pets. You can post videos that your friends and family can watch through your website. By using Joomla you can set up accounts for your friends and family and send them the link to your website and the login information to access the website. You can also give permission through the administration panel to allow your family and friends to add content to the website, so they can post articles and pictures for you to see and keep up with them and their family.

If you do not mind if other people view your website, then you could use WordPress to create a Blog. You can use a Blog Hosted By WordPress for free or you could host your Blog on your own website using WordPress Scripts, which is free to download and use. You must have an active web hosting account and an active domain name to host the Blog using the scripts. I use WordPress and highly recommend it. There are many free plug-ins that you can use to make your Blog more user friendly and to provide features that will interest your visitors.

You could also sign up for a hosted Blog through Google Blogger. Blogger has some built in features, but does not give you the ability to add plug-ins or other features to your Blog.

Squidoo is a social media website that allows you to host webpages on their server for free. You can also make money through your Squidoo webpage, which is called a lens. You make money through Affiliate advertisements that are shown on your lens. You can chose which affiliate programs are shown on your lens and Google AdSense is the default.

You can use the above free services to bring traffic to your own website by posting articles and using links in the articles or in your author information that link to webpages on your website. You could also use these services to make money without a webiste, by linking to other websites. You need to sign up through an Affiliate Program, such as ClickBank, Amazon, SFI Marketing, Empowerism, Success University, or Leisure Audio Books. You can find other Affiliate Programs by doing a Google search. Once you have joined the Affiliate Program, then you will have links to webpages that you could post in your Blog Articles that will make money for you.

It is easier then you may think to design and create your own personal website. There are many other resources available that I did not list in this article. You can find them by doing a Google search for “free blog host”, “social media website” and other related searches.


 















 


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