I am a firm believer that if you want something done right, you need to do it yourself and if you can’t do it yourself, you’ll have to pay to have it done right.
Let’s talk about building a custom website. Can this be expensive? Yes and no. Before we dive into how to ensure it’s not expensive, let’s talk about the common mistakes that are made when building your first website. Because this happens all too often.
For some, this topic really hits home. And… Fortunately, you have friends like us who like to help in this area.
There are so many web technologies out there these days and it gets scary because you have this person telling you need to just have a website. Another saying hey… React and SPAs (Single Page Websites) is the latest thing. And then yet another person telling you about cloud hosting and AWS or Azure.
I mean… like What?! Seriously… that’s why most business owners don’t work on their site or feel that it’s a priority. It’s because it feels overwhelming.
Let’s change that a little.
Have you ever heard the famous quote “If a tree falls in the woods and no one was around, does it make a sound?”
Well… I was thinking about that quote the other day. If you have a website, but no one knows it exists… does it really exist? Joking.
This article is about not having a website or having one, but you’re not using it.
(Because, if you don’t use it, you basically don’t really have one.)
Let’s jump right into it.