Why Making Your Own Website Isn't For Everyone
So far we've discussed how making your own website can be an extremely cost-effective way to promote your business. It can also be a life changing experience because it allows you the freedom to work when you want to work and you are your own boss.
Having said that, making your own website is not always the right answer for everyone. You can tell that by the amount of websites that come and go on year by year basis.
I have now been building successful websites for a number of years and there are some parts of the job that I really enjoy yet on the other hand there are parts that I find mundane and extremely boring. I guess there has to be some element of monotony in every job.
To help you decide whether you are cut out to make it in the virtual world here are some of the skills & competences that I think you will need in order to succeed:-
Can you work in isolation?
It's not just about working behind a computer all day, it's about working alone. Can you do a whole day's work without talking to anybody? Think about it, this is one of the big questions to answer. This is one key reason why I work on the web side of our business and Louise works on the people part.
Do you like writing?
One competence that you need to have is the ability to write quality content, do it in a unique style and develop your own voice.
How patient are you?
Making your own website takes time, a lot of time. Yes the results do come, but it doesn't happen overnight so when things aren't going as you like one easy is to be able to keep your focus, be patient, and continue on your chosen path tomorrow and the next day. Site Build It! (SBI!) draws on the analogy of the hare and the tortoise, we web builders are the tortoises.
Can you follow instructions?
Site Build It! (the tool we recommend) lays out a strict way of working. Why? Because if you follow the rules, it works! I've looked at many websites that are powered by Site Build It! and some completely miss the mark. Clearly the site owner has not understood the action guide and gone off and done their own thing. Needless to say, these sites deliver very little traffic and invariably fail. If you're not prepared to listen, understand and follow the action guide instructions then you're wasting your time and money.
Do you recognize yourself in any of the above? If you've answered yes to all these questions and want to change your life for the better then you need SBI! If there's any doubt in your mind, take some more time to read about SBI! and how it works before taking the plunge.
If you're a business already conversant with the benefits of SBI! But just lacking the time, check out SBI! Services and see how they can build your website for you.
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