How To Set Up a Business Website

This page exists solely for the purpose of helping  S.H.Y. Entrepreneurs get their businesses online quickly. The video series is designed to walk anyone through the main steps required to get a site up and running as fast as possible. If this isn’t quick and easy for you let us know because it should be.

 

I did my best to make the instructions as clear as possible, removing any tech talk.

 

The complete process can easily be accomplished in as little as two hours. If you don’t want to do it all in one sitting I suggest you bookmark the page and take a break in between each section. All links will open in a new window.

Required Resources

Set up a hosting account : Hostgator.com

Register a domain : Godaddy.com

Intro

 

Video Steps

  1. Register a domain
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  3. Set up a hosting account
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  5. Direct your name server (Click the text for the video. It will open in a new window)


  6. After completing this step it may be a good time to take a break. Propagation of the name server settings can take 2 to 48 hours. You will know propagation has taken place if you enter your domain into the url and the following shows up;

  7. Log in to your control panel
  8. Launch your content management system (wordpress)

This concludes the tutorial. If you have any questions please let us know.
 

About the Author

TJ Engineer and Entrepreneur