Website design/building is not my cup of tea. I need a service that can setup a website for me in which i can generate leads and inform customers of the services I offer. Does anyone have some good suggestions?
try services like elance. or similar. they bid for your project. but give them a budget or you will get quotes of tens of thousands
Let me know how it turns out and what direction you go. I'm ready to start a website myself.
Those sites above are good. Except godaddy for hosting is overproced, instead try bluehost or dreamhost. You dont need a private server just get basic shared hosting.
Domain should be free with a year of dreamhost or bluehost. Also you can buy more domains from godaddy just make sure you google "godaddy coupon" first.
Before you post an ad looking for a web developer you should sketch out each page on a pad of paper. Decide what colors you want where including background, text and areas. Decide what oictures go where. What is your call to action, where are the buttons and forms, what do things around them look like.
Also decide how many pages you want, if more than 1. Including "secret" pages like lamding pages and squeeze pages. Developers charge extra for each page, and too many pages clutters your website making it less user friendly. So often less is better,
And like everyone else said, SEO is king. Unless you just want a website for people to goto when you hand them a business card, then SEO (search engine optimization) is the hardest park. If you got the funds this could be someone (or companies) full time job.
man sorry for all the typos, on my tablet.
One last thing: Dont let the developers decide your content. Their not real estate professionals. Content is your job.
I highly recommend wix.com for a basic marketing site. They have several templates and make getting a nice looking website up and running pretty quickly. You can even hire someone else to put it together. They have lots of plug-ins to your favorite apps and you can embed CRM links pretty easily as well.
I agree with @Bud Leiser
Blue host also has one click installs for WordPress. I build websites if you have any questions let me know and I will help answer as much as I can.
I am not a web developer at all but i made a website for foreclosure leads pretty easily using wix.com.
Not sure if i can post my site address on here so I'll send it to you in a message.
Free eBook from BiggerPockets!
Join BiggerPockets and get The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing for FREE - read by more than 100,000 people - AND get exclusive real estate investing tips, tricks and techniques delivered straight to your inbox twice weekly!
- Actionable advice for getting started,
- Discover the 10 Most Lucrative Real Estate Niches,
- Learn how to get started with or without money,
- Explore Real-Life Strategies for Building Wealth,
- And a LOT more.
Sign up below to download the eBook for FREE today!
We hate spam just as much as you
You must be a BiggerPockets member to post on the forums
Join the world's largest, most open Real Estate Investing Community online, 100% free forever!