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The whole process of putting a site together can be very intimidating. The process of making the decision to build it yourself or getting someone else to do it can be difficult. Then you need to figure out the name you actually want for your website. Finally, you will need to get hosting. Sometimes finding a web hosting provider can be painstaking but it's something that has to be done. Finding a a host that will keep you within your budget is very doable but it requires research. Check hosting reviews and make sure that whatever hosting company you choose that they have good 24/7 customer support. A typical hosting company can charge from 10 a month to 50 dollars. It all depends on your needs and wants. So with all that being said, watching over your financial website budget is extremely important but not always easy. It's very easy to get out of hand if a budget isn't set clearly for your designing, web name and hosting. Just remember that old saying, “You get what you pay for”.

Whenever you decide to buy a web address for your website, try to make sure it's not a premium domain name. In short, a premium domain name is web name that is already registered and owned by someone. These type of names usually cost a lot and will break your budget in no time. Domain prices for premium domains can vary from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars depending on the market So keep it simple and purchase a domain name that is unique and easy to remember.  Buying a new domain registration can cost from 9 to 20 dollars a year. So it just makes sense to stick with the option of a brand new web name since it will help you stay within your website building budget.

Getting The Right Name

When it comes to creating a website, there are so many things that come into play. You have to think about design, look, feel and content among many other things. But eventually you will have to ponder about that "elephant in the room"............. ....the budget. When it comes to a budget, many options are available.

Putting it All Together

How to Create a Website on a small Budget

First of all, you can completely do-it-yourself, which depends on your technical capability to build and manage. Keep in mind though that if you don't have that much experience, this route can take a lot longer. On the other hand you might be able to find a local web designer who can put your site together in a short amount of time at a very reasonable cost. Therefore you have to weigh the cost of either doing it yourself or paying someone or a company to do it for you. This decision requires sometime and a lot of thought. Make a list of the pros and cons of each and then don't forget to get some advice.  If you come to the decision to creating your own website, there are many tools to help out. Some sites offer free tools and a variety of free themes. One example of a free tool is WordPress.

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