Diary of a Webhead

June 30, 1996

Today, I created my first Web page in less than an hour. There's one huge graphic of a waterlily (I couldn't figure out how to make it smaller), an "under construction" sign, a paragraph explaining our business and our phone number. Darin hates the waterlily. It's not award-winning material, but it's not bad for a first attempt. I passed our URL (the "address" users type to point their browsers to the Web site) out to everyone on CompuServe who might be interested in buying aquatic plants. I even posted it in CompuServe's Tropical Fish Forum marketplace section with a "Grand Opening" announcement.

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This article was originally published in the April 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Diary of a Webhead.

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