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Should I Learn Web Development?

Starting from scratch and learning how to code a website probably isn't the best way to get started if you're serious about building a profitable business at a scale large enough to be... (more)

How Do I Launch a Membership-Based Website?

Membership websites come in all shapes and sizes, and include everything from simple blogs that require a login to rich content sites with privileged access to premium content based on the status... (more)

How can I find someone to help build my website?

Congrats on recognizing that you don't have the expertise to do what you'd like to do. So many people figure that out after it's too late. The best thing to do is to make a complete... (more)

How do I get more clicks to my website?

I think it's great that you're thinking about dirving traffic to your site. There are several ways of doing this: * Use some sort of Pay Per Click (PPC) or Pay Per Action (PPA)... (more)

Why is bandwidth important for an e-commerce site?

Good question - one many people don't ask until their hosting account is suspended for exceeding their bandwidth. Bandwidth is the amount of "traffic space" your website uses --... (more)

Should my web domain be .biz or .com?

It's good that you're thinking about your domain name before you purchase it. Technically it doesn't matter but, from a marketing perspective, it's best to stick with a dot com... (more)

What are the most important things to consider when starting an online store?

Congratulations on starting your online business venture! Some of the things you want to consider are: * Will you launch your own website or will you use a tool like YahooStores? * Is your... (more)

How can I find the personnel to start a website to compete with Craigslist?

Congratulations on all your prior successes! While this isn't strictly a technology-related question, I'll answer it to the best of my ability. The best thing to do is to write job... (more)

My company creates custom content management systems for high-end clients using open-source software. Should we hide this from our customers?

To answer this question, I'll borrow a trusty adage from my grandmother, "What you do in the dark will always come to light." People can be fooled once but not twice--and in this... (more)

How can I find a service provider that can help me develop and host an e-commerce website while fully integrating with a POS system at my store?

Well, it certainly looks like you've done your homework and you know what you need. You've gone the route of finding great web design companies, but they were short on the POS end. I... (more)

Are there any free image verification code and scripts for my website?

I can understand your challenge. Spam has become a problem for everyone--whether in business or not. You might want to try this script. It's fre (more)

How can I create a website that can hold a high volume of video content?

You are right; costs to develop and operate these kinds of sites are high. While I can't recommend web developers specifically, I would recommend taking a look at some of the sites that offer... (more)

How should I go about getting a website domain from someone who already has it?

The best way to do this is to see to whom the domain name is registered. You can do this via a WHOIS look up. This web site will help you: http://www.whois.net/ This will, (more)

What websites will be the best at helping me build my e-commerce site?

The first place to start is not in evaluting the solution providers you mentioned�in your question. You want to start by evaluating your needs. What do you want your e-commerce site to... (more)

What websites will be the best at helping me build my e-commerce site?

The first place to start is not in evaluting the solution providers you mentioned�in your question. You want to start by evaluating your needs. What do you want your e-commerce site to... (more)

How do I find the best and most cost-effective website development firms?

While the phone book is great for finding the nearest dry cleaner, you might want to think twice about�searching there to find the web development company that's right for you. The... (more)

How long should it take for a web consulting company to create your website?

The time it takes to develop a website is totally dependent upon what kinds of things you want your website to do.� A complex site can take a long time but, I visited your site and, from... (more)

How do I start a website for my business?

Congratulations on deciding to take your business online! The first thing you need to do is to register your domain name.  This would be www.yourcompany.com . You can do this with a domain... (more)

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