20 Steps to Creating a Website Business

1) Create a Business Plan

2) Create a Website Layout Plan

3) Choose a Domain name from http://www.register.com.

4) Go to a site like http://www.bluehost.com which offers server space

5)  Register your website there. Choose the DNS Servers and IP Addresses of DNS Servers.

6) Log into http://www.yourdomainname.com/c-panel . Go to Fantastico (thats a Purple Smiley)

7) Install WordPress on the Server

8) Log Into your Website at http://www.yourdomainname.com/wp-admin with the WordPress User name and Password

9) Go to http://yourdomainname.com/wp-admin/post-new.php to start putting up new content.

10)  Burn your RSS Feed at http://www.feedburner.com. Choose an option/widget for offering email subscriptions/newsletters.Paste that code on your website.
11) Go to http://www.wordpress.org to search for appropriate Themes (which determine look) or Plugins (which determine functionality) of your website

12) Download a FTP Client called Filezilla (search from Google.com).

13) Download appropriate themes and plugins from WordPress.org or Google Searches

14) Upload using the Filezilla FTP Client

15) Go to http://www.google.com/analytics. Install tracking code in the footer of your website to analyze traffic.

16) Go to http://www.google.com/adsense and sites like bidadvertiser, http://www.lemonade.com to install ads at appropriate places in your website.

17)Start promoting your website simultaneously refreshing the content. This can also mean buying ads on http://www.google.com/adwords

18) Submit your articles/posts to http://www.digg.com and http://www.stumbleupon.com . You can also share your website posts using Facebook (post on your profile and also use Notes-a Facebook Application)

19) Submit your blog to http://www.technocrati.com

20) Monitor Traffic and Tweak content, look and strategy and take feedback to boost traffic.Re-do steps 18-20 for atleast six months

PS:If these twenty steps don’t work mail me at ajay@virtua-analytics.com and I will work for you for a contract fee 🙂

Author: Ajay Ohri

http://about.me/ajayohri

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