If you want to advertise your location to others, or if you want to explain
some of your products to others having a website is almost as good for your
business as a word of mouth complement by one of your customers.
Web Sites can be as simple as a one page notice or as complicated as you want
want to make them. Usually web sites grow over time and an active web site may
have 50 to 100 pages of content or more.
Your web site may only contain pictures and descriptions, but it may also have
clickable links that allow a potential customer to send an e-mail directly to
you. You can also have an order entry process, schedules, notices, the weather,
or other things that are attractive to your clients.
There are many companies that host web sites. If you have a very simple site
it is usually easiest to let one of these companies manage your affairs.
However, if you want to manage your own website it is always good to have
it on your own server. We use a tried and trusted opensource product called
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