A Step-by-step Guide to go from Nothing to a Professional Website
Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses must have a website in today’s market. But, hiring a designer takes time and money; sometimes that’s just too much; sometimes, you just have to do it yourself.
But, there are so many options, so many decisions, so much to learn, so much to do. There is only so much energy to be drained from a person. Wouldn’t it be nice if the pros made the decisions? Wouldn’t it be nice if somebody else figured out all the gotchas? All that would be left is getting things done.
DIY Websites for Enterepreneurs and Small Businesses takes all of the guesswork and paralyzing complexity out of building a site. Simply follow the steps and the result is a professional website at a very low cost.
“No crazy promises, just straight-up help.”
The ebook is available in 3 parts. Available individually, or as a bundle.
Part 1 – Setup Introduces you to the basics, guides you through selecting a domain name, getting hosting and installing your WordPress CMS. By the time you’re done, your foundation is in place.
Part 2 – Building Guides you through making smart choices for pages, navigation, content, and basic design. At the end, your site will be ready to launch.
Part 3 – Going Live will show you how to take your new site, make it live, maintain it long term, add more advanced design, start SEO, and create ongoing content.
Your Domain Name is Your Brand
Popular Options Aren't Always the Best
Don't be Nickle-and-Dimed to Death
Always Keep an Eye on Security
Build Your Site for Your Users
Protect Yourself from Spam
Build Your Site to Attract Customers
Keep Mobile-First in Mind
What’s in the Book
Part 1 – Setup
Introduction & Philosophy
Fundamentals & Important Terms
Step 1 – Domain Name
Step 2 – Hosting
Step 3 – WordPress.org
Step 4 – Essential Plugins
Step 5 – Themes
Part 2 – Building
Step 6 – Navigation & Pages
Step 7 – Homepage
Step 8 – Contact Page
Step 9 – About Page
Step 10 – Products/Services Page
Step 11 – Articles/Media/Podcast Page
Step 12 – Support Page
Step 13 – Resources Page
Part 3 – Going Live
Step 14 – Legal Page (Don’t go live without this.)
Step 15 – Add Some Posts
Step 16 – Going Live
Making it Look Awesome
Purchasing the bundle gives you access to our online help community, invitations to upcoming video series, and a discount on the bundle.
I’ve struggled for years with a mediocre web site. Now I finally stand out from the crowd of competitors.
Michael & Allan are true experts. No guessing, no confusion, no crazy promises, just straight-up help.
I almost wasted my money on an expensive course. Found this book and I’m so happy with how much time and money I saved.
Michael Allen Williamson
Michael Allen Williamson is a User Experience (UX) Designer and User Interface (UI) Designer. He’s been designing and building software and websites since 1995. In addition to logos and branding, He currently designs and builds websites for his clients and partners on a daily basis.
Michael is co-founder and co-president of
The Movers & Makers Company
Allan Dubon is an online marketer, a speaker, and a coach. He has had the privilege of making money online and helping others do the same. He’s built websites as part of his income stream and has had a great time doing it. His passion is building online businesses and watching them take off.
Allan is co-founder and co-president of
The Movers & Makers Company
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I’m unhappy with the book?
If you’re not happy, then we’ll give you your money back. It’s as simple as that. We’re confident that the content of this book is valuable to any entrepreneur or small business.
Why 3 parts?
The goal is to save you money. If you only need the content of Part 2, then you only need to purchase one part. If you need all of the parts, we offer a discount on the bundle.
Is this book up-to-date?
It’s up to date and we’ll keep it up-to-date. If you purchase from our store, we’ll keep you informed of updates and give you new download links.
What if I already have a site?
You can still benefit from this book. Parts 2 and 3 are chock-full of information that many existing sites can benefit from. You may even discover that the steps in Part 1 can save you money in the long run.
What if I get stuck or need help?
If you purchase the bundle from our store, or upgrade a single part to the bundle, you will be invited to our online community where you can get help from us or other readers on the same journey.