The great thing about being a virtual assistant is that everything you learn about your business can be converted to a client service if you wish. Creating your own website falls into this category. Learning to build your own website will help you:
This year, we have had quite a focus on creating websites, content marketing and blogging, generating traffic and SEO (search engine optimization) in our training program. It’s a bit like popping those bubbles in bubble wrap, once you pop one you just have to pop them all!
Just like eating an elephant, you take one small piece at a time when learning to create your own website. If you try and do it all at once you will feel overwhelmed and frustrated. I well-performing website takes several months of constant attention to get to that pinnacle. If you realise this right at the beginning it will save you a lot of heartache further down the track.
So what are the steps in creating your site?
Purpose – why do you want the site to exist? This may seem like an obvious question but many people skip this as they don’t give it any level of importance. However, at different stages of your business the purpose of your site will change. Here are a few ideas: