In the Website Wilderness Series I share my experiences and insights as I try to build a successful web site for my computer consulting company.
It’s been about 2 years since I started my part-time computer consulting business. During this time I have not had a website for my business. I have, however, had the domain name reserved ever since I started it. Up to now visitors to my business URL were greeted with the ubiquitous “coming soon” placeholder.
There are two reasons for the lack of web presence:
- I didn’t have the time to devote to designing a good website. I don’t want to just slap together a passable website and call it a day, I wanted something that I was proud to represent my business.
- I didn’t feel ready to take on random customers, preferring instead to stick with referrals and folks from my community.
However, I recently had some free time to put into developing a site, so I jumped on the opportunity and I’m happy to report that Jiffy-PC is now alive and well on the web!
I’ll take you on a quick overview of the website. This is only version 1.0, I plan on tweaking and improving it often as I can. I think of a website as a living, growing entity that can be used to constantly test new ideas and marketing tactics. [Read more...]