Several small businesses that do not have a large amount of revenue or budget for
building a web application should use one of the following
existing technologies listed below to get up and running quickly.
Wordpress is one of the most popular CMS frameworks for non-developers who want
to set up a website quickly. It has SEO services built in and ready to use.
The platform is user friendly and great for non-technical users can make updates
without the need to code. It is cost effective for small businesses. Several
start travel blogs or content writing use Wordpress. There's several plugins
that you can use within wordpress and customize based on your business needs.
You can manage your page and content within the website editor. There's a strong
community and hundreds of themes and templates to choose from.
Squarespace is a website builder platform starting at $12 per month. They are
mainly used for creative industries such as
photographers, writers, musicians, and visual artists. Their website templates
are clean and responsive. You can add different components such as gallery,
image sliders, and forms. Social media integration is easy to set up with
instagram, facebook, etc. There's also SEO features
to optimize the ranking of your website to become searchable on google.
Unfortunately, there's not too many options for customized web parts and themes.
GoDaddy is known for its hosting services and looking up available domain names
to purchase. They also have a website builder which is very easy to use and
customers can put it together within a day. It has different blogging features,
ecommerce, and it is responsive. There's not many templates or themes as other
builders such as Squarespace or Wordpress. The price is only $10 per month to
get started. They have a strong support team ready to help any time 24/7.
Wix is a similar easy to use website interface that allows users to design using
their templates. They have a large range of templates to use from. Wix
offers several free templates and drag-and-drop features making it easy for the
user to set up their website. You can customize forms, send invoices,
create quizes, and insert webparts without any programming skills. They have
site boosters, SEO features,
and email integration services such as mailchimp. Their beginner plan starting
price is at $15 per month.
Weebly a great tool for beginners and the cheapest option starting at only $6 per
month. There's drag-and-drop features and a text editor where you can easily
on your website. If you are a web designer, you can customize your CSS and
layout of your website
under the code editor. The downside is that, you are unable to restore your
websites and maintain them on your own and will need to contact customer support
technical server related issues. There's also several apps that requires you to
update to the premium plan and there's only around 50 templates to that are
available to use.
If you are unsure which provider to use and need something more customizable,
feel free to reach out to Falcn Lab for a free business proposal and we can
architect your solution based on your business needs.