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It makes me cringe when I hear of small businesses paying thousands of dollars for web design.  Back in the early to mid 90's this was almost a necessity because there weren't many web hosting companies that supported templates and design help for novices.

If you weren't a web designer, you would have a difficult time creating a website, so most small businesses were forced to pay high fees to get their site published on the web.  Then they'd have to continue to pay the designer for regular updates to their site.

Web designers took advantage of these times because they knew many businesses didn't have a clue about starting a website so they inflate their prices.

Well, thank goodness times have changed...

Due to the demand of websites in general, web hosting companies have made it easier and easier to build professional websites in minutes by providing user-friendly site builders that are bundled up with their hosting plans.

You don't have to hire a designer to create the site you want and need.  You can do it yourself, with the design you want while saving a ton of money for your small business.  Owning and maintaining a website these days is a lot more inexpensive than it used to be.

Even if you have no design experience, you can still get your website up and running very quickly at a fraction of the cost of a web design service.

Website Tonight Design Hosting

This is one of the most popular solutions for small businesses who want to get their site published quickly and easily.  There are over 100 templates you can choose from so all you have to do is select the design you want and add your text and pictures.

No design skills are needed and you can even add your own custom HTML if you desire.  This is a great solution because it takes out the middle man (web designer) so you can just login and make the updates anytime you need to.

You can even swap out the design if you decide you want a new look.  It only takes a few seconds.

The prices are extremely reasonable for the amount of space and tools that you'll receive, and you can always upgrade at a later date if you wish to expand your site.

Check out the features for Website Tonight.

Getting Started With Your Website

Before you can start building your small business site, you'll need a domain name (  Go here to register a name and then once you've done that select Website Tonight as your host and you're on your way!

Once you've completed the above steps you'll be able to login to the control panel and begin building your web pages.  You should be able to have your small business site up and running in a matter of a few hours.

Congratulations!  You've just saved a ton of money for your business by creating your own website.  Now you can invest your funds in other areas.  :)

Another Solution to Creating Your Business Site

This next option is a little more pricey, but if getting your site lots of traffic from the major search engines (for free) is crucial to the success of your business, then you'll want to read this.

Site Build It is THE premiere web page building tool for small businesses.  It has helped so many people succeed that the owner has created a website just to display all the success stories.  See for yourself.

If you choose SBI to create your site you won't have to register a domain name and choose a web host as described above because all that is done for you in one step.

Similar to Website Tonight, you'll be able to select from several different design templates and just insert your text, but the major difference is while you are creating your website you'll have a step by step online guide that will show you how to create your pages so they rank high in the search engines.

The tool also comes with a submitter that will submit your site to all the major search engines, and it will also tell you when it's time to resubmit.  SBI will also keep track of your ranking and offers tips on how to improve it.

There's no other web hosting company like this.  Yes, it's more expensive than the first option described above, but if you are serious about getting traffic and you don't know much about search engine optimization then you may really want to consider Site Build It.

If you haven't seen their Results Site then please visit now to discover how many people have experienced success.  You can also visit the bulletin board which features pictures and success stories of the people that have found success with Site Build It.

For complete details, go to the SBI main page.

Site Build It is Not For Everyone

If your small business website needs are for a local business and you aren't concerned with getting traffic from Google, MSN, Yahoo, etc. then go ahead and use the first option described to build your site (Website Tonight).

I don't want you to think you have to use SBI to achieve success.  I was just emphasizing the fact that it's ideal for small businesses who want to attract traffic from all over the web because it teaches you how to create web pages that will rank high in the popular engines.

Of course, if your site is for a local business then search engine traffic won't be as important and you'd be better off using the first method described above.

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