You will need to buy a domain name aka URL and pay for hosting. A domain name will cost about $10 a year and you can get hosting for about $7 a month. If you are not willing or are unable to pay for a domain name and hosting stop reading now Drew Lock Inverted Jersey , go stick your head in the sand and pretend the internet doesn’t exist. Another thing you want to avoid is using a cheap build your own website online company. If you decide you still want to move forward and use a FREE site consider this. A free website or a cheap build it online website will bring you as much money as you spend on it. Understand?
Now that you have decided to move forward the first thing you need to do is your keyword research. Don’t even think about buying a domain name or hosting until you have done your keyword research. If you decide to skip this step, you will fail in your attempts to get new business from the internet! Keyword Research is the foundation of your online presence. If you were to build a home would you start with the roof or the foundation?
You can do your keyword research for free. Just go to Google and type in “Keyword Tool” and it will take you to the Google AdWords Keyword Tool. The next step is to create an AdWords account. Why? If you have an AdWords account and are logged in, you can get up to 800 keyword suggestions instead of up to 100. There can be gold in some of the suggestions listed past 100 keywords. Don’t worry, you won’t need to pay for an AdWords account as long as you don’t run any ads.
Once you are logged in, you need to type in several general search terms that you think people would be searching for to find your business. For example, plumber Dalton Risner Inverted Jersey , plumbing contractor, plumbing repair, etc. Just stick with very general terms for now. Once Google shows you the results, you need to go through them and select the ones that apply to your business. There are a lot of junk words that will come up and you don’t want them on your list. For example: plumbing jobs, plumber tools, how to get your plumbers license Noah Fant Inverted Jersey , etc.
Now that you have scrubbed the list and selected only the keywords that would be used by someone needing your service or product, you need to download this list and save it somewhere you can find it. After you have saved your list you should make six copies of your list. Each one of these copies will be used to generate more specific keyword phrases.
On the first list you should add the city name where your business is physically located after the keyword i.e. Plumber Sacramento.
The second list add the city before the keyword i.e. Sacramento Plumber.
You will do the same for the other four lists using, city and state abbreviation, and the city and state name spelled out. Once you are done take all of the new keyword phrases and use them to find the best performing keywords in the AdWords tool.
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