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“How to create a website” and similar phrases are searched nearly 10 million times per month worldwide.
What’s crazy is I haven’t found a single resource that helps you choose the proper website builder solution. It’s 2018, this should be simple!
Unless you’re building the next Uber, you don’t need to build your website from scratch. In general, nobody should be building a site without the aid of a website builder tool. There are plenty of platforms that make it easy to create a website without any code.
I break down website builders into a few major solutions:
- Ecommerce website builders like Shopify and BigCommerce
- Regular website builders like Wix and Weebly
- Content management systems like WordPress
Choosing a Platform to Create Your Website
Choosing the right platform to create your website is important.
The switching cost of changing your platform after building your site is big. You’ll have to migrate all your content, URLs, images and products to a new platform — believe me, it’s a big pain.
I’ve now created 20+ websites for myself and clients. I made this site on WordPress!
I’ve broken it down with a really simple infographic. Figure out which platform is right for you and learn more about it with the links below!
ClickFunnels: click here to try ClickFunnels
Shopify: click here to try Shopify
WooCommerce: you will first need to create a WordPress site and plug in WooCommerce through the WordPress app marketplace
Website builder: choose a website builder platform like Wix
WordPress: click here to set up a WordPress site (note, WordPress is a comprehensive website builder used by 70 million people, not just a blog platform!)
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