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Unlock Your Brand: DIY vs. Hiring a Professional for Your Website

We all understand the importance of a compelling online presence. In today's digital age, having a website is crucial, but the big question is:


Do you go the DIY route or hire a professional to create your website?




Option 1: DIY Website Creation Options


If you're a small business owner looking for simplicity and ease of use, Wix.com might be your go-to platform. With a user-friendly interface and drag-and-drop features, Wix allows you to create a professional-looking website without the need for extensive technical skills. Choose from a variety of templates and customize to your heart's content. Keep in mind any limitations Wix may have, and ensure it aligns with your business goals.


Wix has a free online training academy with video training, workshops and courses: https://www.wixtrainingacademy.com


 

Squarespace is known for its sleek and modern design templates. Ideal for businesses wanting a visually appealing site, Squarespace offers integrated e-commerce features for those looking to sell products online. Explore the user-friendly platform and consider factors such as design flexibility and potential drawbacks before making your decision.


Squarespace has a FREE online learning community with webinars, articles, videos and a community forum: https://learning.squarespace.com


 

Shopify is an e-commerce platform that helps small businesses create an online store and sell products. It offers tools for payments, marketing, shipping, and customer engagement. Shopify also has a dashboard that allows merchants to sell on social media, seller marketplaces, other blogs and websites, and via email, text, and chat.


Shopify has a free online academy with courses and certification programs: https://academy.shopify.com



 

Option 2: Hiring a Professional – Ask Mrs. Owen

 

Now, let's talk about the benefits of hiring a professional. I specialize in creating customized websites, particularly on Wix. When you choose to work with AMO, you're not just getting a website; you're getting a tailored online presence designed to meet your unique business needs. My expertise extends beyond the initial setup – I offer ongoing maintenance, SEO optimization, and a personal touch to ensure your website stands out in the crowded digital space.

 

Conclusion

 

In the end, the decision between a DIY approach and hiring a professional depends on how fast you want the site, the amount of time you have in your schedule to learn something new, and your budget. If you're a hands-on entrepreneur with a flair for design, the DIY route might be perfect for you. If you prefer a customized solution without the hassle, I am here to bring your vision to life.

 

Remember, your online presence is an investment in the success of your small business. Choose wisely, and let me help guide you through the exciting journey of building your digital presence.

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