How to build a website

When building a website, the first thing to think of is an idea.  Most of the times you already know your idea so that should be quite easy, then you want to think of a title for your website.  Now the title can be very important so there are some great FREE tools that you can use to help you choose the right title.  Google provides some great tools like Google Insights or Google Adwords Keyword Tool, both of these tools can help you see the popularity of they keywords you might be looking into. Google Insights will show you the past popularity and future predictions of the keywords you search, along with giving you a few other related keywords. Google Adwords Keyword Tool also shows you the popularity of a keyword, along with other related keywords.  But it will also show you how dense the market is  this comes in use when you are trying to think of other ideas or names.  If your fighting against more people then your fighting an uphill battle but it can still be done.  For the easier path you want a market that is less dense so you can dominate it and then go after more markets once you have succeeded in the first one.

Now that you have your title picked out, we can move onto how to build your website.  There are many Content Management Systems (CMS) to choose from, some people who want a blog choose something like Blogger or WordPress as they are 100% Free but do keep in mind with free solutions some limitations do apply.  Now if you want full control over all your pages to drag anything anywhere and add videos to any place on your website then I would highly suggest WebPaper, they do offer a free solution with 3 pages and 2MB of storage for uploading of images and much much more.  But also if you want you can sign up and get much more access and applications to add to your website.  The great thing about WebPaper is it’s drag and drop simplicity that no one else can compare to.

Now you might want to consider Search Engine Optimization (SEO), this is how search engines will find you.  Although search engines scan the web looking for new websites all the time, it really helps if you have the right information in the right places so the search engines know just what your website is about.  This is so they list you in the type of market or results you want to be listed in, so your traffic is full of people looking for just what you offer.  Now Search Engine Optimization consists of a lot of things, but I will cover a few crucial ones now.  Keyword Density is the amount of times you use a target keyword in your content, from my understanding and past work you want to try and keep it at 8% – 10% this means for every 100 words use the keyword no more than 8 to 10 times.  If you exceed that then search engines will consider you a robot or spam and possibly sand box or black list your domain/website.  Now meta tags such as title, description and keywords are also a MUST!  and just F.Y.I. WebPaper lets you set them right as you start building your website, so it’s very easy and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Friendly.

Now do watch out because you might be saying oh I know some website builder that works to, well don’t just try any website builder.  As some build the websites in FLASH, and the bad part about FLASH is search engines don’t understand it.  Not to mention it wont work on cell phones or mobile devices, and as iPad’s and Smart Phones become more and more popular.  You will lose out on a huge and very fast growing market, so just keep that in mind.

WebPaper also offers tons of free website templates to help you get started quite fast, all you have to do is adjust the pictures with your own, and maybe add or adjust some text and your done!

Now it is up to you to share your website with friends and family, and ask them to share it with their friends and family.  Soon you will see the traffic grow as your site takes listing on Google in a few days as well.  From then on it’s just about keeping up with the posting and addition of content to your website.

Best of Luck ! and feel free to check out more blog posts on our Blog for more website building and marketing information.

Why Flash Websites Suck

Flash SucksFirst off lets just say Flash at times can be useful, but for something large scale and as technology progresses it deems to be more and more useless.  HTML5 is said to be the next solution, but until it’s accepted by all browsers that would not be suggested for use.

html5 is better than flash

Just some fun facts, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO,Apple Inc., Co-founder and CEO,Pixar, Co-founder and CEO, NeXT Inc. Steve Jobs even made 6 great points on why Adobe Flash was not going to proceed into the future:

Steve Jobs

  • Flash is a closed, Adobe-controlled system.
  • H.264 is a “more modern format” for Web video
  • Flash would make iPhones, iPods, and iPads less reliable.
  • H.264 video consumes about half as much battery as Flash video.
  • Flash was not designed for touch interfaces.
  • Flash is cross-platform and not Apple optimized.

Steve Jobs concludes his letter by saying:

“Flash was created during the PC era — for PCs and mice. Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open Web standards — all areas where Flash falls short…New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML 5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too). Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML 5 tools for the future, and less on criticizing Apple for leaving the past behind.”
But lets just tell you a few really good reasons of our own, here in 2012 that we have found.  And we are sure as time progresses this list will grow more and more:
  • Search Engines do not understand flash content, therefor your site content is over looked.. Hurting your organic ranking and SEO and not allowing you to optimize it.
  • Does not work on mobile devices, does not look like this will change.. and with iPads and smart phones growing in sales.  This marketing is surely growing, and growing fast.
  • Longer loading time, might lose up to 20% of visitors due to this alone.
  • Bandwidth hog, Flash uses tons of server bandwidth .. and as you grow that starts to cost quite a bit of money.  Even with unlimited hosting, they server can only handle so much.
  • You cant bookmark a page, such as if you are inside a store on a very cool product you like.  If you wanted to bookmark or save that page, or even email it to a friend… you couldn’t due to flash being all inside one page… so you must start at the intro every time…
  • There is 100% nothing Flash can do, that HTML5 or Javascript cant produce better.
Fuck Flash

Also lets keep in mind the remarks from Adobe it’s self:

From the Adobe announcement ZDNet published:

Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app stores. We will no longer adapt Flash Player for mobile devices to new browser, OS version or device configurations.

Best New 2012 Website Builder

2012 Free Online Website Builders

2012 Free Online Website Builders

When looking for new website builders of 2012, there are a few things to keep in mind.  First does the website builder have a free package? Or is it just a trial?  Do not waste your time with trials as they expire after some time.  WebPaper.co website builder offers 3 pages and 2MB of storage 100% Free !

Second be sure to check the reviews on the website builder, see what users are saying about the product or service they company may offer.  Third be sure they provide tutorials or walkthroughs to make it easy for you to learn.  Fourth keep in mind once you spend all this time building your website, that search engines can find it to help drive traffic to your website.  I find some website builder that create the websites in FLASH, this is not understood by search engines and/or mobile devices such as iPad’s and iPhones would not be able to pull your page up.  WebPaper.co website builder provides all websites in a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) friendly HTML/CSS website.

After you check all that, your fifth and final step is testing the service or website builder.  See how flexible it is on you, see if you can do everything you might need.  Such as moving objects such as images and text any place on your website, along with easy to adjust settings that require little clicks and time looking around.  WebPaper.co website builder prides it’s self on user flexibility, and remains to still be one of the most flexible website builders of 2012.  Letting users do everything from simple drag and drop, to meta tags and description.  WebPaper free online website builder also lets users use Google Adsense and Google Analytics by adding the meta tags into the page properties or embed codes into a text box.

So please if you are interested in a free online website builder, check out http://WebPaper.co/tour for a great video on just how our services work.  Also keep in mind we have more posts on Building a SEO Friendly Website and many more tutorials.

Building a SEO Friendly Website

When building your website, keep in mind Search Engine Optimization (SEO) helps bring viewers to your website.  Gaining rank organically through keywords, and other useful information you provide in your website content.

First keep in mind the “Title” of the website matters, if possible have a keyword or two in the title such as:

WebPaper – Free Online Website Builder

See how you can put a dash along with a sub title or h2 tag inside the actual website title.  Next keep in mind your keywords are very helpful, try thinking of other related words that users might type in and want to read or see what you are providing on your website.

Website, Free, Builder, Top, Best, 2012, About, Info, Website, Online,

Now the meta description or website description also helps users find just what you have to offer.  Try to also include some keywords in the website description such as:

Free Online Website Builder that lets users build their very own website in minutes.  Offering Image hosting and easy slide show creators to help build your very own website tonight.

2011 Top Websites Built with WebPaper’s Website Builder

To welcome in 2012 we would like to give respect to the top websites of 2011, here you will find a list of the best looking or preforming websites WebPaper’s website builder produced in it’s first year of being up !

WebPaper is proud to list the following sites and many others, offering 3 pages 100% free to learn and test our website builder to make sure it’s as simple as it looks. Feel free to check out our Tour for more information and videos.

http://PremiumExhibit.com
http://CoachsVegas.com
http://SeeWowWe.com
http://a2ndPaycheck.com
http://IvetaSvike.com
http://Psychic-Readings.cc
http://ModelsBareAll.com
http://NevadaBoatCompany.com
http://OmniEnergy.co
http://PoolPartyBikinis.com
http://40GolfEstates.com
http://DirtyLittleVixenz.com
http://EnchantingLoveSpells.com
http://PremiumTruckings.com
http://InDaCutLV.com
http://CatWalkLV.com
http://BrownHairColor.co
http://SoleilImagery.com
http://BackStrokeMarketResearch.com
http://ShineLikeMine.com
http://VegasDentist.us

Managing Website Folders with WebPaper

When using folders to arrange your website pages you want to click on manage folders Manage Folders From there users can create or edit existing folders as they wish.  To adjust folder settings, simply left click on the folders name.  A pop up will appear, from this menu users can add password protected settings to lock their website.  Along with a payment option through PayPal, before the public may view the website.

Why would someone want to lock a website? 
Maybe the website offers some private information you only want friends and family to view.

Why would one want to charge for someone to view the website?
Maybe you are selling photos, or videos, this would be something you let the public view but at a cost.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

WebPaper.co offers the best search engine optimization features than any other website builder or website building tool online.  Along with being 100% Free, how can you beat that?

How to update Search Engine optimization (SEO) settings on WebPaper

Search Engine optimization (SEO) can be achieved on WebPaper.co  for what we call “ON-SITE SEO”. The icon  Page Properties known as page properties, lets users set their website title, meta keywords, and meta description as well as the FAV icon.  All this will help search engines understand what your website is about, so you will get the traffic your trying to target.

Why is Search Engine optimization (SEO) important?

You want users who care about what you have to talk about, or what items you might be selling.  Why be ranked for something you don’t want to be, and get traffic from people looking for something else.  All that will do is hurt your website ranking and conversions but also give you false statistic data from users to see what you might be able to improve on so users stay longer.

Plus when you ask people in today’s market to find the best deal on a product or service, the first place they will go is Google.com or another search engine.  So be sure to add your website title, meta description and meta keywords as this will ensure search engines know just what to place you under.

Also in Search Engine optimization (SEO) keyword density matters, so be sure not to over use a keyword like a robot.  But do try to use it as often as you possibly can, do keep in mind duplicate content as well.  Search engines like Google.com and many others will punish you or lower your rank for doing this.  It means to simply copy and paste content another website is using, and placing that content on your website.  The correct way to go about doing something like this, should be to re-write the content in your own words.  This will not only help you rank better in search engines, but also you will notice some websites just seem to ramble on about nothing.

For additional Search Engine optimization (SEO) help feel free to check out our Blog with tons of useful information and more about using WebPaper.co.

 

Get Your Free Website

WebPaper allows all users at-least one web page free, allowing the free users to make a one page website if they choose.

This allows users to practice using WebPaper’s powerful editing tools to edit their website in just minutes.  Selecting from tons of FREE website templates to choose from.  Users can then edit the images, content and title to what they feel is best.  No other website builder on the market allows this much control over your website design and placements of your choice.

Also we don’t require free users to place advertisements on their websites.  So enjoy the ease and use WebPaper, it’s no comparison to any other online website builders.

So sign up today to get started using WebPaper.co to create your website!

 

How to upload an image to your website

When using WebPaper.co to build your website, this is how you will upload an image.

By clicking on the  icon, to upload an image to your website.  Once clicked you will have a pop up that looks like this 

By clicking “My Images” you will see this pop up

From here you can click “Choose File” to select the image file from your computer.  Also notice the “Uploaded” button as well.  This is to review all your previously uploaded images and also manage them.

For more tutorials and information please check out our tutorial section in our WebPaper Blog.

Free Website Builder

Are you in need of a website?

I am sure your wondering what the average pricing is and you don’t want to over pay or deal with some company over seas.  As we all know this leads to being on hold waiting to get a simple change done to your website, or them not understanding just what your trying to do.  Join the WebPaper.co revolution.  Make your very own website just how you want it, its fast, simple and FREE!   When using other website building tools you might notice issues or even have to pay for the software or service.  But with WebPaper.co you can not only build your website 100% Free but gain access to our free website template section, that is updated on a daily bases to insure the most modern styles and vast selection for your website building to get started.  Once you have a website template selected, you can use WebPaper.co‘s website builder to customize your website just how you want it.  Offering shopping cart systems, paid member systems, chat systems, social media share options, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) options and much more.  The only reason users would ever have to pay for WebPaper.co is to expand the number of pages you have access to, this is for storage reasons.  But with your WebPaper.co membership you gain access to more applications and more storage for you to upload more images.

So why wait?  Get started today building your very own personal or business website, with WebPaper.co‘s powerful website builder.  All ages can do it, and why let someone else have your online presence under their control?…