Go to your favorite search engine, enter some keywords that are relevant to your business. Take a look at the results. Do you see your website among the top results? Yes? Congratulations! You may skip the rest of this post.…
Of late I received more and more queries from my clients, asking for my opinion about the email they received from some companies in China/Hong Kong, expressing their concern of someone “trying to” take up domain names related to what they currently have. To show how much they care, they suggested my clients to buy up the list of domain names included in the email, in order not to “lose” them to competitors.
Each week, I received between 10-15 request for quotations (RFQ) via this website, plus other requests through word of mouth and phone calls. Never an exception, out of these requests, at least a handful were about setting up online store.
If I get a dollar for every time someone came to me with a job offer, at an unreasonable budget, I would have, say, enough money for early retirement already. Please do me (as well as my fellow freelancers) a favor: read this.
When you set up your business, all the books you read seem to tell you the same thing: you need to start by setting a goal. It is the same for setting up a website, especially if the website is for your business or company. Before you even decide on what to name your website, you need a goal.