The Internet has become a normal part of our daily routine. People started spending more and more hours every day connected to the Internet, be it for browsing websites, watching videos, shopping, or simply looking for information with the help of search engines.

This habit which appeared due to technological advancements has ramifications in many fields, such as commerce and business to name a few. Even for small businesses it is no longer optional to have a presentation website, but instead has become a mandatory requirement needed to stay on top of recent trends and don’t fall behind and be forgotten.

No matter what niche you’re in, having an online presence will help boost your sales and reach a larger audience of potential clients. But how can you achieve all this if you’re just getting started or don’t have the budget to hire a professional design team?

Web builders come with the solution. A web builder is an amazing tool that helps people create a website in minutes. You do need to have any coding or graphic design skills whatsoever. Here’s what you need to know about website builders.

1.      You can have your website ready faster.

Website builders make it easy for people to build their websites, offering many pre-made templates and web element blocks which can be used to create pages.

WebDo, for example, comes with hundreds of element blocks which you can mix and match, using a drag and drop, intuitive interface, and build your new website in less than an hour. You can create your free account and start playing with it.

2.     Build your site on a budget.

Budget is always an issue for a small business. That is why; when it comes to web design and hosting, website builders are the best option for you. A custom website can take months to create and will take hundreds of dollars out of your pocket. On the other hand, a web builder can help you launch your new site on the same day you started working on it. Most website builders offer advantageous free plans, as well as paid Pro plans with very affordable prices.

3.      Have full control of your website.

Using a builder gives you full control over the look and feel of the website. If you hire a designer, then you need to fill in a detailed brief, go back and forth with changes, and so on. Even with all these steps the result may not meet your expectations.

4.      No coding knowledge required.

No need to learn how to code or have any design skills, website builders are thought out in such a way that anyone can use them. Their interfaces are easy to use and intuitive, plus most of them come with comprehensive guides to get you started.

5.      Easy for beginners as well as more advanced users.

There’s almost no learning curve when it comes to using a website builder for creating your website. The interfaces are so friendly, and the guides so easy to use, that you’ll only need minutes to figure out what to do. Some builders also come with Pro features for more advanced users, which takes customization to a whole new level.

6.      Integrated marketing apps.

Some website builders, like WebDo, offer a wide array of helpful marketing apps which can ease your online marketing process even more. These integrated apps can help you send newsletters, surveys, create presentations for your clients, and more.

7.      Easy website management.

Changing fonts, colors, backgrounds and images can be done with just a couple of clicks. You’ll be your own website manager and it will even be fun do take this role!

8.      You won’t have to worry about hosting.

Website builder platforms come integrated with hosting solutions at very affordable prices, even free in some cases, though with limitations. So stop worrying about any technical aspects of your site.

9.      Pre-designed templates.

You don’t have to start working on your site from scratch. Builders usually come with template libraries filled with designer-made website templates. Just choose your favorite and customize it to fit your branding.

10. Mobile-friendly.

Websites created with new website builders are mobile-friendly. This means your website will look perfect on any device, be it desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Disclaimer: Q-Bis Consult SRL – the “Cloud platform for software applications” project is co-financed from the European Regional Development Fund through the Operational Program Competitiveness 2014-2020. The content of this material does not necessarily represent the official position of the European Union or the Government of Romania.

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