As a website investor I have owned and setup web hosting for literally hundreds of websites. In this course, the focus is on the end result. You will go through a fast, straightforward process to choose a new domain (website name), get the domain setup on a web hosting account and learn the basics of web hosting that you will need to know to operate your site. (Oh, and we’ll install WordPress!)
So what exactly will you learn?
Is This For You?
That depends. This is for beginners. If you haven’t setup web hosting or purchased a domain before, this is probably the best place to start.
If you don’t have an idea for a website in mind yet, and want to learn the process before you commit, this is also for you.
If that’s not you, check out my other courses!
If it is you, I’ll see you in Module 1.
The two minute road map for what you will accomplish in this course. Namely:
The special tool I use to brain storm and choose domain names
Things to avoid when choosing a domain
The most important thing to remember when choosing a domain name
Choose a good domain name
Selecting a webhosting plan
Getting your webhosting account setup
Connecting your webhosting account to your domain name
cPanel is the most commonly used dashboard in webhosting accounts. In this lesson you will learn some of the important functions to use to manage your website via cPanel:
How to setup email addresses for your website
Where to change nameservers
How to see and update your website files using file manager
WordPress is the most common system for building websites with more than 20 million installations worldwide. In this lesson we will see how our hosting companies makes installing WordPress incredibly simple. We will:
FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a way of connecting your PC to your Website host in order to transfer files back and forth. It can be used for backing up your website and moving files that are hard to move in other ways. In this lesson we will:
Great job finishing the course! Hopefully you have a website setup and running and you are ready to start adding content. Be sure to check out the resource area for discounts on your next course.
Jeff Hunt invests in and operates online businesses. He is the author of "The Website Investor: The Guide To Buying An Online Website Business For Passive Income". He is also the author of the beginner guides for Buying and Selling Web Businesses published on Flippa, the world's biggest marketplace for websites.
Jeff has owned more than 300 income producing websites and earns his living from his online portfolio. His websites receive more than 3 million pageviews per month.
Jeff is an expert at advertising monetization, having earned hundreds of thousands of dollars from Google Adsense alone.
Before becoming a Shark in the online business market, Jeff was a Project Executive at IBM where he managed 8 and 9 figure outsourcing services deals.
Today Jeff enjoys capitalizing on internet opportunities and helping others to do the same.
Established internet income sources provide the time flexibility for Jeff to teach and coach his colleagues, as well as to invest time in ministry and family.
I'm a poet and a writer, and truly an artist at heart. I've always had a knack for figuring out technical things however, and have held several jobs as a technology consultant.
Since 2009 I've run a consulting firm in Chattanooga TN helping small businesses implement and leverage technology and the web. In 2005 I became involved in Internet Marketing, successfully starting several websites and blogs since.
My expertise in consulting and technology is teaching and helping the beginner.