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akius
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I'm stuck with developing my site - What should I do next?

yup
the work is so overwhelming and I'm so lost.
Ok here is what I have
1. I have decided the website name
2. Learned Dreamweaver
3. Picked Host (Host Monster)
4. Started building content.

But I don't know what to do next, like how am I going to actually start, its like I'm going in circles, I don't know where to begin. I've been in this deadlock for the past two weeks.

Should I upload the website first and then proceed or should I learn more about metatags and other things..

Has something like this has happened to you while you were starting.
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akius
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I'm also not clear about the whole keywords and market research.
Like the objective importance of these two terms and when do they come in play.

Thanks.
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akius
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one last questions
I want to call my website PhotographyXL.net
but done lot research and my head says Phototutors.net will be better since my site is about photography tutorials, tips and everything.

will I have to dump PhotographyXL.net
will having a brand name go against me.
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sean06
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Before you upload the website, actually put it together first.

If you're not clear on research, go and watch the videos and see if they make it a bit better for you. If you have any specific questions after that, come and ask them.

Dump PhotographyXL.net ? Well, have you already registered it?

What do you mean by a brand name?
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Akius,

No need to panic my good fellow. You have come a very long way learning the programs and getting a domain. Most people just give up. So kudos to you!

You do not have to worry about a straight line of things to do. That is the beauty of the business. Don't feel lost.... you have this forum... everyone does and everyone can use it... so ask your questions when you feel stuck.....

If a "plan" does help you some.... here is what I would suggest.

Get your domain... phototutors.net is more acceptable.

Point that domain name to your hosting account.....

Can you put together a simple webpage? Get your homepage up for us to look at .... and we will help you go from there.... I'll let you know what your meta tags need, if your structure is ok, etc.... Let me know when you do this.... and ask anything you need here and someone will answer you.

PS: Remember to call your homepage index.html or index.php depending on what you are doing.... (I think you are going to have .html though :wink: )
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Hang in there Akius,

I understand completely where your heads at, alot of this stuff can be completely overwhelming when you first start :shock:

Adrians post is excellent, do what he says...here is a break down of the steps again

The 7 step Success formula

:arrow: 1. Buy Domain

:arrow: 2. Design Basic webpage (don't get to fussy...yet)

:arrow: 3. Upload with hosting

:arrow: 4. Get a critique from Affilorama forum with coaching tips (Learn From Others)

:arrow: 5. Study more Affilorama lessons (Only Whats needed At The Time)

:arrow: 6. Adjust site i.e. website layout, affiliates, design, content, SEO, Links etc for another Critique from Affilorama members

:arrow: 7. Repeat process from 4. to 7. until success $$$

:idea: When I first started in Internet marketing I suffered from "Paralysis By Analysis" meaning I studied so many different strategies and tips that I was totally lost as to where to start, The key is to begin anyway...make mistakes or better yet learn from others mistakes, adjust what you need to do, keeping moving repeat process.

Keep the bigger picture in mind of your goals and dreams to keep you motivated i.e. Family, Holiday, Car, Freedom, Debt Free etc..what ever best works for you!

" When the reason WHY is strong enough the HOW is easy"

Here are some other motivational Quotes for you

" How do you eat an elephant? one bite at a time." Anon

" A journey of 1000 miles begins with 1 step" Confucious

"Just Do It" Nike

Looking forward to your Success

Matt 8)
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katharina
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Wow, nice one, Matt.

I'm in the "Paralysis by analysis" stage at the moment...

OK, time to take another bite on my elephant :lol:

Thanks 8)
Katharina
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Haha...Just remember to chew several times!

Matt :lol:
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akius
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thanks so much guys
I have signed up for phototutors.net at host monster.
I'll upload the site today and let you guys see it

Taking it one step at a time.
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Sounds good, step by step is the key :)
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akius
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Ok
I have uploaded the website.
Phototutors.net
I'll install php today in the meanwhile would you all take a look and let me know the next step.
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chatyak86
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I think that looks great for your first try.

I would suggest to stretch the white area out to the end of the black design and also to center it.... at least that is what i would do. Also, remember to include text links on your pages as well as the buttons.
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sean06
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That is looking good so far :)

I would take into account what Adrian mentioned, but apart from that well done. I shudder when I think about my first website, which is thankfully no longer online :)
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sean06 wrote:That is looking good so far :)

I would take into account what Adrian mentioned, but apart from that well done. I shudder when I think about my first website, which is thankfully no longer online :)


Yes it is...... the web archives my friend :)
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I don't know if the web archives would've even picked that site up :P
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akius
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I'm going to post a link on my page, thanking them
it'be fine then.
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Why, what was your first site about Adrian? Was it that bad?
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