There's a lot to consider when to setting up a website, registering a domain name, buying web hosting, configuring an online shop and finding a payment gateway.

As a web designer and developer, I know how difficult it can be to register a domain name, buy web hosting, setup a website, configure an online shop and create a payment gateway.

Today, I’ll show you how easy it is to setup your own website in less than 5 minutes – best of all it’s free to get started with reasonable pricing options if you choose to upgrade to professional features.

Usually setting up a website is time consuming and costly and in the past you’d have to do all of these things which can take weeks, if not months to setup:

Hire a web designer$5K – $10K1 – 3 months
Hire a web developer$5K – $30K1 – 6 months
Get a domain name$10 – $100Instant
Buy hosting space$100 – $5001 – 2 weeks
Create subscriber list$100 – $10001 – 2 months
Build an online store$2K – $10K1 – 3 months
Buy SSL Certificates$100 – $5001 – 2 days
Configure a payment gateway$100 – $3,0001 – 3 weeks

How to

Fortunately, I’ve found a the easiest way to setup a website, especially if you’re a small business and need something cheap with all the options to get started:

  1. Head over to to get started
  2. Choose a template using the WIX ADI tool which will automatically select a template based upon your business needs
  3. Customise your design and press SAVE and PUBLISH

Build my website on

Initially, your website will be on the free plan.

However it is very easy to upgrade to a paid plan and everything is configured automatically – making this the perfect low-cost and low-risk solution for all small business.

Which website company or online service did you use to setup your business? Let us know in the comments below.

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