Some may feel that building a personal or business website in today’s world should be fairly easy for most. Especially, with all of the “free” resources available through various hosting and website design companies. However, what I’ve found out recently is that although I’ve been in IT for over 20 years, was a software consultant/developer for a spell, it’s not as easy as you might think! A significant personal investment of your time is still needed if you want your website to pop off the pages and lure a broad audience.
First of all, if your time is limited like mine, you probably don’t have a lot of time to spend building your site from scratch. You’re also most likely to have the same mindset as I do at this point in your career, and feel that learning new code is just not your thing anymore. However, you refuse to pay someone to build your site and feel that you have enough software development experience to build it yourself. (more…)