1001 Newbie - Friendly Tips HTML version

Chapter 2
Getting Your Site Right
Website Baseball - You're Out! - A website is also governed by rules
and the umpires are your visitors.
If You Want A Website, First Comes HTML - A free way to learn
HTML, the language in which web pages are written.
Conventional Formats Work - A website should follow certain
conventions, as do all publishers.
Boring Is Best - Before deciding on the basics for your site, look at what
others are doing.
Make Your Own Rules! - There are a lot of rules about site building.
Select the best among them.
The First Fold Makes Your Site! - The first fold may matter more than
the rest of the site combined.
I Built It, But Nobody Came - If a site fails, it suggests the lack of a
sufficient structure and business plan.
Are Free Graphics Really Free? - As with a lot of things on the Web, it
takes time to find the right graphic.
Take Credit Card Orders On The Cheap - An inexpensive way to
begin taking credit card orders right now.
Choose Your Merchant Account With Care - When it's time to get a
merchant account, be sure to ask the right questions.
Expand Your Business To The Web? - The only reason for a website
for your business is to increase profits.