Top 5 Free Website Builders for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs!

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An online presence – What was once considered to be amusing, has now become a necessity for all businesses and entrepreneurial setups. Even many individuals are setting up their own niche websites showcasing their talents, hobbies etc.

However, most of them are not aware how easy it is to create a good looking website. Infact, there are many easy to use free online website builders that can do a perfect job for you instead of spending your hard earned money on hiring website designers and web developers. You don’t need to be a computer genius to use these because they allow you to build your website through simple interfaces that even dummies can master.

Here are 5 free Website Builders that you should look at:

Wix

wix

Wix is an online website builder that was released in 2008. One of the strong points of Wix that stands out is the ability to create cool flash websites in a matter of minutes. You don’t need to have a design degree to come up with cool design ideas because Wix will provide you readymade templates that can be edited and tailored to your requirements.

Add to this, the ability to create a mobile website, a Facebook page and a range of ecommerce functions, Wix definitely has earned its spot in our list of top 5 online website builders. Wix also offers hosting services and other premium plans that you can check out at Wix.com

Weebly

weebly

Weebly is definitely a player to reckon when it comes to building websites online. Weebly was ranked 4th in Time Magazine’s list of 50 best websites in 2007. That was a long time back and Weebly has evolved further into a comprehensive website builder offering drag and drop features, preset themes and templates, an easy user interface and hosting services.

And for all you tech savvy users out there, Weebly also allows you to edit CSS and HTML of a site. Signing up is free and similar to other service providers, Weebly has premium plans that you can check out at Weebly.com

Webs

webs

Little needs to be said about Webs because it has been functioning and evolving as a hosting service and now as a website building service since 2001. Webs offers the usual array of hosting and website building services plus some great apps, statistical data and analytics, mobile sites, themes and templates to suit virtually all segments of blogging, design portfolios and businesses.

Like most other website builders, a free subscription will mean that Webs will place their own ads or banners on your website. To check out the premium plans and other features on offer, visit Webs.com.

Moonfruit

moonfruit

The very moment you visit Moonfruit, you are greeted by a banner that says "Pick a design. Launch your site" This is extremely comforting for non technical users who want to get a website up and going without too much hassle. Moonfruit partners with the biggies of the online industry like Getty Images, iStockphoto, PayPal and many more to give users a power packed website building experience.

Based in London, Moonfruit also claims to be the number one hosting site in UK and a stunning figure of more than 4 million websites have been made on their platform. A simple user interface, great design options and tools, ability to publish for computer and mobile platforms, blogging and other top tools bring Moonfruit to our list of top 5 website builders. Check out what’s on offer and subscription details on Moonfruit.com.

Webnode

webnode

Webnode was launched in 2008 in a Czech and Slovakian version. By 2010, Webnode was functioning on 12 different language platforms and reportedly, had more than 2 million users. The layout of this online website builder is simple and clearly laid out. With themes that support personal websites, business websites and ecommerce portals, Webnode allows a classic drag and drop usability function and an array of gadgets and widgets.

Labeled as a "quick and dirty way to build a Website or blog, relatively painlessly" by a popular blogging portal, Webnode definitely scores when it comes to ease of use. To find out more about how you can make payment gateways, business statistics, innovative designs, professional outlook and much more simply a click away, check out Webnode.com.

So there you have it – 5 sites that will help you create a great online presence at nearly no cost. Website creation is not a tough job after all!

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  2. Savova says

    Hi,

    My name is Lora Savova, and I am the Marketing manager of Puzl, a young internet startup. Puzl is a fully customizable and 100% free website builder which aims at helping all professionals launch and develop their activity online.

    http://puzl.com

    We would like to be listed in your site or to have an article if you find our service interesting to your audience.
    Our goal is to propose a tool easy of utilization, for professionals who are inexperienced internet users to take pleasure in the creation of their site, still attaining a high quality result respecting the image of their business.
    A few specifications of the tool:
    – 3 levels of designs: Before entering the editing interface users are invited to create their website design by picking a design theme, a set of colors and then a full website template including both photos and text.
    – Drag and drop technology: The next step is to start editing the template by adding, moving, editing and resizing all elements of a web page (including photos)
    – Over 25 widgets: Text, image, video, sound, slideshows, photo galleries, Google map, link, button… And many more to come.

    We would be grateful if you could test our tool to give us your opinion and tell us if it could be interesting to your readers.

    Any article published about our tool in blogs like yours is shared on Puzl with a direct backlink but also on our Facebook fan page and Twitter account.

    I stay at your disposal for further information.

    Best regards,

    Lora Savova
    Marketing Manager @ Puzl
    http://www.Puzl.com
    Email: [email protected]
    Tel: +44(0)1614080091

  3. V Kamalika Amit Kumar says

    Wondered what you will do once you have selected the website help that you require? I was recently going through an article on how to start my venture that has really helped me. Sharing it: http://smallbusinessindia.intuit.in/wp-admin/post.php?post=68&action=edit.

    1. Kumar Kunal says

      After designing the website what you need to do is advertise and promote your website on world wide web. There are different strategies depending on the finances which are available. The basic that you need to do is to focus on below mentioned points to promote it:-
      1. Content
      2.Keywords from Google Adwords :- Keyword finder tool
      3. Page title on all the pages. Every page should have a different page Title should not exceed 70-80 characters.
      4. Keyword density 2-8% in the content, keyword should be there in the beginning of the page ttile.
      5. Check your competitors with which keyword they are ranking high.
      7. Create a Google place account after the activation run some offers.
      8. Create a Sitempap, Analytics and Google Webmaster tool to monitor the stats.
      9.Submit the website in as many directories as possible.
      10. Participate in forums like Quora which has more than 50 million users.
      11. Write Blogs or submit articles if you can.
      12. Create your business page on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest and be active on these and learn how to use it so that you can use it in the best possible ways.

  4. Kumar Kunal says

    Hi,
    I have created websites not only from the above mentioned websites;however I have created the websites from other companies as well. Recently I got redirected to Webstarttoday while I was reading an article. They also offer free websites and they have a huge collection of beautiful designs as it said in that article and after visiting http://www.webstarttoday.com I really found that website pretty interesting I terms of user friendliness and the designs. The collection of the designs that Webstarttoday has it's really amazing and it's free for an year. It's amazing. Must try once.

    1. Sunil Nagar says

      Thans Kunal for sharing the link.

      I also think http://www.webstarttoday.com have many beautiful designs & website builder is very user friendly.

  5. Samuel says

    These are great tools for websites, but if you need a mobile website there are not a ton of great options. The best we’ve found have been http://SproutMobi.com and Mofuse.com

  6. Sadek says

    Free Website Builder is perfect for startups & small business websites.

  7. Rohit says

    Every business needs a website today whether it is small or large. The main advantage of getting a company or business web site is that your business can advertise / publicise on the internet 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Even websites are quicker, easier and more cost-effective way to update than print based media.

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