As a professional looking to grow your business, one of the best investments you can make is in a company website. For some small business owners, creating a website is “something I’ll get to when I have time.”
With a new year on the horizon, there’s no better time to put your best foot forward with a website.
Now…where do you start? Say you opt for an EarthLink Web Hosting Plan. What are your options?
Let’s Unwrap the Possibilities of EarthLink Web Hosting Plans…
Are you pretty good at following directions and assembly? Don’t mind tackling some details to save money? Then an EarthLink Do-It-Yourself Web Hosting Plan might be the perfect pick. Among the possibilities…
Do-It-Yourself Option #1: Website Plus
(for $9.97/month for the first 3 months, $19.95/month thereafter*)
With Website Plus, you can make your own website in minutes, no experience necessary. It’s a solid option if you’re a small business without a website, or you have a website but want a simple way to rebuild it and manage it yourself.
Essentials include an easy-to-use website builder with built-in business templates, WordPress blog, email marketing and social media tools, unlimited FTP (for managing large files), live chat, and more.
Do-It-Yourself Option #2: Business Website Plus
(for $17.47/month for the first 3 months, $34.95/month thereafter*)
For the small business owner who wants to easily build and manage a website and step up their online marketing. Business Website Plus includes all the features of the Website Plus plan — and much more. Extras include over 60 professional directory listings, 200 professional email accounts, and a mobile website with click-to-map and click-to-call features.
Think you don’t need a mobile website? Consider these stats from a recent Google study of smartphone usage:
- 96% of smartphone users have researched a product or service on their device
- 94% of smartphone users look for local information on their phone
- 90% of smartphone users purchase, contact the business, or take another action after local research
All the more reason to consider the Do-It-Yourself Business Website Plus plan.
Do-It-Yourself Option #3: Ecommerce Website Plus
(for $42.47/month for the first 3 months, $84.95/month thereafter*)
Have stuff to sell online? Let customers fill up their shopping carts and pay securely with an Ecommerce Website Plus plan.
- Supports online credit card transactions and features a Rapid SSL cert
- Includes eCommerce Store Builder — create an engaging storefront and easily optimize your store for mobile devices, sell products and services directly on Facebook, and more
- Provides advanced Web hosting features, plus all the online marketing tools in our other website hosting packages (including a mobile website)
No time to roll up your sleeves?
Prefer to pay for professional services?
Then you might be just the person for an EarthLink Do-It-For-Me Plan. Keep in mind, the price drops big time after the first year! All Do-It-For-Me plans offer professional website design services, copywriting, maintenance, email marketing, SEO tools, and more.
Do-It-For-Me Option 1: Standard Design & Marketing Website
(for $79.95/month, drops to $29.95/month after the first 12 months**)
Count on a professionally designed and branded website, a mobile website, plus tools to market your business. Details.
Do-It-For-Me Option 2: Premium Design & Marketing Website
(for $124.95/month, drops to $69.95/month after the first 12 months**)
Get a bigger website for your business, a mobile website, and additional online marketing tools to help drive traffic. Details.
Do-It-For-Me Option 3: Ecommerce Design & Marketing Website
(for $154.95/month, drops to $84.95/month after the first 12 months**)
Help your business sell more online with a sophisticated and professionally designed store and a mobile website. Take your marketing to the max. Details.
* First 3 months are billed at the rates listed above. Standard monthly rates apply thereafter. Current standard monthly rates listed above. Free Domain Name: After you click to sign up you will have an opportunity to search for and choose your free domain name, or you may transfer a domain you already own. Top level domains ( TLDs) included in Free Domain Name promotion are .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .us, .name, .mobi, .asia and .tel. Other domain name extensions are available for additional fees.
** Plan requires a 12-month commitment. Cancellation prior to the end of such 12-month period will result in EarthLink billing you an early termination fee equal to the applicable monthly fee multiplied by the number of months remaining in your 12-month term.