As part of this Niche Site (the Dumb Way) Follow-Along, I want to show exactly how and what I do to set up and create a website. This is pretty basic stuff and I realize that many of my readers already have a handle on it. But there may be readers, either currently or in the future, who are total beginners and don’t know the first thing about how to set up a website. This post will be geared towards the beginners, although some of you with experience may pick up a thing or two just by seeing how I do it. Better yet, those of you with experience may be able to give a few helpful pointers in the comments section below.
Purchasing A Domain
When building a niche site, this step kind of goes hand-in-hand with the choosing a niche and keyword research step. I purchase all of my domains at GoDaddy.com (affiliate link). Therefore, when I am researching keywords I am simultaneously checking for available exact match domains