Looking for a complete guide to launching a website for your small business in 30 days? You’ve come to the right place.
HOW TO LAUNCH A WEBSITE IN 30 DAYS
Start with a goal.
Grab an unforgettable domain name.
Choose a hosting plan.
Pick a reliable content management system (CMS).
Customize the look of your site to fit your brand.
Customize your favicon, which is the small icon next to your website address in the address bar.
Create a logo that represents your brand.
Add a retina logo so that your site logo looks great on high-resolution screens.
Add social share images, which appear in snippets when someone shares your website on social media.
Create high-quality, goal-driven content.
Set up Google Analytics.
Increase website security using plugins like Sucuri or MalCare. Also, make sure you have an SSL certificate.
Protect your site against spam using plugins like AntiSpam Bee or Akismet.
Use a search engine optimization (SEO) plugin like Yoast SEO.
Check all permalinks to make sure your URLs are short, memorable, and optimized for SEO.
Choose a launch date.
Fine-tune before publishing.
Turn on search engine indexing to ensure your site becomes indexed in the search engines once it’s launched.
Submit your website to Google to speed up the process of Google crawling your site.
Test your website on different devices.
Make sure your website is compatible with as many browsers as possible using a tool called Browsershots.
Check for broken links using a plugin like Broken Link Checker for WordPress.
Optimize images on your website to reduce page loading times.
Check your grammar and spelling. Also, proofread content on all pages.
Update the admin email address.
Check your site’s performance using a website speed test.
Create a backup version of your website.
Perform a complete website audit, which measures your site’s performance in terms of content, SEO, design, and usability.
Start promoting through social media.