People create a web 2.0 site/blog for many reasons. Some want a secondary site to support their main one, others want to drive traffic to the main site from many sources, others want to build a web 2.0 site property for link building purposes.
On top of that the people who just want a site or blog to publish their personal thoughts.
Whatever the reason, the first key decision is finding a web 2.0 site creator that can smoothly allow you to achieve your aims.
Step One: Find A Great Site Builder
There are hundreds of platforms out there that allow you to build your own website/blog.
The problem with many of these platforms is that once you sign up for free, they want more money out of you to unlock key features or add more pages. Even the large providers such as WordPress.com do this.
At the other end of the scale are the completely free site providers. They allow you to join for free and have a basic account the cost nothing.
The problem with the completely free web 2.0 sites is that they get attacked by automated spammers. This is where people use software and poor quality content to create hundreds of satellite sites for free.
Eventually the free bloghost has no choice but to either pull up the drawbridge or collapse under the weight.
The third way is the path that we have undertaken here at Boosites.
You pay a low one-off, upfront fee. This keeps the majority of the automated spammers and time wasters out, allowing in only people with the vision to invest in their strategy.
The low upfront fee also supports the network, acting as a guarantee that the provider will have revenue to provide the service for years to come.
In return you get a no limits site building account. Nothing is held back and there are no more fees to pay.
Step Two: Quickly Create A Great Looking Web 2.0 Site
Once in your account simply select a theme that looks close to the purposes you want it for. Then go into the theme settings and alter colours and layout to fit your look.
Add a logo and you’re pretty much ready to add your content.
If you want to add more features, providers usually have tools you can activate.
At Boosites we include pre-activated WordPress plugins in every account, allowing you to create a web 2.0 website with additional functionality such as contact forms and built in search optimisation quickly.
Step Three: Add High Quality Content To Your Blog Site
Once you’ve created your Web 2.0 property the best advice is not to fill it with rubbish content.
Google won’t index poor content and nobody will read it. So what is the point?
Whatever the reason for creating your content, even if it is to build links, and here at Boosites we understand that that maybe your purpose, you want to provide value to the person reading it.
So do something good. Create some content people will find useful. Present it well with images and videos. Make it a worthwhile resource for the long-term.
With a small investment in the network hosting your site and a small effort investment in the content you produce, whatever your aims, you can produce a site that will actually bring you traffic and trust for the long-term.