Gone are the days when people rely exclusively on print magazines and bridal expos to find their vendors. Nowadays, if you’re not online, you don’t exist to the majority of brides and grooms! Consider creating your own website using the following tools:

WordPress

WordPress is a website that helps you create customizable webpages. It offers a full content management system with plug-ins, widgets, and themes for you to choose from. Once you’ve selected the options to determine how you want the webpages to look, you can edit the text boxes and create your customized site. FREE for basic templates.

You can also hire a Menagerie Partner to help create a custom brand, design and WordPress template for you – 10% off when you book through Menagerie!

Squarespace

Squarespace offers templates to help you create a simple customized site. You can even customize the domain name to match your company’s name. More importantly, it offers analytics that you can use on your site to help you track traffic and the behavior of your visitors. This information can be indispensable when it comes to creating your marketing campaign. Pricing starts at $12/month.

Branded.me

If you have a LinkedIn account—and you really should have one—you can create a website using Branded.me. This website takes information from your LinkedIn account to create a webpage. It then allows you to customize it with various templates and easy-to-use editing tools. FREE for basic plan or pricing starts at $9/month for Pro.

Wix

If you’re looking for a free site to use, Wix is a great option to help you create your website. It offers free templates, stock images, video backgrounds, and lots of other options for you to choose from. It even helps you create a blog for your website. Pricing varies from $4.08/month to $24.92/month depending on the plan. FREE for basic plan.

Check out these tools and other resources to help create your business website. While creating the website, work to make it as user friendly as possible. Make sure that it will look great whether your clients check it out on their computers or mobile devices. Then, track your traffic and find out how you can keep it updated and interesting for your potential clients.

Don’t have a site yet? Or undergoing a rebrand?

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