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Not only does Marketing Suite help you get found on Google and manage social media and reviews from one spot, it also offers industry-specific business advice, so you always know what to work on next.
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If you don't have the time or patience to master the ever-changing world of SEO, don't worry. We know people that actually like it, and they're standing by to take you to the top of the search results.
Questions. Customer service. Reviews. Keeping up with every social media interaction is tough. Thankfully, our pros not only manage your presence, but also turn interactions into customers.
Why go with GoDaddy for my website?
Great question. No matter which website creation tool you choose, we’ll never leave you hanging when it comes to the important stuff like:
- We’re known for our reliable, fast and secure hosting. Plus, select plans offer SSL certificates to keep you and your customers’ info safe.
- We create designs for the modern world that look great on any device.
- From setup to checkout, our ecommerce solutions have everything you need to sell online.
- Our GoDaddy Guides are some of the friendliest and most knowledgeable people you’ll ever meet. Enjoy our award-winning, 24/7 support from actual humans.
Everything in one place.
- You might only want the basic stuff now, but we have everything you need to succeed online. That’s why we make it easy to integrate and add on more tools as your business grows.
What are my options for creating a website?You have two options: You can make a website yourself with Website Builder or Managed WordPress, or hire a professional. The do-it-yourself route is designed to be as simple as possible, but if you’d rather someone else do it for you, we can do that. We’ll set you up with a designer that can get a basic site online quickly and easily. It costs more, but if you don’t have the time or desire to do it yourself, it’s worth the investment.
Which website creation tool should I choose?
Here’s a quick refresher on each tool:
- Use this if you need a website created quickly and easily.
- The modular editor in the tool lets you add entire sections to pages with a few clicks.
- You don’t have to worry about design. Pre-built, industry-specific templates keep it looking professional.
- Use this if you need a highly customized site and enjoy the freedom to change every detail.
- WordPress lets you take your website with you if you change hosting providers.
- If you’re going to work with a designer, WordPress is an industry standard that most web professionals are familiar with.
How much does it cost to create a website myself with one of GoDaddy’s site creation tools?
How would I use GoDaddy Website Builder?Use Website Builder to create a site quickly and easily. You can also send email marketing and utilize powerful SEO tools. Get started with Website Builder.
What if I want to create an advanced website myself?If you’re looking for a way to make a highly customized website, WordPress is the way to go. It lets you create a powerful website by using themes, inserting your own custom code and adding plugins developed by other users. It takes a little more skill, but it's the world’s most popular site-building tool for a reason.
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How long does it take to create my website?With Website Builder, it can take less than hour to create a basic website. The more details and content you add, the more time it’ll take.
If you create your website using WordPress, the time it takes to complete it will depend on your skill level and the features you add. You can opt for pre-built themes that will get your site up quickly, or you can spend more time customizing every aspect of your site. If you’re not familiar with WordPress, be prepared for a learning curve that may add a few hours to the process.
Can I transfer my site to another hosting provider in the future?
It depends on which tool you decide to create your website with.
- Website Builder does not allow you to take your website with you.
- WordPress allows you to take your website files with you and install them on another hosting provider.
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