Your Internet Service Provider or Domain Registrar may offer you free server space for you to create your own website that might include some family photos and an online diary.
Photo Sharing Websites
These types of website are cropping up like fleas on dog. There are web sites like, Flickr.com, Photosite.com, and Google’s Picasa. There could easily be over a hundred such sites that offer free photo sharing paid for by their online advertising.
3. Writers / Authors Websites
Writer’s and Author’s websites are part of what’s known as the Writer’s or Author’s Platform in the publishing business. The platform includes, a website, a Facebook presence, blog, Twitter account, and the old fashioned mailing list.
4. Community Building Websites
Social Websites, Forum Websites, and Sharing Websites.
These websites build online communities of people who want to interact with other people socially or meet people who share their interests. The best known website of this type is probably FaceBook.com. There’s also Linkedin.com, and let’s not forget the old MySpace.com just to mention a few.
5. Mobile Device Websites
The use of mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, watches, etc.) has become ubiquitous. One problem is that standard websites are difficult to view and sometines take a long time to download on some of these devices with their small screens and wireless connections.All our websites are mobile friendly.
6. Blogging Websites
People took the words Web Logs and shortened it to Blogs—online diaries, journals, or editorials. A person used to be outdated if he/she did not have a website, now having a blog is the norm.
7. Informational Websites
A major informational site is wikipedia.org, the online encyclopedia. And it is unique, because it allows members to contribute and edit articles. Now your small business may not want such a comprehensive site, but if you have information to share or sell, an informational website would fill the bill.
8. Online Business Brochure/Catalog Websites
In the days before the Internet, we used the print, radio, and television media to spread the word about our businesses. Now we can cast a large net, reaching literally millions of people all over the world with just one website. An online brochure or catalog, you can show anyone who finds your website photos and descriptions of your products or services.
9. Directory Websites
Today we have website directories. The Yellow Pages has one, yell.com. Directories can be dedicated to a certain topic or industry, or they can encompass geographical areas.
10. E-commerce Websites
Ever hear of Amazon? It’s one of the grand-daddies of all e-commerce websites. But you don’t have to be an Amazon to sell your products online. There are millions of small businesses who use their e-commerce websites to sell their products over the Internet.