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Old 7th July 2015, 21:33   #76
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Thanks for your inputs guys. I read upon the subject a little and I think I need to share with all that I really don't have ANY time managing the website, except weekends where I'd only like to upload photos and prices.
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A regular blog with good photos and some write-up makes sense I think. So pointers for blog templates or anything else that I need to know?
I would recommend Squarespace for you
No headache. Just point your domain, and start building a website. You can take basic plan since actual selling may be on amazon etc.,
8$/month gives you a lot.
The best part is, on blogger your site may look a bit unprofessional, squarespace makes things look beautiful. Your brand will look like a high end brand.
There is a 14 day free trial, so if you do not like it, you can opt out.
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Old 7th July 2015, 21:56   #77
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I second Netfreak's suggestion. A blog can be well designed and needn't look unprofessional.

- Use Etsy/Amazon for the selling.
- Stick to Facebook/Blogger for marketing.

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I too am looking to put a website for business purpose. From what I see registering a .co.in is cheaper than a .com. Does that make any difference as such, especially for the website to come up in a search engine?
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I too am looking to put a website for business purpose. From what I see registering a .co.in is cheaper than a .com. Does that make any difference as such, especially for the website to come up in a search engine?
Not at all. The domain co.in is easily recognisable as an Indian domain which (in my opinion) is a plus point and helps put Indian sites on the global web map).
However I think co.in domains are available only for registered companies. (My info is a 5-6 years old, and things might have changed)
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Thanks RedTerrano.

I've zeroed in on 'hostitsmart' economy plan to get started. Seems to be pretty good from the reviews I've read. Next option is godaddy basic wordpress plan.
If there is anything I should know about these two please let me know. I'll register it in a couple days.

Also will I be able to handle the creation part ? I can handle drag and drop, template driven page creation with a little tinkering here and there but cannot do any kind of programming.

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Bought hosting from Hostgator.in under their Ganpati promo

Hatchling plan
Rs 5300 for 3 years

seemed like a good buy to start with and many positive reviews too.
Will update on the journey
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Hi guys, I have about 10 domains with BigRock & I've been with them since 6 years. Its time for renewal & this time I don't find them giving the offer they extended last year.

Need to know where I can renew the domains at a good price.
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