You’ve got a business idea, a plan and all you need is a domain name and website. So where to get started? Read through our advice on how to pick a web hosting company that fits your needs or jump straight to the recommendations. Want a list of companies to do your own research? See the full hosting directory listing here. How to pick a website host as a new … [Read more...] about Best Website Hosting Companies for New Entrepreneurs – Updated June 2020
This is a list of resources for people in the preliminary planning stages of a startup. The number one on the list, Startup School, is by far the most useful. Startup School Library: Probably the greatest resource for startups, it can get you in the mindset of thinking big, thinking about the right things, and keeping yourself on track. You can also join Startup School for … [Read more...] about Resources for Startups in the Preliminary Planning Phase
Welcome to Startup Groundwork, the place to research the building blocks of your business. If you're a solo or bootstrapped business, sometimes you need a little help getting off the ground. That's where we come in. We've compiled a list of the best options for free services from some of the biggest names out there. We've organized the list by category. If there are … [Read more...] about Startup on a Shoestring – A list of free tiers and resources by big-name players to get your bootstrapped business up and running.
This guide will get a new entrepreneur set up with a simple WordPress site, a domain, a working SSL certificate, and an email address (or multiple email addresses). The total upfront cost will be around $32 depending on which domain and hosting plan you buy. For most people setting up a new site, this will be enough. We use Namecheap, a well-known hosting provider (and our … [Read more...] about Guide to Purchasing a Domain, SSL, Hosting & WordPress for Less Than $40