3. Purchase Webhosting Provider
First time home buyers get a deal and now so do you. If you are a first time domain buyer, there are some web hosting providers that give you a free domain name. That's why you can skip step 2 of purchasing a domain name. There are many benefits of getting a free domain name with your web hosting, including:
Purchasing webhosting is an important step because this is where your actual website files will reside. You need to have ideas of what to look for in a web host provider and know what kind of things you need to be successful. If a provider is slow and is down all the time, that only means loss of traffic and loss of business for you. So it's important to do your research on web hosting providers to find one that meets your needs.
For example what I look for in a web hosting provider are:
These features are important because with one web hosting provider, I can create many different websites. I won't have to pay for extra space, extra bandwidth to handle all the extra traffic, there is space for my sites to grow, each different website will have it's own database and I can create unlimited number of emails for each domain I have. Some web hosting providers also provide freebies in advertising credits with Google, Facebook, and Yahoo/Bing to help your business grow.