I figured out something about SBI about two weeks ago: YOU CAN’T BREAK IT!
only thing you can do is NOT USE IT!
set up so that even the most on-line rookie will do fine. In fact, one of the thing that my
instructor, Bernie, says is those who have never done much on the web before
usually get a site up faster with SBI than those who come to SBI with
experience. Those with experience
want to “tweak” SBI to make it work with what they are experienced with, while
those who never have done anything before just follow the
Anyway, I’m a combination of both – I realized that I was getting caught
up in the details that I really didn’t need to worry about. So I pressed on. My site might have a whole new look down
the road, but for now, I’m just focusing on the content.
this week we started talking about how to get traffic to the web site in
addition to the strategies that SBI does with the search engines. Pretty cool stuff, but I was more
excited about what happened without me knowing about it.
see, I had (as of the day of the class) 16 pages total. Without me doing ANYTHING to let Google
know about my site, I was getting traffic… possibly thanks to everyone here who
is also checking out my site as we go, but also there were a number of people
who “stumbled” on my site. As of
right now, I’m averaging 11 people a day looking at my site! That’s with my half completed and
changing web pages! Wow! I was blown away! SBI works!
what am I doing… in addition to the work that I have done on tweaking the pages
currently written (poke around and see how they are looking – I’m really going
to recommend that you check this page:
http://www.food-safety-and-you.com/HowDoesFoodGoBad.html ) I’m back to writing
you’ve ever thought about building a business website, regardless of your
experience, take a close look at SBI.
I’ve been blown away… what I’m learning here will change my strategies
and plans for the future! One of
the people who works for SBI told me that “Anyone who is willing to work and
knows or wants to know about something can build a successful web site”. And I believe that is true!
for poking around – my home page is http://www.food-safety-and-you.com. If you haven’t done so,
please do my quick survey at www.tinyurl.com/FoodSafetySurvey.This is helping me put together my plans
for down the road!