By Top10 Staff
Practically everyone is familiar with Yahoo, one of most well-known names on the internet. They also offer one of the best website builders on the internet. Even if you lack technical or design skills, Yahoo makes it easy for you to have a professional and polished website for your small business. Some of their features having tons of really cool templates (many are themed) and superior hosting options. Better still, you will even find a whole range of resources, tools and tutorials to help take full advantage of this powerful software (it is even downloadable).
|WEBSITE DESIGN FEATURES||PUBLISHING FEATURES|
|Drag & Drop Editor||Free Web Builder|
|Almost 400 Design Templates||Unlimited Disk Storage Space|
|1,000 Business Email Addresses||SEO Settings & Marketing Credits|
|List Up To 50,000 Products||Professional Web Hosting|
|Accept Payments Via PayPal or Merchant Account||Yahoo Web Analytics|
Designing and building your website is very easy and flexible. There is no need to have any special skills since the drag and drop interface combined with 380 professional templates make this process incredibly simple. Of course, if you do have some skills in this area, feel free to use your favorite design program or HTML editing program. There are even SEO wizards which help your site to be designed in a way that will help to achieve maximum search engine exposure and attract customers. For those looking to sell direct from their website, list up to 50,000 products, which can include both physical and digital items.
As a Yahoo customer, you will not only have access to a free, professional web builder, but also first class hosting. With their safe and secure network, your site will have a 99.9% up time guarantee. Also, you will have an unlimited amount of disk storage space for all of your site files. This even includes an unlimited amount of monthly bandwidth or data transfer. Check your site statistics any time you like with Yahoo Web Analytics. To give you an initial edge, take advantage of the free marketing credits. Your site may also be set up to immediately accept payments via your own merchant account or PayPal.
The Yahoo network actually charges their members in a rather unique fashion. Instead of a single, flat price per month or term they use a transaction fee, which is a small percentage of each sale your site makes. Actually, a base price plus that small transaction fee. Of course, the price you will pay should always be compared to the number of features and level of service that are offered. In this case, you can feel confident that you are getting the best of everything, since Yahoo is such a well-known and respected name in the world of online commerce and service.
One of the best things about the Yahoo web builder software is their help feature. This includes a number of product tutorials and even troubleshooting guides already built in. In fact, this should help you see how to do just about anything in terms of building, running or marketing your site. If you would like to contact the Yahoo team, feel free to send them an email or call the toll free support phone line. Most of these support teams do keep regular office hours, so make sure to call between 7 am and 5 pm Pacific time, Monday through Friday.
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