Free Business Websites
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Free Business Websites

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Found 18th Mar 2010Made hot 19th Mar 2010
The process of creating your new website will take about 20 minutes. To make this as easy as possible, please have the following ready:

* The full name and address of your business (used for securing your unique website address, and also for including on your website if you wish)
* A UK mobile phone number (we will activate your website via a text message code, so please make sure your phone is with you)
* An overview of your business (we recommend a couple of paragraphs explaining who you are and what services or products you offer)
* Pictures of your premises and/or products (pictures will make your website more interesting)

We don't expect you to get everything spot on first time, so once you have finished creating your site we'll let you go back and change it as many times as you like for free.

ENjoy.

all you need is google account.

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Cheers. From that website ive found even more useful links.

Heated n Rep'd

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Dontforg3t;8143040

Cheers. From that website ive found even more useful links.Heated n Rep'd



Glad to be of help
:oops: :thumbsup:

P.S I dont know when it expires so act fast people

How long does it get hosted for? and do you own the website?

Something not as it seems with this, - [COLOR="Red"]gbbo.co.uk [/COLOR] Registered on 17-Jul-2009 to Google (?) and address listed as a private house in London.

Registered with 123-reg.co.uk (one of the cheaper hosting services)

No contact details on website other than 0800 number.

I cannot believe that Google would register such a domain name to a private house and use such a cheap hosting service, doesn't ring true somehow. Anyone had reliable results or otherwise with this service ?

I went through with it and the I now have a website up and running. So seems good so far?

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preapproved;8144461

Something not as it seems with this, - [COLOR="Red"]gbbo.co.uk [/COLOR] … Something not as it seems with this, - [COLOR="Red"]gbbo.co.uk [/COLOR] Registered on 17-Jul-2009 to Google (?) and address listed as a private house in London.Registered with 123-reg.co.uk (one of the cheaper hosting services)No contact details on website other than 0800 number.I cannot believe that Google would register such a domain name to a private house and use such a cheap hosting service, doesn't ring true somehow. Anyone had reliable results or otherwise with this service ?



You bunch are a suspicious bunch!!! :x

thewholesaleforums.co.uk/for…tml

And NO I DO NOT OWN IT!

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tombaz06;8144569

I went through with it and the I now have a website up and running. So … I went through with it and the I now have a website up and running. So seems good so far?



Glad to hear plz... hot it :whistling:

Hey whats your website address, would love to see one?

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luketemple;8144632

Hey whats your website address, would love to see one?



ugzz.co.uk/

i used about 10min on it.

It's basically Google Sites which is free anyway, but with a free .co.uk domain name included. Good for free for start-ups or very small businesses to get a web presence, but very limited and basic.

Steve

Seems to be real. Telegraph has mentioned the website in its article:

telegraph.co.uk/fin…tml

Sounds interesting. A .co.uk domain name must be worth £10 surely and hosting even a few pages for a year is the same again. What is in it for Google? Or is that cycnical?

digitalkey;8143321

Glad to be of help :):oops: :thumbsup:P.S I dont know when it expires so … Glad to be of help :):oops: :thumbsup:P.S I dont know when it expires so act fast people



Google have said they are expecting to get 100,000 new businesses online.. I think it will available for a little while.

-SAVE4IT :thinking:

AberdeenDad;8149796

Sounds interesting. A .co.uk domain name must be worth £10 surely and … Sounds interesting. A .co.uk domain name must be worth £10 surely and hosting even a few pages for a year is the same again. What is in it for Google? Or is that cycnical?



I guess Google will be looking at the more businesses there are online the more money they are going to gain from those businesses using their services such as adwords etc

-SAVE4IT :thinking:

Remember hearing an advert for this on the radio. Collaboration between Google and BT.

Just signed up and registered my domain! Will need to spend some time to set up my site properly, but if in the future I wanted to use the domain name with another web hostign service, would that be possible?

Also, Is it possible to use this domain somehow to replace a DynDNS domain? So for instance, [url]www.mydomain.co.uk[/url] goes to my website but something like one of the following replaces my DynDNS address?

[url]www.mydomain.co.uk/somethinghere[/url]
somethinghere.mydomain.co.uk

Many thanks,
Alien

Regardless of some of the cynical comments ;P this looks like a pretty good deal, and I think I'll give it a shot. I tried another free website host and just couldn't get on with their set up. Thanks for posting, have added heat and rep.

From the other forum posts seems like the renewal fee after 2yrs is the big question

Must admit I'm interested by this. I'd be looking to divert the address to my own hosting and website but out of interest are there any examples of a final website created through this? Is it a standard template with your own details added? Many thanks to the original poster - most helpful.

Seems good for free....

o_t_e;8152456

Must admit I'm interested by this. I'd be looking to divert the address … Must admit I'm interested by this. I'd be looking to divert the address to my own hosting and website but out of interest are there any examples of a final website created through this? Is it a standard template with your own details added? Many thanks to the original poster - most helpful.



There are some examples as such in the video help on the website. The templates and sites look VERY basic but are fine if you need to just get a basic web presence.

Steve

Good deal,but how much would the renewal of the domain be after the two years,

Also is the domain registered in your name so that you can transfer it

Well I signed up for this. The domain is registered in my name with nominet so I've saved myself £6-8 pounds on that front and after 60 days I can transfer out the domain admin to another domain name registrar - but I might as well see what bt want to charge in two years time. The website is very basic but ok as a holding page until it can be redirected to a proper website.

ps

freebiehunter;8158947

There are some examples as such in the video help on the website



If, like me, you couldn't find these videos anyway it's because you're using a browser that doesn't have flash installed and it's not apparent you're missing anything. Found this by accident when I opened the link in IE rather than firefox.

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Sarah Hamesbury;8152114

Regardless of some of the cynical comments ;P this looks like a pretty … Regardless of some of the cynical comments ;P this looks like a pretty good deal, and I think I'll give it a shot. I tried another free website host and just couldn't get on with their set up. Thanks for posting, have added heat and rep.



Thanks dear :oops: :thumbsup:

Looks OK (as in genuine)
First impression it is VERY basic, but I can use it to monitor traffic.:)
Thanks OP!

can't complain for free

Thanks OP, I've signed up. Sure it's basic but so is my web design ability.

[url]www.rc1engineering.co.uk[/url]

There's numerous options for editing using google sites, adding attachments etc is easy too.

How do you setup email addresses from it?

Host it on your server then set up email address etc google sites are very basic ...

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Thanks all, im glad I found it too. It is veyr basic buy if you want to get a feel for designing website sites, then its a great free tool.

Enjoy all

This has not expired I just built mine!

Mods can we ammend please?:)

Not expired guys!! And please trust this website I have got mine up and running, you do not need to use the simple google website editor!! You can use a host (I use 000webhost.com/) its free and you just change your nameservers to your new host and you can edit it away. I've got Wordpress on my site with the e-commerce plugin added on for my clothing site.
if anybody needs help setting the site up i don't mind getting a pm

I was OK about this until I realised BT were involved. After the Webwise/Phorm debacle and the latest reports of them pushing adverts onto business users web access, I'm not so sure I'd trust them.

Its actually pretty cool, once you register your domain, you can change the nameservers to point to what ever free webhosting you use which allows you to use wordpress and emails on your website.

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