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- Get a free website for your home business GBBO
Fri 17-Dec-10
7:47 pm
Scarborough, England
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I stumbled across this initiative only today and, at first glance, I am impressed by what it offers.

Getting British Business Online

You can get your own domain name (like and free web space with loads of pertinent advice, help and tips.

I think you have nothing at all to lose by giving it a shot if you are in a position to sell some sort of product or service. You do not get a better price than Free Of Charge.

The scheme is run in conjunction with Google, so perhaps Google may want to show ads or something. I am not sure. It does say that "ads will not be displayed without your permission" so maybe there is a profit sharing element. Regardless of ads, go and get your web site set up. You have nothing to lose IMO.

Just my own tip if you are choosing a domain name. If you are selling crafts (say cross-stitch, for example) it makes sense to name your domain something like rather than

Anyway, I am just putting it out there. The offer ends Dec 31st so you can consider it over the Christmas holidays.

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Fri 17-Dec-10
11:52 pm

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It sounds like quite a good deal. Since it's free for two years, it looks like a good way of setting up a first website. The built in on-line payments sounds a great idea and is essential for any on-line business. It can be frustrating when a website describes products without giving an easy way of buying them...

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