In an effort to understand the magic ingredients that make up the recipe of a successful website, I went out in search of successful bloggers that have formed popular, profitable websites. The fruits of that search turned up two big names in the blogosphere. Vitaly Friedman of Smashing Magazine, and Joshua Topolsky of The Verge. I’ve interviewed both of them at length, and here are their thoughts about the two different paths a blog can take to become wildly successful.
If you’re looking to create a simple website, but don’t want to spring for hosting, you probably already know how challenging it can be to find free and decent hosting. One possible option to look into is to use the online backup service Dropbox to host your website. We’ve already taken a brief look at how you can use Dropbox to host a website, but if you’re looking for an in-depth guide, you’ve come to the right place.
A personal website is probably one of the biggest aspects of your online presence. Sure other areas such as social networks and blogs are important, but your website is like a home base – a hub that everything branches off from. Let’s now explore some reasons how just such a website will benefit you tremendously.
Not being a coder, I’m always on the lookout for easy ways to build beautiful websites that require no coding skills , and just over a year ago I discovered Breezi . A new service at the time, Breezi caught my attention for both its ease of use and abundance of features, and proved itself a reliable and stable solution for building websites.