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DIY website builder - Yes or No & Why?

Discussion in 'Content Management' started by Monika G, Apr 18, 2018.

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    I’m in a need to use one of the DIY website builders. I have few customers that need very simple and small websites, that don’t want to pay a lot.

    Therefore, I decided to try some website builder, in order to create their website quicker and charge them less.
    SEMrush
    I did my research but I would like to hear someones experience.

    Do you have experience with some?
     
    Monika G, Apr 18, 2018 IP
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    I'm currently learning Mobirise. It's a free site builder program and I like what I've seen so far.
     
    JoeSpirit, Apr 19, 2018 IP
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    It isn't published yet. I'm building a new funnel and it's going slow as I'm not able to spend time on it every day.
     
    JoeSpirit, Apr 23, 2018 IP
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    I totally agree with JoeSpirit. Mobirise is super cool. It helped me to start studying the site creation process. I'm an entrepreneur of my own hand-made company.
    I needed to create a small landing page and it turned out there's so cool and easy way to create a site all by myself without any programmists and huge amounts of money wastes.
    This drag and drop website builder has everything you need for landing page creation. You can choose images (in the Free Online Library) and google fonts for free. By the way, you can change the outlook of the future site completely. It's possible to change almost every element of the blocks.
    Mobirise has a lot of different themes and extensions. The most useful are Code Editor (if you know some coding), PayPal, Form Builder. It's not necessary to buy a lot of templates. As I said it's possible to change every element of the block. It means that you can buy several of them and change in the way you would want.

    Also, it's possible to publish your project to your host directly from the app; to Mobirise's host for free; to your PC. The last option helps you to change the code of the site without Code Editor but it's more difficult.
     
    loom128, Mar 11, 2019 IP
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    Good points loom128. Mobirise constantly releases new themes. Looks to me like that's the way they make their money.

    I finally did publish a landing page with it and like the way you can easily change the design of your page around anytime you want or need to.

    As far as landing pages I've since started using a tool called Squeeze Page Buddy. I like the output better than the mobirise when I'm only creating an optin page.
     
    JoeSpirit, Mar 12, 2019 IP
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    I tried taking my husband through ThemeForest and it just blew his mind and it was a week before we could even start to discuss his new website again. Decided to take him through the free theme options in mobirise and we actually got the job done. My plan had been to let him mess about and then I'd do it properly - having played with a few of these in the past and being generally appalled by what wix etc output - but having viewed the source code I'm really impressed by the code that gets generated. There won't be much to do at all.
     
    sarahk, Mar 17, 2019 IP
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