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If you’ve been thinking about taking your business online but don’t know where to start or how to even go about it, you’ve clicked on the right place. Businesses that aren’t online are digging their own grave and missing out on potential business.

The world is smaller thanks to the internet and a business without an online presence are missing out. Potential customers spend most of their time behind computer screens and smartphones. Investors need to see that you take your take yourself seriously and not having a website does not indicate a high level of seriousness. Having a functional website can also streamline processes in your business and make things easier. In short, all businesses need to get online. 

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The benefits of taking your business online or starting an online business are endless. Firstly, having a proper website gives your business legitimacy. When someone hears about a business through word of mouth, the first thing they do is Google the business to get a feel of what the company offers and to see the product or services. The second biggest reason to have an online presence getting revenue from organic traffic. When a potential customer does a google search, you want to be in the top three Google search results to get the potential new customer. Having a website ensures that your business is within reach to existing as well as potential customers 24/7.

It’s of the utmost importance that you get your business online and to assist you in the process, we’ve compiled answers to a few of your frequently asked questions to guide you in the right direction. 

We answer all your questions from what a domain is to company registration, web hosting reseller and website design to name but a few.

Domains

We live in an era where we spend most of our time online. Your potential customer is online right now searching for a business that offers the services yours does. Whether you deliver services, sell a product or follow a traditional brick and mortar business model, an online presence is essential and will be instrumental in your success. And a domain is the starting point to getting your business online.

We answer all your questions from what a domain is to how to register a domain in South Africa, as well as the cost of registering a domain with us. Type your desired domain into the text box and click search. Pick the one that tickles your fancy, add to cart and check out. Registering a domain with 1-grid is that easy.

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Web hosting

This is an important component of having a website because it allows your site to be live and accessible on the internet. The best web hosting in South Africa is at the tip of your fingers with our comprehensive web hosting packages. Our award-winning cPanel hosting is reliable and our servers are hosted in South Africa. After you’ve registered your domain, you need web hosting for your site to be live and accessible on the internet. 1-grid is your one-stop-shop for all your company website

Web Design

Having a domain and web hosting is not enough, your website needs to reflect the aesthetic of your business. All the visual elements need to align and make for a smooth user journey from start to finish. Our professional website design is exactly what you need for a stand-out website. 

If you want to take your business to the next level or want to set your portfolio apart from the rest, getting your website design right will bring you a step closer to your goals. We’ve answered a bunch of your frequently asked question about web design to help you make the right decision for your business. We offer cohesive website design packages in South Africa to suit your business needs. Our professional web design packages start from R419 a month. The packages vary according to the number of pages you plan on having on your site, the storage space you need, the level of SEO you want, number of updates you require monthly and the level of lead generation needed. 

Our web design packages are flexible and obligation-free. You can also enhance your website by making use of our other digital marketing tools available for businesses in South Africa.

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Company Registration

Registering your business means that your company is recognized by South African law and enjoys rights that an unregistered business does not. South African companies are registered under the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) that serves to protect businesses, hold them accountable, as well as regulating businesses. 

If you haven’t registered your business yes, what are you waiting for? Registered businesses in South Africa enjoy certain perks that unregistered ones don’t have. If you don’t know where to start with registering your small business in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban or anywhere else in South Africa, you’ve come to the right place because we’ve answered some of your frequently asked questions about company registration with CIPC to get you started.

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Reseller Web Hosting

If you’ve always wanted to start your own business or lucrative side hustle but don’t know what business to go into, Reseller Web Hosting in South Africa can be the thing for you. It’s an easy way to start your own business without taking on the entrepreneurial risk because you would be using our resources and infrastructures at a wholesale fee. 

All businesses need to be online to succeed and working with small businesses to get them a website can be very lucrative and rewarding. Businesses are being birthed every single day and most of them will need an online presence to succeed. Young professionals, creatives and artists need websites to house portfolios and CV’s so there are ample opportunities to build your own business in the online space. We’ve answered some of your frequently asked questions about reseller web hosting. From what reseller web hosting is to how it works as well as how you can start your own reseller web hosting business. 

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