What Is a DIY Website and Why Should I Avoid Them?

In the ever-changing digital space, DIY websites represent a glimmer of hope for small business owners and freelancers who want to cut costs and create their own online website and store. But are DIY site builders too good to be true? 


What Is a DIY Website? 

You might have seen WordPress, Shopify, and Squarespace marketing themselves as the best do it yourself website design sites. Prospective customers have two options when they choose these online platforms. They can create an online presence themselves, or put their faith in a digital marketing website agency. 

The best do it yourself website design sites come with clear options and an easy-to-navigate user interface. With how-to guides and online tutorials available at the touch of a keyboard, even novice website designers can create a simple, minimalistic site that conveys their core message. 

Problems arise when business owners expect to create large, complicated websites without the help of a website development agency. Before you jump straight into the world of DIY websites, here are some important things to consider. 

Why Choose a Website Agency? 


Sprint Online - The Big Picture Website Agency

At Sprint Online, we look at the bigger picture. Developing a successful website is about more than just the initial design. We work with everyone from freelancers to SMEs to create long-lasting success in the digital sphere. 


Contact our team to take the first step towards a bigger picture approach to your online presence. 

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