You don’t have to be a guru webmaster to create a successful online business. Luckily, there are tools out there that even the most novice user can use. Some internet marketers that appear to have very robust and professional websites have done this on their own, with tools that make them look tech savvy.
Many web hosting services offer Fantastico as a free part of your control panel. It’s sitting there as a little icon that contains a whole lot of potential for your website. A click of the happy face icon reveals a lot of free tools that can help you to enhance your online business.
Here are a few of those fantastic Fantastico Tools:
An online forum can be an amazing tool for servicing your customers as well as appealing to a niche market. By adding a forum to your site you can build your SEO as well as value for your customers. Fantastico offers several options such PHP and SMF, which can be added to your site with a few clicks.
A blog is an amazing tool and Fantastico makes it simple to add blogs, such as WordPress with a few clicks. You can add multiple blogs to your website or make your main site a blog.
Internet marketers that keep pre-sales and after-sales support in mind when servicing their customers can attract and keep more customers. Fantastico offers customer support tools that can be added. PHP Support Tickets is an option.
If you want to build an e-commerce store, you can add an open source store, such as OSCommerce, with Fantastico. This enables you to turn your website into a store with shopping cart technology.
Which tools are right for your online business? You’ll want to check into tools before using them, of course. Some are open source tools that have vast knowledge portals online that are dedicated to helping people use the advanced and scalable tools, while others have limited capability but can be a great starter system for you to use.
Sure, there are a lot of tools out there that will cost you extra but it’s definitely worthwhile to look at some of the free services like Fantastico as well. Why not check out your control panel to see what you’re paying to have access to!