Do You Really Own Your Website? [Infographic]

Everything is bigger in Texas, and web hosting is no exception. The Lone Star State is home to 50,000 of the busiest websites in the world, also boasting 15 of the most used web hosts in the world. GoDaddy, Bluehost, Amazon Web Services, and Softlayer all call Texas their physical home.

If the idea that websites have a physical home is brand new to you, it’s time to brush up on your web knowledge. First, learn how websites are born. They start with a domain name, then web hosting, then design, and finally comes content. It’s a simple concept, but it often gets taken for granted.

Next, learn about the legal issues of owning a website for your business. Your website can be a lifeline for your business. The first thing to do is to make sure you own it. Check your contract, and if you don’t have a contract it may be time to start sweating. Another key to maintaining your website is to set up auto-renewal- if you forget to pay for your site, someone else might own it by default.

Brush up on the basics of web hosting and content creation and management in order to keep your business’ lifeline going strong. Check out the infographic below to learn more.

Do You Really Own Your Website