Money Myths And The Internet


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1. To register a domain costs a lot of money .
No It costs 10 euros a year for a dot com

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2. When you have a domain it costs a lot of money to host it.
No it costs 7 euro a month
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3. Web design is expensive.
No thousands of web page designs are free. This web page blog is free
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4. It takes ages weeks to set it all up like email and things.
No it takes an hour
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5. I have to employ someone to set it up. That will be expensive.
I charge 10 euros an hour. It takes two hours.
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6. I will need help if I get in a mess.
Yes I charge 8 euros an hour for support
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7. If I want to change it I cannot.
Maybe not. Call me I will do it while you wait. If its easy its free.
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8. Companies want to charge me 700 to 1200 euros to create a domain and web site.
Great.

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My mother said to me : “A fool and their money are soon parted” Not that that is relevant Their mothers told them “A mug is born every minute” Mothers are grand.
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9. It will take months for the search engines to find my site. Or I have to pay a lot of money for it.

No. I set up this site four days a go. Type Bog Of Allen 2010 in to Google : See the total number of hits for the search see what positon this site is.
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10. I need a .ie address because I am Irish .
Like IrishTimes.com and BookOfKells.com and BridgeHouse.com and Tullamore.com and BogOfAllen.com and ItsBiggerOnTheInside.com and LookWhatIFoundInTheAttic.com and IrishSecure.com and Locky.com and pjfbncyl.com and TullamoreChamber.com

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Ok You are right .

Bye bye.

Please do not email philip@irishsecure.com and say

“Philip, I want a web site that looks very modern and I want to be trained to use it. I want 5 email addresses, an auto responder, mail forwarding, webmail, stats, sub domains a personal blog and a company blog. Graphics, a video, I have 100 euros! If after 30 days OI dont like it I want 50 euros back and a DVD of everything you’ve done. I have a car! Can we spend the day together? “

Of course! Monday? Tuesday? Day? Night? Tell me when.

Philip Finlay-Bryan B.Sc (Hons) Psych /Computing MA C.Q.S.W.

 

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