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Many people often ask me if it's okay to use free website builders. My answer is always that it depends. It depends on many factors including the reason you're building your site, your budget, your design ability, and your target market.

Many people do just fine with free builders such as Weebly, Go Daddy's Website Tonight, or the blogging platforms like Blogger, or Wordpress. Oftentimes, these free services announce to the world that they are free, and they put ugly ads on your website. In addition, many of the free platforms do not like it when you use them for your business website. So check your terms of service.

First of all, let me define what I mean when I am talking about "free services" basically we are talking about free hosting. It's actually fine to use free website builders, free templates, and other free things to build your web presence but it's not really a good idea to use free hosting services most of the time.

When to use a free service

When to use a paid service

As you can see there are many reasons to go ahead and pay for hosting and there are very few reasons to use free hosting since the cost is minuscule and the benefits to paying for hosting are so great.

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