Ensure you get the most from your DecoNetwork website
It’s not an uncommon mistake but one that could be costing you sales. The solution is to map your domain name to your DecoNetwork website reduce and your costs of hosting two website.
DecoNetwork is not just an online designer. It is a full website management system that provides all the tools and functions you need to build a full, interactive and engaging website for your customers. Take a look at these DecoNetwork websites who use DecoNetwork as their full and main website:
So why should DecoNetwork be your main website?
#1 DecoNetwork has all the tools you need!
From online designer and webpage management to quote, order and invoice management – DecoNetwork has the tools you need to have a great online presence and serve your customers.
#2 Reduce your customer’s confusion
Remembering one website is certainly easier for your customer and will reduce their confusion.
#3 Look more professional
Having a domain name that represents your business like http://www.acme-threads.com is professional and invokes confidence in your customers. Don’t break your customer’s confidence by sending them off to a different website. Keep them on the one site to maximize the chance they will buy.
#4 Reduce your costs!
Why waste money paying for the hosting of two websites which you can reduce your costs and consolidate your site into one?
#5 Don’t waste your Google juice
Google Juice is the value that Google gives to your site based on the number of links you have to your site from other good sites. The value adds up for each link you have and you get better search rankings based on the higher value.
If your main website is ranked high based on the fact websites will more than likely like to your www site, then Google may ignore most of the content on your DecoNetwork website and that’s waste lots of potential Google Juice!
This is perhaps one of the most important reasons as to why you should make DecoNetwork your main website using your main domain name and ensure you take full advantage of your links and Google juice.
Use your domain name in DecoNetwork
Did you know you can use your domain name for your DecoNetwork website? Therefore instead of your DecoNetwork website being acme.deco-apparel.com you can make it http://www.acme-threads.com or whatever your domain name is. It’s simple!
Step 1: Update your domain name with your domain host
You would have purchased your domain name from a domain provider such as GoDaddy. Your first step is to update your domain name to point to your DecoNetwork website. This is done by changing your pointing your CNAME record for www to the IP address 22.214.171.124.
For GoDaddy instructions to change your CNAME see http://help.godaddy.com/article/680 and select “Adding or Editing CNAME records“. If you do not use GoDaddy you should check how to update your CNAME with your domain name provider.
Step 2: Set your domain name in your DecoNetwork website
- Login into your DecoNetwork website
- Browse to Manage Fulfillment > Websites and select Manage next to the website you want to modify the domain name settings
- Select Domain Settings
- Enter your domain name in the New domain field and press ‘Add’
- Your domain name will appear in the ‘Existing store domains’.
Note: The changes made above may take up to 24 hours to take effect.
Once the domain is validated select Set as primary next to the domain name to sure this is the main domain used by your DecoNetwork website.
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