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Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day: Includes New HTML5 Coverage, Sixth Edition by Rafe Colburn, Laura Lemay

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Lesson 20. Putting Your Site Online

Just uploading your site to a web server somewhere doesn’t mean that you’ll attract many visitors. With millions of sites online already, you’ll need to promote your site if you want to build an audience.

So, how do you entice people to come to your site? This lesson shows you some of the ways, including the following:

• What a web server does and why you need one

• How to find web hosting

• How to deploy your website

• How to find out your URL

• How to test and troubleshoot your web pages

• Advertising your site

• Submitting your site to search engines

• Using business cards, letterheads, and brochures

• Promoting your site on social networks

• Using analytics to find out who’s viewing your pages

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