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Step 1 In Creating a Website: Make a List of EVERYTHING

I'm adding a blog to my website and the first thing I'll be discussing is how to build a free website AND shop.

So, let's get to it. Make a list of EVERYTHING you might want on this website. Stuff you've done, stuff you're doing and stuff you want to do. Don't make the mistake of building a website that doesn't grow with you. I've done that and it's stifling af.

So, make a list of everything and I mean everything. Stories, art, things you want to see... even if it's old stuff from your house, whatever. Anything you might want on this site, put it on the list. Don't worry about relevancy and focus, that's the next step. The first step is a giant brainstorming "what do I want to tell and show he world?" session. Write it down or type it into a computer, heck you can even use your phone. It doesn't matter, just get it al down.

Once you've exhausted your brain, take a break. You've earned it.

The next blog will be about streamlining and focusing your website. This can be tricky, especially if you aren't sure what you want. But fret not, I'll walk you threw my process and hopefully it will inspire you.

Here's a partial screen shot of my list:

Website design brainstorming list