Follow this step by step checklist to get your business website up and running using the Getting Irish Business Online tool.

  • Set your goals. Before you jump in and start creating a website, consider what you want to get out of it. For example do you want to increase sales, get more leads or just provide your customers with information?
  • Get started building your website. You can build a website for your business easily with Blacknight's easy online tool, which is free through Getting Irish Business Online. It's a simple website building tool that requires no technical skills and is super easy to use. Get Started today.
  • Get a website address. A website address (e.g. www. is also known as a domain name or URL. Usually you'd buy a website address from a domain name provider and pay an annual fee for it. With Getting Irish Business Online you'll get it for free for the first year and only pay a small renewal fee thereafter.
  • Create your home page. First impressions count - and your homepage is the first impression many visitors will get of your business, so invest some time in getting this right. Imagine your homepage as your online shop front. Make it clear what it is you offer, make it easy to access and make it attractive.
  • Select your design. With Getting Irish Business Online you have a range of design themes to choose from. Just select the one you like best and the tool will do the rest. 
  • Create a login. The final part of the sign up process is to create a username and password so you can log back in to your website and make changes and additions to it whenever you choose.
  • You've got a website! Congratulations! If you've followed the steps above, you should now have a website! 
  • Add your contact details. When your website first goes live, it won't automatically display your address and contact details so we recommend you add these straight away.
  • Add a Google Map. Why not add a map to make it even easier for people to find your business?



You can update your website at any time. All you need to do is login to