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It’s no secret that in order for a business to be successful you need a website where customers can go in to read more about what you offer. Escape rooms are no exception. The site is necessary for the escape game, because it will help interestingly and colorfully present your games to visitors.
But what to do if you do not have the skills and necessary knowledge to create a presentable site for the escape room, and there is not enough money to order such a service from an agency or a third-party developer? The online website builders can will be help you. Below I will focus on the most interesting options.
Wix.com - one of the most famous platforms for self-creating sites. Among the advantages of Wix are a wide choice of templates and a lot of free modules that allow you to make a resource of any kind: an online store, a school and of course, an escape game site.
Site123.com - It has an intuitive interface that allows even a computer “kettle” to make a decent resource. It has built-in promotion tools that are easily customizable. But this is service with a limited functionality, so I would advise this platform if you need a simple, cute site for an exit game.
Imcreator.com - A good website builder that allows you to build a website as like a house of Lego blocks. Provides unlimited hosting and bandwidth, which means that as many people possible will can watch a site about your escape games in a same time.
Jimdo.com - a free platform that is perfect for newbie site builders. Equipped with free hosting, domain name, tools for promotion and free from an advertising banners. It is open source, so if you have technical knowledge, you can make a completely unique project based on this constructor.
Webstarts.com - uses a visual editor WYSIWYG, which allows you to immediately understand how your website will look like with escape games for future players. It’s easy to create a resource: just drag and drop what you like to where it’s needed and delete unnecessary items. Of the advantages: decent amount of cloud storage, which allows you to make large sites without losing download speeds.
Websitebuilder.com - another free website builder with good functionality. It has a huge selection of templates for every taste, among which you can choose the right and for your escape room, as well as analytics tools and the ability to integrate the site into social networks. In addition, the service has the tools to improve the promotion and CRM.
Tilda.cc - intuitive freemium constructor that does not require any programming skills. With it, you can easily create a quality website for your escape room. The site is assembled from blocks with categories (cover, menu, etc.). It is possible to create unique blocks and, thus, a unique design. Much attention is paid to the blocks that display audiovisual information, which is very important for the ER, because nothing attracts visitors to you as a beautiful pictures.
bitrix24.com - has a wide functionality. It allows you not only to create a free website for the escape game, but also have a built-in CRM, which allows you to improve sales and customer contact. Service has a free reservation widget. In addition, Bitrix is known for allowing you to create a social intranet with your employees, so that you can not only open the site for the ER, but also manage your escape room business through this site, quickly solving current tasks.
Website builders have restrictions on the free version and advanced features when purchasing a paid package. You can clarify all this on the site of a services. Nevertheless, website builders are a really good option if you are limited in money but want to ensure proper advertising for your escape room and create a website that will attract rather than scare off visitors.
Sincerely, Vladimir Kalugin.