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How to set up an Office Live account

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3. Once you’ve received your signup confirmation email and have activated your account, you’re ready to get started. You can use a website address the service provides or use one you already own. However, if you don’t create your own, all traffic will go to yourcompanyname.shopping.officelive.com.

Step 3

Step 3

4. The Business Information page lets you refine the description of your company so that potential customers have a clearer idea of what you offer. For example, our business offers several different services, from writing and selling business books to more general typesetting, page layout and proofreading.

Step 4

Step 4

5. Designing your site is straightforward. Simply replace the existing text with something appropriate to the sort of site you’re creating. The Page Editor is used to enter basic details such as your company name and a description of what you offer. The dummy text gives prompts to help you decide what to write.

Step 5

Step 5

6. Click the Contact Us and About Us buttons and fill in your contact and company description on these pages. Having an email feedback form, as well as a prominently displayed contact number, will maximise the chances of potential customers getting in touch with you.

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Step 6

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