1. to make money
2. so people can find you
3. to share something
There are as many reasons to want a website as their are people on the planet. That’s because a website is an extension of ourselves. A site represents how we present ourselves to the world.
We do, however, tend to have one of 3 main reasons for wanting a website. Sometimes it’s all three, with emphasis more on one part than another.
Also, the “why” can change over time.
The important thing is that you should know the answer. And it helps if you know why you think what you think.