Top 10 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website
Copyright 2004 Jeff Schuman
With the rapid changing climate of the small business world you have to be more forward thinking than ever just to keep up with your competition.
Staus Quo isn't good enough anymore.
One of the best ways to move your business forward is by getting you own small business website.
It's not as expensive as you think and when done properly can give you more return on your investment than almost any other form of advertising and promotion.
Lets take look at The Top 10 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website! I think you will see that some if not all of these can apply to your company!
1. Having a website can help you generate a professional image-
A professionally designed website is one of the best ways to instill confidence in new customers who are not familiar with you company. It gives the impression they are dealing with a firm they can trust and will generate a sense of respectability.
2. Business Information available -
You are able to communicate address, phone numbers, fax numbers, hours of operation and clients awareness of special offerings (i.e. sales, and discontinued items).
3. Your website is the ideal promotional tool which can be updated at any time -
Unlike the yellow pages you can update your customer offerings at anytime. Plus it’s cheaper and quicker to update your website than printed materials such as brochures and flyers!
4. Sell More Products -
Millions of people log on to the internet each and everyday, creating billions of dollars sold by E Commerce businesses.
5. Provide Research information -
Consumers spend hours of time researching potential businesses, products and services prior to making an educated purchase.
6. Reach desirable Demographic Markets -
The World Wide Web is arguably the highest mass-market demographic available. Mostly consisting of college educated or being college educated consumers making high salaries or soon to make high salaries.
7. Open International Markets -
With a Web page, you can open up dialogue with international markets as easily as with the company across the street. Another added benefit is that they can access your offices information for the price of a local phone call.
8. Create a 24 Hour Service -
Business is worldwide but your office hours aren't. Web pages serve the client, customer and partner 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No overtime either.
9. Feed Back from the Customer -
Having the proper information, brochures, catalogs, sales presentations and still no sales or leads. What went wrong? With Web presence you are able to ask for feedback in a non-confrontational way and receive information instantly with out extra cost.
10. Help people make quick decisions -
By providing product or service information plus prices and specifications almost instantly your website is able to attract new business for you.
Whether you decide to design and build your own website or hire a professional as the saying goes..."Just Do It." Don't get let your competition leave you behind. Start increasing your sales and service by getting your own business website today!
About the author:
Jeff Schuman's small business resource website offers the best of everything you need to start and run your own small business.
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