Why Small Businesses Need A Website
You have to have an online presence
Having an webite for your business allows you to engage with your clients or customers, share your knowledge of your industry, provide products or services, and help build trust with your customers. Being on social media, you also helps guide your potential new customers to your website.
A website is available 24/7
A website is live and out there all year round. Many of us browse the internet daily, whether it be for research, shopping for presents, finding tutorials to learn new skills, the list goes on. Having a online presence via a website and social media can help boost traffic and sales your business.
Selling your products or services
With so many sites you can upload your products to, like Etsy, Facebook Marketplace, nothing builds trust with your audience more than your own website to sell your products or services. They will be able to find out more about you, your business, your brand values and that can create loyal customers that will purchase your products or services but also share your website with others.
Customers expect an online presence
With everyone now online, it’s ‘weird’ if you and your business don’t have an online presence. This can hinder trust between your business and your customers.
Reaching new customers
When people have a problem, 9 times out of 10 they turn to the internet for a solution. Word of mouth is a powerful tool, if people love a particular service or product, they share it; with friends, with family, on social media, inevitably providing potential new customers for your business. Having your website for people to send them to makes it quick and easy for them, and helps you.
Providing value through your website and educate existing and new customers about your industry, will make your customers more likely to engage with you. Knowing the ins and outs of your industry or niche can help influence your customers buying decisions and build your business credibility.
What you have achieved
Your website can show your customer what you have accomplished with your business. Testimonials and any partnerships or awards can help build trust in your business and show your customers what you have achieved.
So you’ve come to the conclusion an online presence can help put your business on the map. If you don’t know where to start, take a look at our services and see how we can help you. We have something for every budget; whether you need a Super Simple Site or a complete Custom Website, we can help you! Contact us here.