Are you one of the many small business owners that believe your business cannot benefit from having a website or that a website is not within your budget? There is a misconception that if I am not using a computer majority of my clients won’t either. Below are 7 reasons to show you why your company NEEDS a professional website, no matter what size your business.
1. GAIN CREDIBILITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
In this day and age more and more consumers are using the internet to search for products and services. People generally view businesses with Websites as credible. Without one, potential customers will go to your competitors that do. If you already have a website make sure that it is professional and responsive.
2. HAVING A WEBSITE WILL SAVE YOU MONEY
Many small business owners believe they will not be able to afford a professional website, but you can’t afford NOT to. The cost of designing a website varies, VTA Digital Solutions offers a variety of packages for Responsive website design that will suit your pocket. Visit www.vtadigitalsolutions.com to view their packages.
3. A WEBSITE WILL KEEP YOU CUSTOMERS INFORMED
Your website basically becomes your online brochure or catalogue. It is much easier and quicker to update information about your products and services on your website than in print material, making it an effective way of letting your customers know about the arrival of new products, upcoming events, special promotions, or any new services you now offer. Unlike print ads which quickly become outdated, your website can provide current information and news.
4. IT IS ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE
Your site is available 24/7, 365 days a year providing customers or potential customers with valuable information on your business in terms of products and services. With today’s busy lifestyles, this is a great selling point when making a purchase decision.
5. HAVING A WEBSITE ALLOWS YOU TO TARGET A LARGER AUDIENCE
Your website will allow you to target a larger audience selling your products or services. As a retailer, a website (eCommerce) is a great place to sell your products to a wider market; even services can be made available globally. You might not think you would be able to sell your services or products online. Don’t forget, even cars and houses sell online!
6. SHOWCASE YOUR WORK
You need a platform to showcase your work. A website is a fantastic place to do so. You are able to include your portfolio and testimonials from previous clients commenting on your work. It allows you’re the opportunity to show potential clients what makes you unique and why they should choose you
7. A WEBSITE SAVES YOU TIME
Providing information to your customers takes time, whether it’s on the phone, face-to-face, in a brochure, or in emails. With an online catalogue you can provide lots of information about your products and services. Once your site is up and running, it is available to your customers indefinitely, saving you time. And what is time? Time is money!