Why do I need a website ?
What website advantages are there for my business ?
Here are 5 very good reasons why you need a website for your business.
1) Online brochure
Having a website lets you showcase your products and services to customers or potential customers. *)% of consumers research a company before making a buying decision.
2) Add instant credibility
A well designed website instantly boosts your credibility as a legitimate business. In fact, 56% of people will not trust a business without a website. Without a website you are also potentially denying your business the opportunity to come into contact with new customers that you might not otherwise have found.
3) Your business is open 24/7
Your website communicates with customers 24/7, 365 days a year. Even when you sleep, your website carries on advertising you and collecting information from interested parties.
4) Show up on a Google search
A well built website can increase the visibility of your business with search engines. Optimising your site correctly will generate more traffic to your site, and potentially increase sales.
5) Your competitors have a website
Studies show that once a consumer has an idea of what they need or want, 72 % of them start researching online. They look for websites from people who can supply what they want, as well as checking out testimonials, reviews and finding other educational material. Without a website, you are giving customers a reason to buy from another brand.
For more website advantages for your business, a good article on the subject can be found at Kaz Design Works.