Can you imagine that with the current development of technology, about 40% of small business owners do not use social media, as they cannot imagine the full scale of the possible benefits of the enterprise. Needless to say, if an entrepreneur does not use free opportunities to promote business, then even fewer people think of creating their own website. In fact in it will be necessary to pour in a certain amount of money. And meanwhile own internet-resource is extremely necessary for increase of a sales level and development of the company as a whole.
Yes, there are enterprises that are phenomenally working offline. But meanwhile, did you ever wonder how much their turnover would have increased if they had added to their sales their own well thought out website that could attract potential customers and bring them to the stage of purchasing a product or service?
Here are just some of the advantages that you can get with a web resource, ground for doing business …
1. Exit from the Twilight
Having established your own website, you will cease to be invisible to those people who are looking for your products or services via the Internet. You will be surprised at what things people try to find on the net, from screws of the right size to the guts for making home-made sausages! So do not think that your product is “not a format” and it can only be sold on the market. There is a buyer for everyone. In 2018, you simply cannot afford to be invisible.
2. Rating control
The very fact of creating a website cannot be an end in itself. The site should bring income, bring interested users who would make a monetary investment in your business and ideally turn from one-time buyers to regular customers. In ordinary life, especially under the condition of retail trade, it will be difficult for you to monitor such people and offer each of them suitable conditions, but in the digital world everything is much simpler. Optimizing your resource based on popular search queries, analyzing information from analytics, making certain conclusions and correcting an advertising campaign on the Internet, you can get not just another customer, but a target customer who is interested in your business. And the client is sufficiently wealthy to promote the business and affect your financial well-being.
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3. Another sales tool
Even if you are a market keeper or rent a small area in a shopping center, your own website is another sales tool that allows you to solve the problems of your customers, give them information to make decisions and create compelling calls for action. Of course, you can continue to place advertisements in yellow pages, use word of mouth, print outdoor advertising and even order it on TV, but to have your own website never hurts. It is cheaper, it is more durable, it is more promising, easier, and sometimes more effective than traditional types of advertising. After all, in addition to information about your existence, you can provide detailed information about goods, services, current shares, transaction conditions, tell about yourself in order to inspire confidence and much more that does not fit in the printed version and certainly will not be told in a short video. The site will allow you to communicate with the client on more personal damage and help to build confidence in your brand.
4. Building a brand
Speaking of the brand. You do not always need your own website to find your audience. Sometimes it’s easier to do with mailing lists, printed ads and various promotions. Nevertheless, today the site is an important factor that clients pay attention to when they get acquainted with your business and make a decision about making a purchase. They want to know that the company is fairly stable, that it existed yesterday and it has a margin of safety to continue its operations after a while. By creating your own website, you declare that you have nothing to hide, that you not only share information about yourself, but also your knowledge about products and business.
5. Address book
Even if you are not particularly surf on the Internet, then you probably have an email. And it is used for the purpose of communicating with customers to keep them up to date on your business news. The presence of a website allows not only to organize this feedback better, but also to get new contacts thanks to useful information on the resource, the quantity and quality of which will be greater after registration. Create a site that users will trust, and then use it to replenish their address book. Along with the website itself, this list will become one of the strongest sales tools.