We are living in a time zone where most of the population is linked with internet in one way or another. Every successful company, emerging company or all those companies who want to earn market share have their own websites.
Physical location of your company like a shop or a store is front face of it regardless of fact that what size it is of. It can be your business outlet or its warehouse. And your customers could approach that but it is a limited approach because of time, cost and area constraint.
There is a very common misconception is current time that there is no need of a website in a small business. They believe that website is not going to give them any profit or they can’t afford for a website. If you think the same here I am going to give you some reasons and I am sure you will change your mind after reading.
Many of the small business owners thinks that they don’t have much financial resources to build a website and its maintenance is very expensive. But let me tell you the actual fact cost for development varies and if we talk about monthly expense a research shows it will cost under $100 a month, which is not a big deal I think if we look at how much we are gaining in return.
If we look in a broader way having your own website helps you a lot in keeping your customers informed. You can say that it is your online brochure. You can give update about new products or services whenever you want, it is much better than print material because in it you cover more area than anything else.
Another very important benefit is it is always in reach of your regular customer or your new customer. They can look into your products, services or promotions anytime from anywhere. They can compare other products with yours and if we look today’s lifestyle it’s really busy and no one have time to visit several stores and compare product before purchasing. Customers are more comfortable if they can see everything you have while sitting in their homes and if they like it they can directly come to you.
Peoples who don’t have websites for their businesses miss a great opportunity of targeting a wide market. If customers have online access to your products or services you can expand your business worldwide like amazon or alibaba. Now a day’s even houses and cars are sold online, if you are in service provider business customers can see you work online and if they like you are in business.
As we all know a very common saying “time is money” and I can assure you it is 100% true. In today’s competitive market if you are not up to dated you are out of business in no time. If your website is up and running you can always stay in contact with your customers. By using print media it takes a lot of time to spread information about your new product or service, but if you have a website you can do that all with in a blink of an eye.