24 Apr 2015
Why you need a website
Don't have a website yet? Here are some compelling reasons why you need to have a website.
1. Your website is available 24/7/365.
Your website is open and available to provide information to potential customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to provide information about your business even when you are asleep.
Think of your website as your 24/7 sales person who can provide potential customers with information about your business, what you deal in, your recent work, portfolio or products, client testimonials as well has do some sales.
2. A website will help potential customers find you through search engines.
More and more information is now available at peoples' fingertips, thanks to mobile phones that allows people to use search engines to find information they need, when they need it.
On average, there are 40,000 Google search queries every second (source), that's 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year!
3. Your competition has advantage over you.
If your competitors have a website, they have an advantage over you. Level the playing field by having a website.
4. Business emails improves your company credibility.
A website usually comes with email storage for business emails, something like [email protected]. Using these instead of free email service providers improves your company credibility.
5. A website is affordable than advertising on traditional media.
Ever placed an ad on newspaper, or perhaps a local magazine? Compare the cost with that to a website, and you'll quickly realize that having a website is very affordable than traditional media. And whenever you do advertise on newspaper or other media, always promoting your website address can help potential customers to your website.
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Editors Note: This article was written by Mohsin Sumar (@mohsinsumar) and serves as the Technical Director of Extreme Web Technologies. Mohsin with his Customer Happiness team constantly strive to deliver top notch quality web hosting in Tanzania.