1.Your business is open to the world wide web 24/7, 365 days a year all year round:
Unlike your land base company's brick and mortar office that may be open from 9 to 5, Monday thru Friday, your company's website is open 24/7 hours a day, 365 days a year. There are many different time zones that may affect your business, that's why being on the world wide web makes it time convenient and easy for everyone any where.
2. Your online brochures or catalogs can be changed or updated at anytime:
A website is easier, cheaper and quicker to update, then to change and revised your print material. It's the un-limitless of the world wide web that allow you to provide your users with more comprehensive and up to date information on your products. This will save you time and money on printing, paper, 4/c ink and distribution costs as well.
3. Reach a world wide global audience:
On the Internet, your not a local little Mom & Pop business anymore. You have the potential to be seen by millions across the globe. Did you ever think your company would have the possibility of doing business around the world? Well, now you can. The Internet is the most cost effective way to trade and sell nationally and internationally around the world.
4. Better improved customer service and information:
By providing answers to the most ask questions on your website, sales and information requests can be processed automatically and immediately, whether someone is in the office or not 24/7. Online forms can allow customers to request quotations or ask further information. By allowing your users to download invoices, proposals and important documents when they need them and fast.
5. Present a professional looking image:
Small business need a well-designed web site to instill confidence to there clients to help with there branding and to look bigger than you actually are. In this day in age, if you don't have a website you are missing out and customers that assume you already have a website wont be able to find you and will find your competitors. Your competitors by now probably already have a presence on the world wide Internet. If they do, then you will have to keep up with them and find ways to make your website better.
6. Sell your products on line:
Why pay expensive rent, overhead, electric bills, and all the other costs that go along with owning a bricks-n-mortar business? Selling on the world wide web's cyberspace is much faster, cheaper and a good way to supplement your online business. Providing secure online ordering is very affordable to day for even the smallest businesses.
7. Promote your services and products on line:
freelance graphic artist, website designers, Lawyers, doctors, restaurants owners, financial consultants, entertainers, realtors and all service oriented businesses should let customers know that they have a choice. Millions of users are already referring to the web and are using company's websites to make major decisions when they need a specialized service.
8. Gathering information and generating valuable leads:
You can gather information about your customers and potential customers by using forms and surveys. Rather than going out and getting leads, let them come to you. This is a great tool for prospecting targeted customers looking to use your products and services.
9. A website on the world wide web will provide instant gratification:
People today are too busy and don't like to wait for information. Give them what they want, when they want it and fast. If your product is suitable, offer them free samples or trials to download. This includes pictures, brochures, software, videos, Power Point slides, music, Blogs and more.
10. Great recruiting tool for your company or business:
Whether you are looking for talent or posting job opportunities with your company, your website is a great recruiting tool for building your business.