10 Benefits of Having a Website for Your Business

Your website is a powerful marketing tool that can quickly give potential customers the information they need about your business.

A fast loading and well-maintained website can help you gain a competitive advantage in your industry and improve your business image.

Having a web site for your business offers many benefits. These include enhancing your brand, increasing revenue, and improving your customer service, just to name a few.

According to a survey by research firm Clutch46 percent of U.S. small businesses still do not have a website for their company.

Below are 18 benefits of a website for small businesses you may not have thought of:

1. Easy Access for New Customers
Imagine having some of your loyal existing customers refer you to their friends and family using only your website. A up-to-date website with information about your business can mean the difference between word-of-mouth bringing in new customers or not.

2. Educate Your Customers
Your website will offer free information about your products and services. A potential customer having access to a website at any time of the day or night is a great way to create a long-term business.

3. Promote & Sell Products & Services
You'll be able to provide vivid photos and detailed descriptions of your products or services. Explain why your products or services are the best their money can buy.

4. Extend Your Local Reach
Extend the local reach of your business. You are open for business 24/7  365 days/year with all the information a visitor needs to make an informed decision.

5. Improve Customer Service
Information requests can be processed immediately via online forms and autoresponders automatically day or night.

6. Build Your Reputation
Become or remain the expert by demonstrating knowledge and expertise in your area of work. Using sites like Yelp, Google Reviews, and Facebook Reviews are a great way to build and keep a good reputation.

7. Expand Your Market
The Internet allows businesses to be in one place while being accessible from anywhere in the world by a potential customer that has an Internet connection. A website is a must for businesses that cater to tourists.

8. Easy to Use and Update
Our websites are designed to be simple and easy to navigate. Easily make updates, edits and deletions from any computer or have us do it..

9. Improve Productivity
A website increases your business' productivity because less time is spent explaining product or service details to customers because all the information they need is available 24 hours a day on your website.

10. Your Own Internet Identity
Having your own domain name (yourbusiness.com) establishes a strong online brand identity for your business.