Does your business want to grow as a brand?  Then why don’t you have a website or a presence on social media.  Here are just a few reasons why you need to be there.

Building a small business website or ecommerce store is easier than you think.  Building a web page doesn’t cost much money, you don’t have to know how to code or design, your online store is not restricted to business hours, and it’s one of the best means of free advertising.  Just don’t have time to build a site then ask to help with getting online.

A small business website is about getting noticed, advertising and telling your potential customers what you can do for them.

So how can a website help grow your business to new levels.

1. Customers expect it.

Most customers don’t trust a business if they do not have a website.  Potential customers could look elsewhere to feel safe with a business that is online and has content that drives them to use you.

2. Brand Identity

Clients that can find you on the internet and social media feel more at ease and believe that you are more reputable.  Branding in the key to driving new customers, once they see your logo or you online on other places they feel welcome. Clients feel that they can trust your business.

3. Dictate your content

Controlling what information and content you deliver on your own website and social media will bring validity to your business.  Content will drive clients to accept your business services or products. You are in control of the information and content that your customers will see online.  

4. Building a free website

When you use a free website building package, like WordPress, you have more control and it’s free.  The reach you get from a website versus printed advertisement has far more reach potential.

5. Does your competition have websites

If your competition has a website, then you need one to stay on top of the latest trends and to be visible online.  Without the online presence your competition will have one step ahead of you.

6. Web stores are open 24 hours a day

Having a website alone gives potential clients access to your information 24 hours a day.  Let alone an online store that is open 24 hours a day as well. TH

7. Google

Appearing on google is one of the single easiest ways to help your business.  If you don’t have a website, chances are you are not making an impact on Google’s algorithms and are not appearing online.  There are many ways to appear in Google as a business.

Google My Business is a simple way to register your business and contact information as well as photos and other content for customers to locate you.  

Webmaster tools for google is the resource to register your domain and add your site and sitemap from your webpage.  Adding this content will tell Google what you prefer to have crawled and added to Google.

Google Adwords, although not free is a great and easy tool to target specific areas and customers with content and directions to your business website.

8. Display your Products and Services

With a web page you can easily have products for sale or list your services.  Informing your customers about your products and services is crucial in getting the attention of your visitors.

Need help setting up a website for your small business?

Blue Flame Wired, can help your business at every stage of creating a website.  From complete start to finish web development or maybe you just need the development part.  Either way Blue Flame Wired is here to help your small business get online and noticed.