Following on from our first blog post – The 3 Key Benefits To Having A Website For Your Small Business.
While you might think your website just helps your customers put a face to a name and find direct information about your product or services, it can actually do a lot more for your business.
1. Build a database
Don’t just let potential customers visit your website and leave without a second thought. Give them something memorable to leave with. Begin building a potential client database by asking them for something as simple as their email address in exchange for a voucher, free information kit or another valuable or cost-saving item.With this, you can follow up, send updated or new information, sales or deals – the list goes on!
2. Build authority
Running a small business in today’s competitive world is no easy feat. In order to make a name for yourself, you need to gain reputation and authority over your competitors. Your website is a key player is this department. Like it or not, how your brand comes across online influences whether a potential customer will choose you or your competitor. So make sure your website is always up to date and looking its best!
3. Create another sales tool and platform
Make your website work for you. Give your customers a choice of when, where and how they can purchase from you. Some people simply don’t have time to make the trip to your store, or they may simply enjoy shopping online at their own pace. Allowing customers to purchase online gives them the freedom of time and choice, and that can win you extra sales you couldn’t have achieved otherwise.
Every business can benefit from a website. If you’re still operating without one, or need a refresh of your existing site, please get in touch with us. It’s free, with no obligation!
Don’t miss the boat – take advantage of every opportunity that a simple and effective website offers you!