Everyone gets most of business through networking or personal links. Every professional is master in some specific skills or products and everyone is looking for some clients for those. So it is very necessary to showcase your work and the best way to make portfolio / brochure is online. Becuase it saves lot of money and time to convey the message to its users.
Almost everyone is using smart phone these days and go online in search of their needs and find so many options at a few clicks. Most of clients have purchased something, or contacted a company for their requirement. Therefore, by not having an updated website, you might be losing potential customers every day.
If a businessman thinks to grow his business, for that more investment is required and for money most of small business owners approach the bank for loans. It’s not easy, but changes of getting a loan increases if you have a good business profile along with an impressive website. It doesn’t just stop with the bank but also leave a good impression on your new customers and regular clients.
By having a website it gives more business enquiries because your virtual shop is always open 24×7 while you sleep and thousands of people are going to see it. It has a global approach all the time at a reasonable cost and involvement of efforts.
More refined business you get when influencers recognize and appreciate your work. By having a website you can better showcase your work and keep updating the profile time to time. In the beginning it seems a big challenge to maintain a website but once it’s done initially. Then it’s just simple like updating your personal posts on facebook, twitter or any other social website.
Every business have specific objectives and goals. By meeting personally to new clients it’s tough to express everything about your business. But when you have website you can easily define each and everything on it.
If you have customer on different location, you can update them on your newest offers, products, promotions, services, events, photos, or any other content by having a blog or even just a feed on your website,
There are many new ways to promote business online which did not exist before. Your website can attract new business by using a whole host of low cost marketing techniques.
It becomes tough to solve each customer’s query one-o-one. By having a website we can put answer to frequently asked question to assist the customers. It reduces the cost and frustration of customers as well.
I know there are other ways to do this, but by having a website you can have your own email address like firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. It is more professional and easier to remember for your customers instead of your personal mail id which may contain some alpha numeric value or special character e.g firstname.lastname@example.org.
I know it seems little bit tough, but it is true. You can release impressive and best press releases about your business time to time to leave more impact about your business. But, to do it you will require a website. And who knows if you release a video expressing something trendy on your website routing from YouTube can bring one million views on YouTube because of its impact and make you popular.
Apart from business everyone have some hobbies like sports, photography, cars, science, singing, dance or animals. Well, then you might have some happening business idea just waiting to happen. By writing niche blogs that can attract traffic you can generate revenue for your business website. Just pick something you love and start writing about it. It also increase value of your website and reputation between the competitors and customers.
I bet you didn’t see this one coming. I have been harping on about how a website can help your business, but it can help you personally too. Not only can a website host your resume or CV, but by owning and managing your website you have demonstrated tons of hard and soft skills. Having worked in HR once upon a time, I know it is valuable.