“If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business. – Bill Gates”
7 Top Reasons Why You Need a Website
If you run your own business or work full-time. Having a website unlocks a lot of benefits and opportunities. A recent study would show the growing importance of having an online presence by getting a website continue to rise and will not stop anytime soon.
Did you know that not understanding how website work is the No. 1 reason for not having one? In this article, I will try to explain the 7 top reasons why you or your business is in dire need of a website.
Your Business will always be open around the clock and around the Globe
This means that potential clients or customers will always be able to find you, no matter what time zone they are in around the world.
The best thing about having a website is that people can access your products or services 24/7. Literally, while you may be sleeping, you may get inquiries about your products and services you offer.
Showcase your Products or Services easier
Just like Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and other social media platform having a website provides you a convenient way to advertise and market your offers but having a website gives you more freedom on how to showcase them in a way that your clients and customer will love and have them access it anytime.
Saves Time and Stress by Putting Answers in One Place
I understand that you are busy and that there are so many moving pieces about your business. Your potential clients and customers are busy people too.
You simply don’t have time to answer all their questions about your products or services, let alone your own questions about life (Kidding!).
People can easily contact you
When a potential client or customer wants to get in touch or has a query that you haven’t answered in your FAQ page, having a website will make this simple and easy for them — thus providing good user experience.
Make sure your contact details are easy to find and make sure all communications lines are open and active.
Builds up your Credibility
If you want to impress your potential clients and customers, getting a website will show them that you are damn serious and mean business.
Once you have established your credibility through your website, your chances in finding your ideal client or customer increases.
Unlock Global Opportunity
No matter how small your products or services are, you can attract a lot of potential clients and customers through your website, a quick google search could mean a brand new lead that you would never have gained through traditional methods (before the internet started).
Heck, even your neighbor wouldn’t have known that you offer a service that she needed if it wasn’t for your website. Now imagine how a website unlocks global opportunity!
Giving value to your loyal clients or customer through blogging
A website is also a great platform from which to publish helpful content through blogging, it allows you to share your expertise or valuable data.
This can also be a way for you to interact with them, asking questions, replying to comments — grabbing the chance to create a rapport with them and like step no. 5, blogging in your website can build trust, and gain valuable insight into what your ideal clients and customers are looking for.
About THE AUTHOR
I am a Christian Freelance Website designer & developer based in the Philippines. Also, one of the “Top Rated” Web designers on Upwork (Upwork is the largest online talent solution connecting businesses and skilled professionals). I’m trying to live a digital nomad lifestyle, traveling while doing freelance jobs in between. Got a question? Click Here.