Website is essential for you no matter the kind of Business or profession you are into. A website will serve as a medium to generate business, promote an agenda and goodwill among customers and prospects.
A website can also deliver strong marketing messages irrespective of the nature or size of your business.
The number of people using the internet to search for businesses, contractors or service providers is on the high side. The truth is, there are individuals on the internet looking for people who render the services and offer the products you sell. So imagine what happens when they can’t find you there. They go to the individual that has a website.
Imagine how many prospects you can convert to customers even when you are not speaking to them physically, but because you have a website, your business or service(s) is presented to them. Guess what, this goes on 24/7 all through the year.
Most of the misconception about business website is that they must offer product(s) for purchase, accept credit cards and process financial transactions.
If your have a business that has products that should be sold on the internet, then you need an e-commerce website. If you don’t have a product to be sold on the internet, all you need is an informative website where prospects can see your services and access it quickly at an affordable price.
THINGS YOU NEED FOR A WEBSITE.
- A Hosting Service.
- A Domain name.
- Creating your website. A Hosting Service
A Hosting Service
The company that will provide your website a place to stay on the internet is your host. They are also likely to sell you the Domain name (name you want people to find you with on the internet).
There are quite a number of hosting companies, but there are some things you need to consider before picking a host. I will discuss that in my next post.
A Domain Name.
The name you want people to locate you with on the internet. For the most part, the name you choose should be similar or closer to your business name. However, when choosing this name you must consider some certain things. This will be discussed in my next post.
Creating your Website
Website softwares makes building a website for your business almost as easy as writing and sending an email. The use of website templates and softwares enables you to efficiently build a website quickly at a very cheap price. You may require the services of Web Developer if you don’t have the required skills or time to design one by yourself.