5 Reasons You Need a Website
So, you’ve just started your very own business and you’re looking for the most effective way to maximise your leads and get the attention of your target market? Now is the time to invest in a website! Considering the times in which we live, creating a solid and respectable digital presence has never been more important.
Here are just 5 reasons why a website is vital for securing and maintaining the success of your business.
You’ll generate new customers
Nowadays, most people research a business online before visiting their store. If your business does not have a digital presence, then you can be pretty sure that any customers who are using Google to search for what you have to offer will be snapped up by one of your digital-ready competitors.
You can do business while you sleep
If you opt to go the whole hog and create an e-commerce website that enables you to trade online, your website will literally make it possible for you to do business while you sleep. No need for customers to worry about ‘opening hours’ – they can get what they want, when they want it, and at no inconvenience to you whatsoever.
You’ll benefit from an instant credibility boost
Your company might be seen as ‘less professional’ if it doesn’t have a website to share with its potential and existing customers. In fact, according to statistics, well over half of consumers do not trust a business without a website. In short, without one, you could be forfeiting more than half of your leads!
You’ll have peace of mind
In the event that the country is forced to return to a hard lockdown, your website will still provide you with a reliable means of generating an income, despite not being able to open your store. This can offer you peace of mind throughout these times of great uncertainty.
It’s not nearly as difficult or as expensive as you think
Most business owners shy away from getting a website because they worry that it will cost a fortune or because they have no idea what their website should consist of. The great news is that you don’t have to be tech-savvy or making millions in profit in order to have a website built. All that you need is a trustworthy digital marketing company in your corner.
Here at HashTag Marketing, we specialise in the design of WordPress websites starting from as little as R2000 once-off (excl. web hosting fee) for a simple one-pager. If you’re keen to go the e-commerce route, we can build you a fully functional digital trading platform for no more than R9700 (incl. web hosting). Websites developed by HashTag Marketing receive a two-month guarantee and a 3 – 6 week turnaround time.
For more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch!
Article by, Bianca Marie Golz (Content Writer) – HashTag Marketing