Now that businesses are beginning to open up and restrictions being lifted, an online presence is almost a requirement to remain competitive. Potential customers need to easily access information they are looking for without having to call your business with questions that could be easily answered with an optimized website and resource page. Because of Covid a lot of people have changed their shopping behaviors and used the internet and search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing to find services or products they are looking for.
Many business owners overlook the value of having a professional and modern mobile-friendly website even though the internet has become an essential component of daily life and the number of users continues to grow year after year. According to Statista, there were five billion internet users worldwide in April 2022, accounting for 63 percent of the global population and approximately 4.65 billion people used social media to connect with other people. The internet rapidly connects individuals to information about your business or product, and 80 percent of internet users looked for a product or service to buy online. As a business owner, ignoring these figures is a huge mistake. The internet is a powerful tool that can help you build your business.
Below are essential steps every business owner should utilize in order to remain competitive in a growing digital world.
- Website Keyword Optimization
- Update Plugins and Payment Systems for Security
- Improve User Experience to Reduce Bounce Rate
- Install Google Analytic Tracking Codes for Better Data Driven Decisions
- Create Content for your Website
A modern website that’s optimized and maintained gives a brand or business a professional and competitive appearance. Almost everyone, even your competition, has an internet presence. A customer’s first impression of your business is usually the website and digital presence through online searches.
Don’t first impressions matter?
Understanding the fundamentals required to develop a solid website are crucial. We believe in standing out and applying the latest technologies to leave a lasting impression. Our solutions offer the best in standard features and functionality by pushing the boundaries while remaining responsive and completely customizable.
It’s natural to have concerns and questions about launching a website. A common question is often about the cost of designing and maintaining a website. Given the long-term benefits of a strong website, the investment of designing one is well worth it. One of the many benefits for creating an online presence include building trust, enhancing your brand, improving customer interactions, and informing a larger range of individuals about your company’s capabilities through search engines.