There are several advantages and disadvantages to having a website for your business or limited company. In the modern age, more and more businesses are getting online. There were around 227,225,642 websites online in September. If you dont take your business onto the World Wide Web, you could miss out on potential customers, sales and profits. According to data collected by the Office for National Statistics internet sales were up to 473 million (a week) in 2010 (Retail Sales Statistical Bulletin August 2010). So having a website designed for your small business or limited company is just one important step towards getting a slice of the internet pie.
78% of Internet users conduct product research online. That means your website stands a good chance of being a prospects first impression. That also means your new business card isnt a business card its Google. 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their company website and online presence.
So what are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Websites?
1. Potential for reaching a wider audience. People will be able to get a quick look from your website to see what exactly it is that your business does.
2. The internet is used by literally millions of people, all of them are looking for that particular something, and some of them could actually be looking for you!!
3. People that are not necessarily located near you but need your services.
4. Anyone, Anywhere