The list below are the some of the top reason I think your business should have at least one website. Any kind of website will do, whether your own or free from social media website.
This is the most important reason above all. Now a day, when people want to search for a business, the first thing they will do is to tap on their cell phone and do a quick Google/Yahoo/Bing search for it. Based on what they see on the page, you will be able to educate and influence them to increase their trust on your business.
More than 3 billion people are now using the Internet, according to the United Nations agency that oversees international communications. This mean, the chance for people to discover your business is much higher than local flyers, news page or yellow page phone books.
Your website will run 24/7 without any labor supervision. You will be able to announce your latest product or promotion anywhere at anytime. In addition, sharing/linking those content via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other networking platforms make sharing your easier. A website is the fast and reliable way to deliver message to your customer.
You can setup your own website for FREE today. There are plenty of social media website such as Facebook and Yelp that allow you to setup up your own personal or business website. However, I still encourage you to have your own website, trust me it will be worth it. (see the section below)
There are many more reasons why you should have a website for your business, you can find them easily online :)
A website is all about a place where you can put content so other people can see. There are two type of website that you can chose to start. One is "social website page" and the other one is your own "content website". Even thought it's very easy to start with a social website page, I'm still strongly recommend you to start your own content website. Here are the reson why.
Social media website come and goes
- You are not tight to one single social media platform.
- Allow multiple pages
- Take control on what you want to show
- Easier to share the content to all social media platform