When is the last time you picked up the phone book to find a local business or hire a professional attorney? Today virtually everyone relies on the internet whether they are looking for local businesses or trying to find their next favorite TV show.
People don’t just drive around to look for a close by coffee shop anymore. They go online and look for local listings and read reviews and even see the menu before leaving their house. Online searches, local reviews and social media recommendation is embedded into the consumer’s shopping behavior and if you don’t show up in the search results, you simply don’t exist.
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What does it mean for you?
First of all by not having a website you are hurting your business. Nowadays it is a business standard to have a website that serves your customer 24/7. A well designed website not only provides your business information but it also convinces people to do business with you.
Your website can be a powerful tool for building your brand, connecting to consumers, and getting leads. That’s because now more than ever, consumers rely on the Web to find information about your products and services.
The Web is dramatically influencing consumer behavior and changing how your business connects with potential customers online. The information available online today gives consumers power that they haven’t had before, and this will only continue to grow. That’s why you need a Web presence that allows consumers to find you, connect with you, support you, and do business with you. This isn’t just a trend. It’s a new way of doing business.