No, Virginia, business websites aren’t dead. In fact, small-business owners need them now more than ever before. And here are six things any self-respecting business website needs.
Are business websites obsolete? In the best debating tradition, we’ll counter that with another question: Have you seen how many websites there are? Obviously, the website is alive and well and replicating like crazy.
You may think that websites are gradually being elbowed out of relevance by Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets. However, this report from the Acquity Group, quoted on Brafton.com, shows that a whopping 84% of people surveyed research businesses using – you guessed it – the company’s website.So then, you understandably want to put your best digital foot forward.
What does your website need to appeal to the modern Internet user?
Omit these things and you risk looking like a scam at worst, or a lazy amateur at best. And this way, if your customers can’t or don’t want to fill in the form, they have alternate ways to reach you.