Sunday, July 5, 2015

Website Marketing for Small Business

With the advent of the internet, it has never been easier for small businesses to engage in marketing. If you don't have a website, who knows how many potential customers you are losing out on. Website marketing should be a top priority for your business. Today, consumers  expect businesses of all sizes and shapes to have websites. A website legitimizes a small business. Consumers also expect websites to contain the most up to date information about your service or product.

Updating your website shows you value and care about your customers by saving them from the trouble or frustration of misinformation. It is also courteous to have the most common questions answered. Having the most pertinent information about your service or product on a website can save you and your employees time by not having to explain everything, because the customer read the website.
Keeping the content on your website fresh is also important for search engine optimization (SEO), that is, what places your website at the top of Google, Yahoo, or Bing when people are searching for the service or product you offer.

A website is one of the most inexpensive, effective, and powerful forms of marketing. The yellow pages are an ancient relic; nowadays, everyone goes online when searching for a product or service. Most people go online to buy or research, either way, it is akin to having a 24 hour salesperson. That being said, the text on your website, (which is also called content), should be carefully planned and written.

Website content is as valuable and pivotal as your employees. The content on your website is a voice of your business. What makes it even more weighty is the fact that it has a certain permanence. Numerous customers and visitors to your website will read the content and build a mental image of your business. The content can either avert or convert customers.

The website content that is marketing your small business should be of the highest quality. Google and other search engines emphasize having high quality content on websites. Search engines love high quality content and they reward websites with such by placing them in top positions.

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