While majority of small businesses have a website, use social media and operate on several online platforms, others do not see any value in doing so.Some business owners often say things like: “My customers are not online”, or “The web is not important for my business”.
However, the anticipated answer is YES! Here are some statistics for you;
There are currently above 4 billion users on the internet. It is estimated that by the year 2040, 95% of purchases will be done through eCommerce. 82% of people want immediate response to their marketing or sales question. 71% of people believe they will get a better deal online, even if the item is not technically on sale. 55% of people will search online for reviews before making a purchase.
You should consider taking your business online by getting a website, opening a social media account and using the tools available on the internet to aid your marketing and business growth.