Small Business in Portsmouth, not online? You should be!

Did you know that over 71% of British shopper shop online? But only 14% of small businesses are selling their products online.  If this is you, think of all that revenue you are missing out on.

If that isn’t enough to sway you into joining the online revolution then read on.

Being Online: Can help to improve your image.

Having a website will make you appear as more of a contender in the market place. It will attract customers, increase sales and give you a platform through which you can engage with your audience. Somewhere in the region of 91% of internet users will check the legitimacy of a brand, product or service online before committing to buy. If you aren’t there, how will they know you are reputable?

Being Online: Can increase turn over.

As we have previously stated 71% of British internet users shop online. If you don’t have an e-commerce element to your website or for that matter a website at all, think of all the revenue you are missing out on. Buy selling you products online you can reduce your overheads, display more product ranges and encourage your customers to buy more by showing them recommendations based on purchases.

Being Online: Can help you engage.

By having a website you arm yourself with a medium through which you can communicate a wealth of information. As well as selling products and talking about yourself, you can publish press releases, show clippings of your business in the press or magazines and write a blog. Companies who have a blog are reported to see 67% more leads a month than those who don’t. We say find your voice and use it.

Excited by the thought of getting your business online, but don’t know where to start, don’t panic, BEA Solutions specialise in web design in Portsmouth with a focus on e-commerce stores.  They can help you create the perfect website for your needs by establishing a good relationship with their client and always being on hand to off advice and give guidance.

To find out more about the services BEA Solutions off in web design, click here: http://www.beawebsites.com/

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