The Benefits of Moving Your Business Online

Thursday, June 15, 2017 2 comments

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"To be, or not to be." Shakespeare put these words in Hamlet's mouth. Was he talking about making the decision to be online, or not to be online? That seems to be a question a lot of small business entrepreneurs are asking themselves.
Let's face it – the world is online. And entrepreneurs are finding that having their businesses online is helping increase their profits.
Have you resisted building a website for your business? Luckily, SimpleSite gives you the opportunity to determine whether having an online presence is profitable without spending any money.
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If you're still not sure, here are some reasons why you should seriously consider joining the group of smart business people who have already moved their businesses online or plan to be doing so in the near future.

Suggested reading: Why Every Small Business Should Have A Website

Make Money While You Sleep

Your online business will be open for business 24/7. People are shopping more and more online, and studies show that most online shopping takes place during the evening.

Shoppers evidently like the convenience of shopping without leaving home – while in their comfy, stay-at-home clothes. According to Statista, online shoppers are expected to number more than two billion by 2019.

If you want to maximize your income, your business needs to be available to these buyers. Businesses that are not online will not get a share of the money that those buyers are spending.

Read more: Why eCommerce is Critical to Your Business

Lower Costs

If you're just starting your business, maybe online is the only way you need to go. With a free SimpleSite, you won't need to incur the expenses involved in opening a physical storefront.
Of course, you'll still have to spend money to produce your product, but the money you would have spent on store maintenance, security, utilities, furniture can be re-allocated to marketing.
You won't even have to go to the expense of hiring a professional photographer. You can Use Your Smartphone to Take Amazing Product Photos for Your Online Store and get your SimpleSite up and running in a matter of minutes.
Why online business

A Location without Boundaries

Real estate agents have long known that location is everything. The right location can command a very high price. But online business owners don't have to worry about location.
Your online store has the world as its audience. You may not want to deal with the intricacies of shipping your products to international customers, but you'll have everyone in your own country as potential customers. And when you're ready to go global, you'll be ready.

Suggested reading: Increase Sales: How to Use Storytelling on Your Business Website

Better Customer Service

With an online store, you can set up a support section on your site that will answer lots of customer issues without disturbing you.
  • Spec sheets for your products
  • A FAQ (frequently asked question) section
  • A video with instructions about how to set up or use your products
Yes, you'll need to take some time to set it up, but then it operates without your attention – even when you're on vacation.

Don't Wait to Build Your Online Store

It's still several months before the Christmas holiday season – the perfect time to add an online component to your business. Build your SimpleSite now so that you can have it operating at full speed for the Christmas holiday season.

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Author: Kate Benzin


  1. Yes, Its an advantage that your business is searchable online. It give your more sales in near future