Starting your small business can be daunting. But with the right idea, work ethic, and persistence you have the opportunity to establish yourself financially and gain a footing in the market, doing something that you love. Starting a business involves thinking of a business concept, writing a business plan, understanding the financial side, and finally marketing and launching.
But, have you considered the importance of a great website? In almost every business situation you will want a website, especially if you are trying to sell products via a storefront. Having a functional, modern website is an important step to getting people interested in your business. With a dedicated storefront, anything and everything you can do to make people want to visit, and want to stay, do it. It’s vital to position yourself online with a strong, professional destination that gives customers the impression you mean business and that you have the motivation to want to engage more with clients. When creating a website, first impressions are utterly important in keeping an audience. It only takes 5 seconds for those visiting to get a general understanding of the kind of business you are advertising. With the way that business is handled today, consumers are smarter than ever before, researching before spending. Make that first impression their last impression with an incredible website.
Not having a website means you are losing out on possible business by having customers not be able to identify who you are, in turn making them not want to spend their money with you. Even having a website is not good enough, a bad website is far worse than having no website. With so many resources currently for creating a website, there is no excuse for having something that looks unprofessional and sloppy. Having a great website will make your company “appear” much better than on paper, which is a boost when you first start your business. It allows your customers the accessibility around the clock, giving your customers easier access to your products.
“Building online presence continues to be a key focus for small businesses!”
Source: University of Maryland, School of Business
“94% of people cited web design as the reason they mistrusted or rejected a website.”
Source: SME Website Statistics. February 27, 2014. Rareform New Media.
How can Havoc Media Group help with your website?
In addition, our team of developers design rich, interactive websites that are easy for visitors to use. And also made easy for clients to maintain. We’re experts in content management systems, front-end web development, and custom integrations. We’ll focus on the technology so you can focus on growing your business.
We have experience with the following CMS
Beyond just designing and developing your website, we create content for communication that is crafted to move consumers and propel measurable business outcomes.
Our integrated approach to web and mobile emphasizes cross-team collaboration for maximum output. Our unique experience design discipline brings together teams comprising experts from User Experience Architecture, Visual Design, Content Strategy and tech backgrounds. Under the leadership of an Experience Director, these teams work together at each stage in the process.
Don’t settle for a mediocre website, make it a great one!