Website development is as many parts science as it is art. Whether you’re selling a product or a service, your website speaks volumes about the credibility of your business. And that’s especially true in today’s competitive digital environment.
If you’re clear about the type of clients you want to attract, building a thoughtful, fully-fledged website framework upfront can save you a lot of time and frustration.
Not to mention the alternative could be costing you engaged and loyal customers.
Think about it this way:
When you meet someone for the first time and start networking, chances are, the first thing they’ll do after you part ways is go check out your website.
What do you want to impress upon them there?
Remember, you won’t be able to provide any feedback while they’re online, so the user experience has to be enough to convince them you’re the real deal.
Ideally, it should also help you with the holy grail of entrepreneurial prowess: customer retention.
So should you invest in website development?
There’s an easy way to determine if you should invest in your business website by asking this one question:
Will you be inviting any paying customers or potential clients to view it?
If you answered yes, then the smartest move for your business is to get a professionally designed website.
You really can’t afford not to.
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Until next time,
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About the Author, Susan Friesen
Susan Friesen is the founder of eVision Media, a boutique web development and Digital Marketing firm of over 15 years that specializes in designing, building and marketing professional, unique websites for entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations.
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