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admans
08-09-2005, 12:50 PM
The Benefits Of Having A Website

When you're searching through the Internet you will find endless amounts of information, about everything, and all at your fingertips. The Internet is the largest source of knowledge in the world. Why is this? Because anyone can get their information on there. All you need is a web site and a resource generous web hosting company.

Many people think that getting their website on the Internet is an expensive venture, fortunately though, this need not necessarily be true; if you find the right web host, the benefits of having a web site will definitely outweigh the costs.

There are many different ways to benefit from having a web site, whether it is for personal gain, or to aid your business success. Those who have their own personal websites generally use them to further an interest or a hobby; having a web site is a great way to share and exchange knowledge with others. Businesses on the other hand use a website to promote and market their goods and services, while cutting back on such expenses as postage, couriers and advertising, etc.

These are but a few key benefits of owning a website:
Increased awareness of products and services - Businesses can now greatly expand their markets, no need to constrain the focus to only the local scene, but by using the Internet, businesses can venture into international and regional markets, with greater ease. This dynamically changes the nature and the marketing activities of some businesses, possibly encouraging the business to expand the diversity of its products and services, to meet these new markets. Websites, in their nature, allow hundreds and thousands of items to be on view 24/7; thus encouraging wider viewing, and extended trading hours.

Freedom - With the freedom of being able to post your information on your website, hence on the Internet, at any time of the day; available information of all variations is increasing at a huge rate. The freedom to browse anywhere and interact with anyone is enough to tempt the smallest of businesses and the most introverted of people to get on the Net; hence Net users are increasing in numbers, at an alarming rate, approximately 50,000 per day. Businesses are buzzing on the Net, they have found a way to compete on an even field, with even the largest of corporations; and within a daily increasing customer marketplace.

Cost advantage - Net businesses are extremely aware of how they can profit by being on the Internet; they can advertise their products and services without the huge costs, and delays of printing, publishing and distribution. The market is a global one, which adds greater value to the costs outlaid for promotion and marketing; compared to the limits of offline. E- commerce facilities can be incorporated into the website, transforming 2D screen visuals into user reactive models, for example, consumers can order their products and services online, greatly reducing administration expenses. Reduction of telephone calls to potential customers; follow ups by email; newsletters digitally made, promoted by email or downloadable from the website, with reduction of distribution costs; less promotional material sent out, printed and wasted; extended trading hours without a human presence; are just a few ways to cut costs.
The current opinion is that any business not on the Internet now or in the near future is not only missing out on the rewards of this new and vibrant industry, but is adding itself to the list of "the forgotten".Don't waste time scratching your head wondering what the Internet can do to benefit your business, you will be left behind; instead, think about how you can take advantage of this new and cheap form of industry awareness. Look for a web designer, or web developer, get a quote, and tell them what you nee

DJScuba
08-19-2005, 17:39 PM
Yes having a website is definetley very important if you plan on making a presence for your company.

amaw
09-03-2005, 22:52 PM
great information...having a website nice if you are planning on promoting your services..

CrazyDeveloper
09-25-2005, 22:18 PM
It's also a fun thing to do! :)

kconnections
09-26-2005, 14:43 PM
That is a very good post. I think in today's society with so many people using the Internet it is very important to have a website for your business. In fact, clients will often ask if you have a website. (that is clients or prospects you meet offline)

redz
12-17-2005, 15:02 PM
great read, i really enjoyed it although i already knew what my benefits were :).

robertall
12-18-2005, 05:08 AM
The negatives of having a website.

1. Got to find a good host. I recommend Akohosting.com or hostmatrix.org.
2. You have to promote it if you want it to go places.
3. The value of websites has dropped so much in the last 6 months, it is very annoying and my sites are worth nothing - but the domains are still good.
4. It usually costs money to set up a good website.
5. It takes months of practice to get it right (took me from April 2004 to get were i am now).
6. You always find yourself scammed. I have been scammed 3 times in the last month alone.

Ammar
12-18-2005, 08:35 AM
The negatives of having a website.

1. Got to find a good host. I recommend Akohosting.com or hostmatrix.org.
2. You have to promote it if you want it to go places.
3. The value of websites has dropped so much in the last 6 months, it is very annoying and my sites are worth nothing - but the domains are still good.
4. It usually costs money to set up a good website.
5. It takes months of practice to get it right (took me from April 2004 to get were i am now).
6. You always find yourself scammed. I have been scammed 3 times in the last month alone.
Lol, ive never been scammed. I dont think that last point is valid. :p

robertall
12-18-2005, 10:21 AM
I am not joking, i have been scammed 3 times in the last month alone. It is a pain...

GFX^^
12-18-2005, 13:08 PM
i have never been scamed for the time been, all the hostings i had were good ones :D

rozer
12-20-2005, 01:05 AM
Great post i really enjoyed it.

prinks
12-21-2005, 11:41 AM
Having a website is good not only for the business but also for freelance designer. Having eye catching online portfolio does wonders.

coolsitesv
08-10-2010, 10:33 AM
having a website is fun and also to make couple of dollars each month.

harryfrm
08-23-2010, 11:51 AM
All these will show effect when there is a good traffic to your website.

Lovely
08-23-2010, 12:23 PM
Thanks for sharing this article, there is lots of benefir you can drive from having a working and funcation website for your company or product.

Eltondamone
08-25-2010, 18:42 PM
In my view today's society with so many people using the Internet it is very significant to have a website for your company.

Banners Mall
05-19-2011, 03:08 AM
It is no doubt that having a website for business is very essential. It reduces cost of sharing information and helps in wide flow of information.

kiranraj
05-31-2011, 03:46 AM
Website is online for 24X7 so it always represents your business online to get more visitors & leads for your business

damienward232
06-30-2011, 05:09 AM
I believe in nowadays society with so many people employing the net it is very crucial to have a site for your commercial enterprise.

freewebmastertools
07-11-2011, 23:56 PM
For me, it would be more useful to own a blog or forum because they rank better in Google's search engines than a traditional website. Still the same premise applies, in that the space is yours for full expression.

seofirm123
07-13-2011, 01:58 AM
Website are very important to promote the business without website we can not work in online business.

martinwhisely
03-21-2012, 07:08 AM
Website would help you to get more customer and client to your business through the web network. It is best way to promote your product or services. Company like Dell, HP, has develop their network of business over worldwide through these website.

ananursing
03-30-2012, 05:03 AM
For me, it would be more useful to own a weblog or message board because they position better in Google google than a conventional web page. Still the same assumption is applicable, in that the area is yours for complete concept.

Fernando
06-19-2014, 03:11 AM
Nice post!

stuartspindlow
06-23-2014, 08:40 AM
Informative information thanks for sharing.

tamilanads.com
06-23-2014, 10:00 AM
easily you can do business in online & you can learn lot of stuff's.

shashikant.chauhan
06-30-2014, 08:23 AM
great information. having website is good to our business

freena gabi
07-15-2014, 08:52 AM
You can run your business , express your own thoughts and ideas.

CharlesWilliam
10-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Such A Nice Post

wertyu
10-31-2014, 23:51 PM
The most important benefit is you can build your brand and business by having a website.

Mehwish
08-19-2015, 03:13 AM
Thanks for such a great post really help those who have no website

johnreo
05-11-2017, 16:56 PM
Whatever you have talent you can show it through worldwide.. Its all about your approach.

sin123GN
05-12-2017, 01:02 AM
Having website for every business is important.nice post,thanks for sharing.

JonesSmith01
05-17-2017, 06:42 AM
Website is business biggest marketing tool now a day. with the help of website you can reach to potential clients all over the world