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Businesses need to be online in 2020 – here’s why

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We at Artonezero have been bringing businesses online since 2006, in fact, we pride ourselves on doing so.

With the current pandemic, it’s now very important that your business has a fully-fledged, user-friendly website.

We will share some reasons below why your business needs an online presence in 2020:

The current pandemic has changed e-commerce

It’s no secret that the pandemic has affected a lot of our actions this year. However, it has had the biggest knock-on-effect on e-commerce. With most retail stores across the UK needing to temporarily close, naturally, customers have shifted towards shopping online. In fact, total online retail sales are 50.7% higher than they were in February.

Elsewhere, research from Adobe also found that 57% of UK consumers have made a purchase online since March, and on average those who shopped online made 11 purchases between March and June. E-commerce will be here to stay, so it is more important than ever to shift your business online.

Having a website will attract many new customers to your business

It’s more important than ever to have a website for the sole reason that it will attract new customers to your business. In fact, only 48% of all UK businesses have a website, with micro-enterprises less likely to have a website compared to 84% of businesses with 10 or more employees having a website.

Your website will attract new customers through Google

It’s no secret that customers search for items online now. In fact, 81% of customers search online when looking for a new product or service. If you don’t have a website, you will be missing an opportunity to reach out to your potential customers.

Also, customers can easily find your website if it is well-optimised for search engines.

Moreover, having a website that is user-friendly, search engine optimised and modern can show off your businesses best qualities and bring more customers to you.

4. A website ensures longevity

With 96% of UK households accessing the internet, it makes sense to shift your business online as it will maximise the scope and enables more customers to find you. Having a well-built website can bring a great ROI too.

By having an effective website offering, you are maximising your business’s potential. It is a great place to refer potential investors to, as well as showcasing successes and recent company news. It can create a two-way conversation between you and your customers, and keep them wanting more.

 

Artonezero can help you create a new website to bring your business into 2020.  We’ve been bringing businesses online since 2006, with some great results too.

Simply email us at hello@artonezero.com or call us on 020 3011 0390 and our team of experts will be in touch.

 

 

 

 

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