Small Buisness Web Sites

Small Business Site

Small Business SiteBusiness owners who planning to set up a small business  website, should first think about what their objectives are for having this new website.  It is important to understand whether your website is being initiated to provide better information to your customers for example, or to advertise products and services and allow customers to make purchases online.  There is a significant difference between an information site and the site that is monetized with the ability to take customer orders.

Information Small Business Site

An information small-business site will provide basic information about the business, who the principles are, contact information, and a listing of the services and products that are offered by your business.  If customers wish to purchase any of these services and products they must either contact you by sending an e-mail, or calling and talking to you over the phone or visiting your business.  This is really just a traditional advertising site that happens to be online.

Order Processing Site

A small business site that accepts orders, processes credit card payments and other PayPal payments for example is a much more complex site with better information, cash processing information and order placement with a status update typically provided.

An information small-business site can be set up quite quickly and the content updated and added as time permits once the basic site has been implemented.  The small-business site can process and manage cash transactions which will take time to develop, and are generally more expensive and require more maintenance of an ongoing basis.  We’re not trying to dissuade you from setting up one of these sites however your expectations, objectives etc. should be taken into consideration.

With the advent of PayPal and a number of other cash transaction terminals, basic cash management can be added to the site.  The back-end process of fulfilling the order, which includes excepting the order, preparing the product, packing and shipping, and then billing for the product must be considered.

Our Website Services

We specialize in providing small business websites that are informational in nature with contact capabilities provided on the website by either providing a phone number, a contact form or allowing customers to send e-mails to you.  We also use a content management system that provides the option of the business owner to prepare and update their own content.  It is quite straightforward and easy to use, owners just need to figure out what content they want to provide.

We also provide search engine optimization, which will ensure that your website is indexed by the search engines and ranked higher when consumers are searching for particular products and services that your company provides.

For more information about our services, please contact us by phone or e-mail or using our contact form and we will be happy to respond to your request.  We provide domain management, hosting services and content management services.

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