From managing budgets and employees to attracting new customers and retaining existing ones, small business owners have little time and a lot to think about. Maybe that’s why over a third of all small businesses don’t have a website and cite budget and time constraints as the primary reasons they don’t.
However, nearly 90 percent of business owners with a website feel they have a competitive advantage over those who don’t. To make things easier and more affordable, Web.com is enhancing our web solutions by introducing a convenient do-it-yourself (DIY) website builder that allows small business owners to quickly create impactful websites and online stores using a range of great-looking templates.
“When you are ready to build your brand and grow your business, this powerful website builder can help you enhance your online presence,” says Product Manager Jennifer Weir. “While it offers all of the latest web technology features and benefits, the real game changer is it’s remarkably easy to use – no website building experience necessary.”
With over 97 percent of consumers searching for businesses online, having an attractive and easy to navigate website is critical to the success of your company. Besides giving your business instant credibility, your website is how customers will find you and gives them access to your products and services 24 hours a day.
To get you up and running online as quickly as possible, our new website builder includes a domain name, email addresses and web hosting plus everything you need to create, publish and manage your site. Additional benefits include:
Easy to build functionality.
To help you quickly create the foundation of your site, you can choose from over 150 website templates and over 200,000 professional photos that reflect the industry you serve and give your business a distinguished image. A drag-and-drop interface allows you to easily place your photos and content while our site editor helps you quickly add and remove pages, change templates, colors and fonts and edit images.
Easy to generate more online sales.
With over 2 billion online shoppers each year, adding an online store to your website makes it easy for customers to buy your products and services anytime and means you can even make money while you sleep. This eCommerce option allows you to choose from a range of predefined online store layouts with best practice examples of how to sell products online. You can also view your customers’ order histories, create discounts and track inventory.
Easy to attract more customers.
Social media allows you to speak directly to your customers, keep them updated about your business, offer them discounts on your products and services and attract more visitors to your website. Our website builder lets you display social network profile links, helping you increase followers on every major network. You can also include Instagram photos, Facebook comments or likes and Twitter feeds on your website.
Search engine optimization (SEO) content helps your business rank higher in online search directories. With our new website builder, you can help more customers find your business by optimizing your site for search engines with page titles, image tags, and meta descriptions.
Easy to track website analytics.
Online marketing is easy, affordable and measurable. Once you create and publish your site, our new website builder allows you to collect real-time data about website visits, unique visitors and page views. You can also see the top traffic sources, device types, browsers and operating systems of visitors and use these learnings to adapt your online marketing strategies moving forward.
“Our new website builder was created for the specific needs of small business,” says Director of Brand Management Courtney Grover. “It’s part of our ongoing mission to help small businesses realize their potential by accessing the power of websites and online marketing.”
With everything you have to do as a small business owner, Web.com’s new website builder gives you one less thing to worry about. At every stage of the web building process, our award-winning support team is ready to help you with any questions and enhance your experience.
Let’s work together to help you achieve your online marketing and business goals.
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