Sure, it’s fine to start with a Facebook business page as you test the waters of taking your small business online. But as you get serious about growing your business, you’ll want to expand your digital footprint to include a website with a custom domain.
Without a proper website, you’re missing a huge opportunity. These tips can help you take your small business online and SDDS Web Design can help you get there.
Let SDDS Register your Domain
Your domain is the part of your website address that comes after the www. Your domain is your business’s nameplate on the web, so take care to choose a domain name that represents your business and is easy to remember.
Businesses should keep their domain name short and it should be easy to type. The domain name should include keywords that people might enter when searching for your type of business and it should include your province or city to appeal to local customers.
SDDS Web Design can help you with your domain registration requirements as we have access to a range of Top Level Domain Registrars accross the world.
Plan your website approach
Figure out what you want your website to do for your business. Do you want your website to inform, inspire or generate sales leads? Is it enough for your website to showcase your products and services, or do you want visitors to buy directly from the site? If it’s the latter, you’ll want to consider an e-commerce website.
SDDS Web Design can help you with all this planning and our advise is always free. We will walk you through the process of planning your site.
We can even assist you with writing the content for your website which will ensure that your website not only engages your visitors, but is properly ranked on the search engines.