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Benefits of Having an Online Presence for Your Business

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Benefits of Having an Online Presence for Your Business. The different benefits a business may receive all varies with different aspects, such as the size of the business and what kind of business is being run. For example, a small organisation may want to buy it stock from the internet which will drastically reduce the amount they have to pay and the amount of space for the storage of these supplies. However, a business that is already online such as Apple would like to increase their number of customers, sales and profit. Market Presence A lot of public and voluntary sector organisations use the internet to widen their profile and to get more people to be aware of the services they provide. This is a very popular way of promoting their organisation. The benefits of trading using online means are very simple. Global Presence The presence is on a global scale as the webpage used for the company can be visited or viewed by anyone in the world, from any country. This will productively increase the amount of customers, potential sales and promotion for the business. Small company's benefit from this the most. 24 Hour Visibility Unlike shops, websites are on all the time, non-stop 24 hours a day seen days a week so it can be visited at any time which is very helpful, plus this is really good on a global basis as different countries have different time zones. ...read more.

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They also offer users an extra thing if they agree to receive regular emails from the site for example a special offer on an item. This offers the site owners with valiable information about the user that they can use. Access to new markets When taking your business online no matter the size of your business, you will be able to grow to reach a wider range of potential customers. Remote locations The internet has become a new way of buying with out the need to exit your home. This means customers can purchese wanted items from the comfort of there house, no matter how far the shopping centre is, this provides those who live in locations which are almost blocked out such as, the islands around the United Kingdom have a much larger selection of goods and services to be provided to them. Customers with travel difficulties People who live in urban areas, have cost problems, mothers with young babies and even the elderly find it very easy to order online as they have difficulties traveling around to get what they need or want. So buying online is their favourite choice especially when the weather is not particulary good which many times is the case. Poor Transport links In many areas, especially small rural areas, the bus services are hardly available or they are really bad and train services are almost unseen or used. ...read more.

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For example, HMV and Tesco have theres in Jersey which has lower tax then the one in the UK which means they save money. Lower overheads The amount of staff needed are much more less in an online business, so less pay checks will mean more money for the company. Online companies use call centres to help customers even these can be automatic and previously recorded. This can greatly save a business in cost. Rapid payment To be able to purchase items online you need to make payments quickly, 'one click payments'. This will mean a business can govern there money and control there cash flow with more ease and it will disable the need to loan money. No expensive cash handling The seller doesn't have real cash to deal with instead the money is transferred from the buyers account to the seller's bank account. This will protect seller against fraud or theft and make it easier to sort your money out plus the cost of storing the cash out is removed. Ease of entry Making your entrance into a new and a wider scaled market is far easier online. The internet has provided small business with huge posibilities to grow like the big organisations and it offers them the chance to compete with them and maybe get further and more larger then them. ?? ?? ?? ?? Djwar Fettah ...read more.

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