In this digital age, where everything is online, the Internet is a very useful communication tool today. An online presence can give your business wings,it will give Your Business credibility and allows people to find your business Online.
It is simply a great way to connect, engage with potential and existing customers.
According to research in December 2018, there are 36 crore internet users in India and it is estimated to reach 62 crore users by the end of 2019.
The data clearly indicates that if your services or businesses, not having an online presence you are missing something big.
According to a report, Indians spend roughly 200 a day consuming internet using different devices currently, which is predicted to reach 300 Minutes in 2020. More Internet users Mean More Market for you,
Set-up for Online Presence
Here are some basic setups you can do to establish your online presence when you are a beginner.
Google My Business Listing
You can set up Google My Business to Manage Your Online listing for free. Easy to signup and verification by post mail will arrive at you within 10 days . after verification you can use free google we.bsite here, Google map with your business location marking so that your customer can reach to you easily.
You can customise your free google website, posting updates and post about your services and Businesses updates here.
E.g. Angel’s touch beauty parlour is located on some busy street of Bilaspur if someone search for the business on google below will be the search result if the beauty salon has listed itself on Google My Business.
Now you can do updates with the Google my Business App also in your android/iPhones you have to just install the same, sounds interesting!
How to list on Google My Business
It’s simple to do when you have your Gmail account, click here to do the listing with easy doing steps.
You can gather Online reviews also to increase your credibility, It’s about anything your customers are saying about your company. Good Online reviews are an authentic way to promote Your Business.
Just Dial Listing
It’s a local directory/search engine, you can find any business listed on just dial. Go for Free listing option in beginning you can opt for paid option in future.
Set up your Social media channels
There is no need to explain in details as nowadays everyone is using social medial like Facebook, Instagram, twitter.
All you have to do is to make your business page initially on facebook and Instagram first.
Social media is a space for your business to share updates, special offers, reminders etc. to your followers and friends.
Keep in mind that consistency is the key to get good benefits of social media at least post once a day, twice a week and ensure to reply any interact on feedback or questions to reply on regular basis.
Set up a simple website
Your website is the home base for your business, it showcases your business at online platforms about your products and services, it helps people to find about your business and services and should answer common question on your website visitors, keep it simple yet effective, you can start out to build a simple website with a free platform like Wix,
Wix offers simple ways to create a website with your own without hassles of coding or website building knowledge.
Click below Tutorial video link how to make a Wix website
Google business listing, setting up social media channels, start a website are basic and powerful steps to establish your business online,
The Internet has changed the life of all.
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