Why websites still matter to local search in 2017

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Why websites still matter to local search in 2017

Many small local businesses are using social media profile pages, as the main face of their operation. Lets see why this isn’t the good idea that it may seem to be. Yes, it can save some money which you need to spend on a web designer and hosting, but is it really working ?

Surprising number of small businesses still don’t have a website.  2016 Surveys from as October find that close to 50%  of all small businesses don’t have a website. These sample businesses were actually not very small operations such as solo home businesses.

Below are few reasons why every business needs a company website to benefit from local search marketing.

  1. More than 60% of consumers use websites to find or engage with businesses.
  2. The top 10 local organic seo factors are related to websites
  3. Google map results are influenced by websites.
  4. More than 25% of consumers won’t consider doing business with a company without a website.
  5. More than 50% people say a website is the biggest factor of whether they trust a company

So, it is not too late to build a website for your small business yet, try to find a web design package which includes everything related to building a great website.

Checkout Joomla SriLanka Web Design Package which has Free hosting and domain name and more starting from $299 ( Rs 40000) .

 

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