Why You Need A Website

13 Reasons Why You Need a Website

As of 31st December 2011 almost 1/3 of the world population has access the Internet.

  • More than 3/4 of the total U.S population will be online in 2012.
  • There are over 400,000 searches on Google very minute with a geo-targeted term.
  • In one day on the Internet 2 million blog posts are written (enough posts to fill TIME magazine for 770 million years!)
  • 64% of smartphone owners are using their mobile devices to shop online
  • When asked to choose between never watching television or never accessing the internet again 49% of respondants chose to eliminate TV whereas just over 48% chose to eliminate the Internet.
  • 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their company blog.
  • 78% of Internet users conduct product research online.
  • Every two days now we create as much information as we did from dawn of civilization up until 2003 Eric Schmidt, Ex-CEO of Google.

But So many are doing it wrong

  • 60% of small business websites don’t have a phone number listed on the home page.
  • 75% lack an email link on their home page
  • 66% don’t have contact form to enable consumers to request information
  • 75% lack an email link on their home page
  • 93% aren’t mobile-friendly and “will not render successfully on mobile devices or smartphones”

Why You Need A Website

 

Infographic by Sensible Internet

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