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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Advantage of Having an Online Presence

By Stephen Campbell

What is the advantage of having an online presence and what are the essential reasons for you to have an online presence?

Today, we are living in the so called the Internet age or Information age. Because information are really accessible in the net in much simpler way, the Internet media has gain a great reputation and now billions of people are accessing online worldwide. Thus, it is reasonably important that you are able to build an online presence especially if you are in business.

What are the strengths of having an online presence? There are lots of advantages of online presence that can happen in your life but the most significant among these is being able to let your self and your business (whatever it is) to be known in the global community in a much inexpensive way. There is no other medium that you can broadcast yourself without spending too much.

So, what are the substantial reason for you to bring your business online? What is the advantage of having an online presence? There are a lot but I would just mention some of them:

First, because it is, perhaps, the cheaper medium to reach the world. Especially in business, it is especially effective in advertising and promotion compared to traditional media. In fact, you can have your business promoted with just a very little spending or no cost at all. There is no need to allocate big amount in advertising on television or radio networks to broadcast your product in the much wider audience. Isn't it a big advantage? Yes, it is!

Another is you do not need to be left out. As what has been discussed, we are living in the so called 'the information age'. All people worldwide are making use of the internet for various purposes. From the very basic down to the most complicated activities - the Internet empowered them all. This is the most amazing truth, statistics shows that 90% of online users buy products online and therefore, it is a promising ground to succeed in business.

Another advantage of having an online presence is that things can happen in an instant. You can access information in various fields, buy products, book for services, etc. - these can be done in a short period time compared to any other medium.

The internet is available all the time - 24x7x365 - so you can make your business - products, services - available to subscribers all the time. You can earn money while you are just in bed. Can you imagine how great it is? You are generating income round the clock!

Another advantage of having an online presence is that, as I have stressed, you are making you and your business available internationally. There is no ocean that can hinder your opportunity of income generation. You can sell your product anywhere in the world!

There are lots of advantages of online presence for your self and for your business. So, if you do not have a website yet, build it now and be part of this current trend.

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Stephen C Campbell (MBA, MSc, MCIM) is a business consultant who has conducted business throughout Europe, Far East & the U.S. He specializes in helping businesses use the new technologies as a part of their business strategies.