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Four Reasons Why A Website Can Help Your Business

This post is sponsored by GoDaddy Canada.

With so many people working from home and turning to online sources for entertainment, work and shopping, now may be the time to create a website for Canadians to discover your business.

For many, creating a website or adding an ecommerce component may be overwhelming. But it doesn’t need to be. Creating a website or updating your current website capabilities has the potential to keep your business active and growing. Below are just four reasons why you should create or update your business website.

1. It’s quick and easy to get started. Ten years ago, getting a website up and running required a big team and a computer science degree. Today, with products like GoDaddy Websites + Marketing, it’s never been easier to create a website no matter your industry. Choose and register a domain name, select a template from industry categories for your website, and you can be ready to begin telling the world about your unique business. Even for businesses that already have a website, now is the time to consider updating your website and integrating new features, such as ecommerce capabilities, to offer your customers an online store to purchase your products. GoDaddy is also currently offering free marketing tools and social media design.

2. It reaches Canadians at all times. Consumers are shopping more often online for their products now. 83 percent of Canadian internet users prefer shopping on a site with a .ca domain name according to a survey conducted by the Strategic Counsel in 2019. Choosing a .ca domain can help Canadians easily find your business online and know they are supporting local.

3. It has the potential to help your business be more visible and grow. According to GoDaddy research, 68 percent of small business owners said that by having a website, they expect to see an increase in business within five years. Despite this, over half of small businesses surveyed by GoDaddy in Canada do not have a website and are missing out on the benefits it can offer.

4. Getting support is just a click away. Getting help with building and managing your website and online presence is super easy. GoDaddy’s friendly Customer Care Guides are available 24/7 to help you along the way. To help customers get through the current challenging times, GoDaddy has also launched #OpenWeStand to minimize the economic impact to customers with free tools and resources.

Now may be the right time to bring your business online. To get started, visit GoDaddy’s website.

This post is sponsored by GoDaddy Canada.

Carla Bragagnolo

Carla is in constant pursuit of the extraordinary; she is based out of Toronto due to its proximity to great food, its diverse music scene, and because it allows her to catch a flight to pretty much anywhere. Follow her adventures at @carlabrags.